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Should I Get My Teeth Whitened?

You’ve been on the fence about teeth whitening for a while, but now that you are ready to pamper yourself, you’re having second thoughts. When, if there is one, is the right time to whiten your teeth? Although there’s not one correct answer for everyone, here are some of the most common situations where we recommend teeth whitening to our Brighton and Ferntree Gully patients.   If You’re About to Plan a Smile Makeover Whitening is an essential part to other aspects of cosmetic dentistry. Starting with a brighter palate allows us to match your new restorations to whiter teeth, … Continue reading

When Should You See a Dentist for an Emergency?

How can you tell whether or not your current situation warrants itself as an actual, true “dental emergency?” It’s not a silly question to ask! At Centre for Dentistry, our emergency dentists in Brighton and Ferntree Gully frequently see patients who have a serious dental concern but aren’t sure whether their situation calls for immediate care. Here are a few examples of when you should call us straightaway, even if you aren’t in pain:   A chipped front tooth: Even if it’s not painful, a broken front tooth can cause significant embarrassment when you go out into public. It requires … Continue reading