Author: Dr Fiona Kelly

General Dental Care BDSc (WA)

Will my composite bonding look natural and how long will it last?

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General Dental Care
BDSc (WA)

What is Composite Bonding? Composite bonding involves the use of tooth-coloured synthetic resin, which bonds to your tooth.  Composite resin dental material is shaped to the desired form and hardened with a special light. Composite can be used to fill chipped teeth or cavities caused by decay, to mask stained teeth, to change the shape Read more...

Cosmetic dentistry options

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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...

Fluoridated water – Is it good for you?

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General Dental Care
BDSc (WA)

About 70 per cent of Australian households have fluoride in their drinking water. The benefits of fluoridated water were first recognised in 1953 and fluoride was added to the water supply in most Australian states between the 1960s and 1970s. The advantages of fluoridated water are considered so great that the leading national public health Read more...

What causes white spots on teeth?

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General Dental Care
BDSc (WA)

White spots on teeth can range from a single dot on one tooth to spots or marks on many teeth. The first step is to work out why you’ve got white spots and then if they need to be treated. What can cause white spots on teeth? 1. Tooth decay (hypocalcification)  Tooth decay (hypocalcification) is Read more...