Dentist Journal

dentist in East Bentleigh

What’s Involved in a Deep Clean and Why is it Better than my Toothbrush?

We likely all know that daily toothbrushing is important for good oral hygiene. It’s great for general maintenance, however, a professional deep clean is essential to achieve the best oral health and prevent issues such as gingivitis and periodontitis. Think of it as similar to the difference between decluttering your car or having it professionally […]

Dentist Bentleigh East

How We Overcome Dental Fear at Verve Dental

If the thought of going to the dentist fills you with fear, you aren’t alone. Whether you’re nervous about the pain or feel embarrassed about the condition of your smile, it’s normal to get anxious before visiting the dentist in East Bentleigh. At Verve Dental, we understand these concerns and work hard to help our […]

Invisalign vs braces

Invisalign vs Braces

When deciding to improve your smile, the choice between Invisalign and braces will invariably come up. Here at Verve Dental in Bentleigh East, Dr Kamal Raj will break down some of the most common questions we get asked to help you make a better decision. How does Invisalign work? A series of clear custom-fitted aligners […]

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Manual vs Electric vs Sonic Toothbrushes

At Verve Dental in Bentleigh East, we are asked on a daily basis is it worth investing in a powered toothbrush. Without hesitation, we resoundingly say YES. Without going into a dry boring history lesson about the evolution of toothbrushes the recent changes in technology have made the humble brush a force to be reckoned […]

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Is over the counter whitening worth it?

If you have been on social media lately then you have probably been bombarded with over-the-counter, retail whitening systems. So what is actually in them, why are they so cheap and most importantly, do they really work!?⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The most common ingredients found in your retail whitening systems are Sodium Bicarbonate, sodium chlorite, citric acid & […]

Benefits of chewing gum

Benefits of chewing gum – How much of the health benefits are true?

Are there any real benefits to chewing gum? Flashy colours and fancy packaging may look attractive and appealing, but is that all there is? It’s tempting to buy into the health claims that the gum companies put forth, especially since gum is so readily available and a checkout staple. So let’s look into it further […]