South Yarra Family Dental Care will be closed from the 22nd of December 2019 and will reopen on the 6th of January 2020. On the behalf of all staff members we wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
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 […]
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 […]
An Orthopantomogram commonly known as an OPG is a type of dental x-ray that produces a two-dimensional image of the entire mouth. It shows the position and growth of all the teeth, the upper and lower jaws, the temporomandibular (TMJ) joints, the nasal area and sinuses. Unlike a traditional intraoral x-ray where the x-ray film […]
With only 9 weeks left till Christmas, it’s the perfect time to take your first step towards a Bright Healthy smile! At South Yarra Family Dental Care, we offer both in chair and at-home professional whitening. Contact us on 03 9867 1151 to find out more information.
Did you know enamel is the hardest substance in the human body? Each part of a tooth has its own unique function and properties. These parts include: * Enamel: The hardest, white part of the tooth which surrounds the visible part of the tooth. Enamel is mostly composed of strong minerals, including calcium phosphate. * […]
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Oral candidiasis commonly known as oral thrush is a fungal infection that develops inside the mouth, tongue or throat due to an overgrowth of yeast. There are thousands of microorganisms that live inside our mouths, normally our immune system will use the good microorganisms to keep the bad microorganisms such as candida albicans under control. […]
Each part of a tooth has its own unique function and properties. These parts include: * Enamel: The hardest, white part of the tooth which surrounds the visible part of the tooth. Enamel is mostly composed of strong minerals, including calcium phosphate. * Dentin: The layer underneath the enamel surface and underneath the cementum that […]