Improving Dentistry Services in Moonee Ponds with advanced technology

We are fortunate to live at a point in time where scientific advances allow a greater degree of comfort and success in dental treatments. At Smile in Style we strive to provide our patients with the best technology available. We use innovative tools to help us accurately diagnose and treat a whole range of dental issues including; gum disease, tooth decay, replacement of missing teeth and cosmetic options such as orthodontics, whitening and veneers.

Dr. Terry Rose, Smile In Style

One of the tools we use at Smile in Style is the dental laser, which enables patients to undergo treatment without the need for local anaesthetic. This laser energises water in tissues to become a powerful tool eliminating the vibration and heat that is typical of a conventional dental drill. Some of the ways we may use this technology include:

  • Accurate removal of damaged tooth structure for a dental restoration. The accuracy of the dental laser allows us to preserve more of your tooth structure. This creates a stronger surface for fillings to bond to.
  • In root canal therapy, the dental laser may be used to disinfect the root canal(s), thus increasing success rates and minimising discomfort.
  • Gum treatments are more precise and more comfortable with the use of laser technology.
  • Healing responses are also improved.

Technology has also changed the way that decay can be detected for pits and fissures in teeth. Rather than relying on conventional diagnostics, such as poking the enamel with a dental tool, we now use a Diagnodent laser to detect decay with a greater accuracy. First the grooves of the teeth are thoroughly cleaned out using a salt spray. Then the Diagnodent is run over the clean surfaces of teeth, emitting a laser light which detects even tiny pockets of decay. Having diagnosed the decay in a tooth, we are then able to use our dental laser to clean the decay away and place a white restoration in your tooth.

Smile in Style is committed to patient comfort, and the use of the Diagnodent laser to detect decay in grooves of teeth. We are then able to perform minimally invasive dentistry to restore the teeth often without the use of anaesthetic. Contact us today for an appointment at our Moonee Ponds office on Ph. 8400 4104.


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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.