Man behind the sign

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 […]

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xmas wreath

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. Here […]

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Portion of OPG X-ray showing wisdom tooth.

What’s all the fuss about Wisdom Teeth?

Wisdom Teeth Extractions Wisdom teeth, 8’s or third molars as they are commonly called, probably cause more trouble to young adults than any other dental problem. Why is it that so many people in their late teens and early twenties are told that they have impacted wisdom teeth and need to have them removed? The […]

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Colgate Swiss Made Tooth Brush

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 […]

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Dental Implants Melbourne

The stages involved in getting a dental implant

  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 […]

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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. […]

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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, […]

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