Dentist Journal

Invisalign v Braces – What’s the difference?

What’s the difference? Many people ask us what the differences are between braces and Invisalign as they aim to achieve the same goal of straighter teeth and a more even smile. Although similarities are definitely shared, we thought we’d take you through some of the main differences between the two. Braces fix more complex problemsTraditional […]

10 fresh reasons to visit the dentist

Instead of boring you to tears with reasons for health and well being (which are totally valid and which we still back up and agree with 100%) consider these unexpected reasons next time you’re weighing up the visit Dentist Bentleigh East : 1. For you millennials, it’s one of the biggest signs of adulting 2. If you […]

Your dentist is a disease detective

Your mouth is very important. For eating, talking and of course smiling. But did you know your mouth also contains many clues into what is happening in the rest of your body. Which is why routine examinations with your dentist is very important. We are not only looking for cavities and gum disease but looking […]

Oral Changes During Menopause

Women most commonly undergo menopause between the ages of 45 and 55. This is accompanied by a decline in your hormone levels resulting in changes to your body. Unsurprisingly, the mouth is not spared during this time of change. You may notice burning sensations, dry mouth, altered taste and inflamed gums. It is not unusual […]

Why does food taste awful after brushing your teeth

Have you ever wondered why food taste so strange soon after brushing your teeth? This is especially so when you drink orange juice after you have cleaned your teeth in the morning. Your Mint Toothpaste is not the culprit Many people assume that the strong mint flavour overwhelms the taste buds and causes the unpleasant […]

Why do baby teeth matter

There is a misconception out in the wider community that baby teeth are not important because the adult teeth will eventually replace these teeth and therefore they do not need to be looked after. Unfortunately this is an incorrect assumption that we occasional see at Verve Dental – dentist bentleighBaby teeth serve a specific purpose. […]