The cost of full mouth implants in Australia

The cost of full mouth implants in Australia By far the most common objection to full mouth implants is the cost. Many people want and need them, but so many feel that they simply can't afford them. I experience firsthand how upset and angry people are about...

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Tooth brushing facts and myths exposed

Tooth brushing facts and myths exposed   https://youtu.be/qIsmBy-cbQI I see thousands of patients, day after day, year after year and it never ceases to amaze me. That in a modern country like Australia, with one of the most advanced health systems in the world, we...

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Fear of the Dentist: words of comfort from Dr Helen

It’s been five, ten, even fifteen years since you’ve scheduled a dental appointment. Thoughts of sitting in the chair, the sound of the drill, the smell, the childhood memories of having to line up at school dental to be seen by a therapist. The dread of… what they...

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Full mouth dental implants – the uncensored guide

Full mouth dental implants - the complete guide So I've been meaning to create a guide for my patients who are thinking about having full mouth implants for ages, but I’m always so busy that I never get a chance to dedicate any time to it. I've even considered hiring...

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Can I Have Dental Implants if I Have Osteoporosis?

While many people are suitable candidates for dental implants, one of the most common conditions that can complicate dental implant surgery is osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is on the rise in Australia and more and more patients are being diagnosed with the condition each...

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What is a bone scan for dental implants?

What is a Dental Bone Scan? If you’re considering a dental implant, Dr Helen will ask you to have a Cone Beam CT (bone scan) done.  Unlike the little x-ray radiographs that you get done in the chair that show us your teeth or the 2D full-mouth x-ray radiograph called...

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What can I do about a gummy smile?

What can I do about a gummy smile? One of the common cosmetic complaints patients have about their smile is not crooked teeth or yellowing enamel, but about ‘gummy smiles,’ where much of the gum is visible when the lip is raised in smiling.  Luckily there are...

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Am I a Good Candidate for Dental Implants?

Am I a good candidate for dental implants? As implant technology progresses, dental implants are becoming an option for more and more people. In fact, it’s very rare that we see patients in the clinic who have no option of implant treatment at all.  Some risk factors...

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