Types of dental implants available in Moonee Ponds and Sunbury

Dr. Terry Rose, Smile In Style

Dental implants are considered the gold standard treatment for replacing missing teeth. We offer a variety of options at our Moonee Ponds and Sunbury dental offices, because we understand that each patient has unique needs. Implant materials The majority of implants are made of titanium. It is extremely strong and bonds well with bone tissue. In most dental offices, it is the only choice. However, many people prefer entirely metal-free dental materials, for health or cosmetic reasons. Additionally, titanium allergies are rare, but they do occur. Therefore, we also offer our patients the option of zirconium. It is metal-free, naturally … Continue reading

Treating periodontal disease with laser dentistry in the Melbourne area

Dr. Terry Rose, Smile In Style

Laser dentistry provides us with many ways to deliver superior quality of care, with reduced discomfort and healing time. This technology is utilised in virtually every aspect of the modern dental practice, from cavity detection to cosmetic procedures. One of the most popular uses for laser technology is periodontal disease treatment, which has dramatic benefits as compared to traditional gum surgery. Why would you need periodontal treatment? Periodontal (gum) disease is the number one cause of tooth loss in adults. It is also associated with a plethora of health problems, including heart disease, diabetes, stroke and preterm labour, to name … Continue reading

Melbourne area preventive dentistry: Laser cavity detection

Dr. Terry Rose, Smile In Style

In the early stages, tooth decay is not visible. The outer most layer of a tooth is made of ultra-hard enamel and under that is the dentin. A microscopic cavity may spread slowly through the enamel layer. However, it spreads much more quickly through the dentin, the layer beneath enamel. By the time you see a small cavity on the surface, there can be significant decay hiding out of sight. It’s a little like a small rotten spot on an apple. When you cut the apple in half, the rotten area has extended to almost the whole of the apple. … Continue reading

Moonee Ponds patients enjoy benefits of advanced technology with CEREC Omnicam

Dr. Terry Rose, Smile In Style

Smile in Style takes pride in providing quality dental care with biocompatible materials and cutting edge technology. As dentistry continues evolving and advancing, we regularly add to, or upgrade, our office equipment to keep up. One of the most recent additions to our Moonee Ponds practice was a new CEREC Omnicam system. What it is While you might not recognize the product, you will surely enjoy its benefits. CEREC Omnicam is a next-generation dental imaging system, designed for efficiency and precision accuracy. It is a small handheld device, which the dentist uses to scan the interior of your mouth. The … Continue reading

Dental first aid: What to do until you can see a dentist in an emergency

Dr. Terry Rose, Smile In Style

No one expects an emergency, but that doesn’t mean you can’t be prepared. That is why we provide emergency dental services for adults and children. With two offices in the northern Melbourne area, we are just a short drive away when you need us. However, the steps you take before you arrive at the dentist’s office can make a significant difference in your comfort and the outcome of the situation. Here are some tips to help you handle various types of dental emergencies: Stay calm – This may be easier said than done, but it is important in any emergency. … Continue reading

White fillings from your Moonee Ponds dentist more than attractive

Dr. Terry Rose, Smile In Style

Tooth restoration is one of the most common services in the dental office. Patients of all ages may develop cavities as a result of aggressive oral bacteria. At Smile in Style, we are dedicated to education and preventive care in an effort to minimize our patients’ risk of cavity development. At the same time, we see the importance in offering the best restorative options to repair teeth that have been damaged. When restoring teeth with white fillings in our Moonee Ponds and Sunbury offices, we are doing more than filling a hole. One of the primary reasons people choose white fillings over silver amalgam … Continue reading

Make the most of your Sunbury dental care with beautiful veneers

Dr. Terry Rose, Smile In Style

We have one smile that we carry through life. As such, it makes sense to treat our smile to the best possible care so that we look and feel our best. With our smile, we do more than greet others. With every smile we are also conveying a small part of ourselves. Based on the color and overall condition of our teeth, we may be sending the wrong message. Additionally, when we are keenly aware of what is lacking in our smile, we will most likely carry ourselves with less confidence than we may like. Dr. Rose and the Smile … Continue reading

Porcelain Veneers from your Dentist in Moonee Ponds can quickly transform your smile

Dr. Terry Rose, Smile In Style

Society has changed a great deal in the past century. Although an unattractive smile was once commonplace, men and women today are highly aware of aesthetics. We no longer want to look “long in the tooth,” regardless of our age. Discoloration is something we wish to avoid and, fortunately, we can. One way you can ensure you never feel self-conscious about your smile is to perfect it with veneers from your dentist in Moonee Ponds. Porcelain veneers have quickly become the second-most requested cosmetic dental treatment, coming in just behind teeth whitening. Most people can easily receive this smile-transforming procedure. All that is … Continue reading

We restore smiles quickly with CEREC Inlays & Onlays in our office near Melbourne

Dr. Terry Rose, Smile In Style

Through the wonderful evolution of dental science, we now have several ways in which to repair tooth damage and improve overall oral health. One of the ways the value of a restoration is determined is by assessing its capabilities in comparison to previous techniques. One of the innovative treatment options used to restore smiles is CEREC. With these chairside restorations, such as crowns, inlays & onlays we are able to provide patients with excellent results in a convenient timeframe. Our Melbourne offices are located in Sunbury and Moonee Ponds. What most people know about CEREC restorations is that they are quick, completed in a single visit. Though this … Continue reading

Sunbury dental tips: Caring for teeth when you have a bridge

Dr. Terry Rose, Smile In Style

If you have lost a tooth, you are likely considering a dental bridge. One of the most common questions patients ask at our Sunbury and Moonee Ponds practices is about longevity. How long will it last? That depends largely on how you care for the teeth supporting your bridge. What causes a bridge to fail? The most likely problem is not with the bridge itself, but with the teeth that support the bridge. If they are injured, broken, or decayed, they cannot support the bridge and it will fail. There are two ways to avoid this problem. The first is … Continue reading