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Dr Roger K. Newbury
Dr Roger K. Newbury

Dr Roger K. Newbury

General Dental Care

BDSc (Melb), LDS (Vic), FICD, FPFA, FADI

My denture is broken, can it be fixed by my dentist...

You have a denture to which you don’t give much thought. With this denture, you eat well, speak clearly, and most importantly, smile proudly.Then, a clasp breaks off the ... [Read More]
General
Dr Sandie Copland
Dr Sandie Copland

Dr Sandie Copland

General Dental Care

BAppSc (Hons) (USyd), DDS (Melb)

How do I protect my teeth during pregnancy?

Being pregnant is incredibly exciting but it can also be a very nervous time for a new mum. And it’s a time when you need to pay particular attention to protecting your ... [Read More]
General
Dr Cynthia Chu
Dr Cynthia Chu

Dr Cynthia Chu

General Dental Care

BDSc (Melb)

Why do I need a filling?

Signs and symptoms of needing a filling There are many instances in which a filling is required. Normally dental fillings are needed when there is a cavity caused by one of ... [Read More]
General
Dr Anthony O’Rourke
Dr Anthony O’Rourke

Dr Anthony O’Rourke

General Dental Care

BDS (Liverpool)

Why do I bite my cheek after a filling?

Dental filling procedure and post treatment care If you need a filling or have decay in your tooth, the cleaning of the tooth to make it ready for the filling can irritate ... [Read More]
General
Dr Yasmin Coulthard
Dr Yasmin Coulthard

Dr Yasmin Coulthard

General Dental Care

BDSc (Melb)

Treatment of malocclusion

What is malocclusion and how do I treat it? Occlusion simply means the area of contact between teeth. More technically, it is the relationship or alignment between the maxillary (upper) ... [Read More]
General
Dr Peter Henderson
Dr Peter Henderson

Dr Peter Henderson

General Dental Care

BDSc (Melb), LDS (Vic)

Porcelain fillings and composite fillings: What are...

Why should I choose porcelain fillings over composite? Today, with modern technology, we can offer the patient top-quality long-lasting fillings in a matter of one hour. The ... [Read More]
General
Alyssa O’Brien
Alyssa O’Brien

Alyssa O’Brien

Orthodontic Dental Therapy

BOH (CSU)

How can I keep my teeth clean when wearing braces?

Oral hygiene tips while wearing braces Getting braces can be a very exciting time for children and adults alike, and before you know it you’ll be flashing your new radiant ... [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 Cost When it comes to having your wisdom teeth removed, this relatively commonplace procedure can be as simple as a conventional tooth extraction or as ... [Read More]
General
Dr Madeleine Hoopmann
Dr Madeleine Hoopmann

Dr Madeleine Hoopmann

General Dental Care

BDSc (Adel)

What do I do if a temporary filling comes out?

Temporary filling management There are a number of reasons why your dentist may have placed a temporary filling. It may be to settle a painful tooth, to seal a tooth that ... [Read More]
Children's
Dr Charmaine Hall
Dr Charmaine Hall

Dr Charmaine Hall

Paediatric Care

BDSc (Melb), DClinDent (Melb), MRACDS (Paed)

Combating dental anxiety in children

Children with dental anxiety Sacrifice chocolate and sweets for calcium rich foods like sugar free yoghurt? It’s no wonder that most children don’t take kindly to the ... [Read More]
General
Jennifer Slattery
Jennifer Slattery

Jennifer Slattery

Oral Hygiene and Dental Therapy

BOH (Melb)

Dental hygienist vs dentist – what’s the...

Dental hygienist vs dentist At Smile Solutions you will often find your dental needs being managed by more than one dental professional. This is because each of the practitioners ... [Read More]
General
Dr Maliha Siddiqui
Dr Maliha Siddiqui

Dr Maliha Siddiqui

General Dental Care

BDSc (Hons) (Melb)

How long do dental fillings last?

Factors contributing to the life of your dental fillings Often, when a tooth is physically damaged from decay or trauma, dental fillings are used to replace lost structure.As ... [Read More]