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What’s all the fuss about Wisdom Teeth?

Wisdom Teeth 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 reasons […]

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Avoid toothbrush abrasion use a soft toothbrush and be gentle to your teeth.

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

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 fixture.  The second stage is the surgical phase when […]

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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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