Dental Implants and a whole new smile

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  The idea of losing a whole tooth and then replacing it with a fake tooth that’s drilled into our jawbone is enough for the tiny little hairs on the back of our neck to stand up from the horror. Well lets provide a little relief and tell you this procedure over the years has become so precise that the pain and recovery time is no where near what people had to go through many years ago! What is a dental implant you ask? It basically looks like a metal screw that is placed where the root of your tooth […]

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Discoloured Teeth

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We’ve all been there. Why does this happen? Can we reduce this? What can we do at home to help?! Discoloured teeth can happen to anyone depending on a number of things like genetics, environment, trauma and poor hygiene. We all go through that stage in our lives where we question the colour of our teeth so let’s take a closer look at this topic further. Sometimes tooth discolouration can be normal over time and not harmful. Remember no one is born with pearly white perfect teeth. Discolouration can show as white streaks, yellow tinge or even brown spots. Firstly, […]

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Composite fillings VS Porcelain Fillings

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Regular White Fillings Vs Porcelain Fillings :   This is a hot topic that we get asked about at the clinic all the time. So really what is the difference between the two? Both use the same method which involves a blue light to harden and set the material used. Regular white fillings are known as composites or resin and are made of powdered glass and acrylic resin. When they are inserted the material is soft and hardens after blue light exposure. These types of fillings are bonded to your tooth. Where as the porcelain fillings are made of porcelain […]

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Single Day Dental Crown

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We are super excited about our New Futuristic high tech machine that’s just arrived at out our dental clinic. One word, CEREC. It stands for Ceramic Reconstruction. What is CEREC it you ask? It’s a machine that creates Crowns and Veneers without the old school process which involved you being extremely uncomfortable and was so time consuming. It’s a machine that allows your dentist to scan the area that’s in need of some tender love and care using a powder free  lightweight camera that does full 3D jaw scans. This little camera also allows our dentist to determine the colour […]

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Composite or Porcelain Veneers

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Composite or Porcelain Veneers   Not sure which ones right for you? It’s probably a good idea to visit your Dentist to discuss which one is more of a suitable option for you. It all depends on what you want out of it. Questions that you should ask yourself when thinking about Veneers are how much do yo want to spend? Do you want something durable? Are you happy to do extra maintenance and what overall appearance are you wanting for your tooth or teeth? Discussing these with your Dentist might give you a better understanding in which treatment Porcelain […]

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FAQs about Dental Crowns and Veneers

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Can I put my crown back together myself? A lot of people have been googling this question and coming up with very creative ways to avoid going to the Dentist in Melbourne Central Business District including using super glue! The answer to this is no. Unfortunately once the crown has fallen out it cannot be put back together by adding an adhesive. When you’re your Crown comes out, its not because there was too little adhesive used but because of the shape/structure or fit of the tooth. Your dentist designs the right fit for the cavity that specifically focuses on […]

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Dental Crowns – Dental Caps

You can repair your smile with Dental Crowns!   Do you have a broken or damaged tooth ? do you have a discoloured one? Is this affecting your personal life or your business life? Do you feel uncomfortable unleashing your big free laughter because you are worried how your teeth look? Well, there is always a solution to have a perfect smile and it can be a dental crown for you.   What is dental crown?   A dental crown is a cap with the shape of the tooth and it will be placed on the tooth to cover and […]

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What is a Porcelain Veneer

  Porcelain veneer is the best option for alteration of the position, shape, size and colour of the tooth. This treatment requires some tooth preparation such as reduction which makes it an easier way comparing to the crown which needs a bigger portion of tooth structure for removing. Veneer is a thin layer which is made of dental restorative material such as porcelain and replaces the enamel of the tooth. Dental porcelain is a way in dentistry for creation of crowns and bridges. Dental porcelains are made for the best imitations of tooth with resemblance of tooth enamel.At Gorgeous Smiles […]

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Same Day Dentistry

    CAD/CAM technology uses a digital technique to produce Ceramic Crowns, Ceramic Veneers and in general all Porcelain restorations, out of ceramic blocks in one visit only. CAD/CAM stands for computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing. Why Would I need a Porcelain Veneer or Crown?   Porcelain Veneers or Crowns are to protect your teeth structure, improve aesthetic or function of your teeth. there are couple of reason you might need or want a Porcelain Veneer:   Cosmetic: your teeth might not look the way you want them too. They might not be as white as you want them to, as […]

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Porcelain Veneers : Why Gorgeous Smiles

    Here at Gorgeous Smiles we will give you a consultation an ask you what you want to have as your future Smile? or what does your dream smile look like? We try to manage your expectations and tell you what can be done, because with every person, every smile , every case there is different results we can get. Here is a before and after photo of Nasim our beloved dental nurse who decided she wants to have her smile changed, her teeth were broken on the edges and her smile was not what she wanted it to […]

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