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

Choosing a cosmetic dentist in the 3429 area

Dr. Terry Rose, Smile In Style

Modern society places an increasing amount of importance on appearances, and your smile is the focal point of your image. Considering that, along with the dramatic improvements in dental techniques and materials, it is not surprising that the popularity of cosmetic dentistry has skyrocketed in recent years. There are now more options than ever to improve the appearance of your smile, which leaves many people at a loss of where to start. You’ve already completed the first step in a great smile makeover, which is finding the right cosmetic dentist. Why choose a holistic cosmetic dentist At Smile in Style, … Continue reading

Holistic dentist helps little smiles in the 3039 area stay healthy

Children Dentistry

People choose holistic dentistry for a variety of reasons. Some simply wish to follow a healthier lifestyle, others have concerns about mercury amalgam, and others are attracted to the personalised integrated care model. For many people, the biggest reason is actually rather little. Children make us question many things in life, especially the safety of habits and the presence of toxins in our environment. Maybe you never gave a second thought to what dentists were putting in your mouth, but when it comes to what they are putting in your child’s mouth… If you are wondering whether your little one … Continue reading

Dentist in Sunbury focuses on Mercury-Free Dentistry

Dr. Terry Rose, Smile In Style

It has been known for decades that mercury vapours can be harmful. In fact, mercury exposure has been linked to several medical conditions including immune deficiencies and other problems such as allergies, fibromyalgia, and muscle spasms. Studies continue to show the oral systemic connection and the importance of avoiding mercury. However, most patients are unaware of one of the most common sources of mercury that resides in their bodies; silver amalgam restorations. Silver amalgam restorations are made of a combination of metals, and include up to 50 percent mercury by weight. This material can be toxic to the body when … Continue reading

The dentists in the Melbourne area provide Cosmetic Dentistry procedures to rejuvenate smiles

Dr. Terry Rose, Smile In Style

Your smile can say a lot about you. It can convey health and beauty, confidence and high self-esteem. If you have struggled with the imperfections of your smile and are ready to seek cosmetic treatments to dramatically transform your appearance, Dr. Rose and the team at Smile in Style in the Melbourne area can help with aesthetic services. Below are a few of the most common cosmetic treatments completed in our state-of-the-art dental facility: Teeth Whitening At our practice, we use the KöR whitening system. This teeth whitening system provides amazing, effective results by combining at-home whitening gels and an … Continue reading