Do veneers ruin your teeth?

If you hide your smile because of cosmetic flaws, you may be thinking about getting veneers to look and feel better when connecting with others. This is a big investment, so it’s natural to have some concerns.  We’re often asked if veneers ruin your natural teeth. The short answer is no. Nothing will happen to […]

Root canal treatment (this guide will help you feel less nervous)

Root canal treatment isn’t something that people eagerly sign up for.  No doubt you’ve heard some horror stories about how painful this procedure can be. But it doesn’t have to hurt – especially if we numb the entire area. Let us settle your nerves by giving you information about what to expect from root canal […]

Gum disease symptoms & treatment (Dr Alistair’s guide)

Gum disease (or periodontitis) is one of the most common diseases around the world. It’s actually been linked to serious health conditions too.  Research shows it may heighten the risk of stroke, heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and even pregnancy complications. Gum disease is widespread in Australia, it turns out:  At least 30 per cent of […]

Wisdom teeth removal (everything you need to know)

It’s natural to feel nervous about getting wisdom teeth removed. However, there may be no other way around it – if your final set of adult teeth are causing problems. This could be the best way to banish oral pain, prevent infection and give your other teeth plenty of room to grow so they don’t […]

Invisalign vs braces (which one is better for me)?

Back in the day (before 1998), there was only one way to correct misalignment: dental braces. However, Invisalign has now joined the ranks as a viable treatment to straighten teeth. There are many factors to consider when choosing between braces and Invisalign. Do I need orthodontic treatment in the first place? Orthodontic treatment corrects the […]

Are At-Home Teeth Whitening Kits Safe/Good?

As a dentist, one of the most common questions I get asked is: How can I whiten my teeth at home? So I’ve decided to explain all things teeth whitening in this post. Continue reading to learn if at home teeth whitening kits are safe, how effective at home whitening is, and how professional whitening […]

Everything you need from a dental practice…

We take care of ALL your dental needs under one roof – at our private, family-owned dental practice in Mona Vale on Sydney’s Northern Beaches.  This makes the world of difference to people with complex dental issues, who need more than a simple check-up or routine service. We save our patients time and ease their […]

What You Need to Know Before Getting Veneers

Your smile is one of the most important parts of a good first impression, so it’s definitely worth investing in. In today’s world, attractive appearances and smiles are considered to be a very valuable asset. Dental veneers are an innovative and popular type of cosmetic dentistry treatment that is designed to enhance the overall appearance […]

What to expect at your first dental appointment

All patients who come to Mona Vale Dental receive the best care possible for the whole family. On the Northern Beaches we have built a reputation for high quality dental work, and also on ensuring that our patients feel comfortable, understood and appreciated at all times. We aim to make every visit at our practice […]

Interest Free Dental Payment Plans For Patients

At Mona Vale Dental we offer dental payment plans as we understand that dental treatment can be expensive and finance could be a barrier to achieving your optimal dental treatment or your dream smile. It is essential to get the dental care you need as soon as possible, because untreated issues often require more complicated, […]