Teeth Whitening FAQ

Are you thinking about whitening your smile? At Centre for Dentistry, here are some of the most common questions we’re asked by our Ferntree Gully and Brighton patients about bleaching their teeth:   Is a professional treatment really more effective than an over the counter product? Why? Yes. Our teeth whitening products use concentrations that are only administered by dentists. Over the counter products use weaker concentrations that are safer for people that haven’t received a dental screening. It’s much like how prescription drugs compare to over the counter medication.   Why does whitening make my teeth sensitive? Tooth sensitivity … Continue reading

Should I Get Sedation for My Next Dental Procedure?

You’ve probably heard about sedation at the dentist’s office. At Centre for Dentistry, we offer relaxing sedation options at both our Brighton and Ferntree Gully locations. Here are a few reasons why you might want to request this service during your next visit:   If You’ve Been Putting off Treatment Because of Anxiety Delaying your dental treatment only allows time for conditions to get worse. Instead of waiting until you’re in too much pain to bear, it’s best to treat tooth decay and dental infections early. Sedation can help you do that.   When You Want Everything Done at Once … Continue reading