Our surgery will be closed for Easter from Friday 29th March to the 1st April. We reopen on Tuesday 2nd April.


Sleep Solutions

September 6, 2019

Do you or your partner suffer from sleep apnoea or snoring? These conditions are highly prevalent in the community. A custom-fitted dental device can help manage these conditions and potentially and years to your life. These devices act to open the obstructed airway allowing easier (quiet) breathing. Consultation with a sleep physician may also be Read more…

Beware of screen use

September 3, 2019

Our oral health is usually the last thing we’re thinking about when we’re typing away, but that just the problem—we’re not thinking about it, and we should be. There are some extraneous external things like circadian rhythms and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder that can lead to tooth grinding of harmful finger nail-biting. Try to be Read more…

Tracking a country’s oral health

August 6, 2019

Australia’s Oral Health Tracker found that: Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease in Australia Three out of four children and young people are consuming too much sugar Only 51% of Australian adults brush their teeth the recommended twice a day Risky drinking and smoking contribute to poor oral health “The evidence shows that Read more…

Gum disease prevention

August 6, 2018

We recommend regular flossing for Gum disease prevention. Often gum disease progresses without pain and patients are unaware of disease progression. We recommend regular preventive maintenance visits to avoid any problems. Studies have also linked gum disease to heart disease.

Tooth Grinding Denial

May 6, 2018

THOSE  WITH TOOTH GRINDING DENIAL …..Please Read!! We are constantly surprised by people who say they don’t grind their teeth even if a dentist has told them they do. At our practice we often  hear these claims for why people feel they don’t clench or grind teeth: “My partner would hear me!” This isn’t necessarily Read more…

Surgery open now on Saturdays – fortnightly

September 6, 2016

We would like to announce that we are now available on Saturday mornings for appointments. Currently, we will be doing one Saturday per month from 8.30am until  1pm. Dr Stevenson, Dr Yong and the team hope this is a useful time for patients unable to come during the week. We also still offer evening appointments Read more…

High sugar content in foods causing tooth decay

February 26, 2016

There is plenty of press about at the moment focused on the high sugar content of foods. Here is an example of how careful one has to be with choosing the right foods: Consumption of high sugar content foods can lead to harmful tooth decay. People may be surprised just how much sugar they are Read more…

New in-house OPG

September 30, 2015

We have recently installed at our surgery a digital OPG. This means no time-consuming referrals to radiology clinics offsite.

Digital X-rays

July 27, 2015

We have recently installed the Digital x-ray scanner from Instrumentarium, Finland. This high-quality x-ray equipment allows great detailed images of your teeth to be taken at a minimal radiation dose. This reduction in dose is up to 75%. We are proud to offer this safe service to our patients. Enjoy seeing and discussing instantly your Read more…

Online Booking

May 17, 2015

As of 2015 we offer online booking for new and existing patients through Health Engine. If there isn’t an appointment available online then please call 9380 5886.