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...

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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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What Makes Us a “Vegan” Dentistry Practice?

What makes us a ‘vegan’ dentistry practice? Dr. Helen’s Dental & Implant Studio is a full-service dental surgery in Prahran East, Victoria. While she serves everyone in the community, the practice has gained a large vegan patient base because Dr. Helen strives to...

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How Long Will I Be Off Work For Implant Surgery?

How long can I expect to be off work following implant surgery? A common question we get asked by our patients trying to decide the best timeframe to plan their implant surgery is how long they can expect to be off work after an implant surgery.  It’s a great...

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Does Oil-Pulling Work?

Oil-pulling is one of the trendiest buzzwords in alternative medicine. Originating in India, it was thought that swishing with a neutral-flavoured oil such as sunflower or coconut, that the oil would ‘draw out’ harmful bacteria in the mouth. This practice was thought...

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The Benefits of Single Tooth Implants

When you’ve lost a tooth because of decay, injury, gum disease, or another factor, your dentist may give you the option of getting an implant. If your dentist doesn’t offer implants, they may refer you to another implant dentist in Melbourne who can help. A question...

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Lost a tooth in a sport injury? We can help!

As the official dentist for the Melbourne Football Club, Dr Helen is pretty familiar with people who have lost a tooth from sport injuries! Trauma such as a bad tackle, a fall, or a red-flagged foul can damage healthy teeth. Whether you lost the tooth because of a...

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Why Periodontal Depth Tests Are Important to Oral Health

There are many factors that go into keeping your teeth healthy. When we see patients here in our Melbourne dental clinic, whether it’s for a routine clean, an implant, or they’re looking for something more specific, like a bad breath treatment dentist, we often do a...

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Caring For Implants

Teeth Implants in Melbourne are becoming more and more popular. Dental implants provide a permanent solution to a missing tooth, but just like your natural teeth, they need to be looked after and cared for to stay healthy. As an experienced dental implant dentist in...

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