How often should I go to the dentist?

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Dr Madeline Sinclair

General Dental Care
BDSc (Melb)

As a general rule it is recommended that you visit your dentist for a check-up and clean once every six months. In dentistry, as in many areas of health, prevention is better than cure. People often do not become aware of dental-related conditions such as decay, gum disease and oral cancer until there are visible Read more...

Everything under one roof – We do it all at Smile Solutions

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Smile Solutions

Dentist Melbourne
Melbourne's Home of Dentistry

With over 80 clinicians, Smile Solutions is a dental clinic unlike any other. We believe that having a bigger practice has many benefits, both for patients and practitioners, which enables us to provide our patients with the highest level of care. All your dental practitioners in one place We have a large team that includes Read more...

Types of malocclusion

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Dr Jesse Becker

General Dental Care
BS (CSU), BDS, PgDipSci (Otago)

Malocclusion is a common type of dental developmental anomaly that your dentist can help correct. Malocclusion can present in many forms. There are two main categories: tooth-related malocclusion (such as crooked, rotated, small or malformed teeth, and spaced teeth) and skeletal-related malocclusion – either overbite (prognathism), or underbite (retrognathism). Overbite is when the upper arch is positioned Read more...

5 questions you’ve always wanted to ask your dentist

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Dr Kia Pajouhesh

Cosmetic and Restorative Care
BSc, BDSc (Melb)

Have you ever had a curly question come to mind while you’ve been reclining in the dentist chair? We asked Dr Kia Pajouhesh, Smile Solutions’ Managing Director and Principal Dentist, the top five questions you’ve always wanted to ask.  Can you smell our breath through your mask? If it’s bad enough, yes we can (sorry!). Read more...

Should I still visit the dentist while I am pregnant?

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Dr Sandie Copland

General Dental Care
BAppSc (Orth) Hons (Usyd), DDS (Melb)

It is certainly safe – indeed important – ­to see your dentist during pregnancy. However, if you’re intending to conceive it’s best to have your dental health assessed in advance. This will enable your dentist to attend to any infected teeth or elective procedures (such as crowns) or cosmetic work (such as tooth whitening) before Read more...

How can I find the best dentist in Melbourne?

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Smile Solutions

Dentist Melbourne
Melbourne's Home of Dentistry

When it comes to finding the best dentist in Melbourne, there are several things you should look for. 1. Premium Services First and foremost, choosing comprehensively qualified dentists who offer both specialist dental services and general dentistry is vital. At Smile Solutions we are ahead of our field in ambience and technological sophistication, and award-winning Read more...

Why do we need regular dental checkups?

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Jennifer Slattery

Oral Hygiene and Dental Therapy
BOH (Melb)

Recently I read somewhere that when a person meets you for the first time they instinctively seek a focal point on your face – either your eyes or your teeth. In a way, they are subconsciously making a judgement about you based on your appearance. Your eyes may be a “window of your soul”, as Read more...