Frequent Questions

Are there Payment Options?

Yes. We have a number of different payment options. These include Afterpay, Denticare, TLC and Plan Zero. You can read more about each of these options in depth here.

We also accept all major health funds. If you would like to know more information or have any questions, you can always give us a call at (03) 8845 9400 and our receptionists will be more than happy to help you.

What is the difference between Cosmetic and General Dentistry?

General Dentistry is something that everyone needs in their lives. From regular dental check-ups and cleaning through to common procedures like fillings; general dentistry is all about the health of your teeth and gums. Cosmetic Dentistry is something that you choose to have done and these treatments are likely performed to enhance the appearance of your teeth. These can include Teeth Whitening, Veneers, Crowns and Invisalign.

If you would like to know more information about the difference between the two, you can read our blog article on this topic here.

I am afraid of the dentist but need work done- What should I do?

Many people experience anxiety or nervousness when it comes to the dentist, it is completely normal. Sleep Dentistry or Sedation Dentistry is a form of dental sedation administered that induces a deeply relaxing state, combined with pain relief during your entire dental process. This is aimed to help people become more relaxed and get dental work done that they may have been putting off. Essentially you go to sleep, have your dental work done, wake up and that's it- you won't even remember it!

You can find out more information about this through our blog which explains why sleep dentistry might be right for you. We also explain more on our website here.

How Can I improve my Oral Hygiene?

There are many things that contribute to a person having bad oral hygiene. We have written a blog which explains 4 main ways which you can improve and have healthy oral hygiene. These include

  • Maintaining a balanced diet
  • Brushing your teeth correctly
  • Flossing
  • Booking regular check- ups and dental cleans

Is Teeth Whitening Safe?

Yes! Cosmetic teeth whitening is one of the most commonly requested procedures today. Teeth whitening is simple and effective and has very few side effects when applied by a qualified dental professional. However, there are some things you should be aware of when deciding which teeth whitening equipment to use. You can read more about this here.

How Often should I Visit the Dentist?

It is usually recommended that you visit your dentist every 6 months to ensure you are keeping your teeth healthy; however, it could be anywhere between 3, 6 or 12 months, depending on the person and their dental situation. More information about this can be found here.

Why are Dentists now offering Aesthetic Treatments?

Dentists are specially trained in facial aesthetics and can offer an advanced professional approach to your treatments. This array of knowledge and training means that you will be receiving cutting edge treatment are in the safest hands. More information about this can be found here.

How do I Know if I Need All On 4 Dental Implants?

All On 4 Dental Implants are a permanent alternative for people struggling with dentures or deteriorated teeth. They may be optimal for people who have

  • Numerous missing teeth
  • Suffer from uncomfortable dentures
  • Suffer from advanced gum disease
  • Have failing bridges or crowns
  • Extensive tooth decay

More information about this can be found here