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Sep 02

When patients go to the dentist to have cavities filled there is no question that they will have a local anaesthetic so they won’t feel any pain during the procedure. Similarly, if they are having major work such as dental implants, they can take advantage of sedation dentistry or even have a general anaesthetic (also […]

Aug 20

Most people attend their GP for an annual physical, so with the same healthy goal in mind, we encourage all our patients to also attend the dentist regularly. A yearly (or half-yearly) exam is a beneficial opportunity for receiving optimal oral health care. After all, caries and other dental conditions can’t be treated until they’re […]

Aug 05

Hello, Dr Harry Marget here from the East Bentleigh Dental Group. The most common problem that we see in the surgery every day is patients with teeth that are broken, damaged or ground down. Many people question as to how and why this occurs. Broken or Damaged Teeth Many situations can cause broken teeth – […]

Jul 31

Today modern orthodontics can be relatively painless. With the advent of removable systems, there are many options for getting teeth straight. In fact children as young as six to eight can often have their orthodontic start with early intervention appliances. This can then minimise problems and treatment later on. In these cases, simple removable devices can be […]

Jul 31

The “white teeth” question and its solution is something we are asked every day at East Bentleigh Dental Group. There are many solutions to this popular question and there is also often confusion between whitening teeth and bleaching teeth. When we bleach teeth we use strong compounds and some of them are quite chemical in nature. There are others […]