6 questions often asked of dentists

Dentist South Melbourne

Here we have answered six questions commonly asked by patients when they attend the dentist. 1, What are my options to fill a gap in my mouth? There are three options to fill a space between your teeth: Denture – a removable appliance that is commonly made from acrylic or cobalt chrome metal. This appliance Read More

An insight into our Core Dental team member: Dr Heshani Kellapatha

Core Dental are proud of the passionate professionals who take care of your teeth. Highly qualified and committed to your comfort, our team are a varied and fascinating bunch. Here you will get an insight into the people who keep your smile looking fresh and perfect. An insight into Dr Heshani Kellapatha – Paediatric Dentist Read More

Looking after your child’s teeth

child's teeth

Starting good oral hygiene habits from a young age is an important part of ensuring children have a positive attitude towards dental care through the rest of their life. It can be a challenge looking after your child’s teeth however, so here are a few tips that can help. Introduce kids to the dental environment Read More

Top tips for children’s dental hygiene

children's dental hygiene

It’s important to look after your child’s teeth and set good oral hygiene habits from a young age. Here are some tips for children’s dental hygiene: Children’s dental hygiene should start early Run a clean damp cloth over your child’s gums after each feed to clean away harmful bacteria. When your child starts teething you can Read More

Healthy snacks to help prevent tooth decay in children

Healthy snacks to help prevent tooth decay in children

At Core Dental, we encourage our patients to care for their teeth from a young age, in an attempt to prevent tooth decay forming in the first place. Tooth decay has been linked to sweet and acidic foods. Plaque bacteria in the mouth changes sweet food into acid, and causes tooth decay. It is very important Read More

Why should my child see a paediatric dentist rather than a general dentist?

paediatric dentist

While it may seem convenient for you to take your child to the family’s general dentist, only a paediatric specialist will be able to give you a unique perspective on the management of your child’s dental needs. This is because a paediatric dentist has three more years’ training than a general dentist. Their advanced education Read More