What does restorative dentistry involve?

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Dr Madeline Sinclair

General Dental Care
BDSc (Melb)

Restorative dentistry involves the diagnosis and management of the oral environment to rehabilitate health, function and aesthetics. Restorative dentistry encompasses all different avenues of dentistry – including general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, periodontics, endodontics, prosthodontics and oral surgery. A candidate for this type of dentistry will visit their general dental practitioner who will formulate a treatment Read more...

Cosmetic dentistry options

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Dr Fiona Kelly

General Dental Care
BDSc (WA)

Thinking about improving your smile? There are many ways to do this, thanks to the art and science of cosmetic dentistry. The first step is to have a complete examination to determine what improvements can be made to your smile. Then you can consider a range of options, which might include teeth whitening, veneers, dental Read more...

Options for improving the look for my smile

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Dr Peter Henderson

General and Cosmetic Dental Care
BDSc (Melb), LDS (Vic)

If you are wanting to improve the appearance of your smile, the cosmetic dentistry techniques needed depend on what the problems are. Numerous factors go into making what, in our culture, we see as beautiful smiles. Here I discuss some of them. Plaque-free teeth and healthy pink gums Red, inflamed, bloated gum – gingivitis – Read more...

What’s new in cosmetic dentistry?

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Dr Peter Henderson

General and Cosmetic Dental Care
BDSc (Melb), LDS (Vic)

Learning and advancing are a career-long process for dentists as health professionals. Personally, I find it exciting that advances in materials science and digital technology are allowing us to predictably produce smiles that enhance both dental health and aesthetics. In the past it was standard practice in cosmetic dentistry for practitioners to decide almost unilaterally Read more...

How can I achieve the perfect smile?

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Dr Kia Pajouhesh

Cosmetic and Restorative Care
BSc, BDSc (Melb)

On the search for the perfect smile? With the latest technology in cosmetic dentistry, you can get your pearly whites into the best shape ever. Dr Kia Pajouhesh, cosmetic and restorative dentist at Smile Solutions is interviewed by Women’s Health and Fitness about a variety of popular dental procedures. At a time when your LinkedIn Read more...

Teeth and aging: How can I keep my smile looking younger?

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Smile Solutions

Dentist Melbourne
Melbourne's Home of Dentistry

When we think of things that give away our age, we usually picture fine lines and wrinkles. Sure, our skin and grey hair might age us – but our teeth can too. ‘Getting a little long in the tooth’, thankfully, doesn’t mean your teeth are growing with age; but they do change in appearance and Read more...

Is it time for a smile makeover?

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Smile Solutions

Dentist Melbourne
Melbourne's Home of Dentistry

In the age of the selfie, unless you’re prepared to pull a ‘Zoolander’ in every photo or really commit to learning Photoshop – it might be time to think about smartening up your pearly not-so-whites with a smile makeover. No matter who you are, or what age you are – the good news is that Read more...

What is the difference between porcelain veneers and composite white fillings?

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Dr Jamie Foong

Specialist Prosthodontist
Prosthodontic Care
BDSc (Melb), MDSc (Melb)

In cosmetic dentistry, stained, discoloured and mildly crooked teeth can be corrected using porcelain veneers or composite white fillings (or composite veneers), especially if patients do not want to have orthodontic treatment with braces. These treatments can also be used to increase the length and size of small teeth. Both composite and porcelain veneers involve Read more...

When it comes to veneers, what has changed in the last twenty years?

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Dr Peter Henderson

General and Cosmetic Dental Care
BDSc (Melb), LDS (Vic)

I’ll talk about how things have changed for me, as I haven’t felt the need to investigate all the various fads that have come and gone; nor can I comment on how veneers may have changed for other dentists. DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY With a handful of standard digital photos, I can readily evaluate your smile collaboratively Read more...