Brisbane Dental Blog

Sensitive Teeth

The team at Smile Artistry can help you understand why you have sensitive teeth and how to manage your discomfort.


Congratulations to Dr Paul McKay and Dr John Bacalakis

Dr Paul McKay becomes a Graduate at the Kois Centre, Seattle USA

Dr John Bacalakis becomes a Graduate at the Kois Centre, Seattle, USA

Dr Paul and Dr John are commited to Dental Excellence and completion of the Kois Center Program is proof of this.

3 Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures to improve your Smile

Are you always unhappy with your pictures? Do you avoid having your photos taken?

It could be true for several people who are not happy with their teeth, which one of the most important and noticeable facial features. The two most common reasons for a person to hide their smile are:

Your Dentist can help tooth wear

Research has shown that tooth wear (particularly concerning the front teeth) seems to be on the rise. Tooth wear has usually been a problem associated with older patients, often caused by dry mouth or prescription drugs but now the problem is becoming more evident in younger people.

Tooth wear in younger patients has been linked to the following causes,

Sleep Dentistry

Sleep dentistry is a ground breaking treatment to be offered to patients. Sleep dentistry, also known as sedation dentistry, means that a patient will undergo dental treatment whilst under Intra-Venous Sedation. This means the patient will be in a semi-conscious state and able to interact with staff but will quickly forget about the procedure.

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Dr. Paul McKay | Smile Artistry Toowong / Brisbane / Australia

5 things you should know about Teeth Whitening

Everyone wants whiter, brighter teeth and a Hollywood smile, but did you know that not all teeth whitening products are created equal? In fact, some over-the-counter teeth whitening systems contain harsh bleaches and peroxides that can do your pearly whites more harm then good, and actually damage teeth enamel in the long term.

How to Pay for Dental Work

If you require substantial dental work or treatment, covering the cost can be daunting. This is especially true in the case of emergency dental treatment, where you haven’t necessarily had a chance to plan for that filling, root canal or extraction.


How to Prepare for a Tooth Extraction

So you’ve been for your regular oral health checkup and your dentist has delivered the news: that niggling pain you’d been trying to ignore really was serious, and the best course of treatment is a tooth extraction.

The idea of having one of your teeth pulled probably isn’t high on your list of things you’d like to do this year, but a tooth extraction isn’t nearly as scary or painful as urban legend and schoolyard lore would have us believe.

5 Types of Cosmetic Dentistry

Want to perfect your pearly whites with some cosmetic dentistry? At Smile Artistry, we’re experts in beautifying smiles of all shapes and sizes, and can work with you to determine which cosmetic dentistry treatment is right for you.