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Where Can I Get an Emergency Dental Appointment in Thornbury?

Time is of the essence in an emergency. Every critical moment counts. Dental emergencies can happen at any time and can be extremely painful and distressing. You want a clinic that’s going to take your urgent concerns seriously.  Emergency dental care in Thornbury With 25 years of emergency dentistry experience, Dentists of Ivanhoe provide emergency… Continue reading Where Can I Get an Emergency Dental Appointment in Thornbury?

Straighten Crooked Teeth for Better Dental Development Throughout Childhood

You may be surprised to learn that speech delays often begin in the mouth rather than the throat. Although vocal cords are responsible for the sounds we produce, the structure of the mouth informs how we shape them. If your child has a speech impediment, the problem could have originated from losing primary teeth too… Continue reading Straighten Crooked Teeth for Better Dental Development Throughout Childhood

What Is Considered To Be a Dental Emergency?

If you’ve run into trouble with your tooth, gums, or dental crown, you may be unsure if you’re in the midst of an emergency. Sometimes, it can be difficult to differentiate between what needs immediate attention and what can wait till morning—or your next block of free time.Unfortunately, if your situation falls into ‘emergency’ territory,… Continue reading What Is Considered To Be a Dental Emergency?

7 Surprising Foods That Are Responsible for Yellow Teeth Stains

Wine, coffee and tea- the most common tooth-staining foods that almost everyone knows that can cause tooth staining. But there are many more things that can stain teeth that are flying under the radar, secretly causing discoloured teeth. Here are some of the most common, but somewhat surprising foods that can cause teeth-staining. Tooth-Staining Foods… Continue reading 7 Surprising Foods That Are Responsible for Yellow Teeth Stains

How Long Do Dental Crowns Last?

Dental crowns and bridges are very common dental restorations that can really change your life if you have deteriorated, cracked or broken teeth. One of the most frequently asked questions dentists get asked is how long does a crown actually last? To help you better understand just how durable these restorations are, here’s everything you… Continue reading How Long Do Dental Crowns Last?

Dentists of Ivanhoe Central Are Pleased To Welcome Dr. Cathy Cameron

Dentists of Ivanhoe Central are pleased to welcome Dr. Cathy Cameron to our practice. Cathy is known for her love for her work and genuine care for her patients. Along with her excellent credentials and many years of experience, we know she will be a valuable member of our team. Dr. Cathy Cameron is an… Continue reading Dentists of Ivanhoe Central Are Pleased To Welcome Dr. Cathy Cameron

Adults- Which Toothpaste Should I Use?

Did you know that toothpaste were in use since 5000BC? If you looked into the ingredient list back then, you might come across things like powdered ox hooves, ashes, crushed bones, and burnt eggshells. Thankfully, we have progressed a bit further and have nicer tasting toothpaste these days! A question that often gets asked is… Continue reading Adults- Which Toothpaste Should I Use?

Bon Voyage Flav!

Bon Voyage Flav ! We are at once happy and sad to announce that as of 18th April 2017 Dr Flaviana Benedetti will no longer be practicing with us at Dentists of Ivanhoe Central as she transitions into retirement. Dr Benedetti, more affectionately known as Flav, has been a familiar face at the clinic for… Continue reading Bon Voyage Flav!

Do I need my wisdom teeth taken out?

A question we get asked a lot is “Do I need my wisdom teeth removed?” and the answer depends on a number of factors. Research tells us that 75-80% of people will need their wisdom teeth taken out at some stage in their lives. Wisdom teeth are your very last molars to come through and… Continue reading Do I need my wisdom teeth taken out?

Halitosis (bad breath)

Hali- what? Halitosis, better known as BAD BREATH. We have all experienced bad breath whether it was our own or somebody else’s. It can be a mild transient condition or a debilitating chronic social issue. But what are the causes of bad breath? Bacteria can break down substances in the mouth to form VSC’s (Volatile… Continue reading Halitosis (bad breath)