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About Dr Luke Cronin

Dr Luke Cronin is Sydney’s leading Cosmetic Dentist with his practice, Quality Dental, located in the heart of the North Sydney CBD on the lower north shore. Dr Cronin specialises in creating beautiful smiles with cutting edge cosmetic dentistry techniques namely Invisalign orthodontics, Philips Zoom whitening and porcelain veneers.

Do I have any cause to fear root canal?

If a root canal sounds like it would be very painful, we have the popular media to thank. After all, even President Obama has used the endodontic procedure in reference to the painful bank bailouts, calling them “as popular as a root canal”. All right, we get it. It is a dreaded dental procedure. What [...]

By | September 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Do I have any cause to fear root canal?

Don’t want to stain your teeth? Avoid these foods…

Yes, you can celebrate the fact that teeth whitening dental procedures are becoming more affordable and accessible, while promising a higher degree of success than ever. It has also become one of the most popular treatment options in the world of cosmetic dentistry. However having whiter teeth does not mean you no longer have to take [...]

By | September 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Don’t want to stain your teeth? Avoid these foods…

Dentists and dermal fillers

When you look in the mirror and notice a deep frown line across your forehead or wrinkles around the eyes or lips, fret not. You no longer have to contend with expensive surgical procedures just to smoothen out the wrinkles or those deep skin folds. More and more people are turning to injectable dermal fillers [...]

By | September 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dentists and dermal fillers

What misalignment problems can Invisalign correct?

Invisalign offers a modern alternative to traditional methods of straightening one’s teeth. Unlike metal braces that comprise wires and brackets, Invisalign braces are made of medical grade plastics that promise better comfort for the patient as well as a more discreet way of undergoing the teeth straightening treatment, without anyone noticing it at all. Ever [...]

By | August 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What misalignment problems can Invisalign correct?

Amalgam vs white fillings

When you have a cavity, acid from sugary foods can creep into the hole and attack your tooth from the inside. Left untreated, a cavity can lead to painful bouts due to infection in the gums, root and nerves. One of the most effective ways of protecting your tooth from further damage is to seal [...]

By | August 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Amalgam vs white fillings

How to handle common dental emergencies

No matter what kind of dental emergencies you may encounter, you should contact a dentist as soon as possible for a proper examination and treatment. That is because an emergency dentist does not simply provide pain relief when you need it most, he or she will help you to limit the damage to your teeth, [...]

By | August 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to handle common dental emergencies

Different types of tooth discolouration

Teeth whitening is undeniably one of the most discussed trends in cosmetic dentistry today. The purpose of teeth whitening however is rather straightforward: removing stains and discolouration from your teeth. Whether you accumulated the unsightly discolouration from years of coffee drinking, imbibing red wine or smoking, the goal is to remove the stains and discolouration that [...]

By | August 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Different types of tooth discolouration

Oral appliance therapy for sleep apnoea

Types of sleep apnoea therapy There are many types of dental appliances available for the treatment of sleep apnoea. Before making a choice, it’s important that you know what to look for and make sure that it is safe, comfortable and appropriate for your specific case. Prior to commencing treatment, you may be required to go for a detailed [...]

By | July 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Oral appliance therapy for sleep apnoea

Types of permanent dental crowns

If your dentist has recommended permanent dental crowns as a possible treatment option for your decayed or damaged teeth, you may be interested to know that there are different types of tooth-like caps that you can choose from. Unlike temporary crowns that are mostly made of acrylic or stainless steel, permanent crowns are designed for [...]

By | July 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Types of permanent dental crowns

Debunking root canal myths

Root canal is a treatment recommended for patients suffering from a decay or trauma that has badly damaged their tooth’s nerve. Located at the centre of every tooth is the pulp, which supplies the nutrients to the tooth. When the pulp, which is also made up of nerves and blood vessels, has been compromised by [...]

By | July 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Debunking root canal myths