Preventing and treating sports-related oral injuries: tips from your Sunbury dentist

3D teeth and first aid kit, for oral hygiene concept

If you need an emergency dentist in Moonee Ponds or Sunbury, you can count on the Smile in Style team. We offer a full range of emergency services, and we have seen many different types of dental injuries. However, a high percentage of dental injuries, especially in children, are related to athletic activities. The good news is that we can get you out of pain quickly and provide restorative treatments to correct virtually any kind of dental damage. The even better news is that many of these emergencies can be avoided with proper use of protective gear. Avoid an emergency … Continue reading

New scientific discovery linking gum disease and Alzheimer’s – what Moonee Ponds patients need to know

young woman showing with her finger inflamed lower gingiva with pain expression.

Once again, gum disease (periodontal disease) is making headlines in the health news, as more research links it to Alzheimer’s disease. The growing body of evidence linking gum disease with a number of life-threating medical conditions is one of the many reasons that we make periodontal health a priority at Smile in Style at our Moonee Ponds and Sunbury dental offices. The latest periodontal disease research study to make waves in the healthcare world was published in Science Advances, a peer-reviewed scientific journal, on January 23, 2019. The researchers reported finding a significant link between P. gingivalis (Porphyromonas gingivalis), the … Continue reading

Safe solutions for amalgam removal in Sunbury

Patient sitting on the dentist chair

“Do I really want mercury in my mouth?” It is a question increasingly pondered by residents of Sunbury, and other communities across the globe. Unfortunately, many of those people already have mercury, in the form of dental amalgam in their mouths. Naturally, the next questions to ask are about safe filling removal options. What you should know about the wrong way to remove amalgams Removing a filling is  quite a routine dental procedure. It may be necessary if the filling is damaged, the tooth is decayed, the patient wants something more attractive, or many other reasons. The fastest and simplest … Continue reading

Sunbury patients ask: What does holistic dentistry service mean?”

The dentist is showing patient's brighter teeth

Holistic dentistry. It is mentioned on your favourite health talk shows, in blogs and magazines. You’ve heard friends and co-workers say that it’s great, and the people at the health food store recommended it. Everyone says to see a holistic dentist for mercury free fillings, but you know it’s more than that. Yet, you aren’t sure exactly what it does encompass, or whether you actually need the services of a holistic dentist in Sunbury. If the above describes you, don’t feel alone. Today’s focus on health, coupled with a growing body of scientific research, has led to a rapid rise … Continue reading

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