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4 Ways to Prevent a Dental Implant Infection

September 30, 2019

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You just replaced your missing tooth with a dental implant in Melbourne. You know this is a smart decision with many benefits, including better oral health in the long term. But as advanced as this treatment is, did you know that there are rare instances of infection? Bacteria can infect the supporting tissue and cause the implant to fail. You certainly don’t want that to happen to your dental implant both in the immediate and the distant future. Read on to learn four things you can do to prevent a dental implant infection. (more…)

Want a Healthy Smile? Take Care of Your Gums!

September 15, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_richardson @ 6:49 pm

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As you spit into the sink after brushing your teeth, you see red mixed with the toothpaste. You could easily disregard this symptom, but did you know that it likely means that you have a potentially serious chronic infection in your gums? Although this soft tissue needs attention more than this month alone, September, which is National Gum Care Month, is a great time to learn how you can keep your gums, and therefore your smile and body, strong and healthy for the long term. Keep reading this post about gum disease treatment in Melbourne. (more…)

Kids Back at School? Time to Treat Yourself to Teeth Whitening!

August 30, 2019

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happy cosmetic dentistry patientIt was fun to have some quality family time over the summer. Maybe you got to go on vacation or spend some long afternoons playing on the beach with your kids. Now, though, the kids are back in school, and you are ready for a little you time. Why not treat yourself to a cosmetic dentistry treatment, such as teeth whitening in Melbourne? Creating Beautiful Smiles is offering a generous discount on professional whitening this back to school season so you can indulge in a brighter smile without putting a dent in your family’s budget.

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Protecting Your Child’s Enamel with a Dental Checkup in Melbourne

July 5, 2019

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ToothYour child’s smile is precious, but it needs to be protected constantly. The body does have natural defenses in place, but they’re far from impenetrable. As a parent, it’s important to know about potential threats to your child’s health and how to avoid them. Learn more about the enamel defending your child’s pearly whites – and why a dental checkup in Melbourne is the best way to make sure it does its job.

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Should I Replace My Missing Teeth with Dentures or Dental Implants in Melbourne?

June 5, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Melbourne Cosmetic Dentist @ 5:22 pm

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Have you ever taken a bite of a big, juicy steak? If you’re missing one or more teeth, you might not have in a while. You probably miss it. Luckily, there are ways of replacing those missing teeth and enjoying steak and all of your other favorite chewy foods again. Let’s look at the advantages of replacing missing teeth with dentures and dental implants in Melbourne.

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How Can Gum Disease Therapy in Melbourne Prevent Strokes?

May 11, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Melbourne Cosmetic Dentist @ 8:22 pm

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Do your gums bleed when you brush or floss? Are they tender, red, or swollen? Do you have bad breath that just doesn’t go away no matter what you do? If you do, you might be part of the 80 percent of Americans who have gum disease. However, just because gum disease is common, that doesn’t mean it should go untreated. The condition could get worse over time and result in other problems, including heart disease. Since May is National Stroke Awareness Month, it’s the perfect time to talk about how untreated gum disease can lead to a stroke. Read on to learn how gum disease therapy in Melbourne can prevent strokes.

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Is It Time for Your Next Oral Cancer Screening in Melbourne?

April 8, 2019

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lymph node checkDid you know that an estimated 53,000 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year? Roughly 10,000 people will die from it. Clearly, oral cancer is a serious problem that deserves our attention. Since April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, now is the perfect time for you to pause and reflect on how you can protect yourself from this devastating disease. One way you can do so is by visiting your dentist for an oral cancer screening in Melbourne.

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Smile Flaws? Here’s What Porcelain Veneers in Melbourne Offer!

March 13, 2019

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woman brown hair smiling perfect teethWhether you have chipped, crooked, gapped, misaligned or stained teeth, porcelain veneers in Melbourne provide a simple yet highly-impactful remedy. What’s the secret to the success of the procedure, though, and what benefits await you? A local cosmetic dentist has the expert answers you’re looking for!

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Want the Best Treatment? Find a Dentist in Melbourne with the Best Technology

February 27, 2019

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dentist chair technology

These days, technology advancements happen so quickly and make your life easier in so many ways. From remotely controlling the temperature and lights in your house to medical breakthroughs in diagnostics, technology has penetrated almost every facet of your life. Then why do some dental practices still use older treatments and techniques, equipment, and materials? The truth is that you’ll get better treatment when your dentist uses better dental technology. Here are just five examples of technology that your dentist in Melbourne should be using. (more…)

Start to Finish: Getting Dentures in Melbourne

February 15, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_richardson @ 7:51 pm

woman pointing smiling

If you’re missing one or more teeth, you probably already know how important it is that you replace them. Not only can gaps in your teeth be distracting, it can also negatively impact your oral and overall health. One popular restoration option has been used for centuries—dentures. But just because dentures are a traditional choice doesn’t mean that the technique and materials aren’t advanced. So what is the process for getting dentures in Melbourne? What can you expect if you want to get dentures? Well, keep reading to learn more about dentures from start to finish. (more…)

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