Dental Check-up Time

Time to get your pearly whites checked. They have been through a lot this year, and now most of the time they are hidden behind a facemask… Perhaps you had to postpone treatment because of Covid, but it’s now time. Time to schedule your check-up. Make your appointment and schedule any necessary treatment before the … Read more

Covid 19

Dentistry is back to normal for those who do not have the corona virus or have come into close contact with someone who does over the last fourteen days. We have disabled e-appointments as we are triaging everyone who calls or emails to make an appointment. The online portal will be functionally again in the … Read more

The Man Behind the Sign

How things have changed! Last Friday,  Richard and I were out and about with our Rotary Club. It was Rotary Melbourne’s Annual Art’s Committee Walk. We came across an old sign in the CBD. So, of course, Richard posed and one of our Rotary friends took this picture. I remember getting the artwork organised for … Read more

It’s that time of year again!

  Season’s Greetings   It’s December.  Summer has arrived and the end of year parties and BBQs have started. We hope you have achieved great things this year and go on to achieve even greater ones in 2019! We have had a wonderful year both professionally and personally and look forward to what the new year brings. … Read more

Tooth brush abrasion, what type of toothbrush should I use?

Toothbrush Abrasion I’m often asked by patients “what type of toothbrush should I use”? Here at Dentist on Collins we always recommend a soft or ultra soft toothbrush. It’s kinder to your gums and your teeth. Using a soft toothbrush decreases the likelihood of abrasion to teeth and gingival recession (receding gums) from occurring. Toothbrush abrasion is … Read more

The stages involved in getting a dental implant

Dental Implants Melbourne

Before and After Surgery for an Implant Fixture The stages involved in getting a dental implant can be broken down into specific phases; the preparatory, surgical and the restorative phase. The first stage is the information gathering, assessment and planning phase. This may involve extraction and/or bone grafting to prepare the site to receive the … Read more

Happy New Year

Hello and Happy New Year to you all! We hope 2018 brings peace health and happiness to everyone. Every year the new year brings with it a promise for a better year and every year most people make new year resolutions. My new year resolution is to minimise added sugars and sweeteners to a bare minimum. … Read more

Season’s Greetings

    It’s been another amazing year here at Dentist on Collins. Firstly we are happy to report that the renovations have finished! We have painted both surgeries as well as the waiting room and we have lovely new couches for you to sit on. We have a new Melag autoclave and a new Dentec ultrasonic cleaner, … Read more

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