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22nd November 2015
Dr Jason Pang was invited by Dr Derek Mahoney to speak at his mini-residency about the use of lasers on Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA). Increasing numbers of people are seeking treatment for snoring and sleep apnoea, yet many do not know that they can get help from dental practitioners. As a leader in the field of both laser and sleep dentistry, it was an opportunity for attendees to hear the latest developments in dental sleep medicine from Dr Pang. He presented the science and the results of various laser treatments for sleep disordered breathing. He showed not only the current research being done but also his own results as the first dental practitioner in NSW to do the patented NightLase treatment.
Researchers in Spain have found that fathers play an important role in transference of fear between mothers and children. Numerous reports previously have found that fear levels between fathers, mothers and children were interlinked. The authors confirmed that the higher the level of dentist fear or anxiety in one family member, the higher the level in the rest of the family. The study also reveals that fathers act as a mediating variable in the transmission of dentist fear from mothers to their children. (more…)
I attended a presentation by Gregory Seymour of the University of Otago who is editor of the journal Periodontology 2000. He was relating how many lifestyle diseases have been found to be caused by bacterial infections. (more…)
So many times we hear patients say that they only go to the dentist when they are in pain. And when the patient has a really sore tooth, all we can do is relieve their pain. We call this Emergency Dentistry. But is this really what the patient wants? (more…)
Snap-On Smile – Removable Cosmetic Veneer Is Now Available
We recently featured one of our latest services ‘Snap-on smile’ on Today Tonight .
Some of you may have seen the footage for new dentistry that can give you a Hollywood Smile. The crew from Today Tonight came and did some filming and were asking about Snap-On Smile. Since the story went live on air, we have been inundated with calls about the latest dental cosmetic technique new to Australia. Not all patients can receive permanent improvements to their smiles and overall health with dental restorations such as crowns, veneers and implants. (more…)
Why use Snap-On Smile?
No shots. No drilling. No adhesives. You can even eat while wearing the Snap-On Smile® appliance. Patients looking for a non-invasive, reversible, affordable approach to restorative and cosmetic dentistry are excellent candidates for Snap-On Smile. It’s an easy, quick and affordable solution for patients who want to feel better, look better, and function better. Patients using Snap-On Smile report an immediate boost to confidence and self esteem. Most are impressed with the natural look and feel of Snap-On Smile and are grateful for the brief time investment – about two weeks – to achieve such life changing results. (more…)