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Dr Philippa Robinson
Dr Philippa Robinson

Dr Philippa Robinson

General Dental Care

BSc, DDS (Melb)

Root canal treatment: who and what is involved?

What does root canal treatment involve?Root canal treatment, or root canal therapy (RCT), is required to treat a tooth with a dead, dying or inflamed pulp, ... [Read More]
Implants
Dr Philippa Robinson
Dr Philippa Robinson

Dr Philippa Robinson

General Dental Care

BSc, DDS (Melb)

Bridges, implants, or dentures for replacing missing teeth?

How can I replace my missing teeth?Before we delve into replacement options of bridges, implants and dentures, let’s start with why we have to replace missing teeth ... [Read More]
Specialist Care
Dr Philippa Robinson
Dr Philippa Robinson

Dr Philippa Robinson

General Dental Care

BSc, DDS (Melb)

Why would I need to see a dental specialist?

Dental specialties explainedAll dentists fall into one of two groups: general dentists and dental specialists.General dentists have a university degree ... [Read More]
Orthodontics
Dr Kia Pajouhesh
Dr Kia Pajouhesh

Dr Kia Pajouhesh

General Dental Care

BSc, BDSc (Melb)

What is orthognathic surgery?

Orthoganic surgery explainedOrthognathic surgery, also known as corrective jaw surgery, is the repositioning of one or both jaws.Orthodontics is the treatment ... [Read More]
Specialist Care
Dr Andrea Phatouros
Dr Andrea Phatouros

Dr Andrea Phatouros

Orthodontic Care

BDSc (WA), MDSc Orth (WA), FRACDS

Orthodontic treatment: general dentist vs specialist...

Should I seek orthodontic treatment from a general dentist or a specialist orthodontist?As a patient, you want to receive the best orthodontic treatment from the person ... [Read More]
Specialist Care
Dr Constantine Ong
Dr Constantine Ong

Dr Constantine Ong

Periodontal Care

BDS (Brist) MFDS RCS (Eng) MClinDent (Lond) MRD RCS (Eng)

Periodontal (gum) disease

Periodontal (gum) disease: everything you need to knowWhat is periodontal disease?Periodontal disease, commonly known as gum disease, is a condition that involves ... [Read More]
General
Dr Kia Pajouhesh
Dr Kia Pajouhesh

Dr Kia Pajouhesh

General Dental Care

BSc, BDSc (Melb)

What costs are involved with wisdom teeth removal?

Wisdom Teeth Removal CostWhen it comes to having your wisdom teeth removed, this relatively commonplace procedure can be as simple as a conventional tooth extraction ... [Read More]
Specialist Care
Dr Ricky Kumar
Dr Ricky Kumar

Dr Ricky Kumar

Oral & Maxillofacial Care

BHB (Auck), MBChB (Auck), BDS (Otago), FRACDS (OMS)

What does oral and maxillofacial surgery involve?

Why would I need oral and maxillofacial surgery?What is Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery?Oral and maxillofacial surgery is essentially surgery of the oral ... [Read More]
Specialist Care
Dr Heshani Kellapatha
Dr Heshani Kellapatha

Dr Heshani Kellapatha

Paediatric Care

BDSc (Adel), BScDent (Hons), DClinDent (Melb)

Should your child see a specialist paediatric dentist?

Why your child should see a paediatric dentistAs parents, we all know that oral hygiene is important. We know our children should brush their teeth twice a day, floss ... [Read More]
Specialist Care
Smile Solutions
Smile Solutions

Smile Solutions

5 things you should know about your new dentures

1. Wearing dentures is a learning curveSo, you have received your new set of dentures to replace your missing teeth. Usually, the first set are immediate dentures. ... [Read More]
Specialist Care
Dr Patrishia Bordbar
Dr Patrishia Bordbar

Dr Patrishia Bordbar

Oral & Maxillofacial Care

BDSc (Melb), MBBS (Hons) (Melb), PGDip.Surg.Anat (Melb), MDSc (OMS) (Melb), FRACDS (OMS)

What can I eat and drink following jaw surgery?

What can I eat and drink following jaw surgery?Good nutrition is important following facial surgery to help healing. After your surgery, chewing and swallowing may be ... [Read More]
Specialist Care
Dr Chankhrit Sathorn
Dr Chankhrit Sathorn

Dr Chankhrit Sathorn

Endodontic Care

DDS, Grad.Dip.Dent, DClinDent, PhD, MRACDS (Endo)

The risk of broken files during root canal treatment

In root canal treatment, as with any medical and dental procedures, there is always the risk of complications. One of the inherent risks in root canal therapy is broken instruments.Dentists ... [Read More]