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Gum Disease Impacting Health and Wellbeing

According to a study carried out by the University of Melbourne, severe gum disease (medically known as Periodontitis) affects one in three adults and more than 50%¹ of Australians over the age of 65. While over 90%² of tooth loss, can be attributed to dental caries and periodontal disease.  A systemic disease process, periodontitis is causally associated with a heightened incidence of diabetes, heart disease, rheumatoid arthritis, dementia and certain cancers. Gingivitis (gum inflammation) usually precedes the onset of periodontitis, however, not all occurrences of gingivitis will progress to periodontitis.   Periodontal disease is the inflammation of the tissues surrounding the tooth, it impacts the … Continue reading

Full Arch Restoration with All-On-4

Fusing science and cosmetic aesthetics, the All-on-4 dental implant treatment concept was developed in the late 1990’s to provide the edentulous with full arch rehabilitation.   Transforming the lives of thousands of patients, the All-on-4 dental implant system has been designed to prevent the further loss of jawbone density and volume. Creating stabilisation, this innovative fixed full-arch prosthetic stimulates the bone around the area via the Osseo-integration and loading of the prosthetic bridge during function  A minimally invasive procedure which may or may not involve bone grafting, this revolutionary full arch treatment features 4 implants – 2 straight anterior implants and two implants tilted up to a 45° in the posterior. Offering full functionality, the All-on-4 … Continue reading

Sleep Dentistry Allaying Fear and Anxiety

Sleep Dentistry Allaying Fear and Anxiety The practice of sleep dentistry is a highly skilled area of dentistry which includes, IV sedation and general anaesthesia– for which we provide a Specialist Anaesthetist. We also provide Relative analgesia (happy gas) by our trained dental team.  A heightened sense of dental fear (dentophobia) affects one in six Australian adults and about one in ten children¹. Starkly within subgroups of the population such as middle-aged women, the prevalence of dentophobia may be as high as one in three¹. At Studfield Dental Group we offer different levels of anaesthesia sedation to enable those who harbour dental anxiety to avail of treatments in a relaxed, … Continue reading

Correct and Align with Adult Orthodontics

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New research shows that over a third¹ of Australians are not happy with their teeth and that over 62%¹ of Australian adults would consider orthodontic treatment. Corrective orthodontics offers patients an ever-evolving, innovative selection of treatment options. Developed to correct the crowding of teeth, spacing and the malalignment of both teeth and jaws. Adult orthodontics, form an integral part of a comprehensive, fully customised dental plan. Whilst orthodontics is closely associated with early childhood and adolescence, there are various reasonings for orthodontic treatment as we age. From wisdom tooth eruption and edentulism to the misalignment of the jaw and cosmetic … Continue reading