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A dentist that's committed to continuing education

on June 19, 2016

As part of providing exceptional dental care, The Smile Team dental practice has always placed great importance and emphasis on patient health and safety. Our dental team regularly engage in professional development and training including topics of infection control and first aid training on top of clinical topics of dental gum disease therapy, dental restorations, dental crowns and bridge treatment, dental implants to name a few. 

How does pregnancy affect my teeth?

on January 17, 2016

To kick start a happy healthy 2016 year The Smile Team Balwyn North dentists will be posting answers to some of the most common questions we get.  Our first question leads to a topic that relates to a very exciting stage of life for many of our patients albeit sometimes a nervous time.

2014 Dental Health Week focuses on Children

on July 27, 2014

The 2014 Dental Health Week from 4-10th of August, supported by the Australian Dental Association is quickly approaching.  It’s always a good opportunity to bring a little added attention to dental care in the general community.  This year’s theme is of dental health on Babies and Toddlers dental health. 

Smile care and sports drinks

on April 27, 2014

In our last blog article we discussed how the amount of sugar in drinks can be surprising.  Sports drinks in addition to having a high sugar content also are acidic, and are taken when the mouth is dehydrated with a lack of water to counter the sugar and acid.  A real triple whammy for teeth.  So what can you do to keep your teeth happy while you reach for your sporting goals?

How sweet is your drink? Sugar and your teeth.

on March 24, 2014

How many teaspoons of sugar are in a can of coke?  Would your guess be 2, 3 or maybe 4?  Would you be surprised if we told you 10?  Let's have a look at the amount of sugar present in some of the most common drinks available.

The Smile Team invites you to have a happy and healthy smile for 2012

on January 08, 2012

Following our practice philosophy of providing the best level of dental care in a friendly caring environment, we've been making a few fresh updates here and there to The Smile Team dental room patient lounge area to help make patients feel more comfortable than ever before.

The Smile Team hosts pink ribbon day

on October 18, 2010

Following on from the fantastic and successful Pink Ribbon day in 2008, The Smile Team dental practice was again coloured pink for a day as team members were dressed in Pink Ribbon Foundation T-shirts, and Pink Ribbon balloons filled the rooms. 

The Smile Team helps to answer questions in Leader Community newspaper's "Ask the Professionals" column

on June 05, 2010

Recently The Smile Team has been helping to provide information for readers of Leader Community newspapers to benefit their oral health awareness. Click on the links below to see the questions and answers.

See the full article in PDF How often should I have my teeth checked?
See the full article in PDF What is Preventive Dental Care?
See the full article in PDF How can an Oral Health Therapist help me?


Introducing Bianca and Claire to our caring team

on June 26, 2010

The Smile Team would like to introduce two new additions to our friendly and caring professional team. Bianca and Claire both have a Bachelor of Oral Health university degrees. Oral Health Therapists are supported by the ADA and the Dental Practice Board of Victoria to provide modern dental care, forming an important part of a modern dental team.

Bianca and Claire will work with Drs Brad and Julie to further increase the level of Children's Dental Care and general Preventive Dental Care to the highest standards in Melbourne.

Bringing you two more state of the art treatment chairs

on April 16, 2010

Following on from the installation of a brand new Sirona sterilizer and the introduction of Schick digital x-rays in 2009, The Smile Team is pleased to offer patients treatment in brand new Finnish designed and made Planmeca dental chairs. These chairs join our two existing Planmeca chairs in providing viscoelastic ultra upholstery that adapts perfectly to follow the patient’s anatomy for maximum comfort.

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