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How Orthodontic Aligners Offer Tremendous Advantages to Adults

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Are you considering braces or another orthodontic treatment to straighten your teeth? At PMD Dental Care, we offer comprehensive adult braces in the form of Invisalign and Clear Correct. Both of these removable alignment tray systems offer significant benefits to our adult patients. Easier to Fit into Your Schedule Both of our clear braces systems are changed out on a bi-monthly basis. This allows us to send your aligners home with you in advance, rather than you have adjustments made in our Port Melbourne practice once a month. Just stop by every 6-8 weeks for a quick check and to … Continue reading

3 Benefits to Getting Dental Implants

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At PMD Dental Care, we know that modern dental implants are the best way for our patients to replace their missing teeth. But do you have all of the information that you need to make a decision about the future of your smile? Here are three reasons why Port Melbourne implants are the superior dental restoration option.   Implants Last a Lifetime In most cases, a well-cared for dental implant will last for the life of the patient. Implant failure rates are very low, making them a wise investment and cost effective compared to other types of teeth replacement options … Continue reading

Benefits of Dental Veneers

Are you hoping to boost your appearance and self-esteem by investing in dental veneers? These porcelain cosmetic treatments can drastically transform the way your smile looks and feels, in as little as two or three appointments. What are Veneers? Dental veneers are thin shells of porcelain. We design each one to fit snuggly over your front teeth, to change their shape, size, and colour. When might someone want to consider investing in veneers? Here are just a few reasons: A Faster Alternative to Braces — Sometimes called “instant braces,” dental veneers can mask slightly crooked, gapped, or crowded teeth to … Continue reading

All-on-4 Treatments: What You Need to Know

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Our Port Melbourne implant dentists are happy to offer a revolutionary treatment to our patients, called “All-on-4.” This unique procedure replaces all of your teeth in the upper or lower arch at once, with only four – six dental implants. How Does All on Four Work? Dental implant durability makes them extremely successful when it comes to supporting the weight of multiple teeth. Thanks to this characteristic, we can strategically place four-six implants in your upper or lower jaw, in a way that allows them to reliably secure a denture that’s almost more like an extended bridge. The streamlined hybrid … Continue reading

Are Your Teeth Jagged and Sharp? Find Out Why

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Have you noticed that your teeth don’t look like they used to?  Maybe they’re jagged, sharp, and cutting your tongue.  What caused this change in your teeth and what can be done about it? Improper Bite You may have never noticed this before, but it’s possible that you have an improper bite alignment.  When we bite our back teeth together, the natural bite should show our upper teeth slightly overlapping the lower ones. If when you bite down, you see that your teeth are biting edge to edge, then this is a problem that should be addressed. Over time this … Continue reading