Our new Green 16 CBCT machine at Smile in Style Sunbury

image of Green 16 CBCT machine

Cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) is used in dental practices to capture a 3D image of a patient’s head and neck. We can then either look through the slices of images or rotate the 3D model on a computer screen to analyse the anatomy. This assists us to more accurately diagnose and treatment plan for our patients.

Choosing the best dentist for your family in Moonee Ponds

Dr. Rose and the team of the best dentists at Smile in Style offer a wide range of services for patients of all ages

Are you looking for a gentle, compassionate, holistic-focused dentist in Moonee Ponds? If so, Smile in Style is here to help. We have a whole team of dentists, hygienists, treatment coordinators, receptionists and dental assistants who are committed to your oral health and wellbeing. Holistic approach For generations, dentistry has been narrowly focused on repairing teeth. Patients and professionals alike paid little attention to the implications of specific materials or invasive techniques. Your overall health was treated as an entirely separate issue; if didn’t directly involve your teeth. It wasn’t a dentist’s concern. Thankfully, that mindset has changed and as … Continue reading

How patients in Sunbury and Moonee Ponds, can benefit from laser dental treatment

The team at Smile in Style can offer you and your family the best dental care with the state of the art dental solutions, including dental laser treatment

The team at Smile in Style shares a common commitment to providing you and your family the best dental care possible. That is why we embrace the latest proven technology and have invested in state-of-the-art Fotona dental lasers for our Sunbury and Moonee Ponds,  dental practices. The team at Smile In Style is extensively trained and experienced in the use of dental lasers and have been using them for more than a decade now. How lasers are used in dentistry Laser technology has been a part of dentistry for more than two decades, with an excellent record of safety and … Continue reading

Dentist serving Moonee Ponds and Sunbury explains sleep apnoea and the risk of dementia

Holistic dentist, Dr. Terry Rose, explains the link between sleep apnoea and risk of dementia.

IT sometimes seems that everyone you know is dealing with a family member’s diagnosis of dementia or Alzheimer’s. Yet effective treatment appears to be on a far away horizon. Fortunately, new research indicates that a trip to the dentist could dramatically reduce risk of cognitive impairment. Dr. Terry Rose, a holistic dentist serving patients in the Moonee Ponds and Sunbury area, explains sleep apnoea and related the risk of dementia. Understanding dementia Dementia is not a specific disease, and it is not a normal part of the aging process. Rather the term describes progressive loss of brain function impairing: Memory … Continue reading

Fotona LAHA Masters of Dental Laser Training program

Fotona LAHA Masters of Dental Laser Training program

On the 12th of July my assistant Apple Wong and I were invited to demonstrate at the Fotona LAHA Masters of Dental Laser program in Melbourne.  I am passionate about using Lasers in Dentistry and have been treating patients using Dental Lasers for more than 10 years, so I was thrilled to be able to share my knowledge. More recently, we have been using the Fotona Lightwalker Laser for the repair of teeth with excellent results. The benefits to the patient when using the Dental Laser are; No pain in most cases No local anaesthetic They can eat straight away … Continue reading

From dentistry to oral hygiene – caring for your smile the holistic way in Moonee Ponds

Holistic Dentistry in Moonee Ponds

The team at Smile in Style have a common goal, and that is your wellbeing. We are proud to offer quality holistic dentistry for families in and near Moonee Ponds or Sunbury. Our approach to dental care is different, because we recognise that oral health is inseparable from whole health. Why dental materials matter “Don’t put that in your mouth!” You probably heard your mum say this many times when you were a small child. It turns out, your mum was right – and the same advice applies to many of the things that adults commonly put in their mouths. … Continue reading

Sleep apnoea and dentistry- What’s the link?

Sleep apnoea and dentistry

As dentists, we always tend to focus primarily on teeth and we are very good at doing so. Often though, we are presented with patients who have issues like; Jaw pain Grinding their teeth at night (bruxism) Inflamed gums Acid erosion around teeth from reflux Restorations that are breaking down Mouth breathing They suffer from daytime sleepiness Snoring So, I found myself in Sydney on my weekend, furthering my knowledge in the area of sleep apnoea with 17 other dentists from around Australia. There we had 2 days of intensive lectures, where we learnt about the dangerous effects of sleep apnoea, bruxism, … Continue reading

Optimising your oral health and wellbeing with quality dental care in Moonee Ponds

Optimising your oral health and wellbeing with quality dental care in Moonee Ponds

If your teeth are cavity free, is your oral health good? Maybe it is, but maybe it’s not. Although tooth decay is a common oral disease, it is not the only one. Many patients who visit our Moonee Ponds or Sunbury offices are surprised to learn that the presence of tooth decay is not the only indicator of oral health. In fact, it is possible to have gum disease, which can affect your overall well-being, with few, if any, symptoms. Oral health – it’s about more than just your mouth What is oral health? It could be defined as the … Continue reading

Looking to replace a missing tooth with a Dental Implant? Then Dr Nashmie Cader can help you.

I would officially like to welcome Dr Nashmie Cader back to our team

Dr Nashmie Cader’s Special Interests: Implants CEREC Restorations Smile Makeovers I would officially like to welcome Dr Nashmie Cader back to our team.  Nashmie originally joined the Smile In Style team in 2012 and more recently has gone on to do further studies to complete a Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry from the University of Melbourne in the area of  Implants.  Dr Nashmie Cader has always been interested in improving her patients’ smiles and could see that dental implants are the best possible way to replace lost teeth and prevent bone loss. During the 2 year Graduate Diploma course, Dr … Continue reading

Cancer risk increases for older women with gum disease

Dr. Terry Rose, Smile In Style

The link between gum disease and systemic illnesses is becoming clearer with each passing day. A recent US study by University at Buffalo indicates elevated risk of cancer for older women who have gum disease. These findings emphasize the importance of oral healthcare throughout life, and may shed light into connections between periodontal disease and other health issues. Background on gum disease The warm, moist environment of the oral cavity hosts hundreds of strains of bacteria. Some of these microorganisms are beneficial, while others are a threat to oral health. They feed on sugars and starches left behind by food consumption. Bacteria then excrete acidic waste which irritates … Continue reading