Every Single Question I Asked Before Getting Veneers to Improve My Chipped Teeth

By Amy Clark for Adore Beauty As a reformed pen-chewer and nail biter of more than 20 years, I’ve spent a lot of time and money at the dentist. My teeth woes actually started when I face-planted and broke my two front teeth in half playing basketball in primary school, but I reckon I’ve had my fillings done […]

Tools of the trade: Dentapen

By Dr Rita Trak, Dental & Skin Clinic No-one likes pain and no-one likes getting an injection, myself included. I was looking for a way I could numb my clients for their dental and skin treatments but without the pain of the needle. I wanted a product I would use on myself as a client. […]

The wellness industry is coming for your teeth

By Sophie Aubrey for The Age ‘she’s all about making oral hygiene “sexy” rather than just a medical need’ Sophie writes about Dr Rita Trak’s dental philosophy For most of us, tooth-brushing is like washing the dishes: it’s just one of our daily chores. Now, the humdrum activity is being reframed as an act of self-care, […]

How the founder of a cult sunscreen looks after her skin

By Stephanie Darling for The Sunday Morning Herald Getting my teeth whitened and a facial at the same time by Dr Rita Trak at Dental & Skin in Melbourne. – Ava Matthews, on what her favourite beauty treatment is right now Each week, Sunday Life’s beauty director Stephanie Darling roadtests a different makeup or skincare trend […]

Tips To Minimising Your Make-Up Routine

Make sure your skin is healthy by getting your skincare routine in check. Be sure you’re using the right products to achieve your skin goals. See a skin care professional who can help tailor a bespoke skincare routine suitable for your skin type. Don’t just buy products online just because they look good. Make your […]

Do I Need Straight Teeth Before I Get Veneers?

IF YOUR SMILE IS MILDLY CROOKED OR GAPPY PLUS YOU DON’T LIKE THE SHAPE, COLOUR, SIZE AND LENGTH You can get porcelain veneers if your teeth are slightly misaligned, chipped, gappy. Veneers allow you to quickly and effectively correct the position of your teeth. Because of this, veneers are sometimes referred to as “instant orthodontics.”For example, teeth that […]

Top Summer Skin Care Tips

Apply sunscreen as the last step of your skincare routine, even on the cold days. Our skin gets exposed to UVA and UVB rays from the air in general so it needs the protection from a good sunscreen. Use a chemical sunscreen when spending long hours outdoors and when going to the beach. Chemical sunscreens […]

Things Your Dentist Wants You To Know About Veneers

You need to have your dental hygiene routine down pat. Your gums need to be healthy which means you’re brushing with an electric toothbrush and you’re getting your teeth professionally cleaned twice a year. Not all porcelain veneers are created equally. The quality and the aesthetic result of porcelain veneers depends on how they are […]

How To Prepare For Microdermabrasion

Here’s how to prep for your microdermabrasion treatment! Before your appointment Stop using any retinol as well as any chemical and physical exfoliants 24 hours before your appointment After your appointment Hold off on retinol as well as any chemical and physical exfoliants 24 hours after your treatment. Avoid as much direct sun exposure as […]

Common Questions About Getting Microdermabrasion

Can you get microdermabrasion after anti wrinkle injections? You can get microdermabrasion before the anti wrinkle injections but you can’t get it immediately. 2. Can a pregnant woman do microdermabrasion? Absolutely. Microdermabrasion facials and treatments are considered safe for pregnant women. 3. Can I use vitamin C after microdermabrasion? Absolutely. Vitamin C helps speed up […]