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June 15, 2021

Temporary and Permanent Dentures in Melbourne

When it comes to dental terminology, things can get a bit confusing. Various terms are used to categorise certain procedures and these can mean different things. Many patients make the mistake of opting for temporary dentures due to their initially...

June 1, 2021

Learning to Speak Clearly with Dentures

Having permanent dentures put in place is always a big step. It requires dental surgery, a period of healing with temporary dentures before the shift is made to custom made permanent dentures. The biggest challenge with dentures is becoming accustomed...

May 15, 2021

Expert Tips on Caring for Invisalign Clear Aligners

Invisalign is an innovative new way to achieve straight teeth in a quick, painless and cosmetically subtle way. Clear aligners are easy to use and remove, and are more discrete than other dental treatments. However, Invisalign can involve a significant...

May 1, 2021

The Link between Covid 19 and gum disease

The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the world forever. As the world learns to control and live with the implications of this novel disease, scientists are working hard to understand all the effects the disease can have on the body. Fortunately...

April 15, 2021

Does Your Mouthwash Live Up to the Hype?

They make it sound so simple; buy the latest mouthwash, and you’ll solve all your bad breath-related problems. Each product promises to blast away all traces of bad breath instantly, for hours. But why is it that most of these...

April 1, 2021

Permanent Retainers for All Ages in Melbourne

A permanent or ‘fixed’ retainer is a piece of metal wire attached to the inner side of your teeth, usually after braces are removed. Metal wires are glued to the teeth to hold them in place so that they cannot...

March 15, 2021

Is Hydroxyapatite Toothpaste Better Than Fluoride?

For decades, dentists have recommended fluorite toothpaste as the dental product of choice for strong teeth. In fact, it is still considered the standard in all dental schools but, as the field of dentistry develops, new ingredients are tested for...

March 1, 2021

Tips on How to Floss, From Dental Specialists

At King Street Dental, we never get tired of saying it, but one of the most important tools you can use to drastically improve your dental health is a simple flossing thread. When done correctly, flossing cleans out food debris...

February 15, 2021

Can Tooth Decay Be Reversed?

Tooth decay (cavities) is the damage to a tooth caused by the buildup of dental plaque in the mouth, which turns sugars into acid that attacks the teeth. Our mouths are full of bacteria – some good, some bad. The...