Dentist Journal

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. […]

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 […]

Do I really need a full mouth makeover?

There’s a house at the end of our street that’s pretty run down. The garden is over grown, driveway uneven and the house paint is peeling off.Sometimes, I see the Dad patching up parts of the house with paint or repairing a window frame that’s broken.And even though the family that live there are happy […]

INDEPENDENTLY providing the right care for our patients

A recent investigative report conducted by the ABC revealed that dentists working for corporate clinics and health insurers are being incentivised to churn through patients and administer so-called “drill and fill” dentistry, according to industry insiders.Dentistry in Australia is experiencing significant change, unfortunately this is resulting in restrictions on patient freedom of choice for providers […]