Gum disease causes and prevention for the over 65 age group in Moonee Ponds Victoria

Gum disease causes and prevention for the over 65 age group in Moonee Ponds Victoria

Gum disease prevention is an important focus at our offices in Moonee Ponds, Victoria and Sunbury, Victoria. Individuals over the age of 65 are statistically more likely to develop gum disease, tooth decay, and other dental problems. Problems often result from the cumulative effects of poor hygiene in youth, untreated disease and years of plaque build-up. Additionally, dental health can suffer as a side-effect of other conditions.   Any of the following will put an elderly person at high risk for dental problems: Medication side effects – Many prescription drugs cause dry mouth, which leaves you more susceptible to infection … Continue reading

Flossing: It’s more important than you think

Importance of Flossing from dentist in Moonee Ponds

The health of your mouth is vital to your overall health and wellbeing. The mouth-body connection has been well-documented, with a growing number of studies linking oral disease with various systemic diseases. Yet, oral care continues to be overlooked as an important part of a healthy lifestyle. Particularly flossing is all too often forgotten. It is also far more important than you may realize. Why a healthy mouth matters Studies have linked severe periodontal disease with a tenfold increase in the risk of heart attack and a 700 percent increase in the risk of type 2 diabetes. Oral disease is … Continue reading

Oral health and hygiene dentistry

Holistic Health Care from dentist in Melbourne area

At Smile in Style, our approach to dentistry is based on overall wellness. Of course, we want you to enjoy a healthy, beautiful smile. We also want to feel great and enjoy excellent overall health. Oral health is about more than taking care of your teeth. It is about taking care of your entire body, and optimising your quality of life. Fighting back against plaque Both caries (cavities) and gum disease have a common cause. Plaque is the clear sticky biofilm that accumulates on teeth after eating food or drinking sugary drinks. Over time, if the plaque is not removed … Continue reading

The benefits of early cavity detection at your Sunbury dental clinic

Cavity Detection from dentist in Sunbury Dental Clinic

Smile in Style is more than just a dental clinic. We are your partners in oral health and overall wellness. As a holistic dental practice, we have a strong focus on prevention of all oral disease, including cavities. One of our goals is the early detection and treatment of oral health problems including gum disease and decay detection Why early detection makes a difference Cavities often occur in pits in teeth where the enamel has eroded. If the tooth material surrounding the cavity is damaged, it must also be removed to prevent the spread of decay. By the time you … Continue reading

Residents in Moonee Ponds ask “Do I really need to see a dentist that often?”

Dentist in Moonee Ponds Area

There is a common misconception that you only need a dentist when you have a dental problem – and you don’t need to go back until you have another problem. In reality, the best dentistry is preventive dentistry. We want you to enjoy the benefits of feeling great and loving your smile every day, for the rest of your life. When we see a new patient at Smile In Style, our first priority is correcting any existing dental problems. Once that has been accomplished, our next goal is to ensure that there are no more problems. We generally recommend patients … Continue reading

The importance of dental hygiene services in Monee Ponds

Dental Hygiene Services from dentist in Moonee Ponds area

At Smile in Style we believe that the health of your mouth has a direct effect on the health of your body. We also believe that preventing dental issues from occurring is as important as restoring oral health or cosmetic issues. Many patients only think about the health of their mouth when they have a problem – a sore tooth, gums that are swollen, or a smile that doesn’t sparkle anymore. In fact, with proper oral health habits, many of these problems can be prevented in the first place. Dr. Terry Rose has designed an entire department of his practice … Continue reading

At home care combined with professional Dental Hygiene Services in Sunbury keep your smile bright

Dental Hygiene Services from dentist in Sunbury

Though we may not spend a lot of time contemplating the state of our oral health, most people have an unspoken desire to keep their smile bright and healthy. We hear so much about the cosmetic aspects of the smile on television and in magazines that it is easy to get caught up in this, forgetting that the foundations of a beautiful smile includes healthy teeth and gums.   Smile In Style in Sunbury and Moonee Ponds offers cosmetic and dental hygiene services in our offices. We understand the importance of an attractive smile, but also work with patients of … Continue reading