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COVID-19

Dear Patients, Please be advised on our position regarding the latest Department of Health direction and advice surrounding the spread of the Coronavirus. The advice indicates high risk of transmissions in aerosol generating procedures. In view of public health interest, we have been advised to stop operating and join the battle to stop the spread […]

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Foods that can damage teeth if regularly eaten

Foods that are acidic, sticky and sweet can damage teeth if regularly eaten. These include: * Soft drinks * Sports drinks and flavoured water * Cordial and flavoured syrups * Energy drinks * Flavoured milk * Fruit juices with additives * Sweet biscuits and cakes * Sweetened cereals * Lollies and chocolates * Dried fruit […]

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Medibank Private Choice Advantage Dental Clinic

We are a Medibank Private Choice Advantage Dental Clinic Healthy teeth are more affordable than you think! At South Yarra Family Dental Care Medibank members with extras cover receive 100% back on two dental check-ups, cleans and x-rays every year. Contact South Yarra Family Dental Care Today • Call us on 03 98671151 • Email […]

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Over Brushing

Over-brushing can lead to receding gums and tooth sensitivity. Contact South Yarra Family Dental Care Today • Call us on 03 98671151 • Email us at info@syfdc.com.au Pop in and see us at unit 2/ 137 Osborne St , South Yarra, Melbourne

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What is Tooth Impaction?

The term tooth impaction describes a tooth that that has either failed to erupt when expected, or a tooth that has been blocked from erupting because it doesn’t have adequate space or is in the wrong position or direction. There are four types of impaction including: horizontal, vertical, angular and partial. Impaction commonly happens with […]

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How acidic food and drinks affects your teeth?

Saliva helps neutralize the mouth’s acidity to restore pH and balance following food or drink consumption. Foods and drinks like fruits, soda, juice, wine, coffee and energy drinks soften the enamel surface by demineralising it and making it susceptible to decay and damage. Aggressive brushing can also lead to wear of the enamel surface. Saliva […]

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Allergies, Medications and Medical Conditions – Tell Your Dentist

As a health professional, your dentist needs to provide you appropriate and safe treatment. In order to do so it’s important to inform us about any allergens you have as well as any medications you are taking. During your first visit at our clinic, we will ask you to fill out a registration form which […]