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

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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

Our new Green 16 CBCT machine at Smile in Style Sunbury

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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

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

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