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So far Docklands Dental Studio Team has created 12 blog entries.

Bruxism…What you need to know!

In the month of June and July, it is considered as the end of financial year. People in finance sector would come across stress related to work during this time of the year.  One of the most common stress related joint/jaw pain is from clenching and bruxism. Factors that contribute to bruxism include gene, sleep [...]

By |July 2nd, 2015|General Dentistry|Comments Off on Bruxism…What you need to know!

Espresso drinkers and stained teeth…what you need to know!

Recently, I noticed that espresso drinkers tend to have more teeth staining than other coffee drinkers. I was wondering why this happens? After a closer look at the coffee compositions, there is an answer to my question. The dense, reddish-brown foam on top of espresso, is composed of tiny carbon dioxide and water bubble as [...]

By |April 27th, 2015|Diet, General Dentistry|Comments Off on Espresso drinkers and stained teeth…what you need to know!

How Isolite Systems improve patients comfort at Docklands Dental Studio

At Docklands Dental Studio, we strive to improve patient' experience and comfort during treatment. We recently incorporated Isolite system in our practice to facilitate isolation in the mouth, increase patient's comfort, and increase the quality of work. The following is an excerpt from www.isolitesystems.com The key to the technology is the Isolation Mouthpiece.  Isolite's proprietary and [...]

By |April 27th, 2015|General Dentistry|Comments Off on How Isolite Systems improve patients comfort at Docklands Dental Studio

Docklands Dental Studio featured on ADAVB Newsletter’s Cover- December 2014

The following article is re-published from ADAVB NEWSLETTER | DECEMBER 2014 | with permission from ADAVB (Australian Dental Association Victoria Branch) After some 15 years as a dentist and a dental demonstrator, Dr Plyakul (Pia) Oparkcharoen believed that it was time that she started her own general dental practice. But where? Her hunt started last January. As she had [...]

By |January 24th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Docklands Dental Studio featured on ADAVB Newsletter’s Cover- December 2014

Mouthguard…what you need to know

A custom-fitted mouthguard not only protects your teeth but can also prevent or reduce the impact of injuries to other parts of your head and jaw. A custom fitted mouthguard is essential to protecting the teeth and jaw upon impact during sports. They work in 4 ways: Cushion the force of the blow Protect against [...]

By |November 30th, 2014|Childrens Dentistry, General Dentistry|Comments Off on Mouthguard…what you need to know

Crowns and onlays…basics that you should know

Often, when a tooth has been compromised yet it still above the gum line, it doesn't need to be removed, but can have a cap placed over the structure. This cap is called a crown as both a biting surface for the damaged tooth whilst protecting the sensitive dentine underneath. Crowns are comprised of either [...]

By |October 15th, 2014|Cosmetic Dentistry|Comments Off on Crowns and onlays…basics that you should know

Basics about Dental X-Rays that you should know

X-rays are an important tool to properly identify any problems in the mouth. Without x-rays, the dentist cannot see every surface of the teeth and is thus limited in identifying problems on the adjoining surfaces, underneath fillings and gums, inside the nerve or at the roots of the teeth Here are some common questions concerning [...]

By |October 8th, 2014|General Dentistry|Comments Off on Basics about Dental X-Rays that you should know

Why is it important to have a professional clean?

The mouth is full of bacteria, and without a professional clean it is difficult to maintain optimal oral health to avoid inflammation and disease. At Docklands Dental Studio, we deliver comprehensive cleaning for all our new patients, as well as reminders for our existing clients to ensure they never miss a clean. Professional cleaning can [...]

By |October 1st, 2014|General Dentistry|Comments Off on Why is it important to have a professional clean?

Oral hygiene for Children: How to keep your child’s teeth healthy

Practicing good cleaning techniques at a young age is the best way to ensure your child’s has a healthy and beautiful smile in the future. Good oral hygiene practices begin at a young age, and can influence our cleaning habits well into adulthood. Take this test to learn more about achieving your optimal oral health [...]

By |September 25th, 2014|Childrens Dentistry|Comments Off on Oral hygiene for Children: How to keep your child’s teeth healthy