Your dentist discusses the benefits of laser dentistry in the Melbourne area

Dentistry is a field in which a number of advances have come from progress in technology. One of the greatest benefits to occur is that of patient comfort. Our dentists at Smile In Style are happy to provide patients with a high standard of care in which laser dental equipment is used. Laser dentistry allows us to serve even our youngest and most anxious patients in a more pleasant manner. It makes us happy to know we offer the benefits of a dental laser to our patients from Melbourne and surrounding areas.

Laser Dentistry services from dentist in Melbourne

We use an advanced dental laser, which facilitates incredible precision and comfort while also eliminating the sound of the dental drill patients find so unpleasant. A number of different treatments utilize the dental laser, including:

  • Removing dental caries, or early cavities
  • Treating deep pockets in gum disease
  • Tooth preparation before restorations
  • Smile lifts
  • Disinfecting Root Canals in Root Canal Therapy
  • Frenectomies
  • Removing lumps and lesions for biopsy

Specific benefits are experienced by patients treated with the dental laser.

Better comfort

Often anaesthesia is not necessary for many procedures using the dental laser. There is less inflammation post treatment, so healing is faster and more comfortable.

With no pressure, vibration, or noise, laser dentistry is so gentle and efficient that many patients, even children, find they can receive dental treatments with very little or with no anaesthetic.

More convenience

One of the inconveniences of dental treatment is the way anaesthetic affects the visit, as well as recovery. Very few people can say that they like receiving injections before dental work. Likewise, the numbness and tingling sensations after treatment has been completed can be unpleasant. Laser dentistry can eliminate the injections and post-treatment sensations. Additionally, many patients are able to complete their treatment in a shorter visit.

Strong fillings

Tooth preparation with the dental laser has been shown to encourage a strong bond between composite resin fillings and tooth structure, improving the long term success of restorative care.

Decreased swelling and bleeding in soft tissues

For soft tissue treatments, the dental laser can gently and effectively cut soft tissues in such a way that blood coagulates quickly, decreasing bleeding during and after treatment.

Greater precision

The dental laser is more effective at decay removal than the use of a dental drill. With greater precision, your dentist can repair tooth damage while preserving the greatest amount of natural tooth structure.

Dr. Rose and the Smile in Style team have been serving families from Sunbury, Moonee Ponds, and surrounding areas for the last 20 years. We strive to provide our patients with the best possible care tailored to their needs, using the latest technologies in Dentistry to deliver a high standard of care.

Schedule your visit with us. Contact Smile in Style in Sunbury or Moonee Ponds for your appointment.

Ph: 03 8001 6021 – Sunbury

Ph: 03 8400 4104 – Moonee Ponds


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Throughout our site, you will find valuable information about our services that will help you get to know us better. It is our mission to create beautiful white healthy smiles using the latest technologies. Our experienced Dentists and staff aim for lifelong relationships with our patients, providing relevant dental education and continual care throughout life. Here, you can learn more about the various dental conditions that may develop and the ways in which we treat them.
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Safe Amalgam Removal Protocol

  • Chlorella drink prior is given prior to treatment and a mouth rinse post-treatment. Chlorella can help bind and prevent mercury absorption.
  • Physical protective barriers - Masks, protective coverings, eyewear, in-mouth non-latex dental dams, and other steps are taken to prevent physical contact with mercury for the patient and staff.
  • Oral evacuation - Generous amounts of water are used to continuously rinse particulate matter from the mouth while suctioning it away. Combined with protective dental dams, this prevents patients from swallowing dental amalgam particles during treatment. Additionally, the rinsing helps lower the temperature of the filling, reducing the amount of mercury vapour released.
  • External air - A continuous supply of non-contaminated air or oxygen is delivered via a mask or similar apparatus, preventing inhalation of mercury vapour or particles.
  • "Chunk it out" method - Rather than using a drill to grind the filling down, it is carefully removed in the largest possible pieces, minimising friction, vaporisation.
  • High Volume Evacuation Suction is used by the dental assistant to remove amalgam particles in the mouth.
  • High Volume Air suction and Air Purifiers are used in the clinical room that is able to remove mercury vapour from the room.
  • Amalgam separator use - This device collects mercury-contaminated waste before it can enter the sewage system, allowing us to dispose of it safely.