IS INVISALIGN RIGHT FOR YOU?  The Good and the Bad of Invisalign

What is Invisalign?

Invisalign is a type of clear aligner for straightening or realigning your teeth.  These clear aligners are made from flexible thermoplastic material.


Invisalign is the oldest and best known clear aligner and was introduced in 1998 by Align Technology.  The original Invisalign® was developed with adults in mind and designed to make orthodontic treatment ‘less conspicuous’ according to the American Association of Orthodontics.  This ‘invisibility’ provides a more attractive appearance during treatment that is preferred by working professionals and others. 

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Are Worn Teeth a Cause for Concern?

Worn Teeth - Caus for Concern - East Ringwood Dental Clinic

Do you know if your teeth have become worn over time?  Dentists treat worn teeth on a daily basis, yet people are generally entirely unaware that teeth wear down, until their dentists alert them to signs of tooth wear.

After tooth decay and gum disease, tooth wear can be considered the third most significant dental issue.  Worn teeth result not only in the cosmetic shortening of teeth, with implications on one’s bite, tooth sensitivity, gum recession, breaking and chipping of teeth. Read more


Mother and Daughter Learning How To Brush Teeth by East Ringwood Dental

Practising good oral hygiene at home together with routine visits to the dentist helps you maintain healthy teeth and gums.  With the ongoing global health events, never before has it been more important to take good care of your own dental health at home to ensure healthy teeth and gums.  So, what is the best way to look after your teeth at home?  Below are the best dental care and oral hygiene tips today for your home dental care routine.

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Children’s Dentistry

“Providing Good Oral Health for Life”

Children's Dentistry RingwoodOral health requirements change throughout every stage of life.  At East Ringwood Dental Clinic our highly qualified family dentists understand and support the individual needs of each member of your family.  With a passion for children’s dental care and a holistic approach, East Ringwood Dental Clinic prides itself of its genuine interest in helping your children establish good oral habits for life.

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The Child Dental Benefits Schedule

Dental Benefits and Dental Services for Children

The Child Dental Benefits Schedule - Kids Dental Care - RingwoodEstablishing good dental health is important from a young age, hence our children’s dentists at East Ringwood Dental Clinic specialise in dental care for young teeth.  To assist families with providing dental care to their children, eligible dental clients can access government dental benefits via the Child Dental Benefits Schedule.

The Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) provides families with dental benefits to provide their children with basic dental services.


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As Easter comes around, so does the truckloads of chocolate treats to indulge in, whether it be Easter bunnies or eggs, there is chocolate everywhere.  So how do you indulge without damaging your teeth.  Here are five dental precautions for healthy teeth during Easter and beyond.

1. Stick with Dark chocolate

Did you know recent studies emerging from England, Japan and the U.S. has shown that dark chocolates help strengthen enamel, ward off tooth decay and can even prevent cavities? 

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Do I need a dental crown?

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What is a dental crown?

Dental crowns are used in restorative dentistry.  It is a type of indirect dental restoration that covers the entire surface of the tooth above the gum line and is commonly used to preserve and restore the strength of a weakened tooth, by restoring the structural integrity, its normal function and appearance of the tooth for improved smile aesthetics.  Read more

Essential Dental Care in during Victorian Lockdown 6.0 – August 2021

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Victoria entered its 6th lockdown as of 8:00pm, Thursday 5 August for seven days.  This current lockdown has now been extended for another seven days and is scheduled to end at 8:00pm on Thursday 19th August.

As your family dentists, we are committed to your dental health.  Under the current Victorian regulations, dental practices are permitted to provide urgent and essential dental careEssential dental care is when treatment is required to prevent a deterioration in functionality which would result in escalation of future care needs.  As dental patients, you are permitted to visit our dental clinic (even if the dental practice is more than 5km away).  We continue to provide urgent and essential dental care in Ringwood and continue to serve patients from all over Melbourne.

Please call our clinic on (03) 9870 8243 to discuss your dental care needs.  Alternatively, get in touch with us via our contact page. Read more

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