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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

Do I Need Dental Radiographs?

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Getting dental X-rays makes some people feel uneasy. After all, it’s radiation, right? Yes, it is, but the levels of radiation used in dental X-rays are far lower than you would expect! In fact, you’ll get more radiation exposure from doing things like taking a 3 or 4-hour long airplane ride, or spending a day out in the sun at the beach. Now that digital equipment is being used in dentistry, the levels are drastically lower than ever before. The benefits of getting routine radiographs make the tiny exposure amounts far more than worth it. Here’s why: We Can Screen … Continue reading

What to do During a Dental Emergency

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If you’re experiencing a dental emergency, one of the first things you should do is call PMD Dental Care in Port Melbourne. Even if you’re not a current patient, we’ll make arrangements to see you as quickly as possible. In the meantime, here’s what you should do to make yourself as comfortable as possible:   Stop the Bleeding Bleeding inside of the mouth can sometimes seem very heavy. Use clean gauze or a washcloth to bite down on if possible. Apply pressure to the area for a few minutes, until the bleeding has stopped. If the bleeding does not stop, … Continue reading

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