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All You Need To Know About Dental Implants

There is no doubt about the fact that people are living longer and healthier lives as compared to what they were living a few decades ago. However, most of them continue to face dental problems, with many loosing teeth at an early age. And then they retort to partial or full dentures which, at times, make the condition even worse. This is mainly because dentures become loose over a period of time, which causes gum sores, thus making it extremely difficult to eat. No matter how young or old you are, you would not want to face the difficulties that tend to tag along with denture use. In order to avoid such problems, a lot of people are opting for dental implants; making it easier for them to eat a variety of food and indulge in social activities in a carefree manner.

Dental implants are becoming popular as it doesn’t cause any sort of damage to the gum or jaw bone. Traditional dentures, on the other hand, prove debilitating to the gums and surrounding jaw bones, sometimes making it difficult to even chew food properly. Therefore, if you lose your teeth, dental implant should be the first thing on your mind.

Now, you may wonder whether dental implants are suitable for elderly people. The answer is yes, dental implants work well with people of all ages. Even the ones who are suffering from osteoporosis tend to respond well to these implants. A good dentist in Sydney will ensure that dental implants are placed in the right manner so that the chances of negative outcome are minimal.

As far as the recovery period for dental implants is concerned, it usually does not last longer than 3 to 5 days, especially if it is performed by expert and experienced dental implants specialists. You might experience a bit of pain for a couple of days, but it can easily be managed with the help of certain pain killers.

There are a few treatment options available as far as dental implants are concerned. One of the options involve placement of 2 to 4 implants, providing support to the removal overdenture. Another option involves fixed prosthesis, which is placed over dental implants to provide more comfort and natural appearance.

Mini dental implants are extremely effective and beneficial as they allow the patient to eat any kind of food she wants without worrying about discomfort, as is the case with conventional dentures. These implants also remain firmly in place and do not cause any injury to the jaw bone or gums.

If you have suffered tooth loss and want to enjoy all these amazing benefits of dental implants, then book an appointment with Millennium Dental for dental implant consultation and get your perfect smile back in no time.

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Sibel Serce

Oral Health Therapist

Sibel is one of our Oral Health Therapists at Millennium Dental.

Since becoming a member of the team, Sibel has consistently demonstrated the utmost commitment and dedication towards helping each of our patients. She has gained her experience in both the public health sector, as well as other private clinics throughout Sydney.

Her friendly nature makes her extremely approachable. When tailoring to her patients’ needs, Sibel ensures she is able to provide an attentive yet pleasurable dental experience for everybody she meets.  She is extremely passionate about promoting oral health to both her friends and fellow peers.

Sibel is a graduate of the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Oral Health. She is also bilingual in speaking English and Turkish.

When she is away from the clinic, Sibel loves spending time with her big family, finding cafes for brunch as well a gym workout.

Sona Rathinavelu

Oral Health Therapist

Sona qualified as an Oral Health Therapist (Adult Scope) in 2007 with Distinction marks from the University of Sydney. She has worked in a number of clinics across Sydney where she has practiced a wide range of preventative and restorative procedures. Her calm and gentle demeanour help make patients feel welcome and relaxed. She enjoys focusing on the aesthetic, preventative and restorative aspects of dentistry.  

When not at the practice, Sona enjoys teaching dance and hanging out with her family.

Shruti Kulhalli


Since graduating with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Adelaide, Dr Shruti Kulhalli has worked in Sydney and Adelaide, both as a dentist and as a university clinical tutor.  Dr Shruti brings extensive range of experience to our practice and strives for perfection when treating each and every one of her patients, always tailoring her approach to an individual’s needs. Her warm and friendly manner ensures a comfortable, personal experience for each patient. Always seeking to stay up-to-date with the ever-evolving world of dentistry, she regularly attends dental conferences and courses all around Australia. With a keen interest in both cosmetic and complex restorative dentistry.  As a mum of 2 young kids, Dr Shruti is especially passionate about the need for great paediatric dentistry.

Dr Shruti particularly enjoys the interpersonal and artistic aspects of dentistry. She loves being able to meet and to get to know different people each day and nothing gives her greater pleasure than using her skills and experience to help people gain optimal dental health and a beautiful smile. She also firmly believes that health is holistic, and when planning treatment, and always considers her patient’s general physical health and their well-being with the knowledge that these can have an important influence on oral health. 

In the little time that she’s not being a dentist or a mum, Dr Shruti is a regular at her local pilates studio, and also loves learning and reading about health and wellness. In 2013, she received her certificate in health coaching with the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. This has given her the unique ability as a dentist to provide advice to her patients on the link between dental health and nutrition.

Mark Rosenberg


Dr Mark Rosenberg graduated in South Africa in 1982, before moving to London for fifteen years. During his time in London, Dr Rosenberg furthered his studies in implant dentistry, orthodontics, cosmetics and general oral surgery. In 1987 Dr Rosenberg received the LDS from the Royal College of Surgeons and also passed his American board exams. Dr Rosenberg benefited from the great experience of running multiple surgeries and a general anaesthetics clinic for many years.

Dr Rosenberg has done extensive courses in cosmetics and implant surgery and holds several post graduate implant and orthodontic diplomas.

Since immigrating to Sydney, he has enjoyed the daily drive from the Eastern suburbs to Mosman. His spare time is spent chasing after his young daughter who keeps him young and tired at the same time! He has kept fit for many years and his present regime involves running, swimming and pilates; however, his knees have decided his marathon running days are over!