Dr Manuela has a keen interest in all aspects of general dental practice.  She especially has a keen interest in paediatric dentistry and won the 2012 Australian and New Zealand Society of Paediatric Dentistry Award at the University of Adelaide.

Services We Offer

Paediatric Dentistry

At Dental South we always try to make the dental visit a positive and fun experience for your child.  We believe a dental visit should be regarded as a “health” visit where our team uses our expertise to contribute to your child’s overall wellbeing

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Periodontal Care

Periodontal care means taking care of your gums and the bone that surround your teeth.  Periodontal disease can occur in the form of gingivitis (bleeding gums) and even worse periodontitis (loss of bone around your teeth) which can be a painful process w

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General Restorative Treatment

During your dental check-up a thorough assessment of your oral health will be done including any cavities that may be present.  You will be advised of teeth that may require attention and given a treatment plan.  It is always better to restore small cav

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Root Canal Therapy

Sometimes root canal therapy is needed when the nerve in the tooth is in the process of dying or is completely necrotic.  Teeth that have a “dead” or “dying” nerve in them can cause great pain because the next stage is a dental abscess.  A denta

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Tooth Whitening

Whitening or “bleaching” of your teeth can be done to make your natural teeth look whiter.  With professional tooth whitening this can normally make your teeth a few shades lighter with our safe and effective bleaching system.  Impressions of your t

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Emergency Treatment

If you are experiencing dental pain and would like to have your concern seen to please contact us to arrange an appointment.  We will try and see you as soon as possible.  If you have experienced a dental trauma (e.g. a tooth knocked out playing sport)

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Orthodontic Assessment

Orthodontics is an area in dentistry which involves correcting the jaw and teeth alignment.  There are many cause of “crooked” teeth and this could be from thumb-sucking, hereditary conditions, limited space or from a trauma.  There are different ag

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Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic anterior restorations are a great option for repairing broken front teeth and restoring your smile.  Utilising a resin bonded technique we can use our artistic flare to make teeth appear whiter and straighter.  Restoring someone’s smile is an

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Night guards and Mouthguards

Night guards (occlusal splints) are a fantastic treatment option for protecting your teeth from the crushing effects of tooth grinding and clenching when you are fast asleep.  With the stresses most of us experience from life it can exacerbate tooth grin

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Anti-wrinkle injections

Effective and safe method of reducing deep resting lines. Botulinum toxin A is used. It comes under many brand names such as Botox and Dysport. It is a purified protein that works by temporarily stopping nerve impulses to the muscles. The muscles involved

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Dermal fillers

Dermal fillers are used to “plump” the skin where there has been volume loss over time. For example, the lip borders, cheeks and marionette lines at the corners of the mouth. The dermal fillers used at Dental South are TGA approved and are made of saf

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Gummy Smile

Botulinum Toxin A injections can also be used to selectively target muscles involved with excessively raising the top lip when smiling. The top lip rests in a more relaxed position and less gum is exposed on smiling.

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Hyrdafacials

Hydrafacials are a non-invasive 20 minute skin rejuvenation procedure which provides an instant improvement in skin tone and texture with no downtime. There are 4 key steps: Gentle cleanse & exfoliation Light chemical peel High vortex extractions (rem

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Botanical resurfacing peels

Peel treatments are good for lifting the outer, dehydrated and dull layer of dead skin cells and for encouraging faster skin renewal. They are also good for reducing pigmentation and congestion (e.g. acne). We use a variety of professional Dermaquest peel

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Zoom Whitening

Zoom whitening is a 45 minute professional “in-chair” whitening procedure that is done by your dentist.  A special light is used to accelerate a medical grade bleach. Up to 8 shades lighter can be achieved. As this can potentially cause tooth sensiti

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