The Melanoma Australians Don't Know About
Australia has the highest melanoma rate in the world. Most Australians know at least a little about melanoma. It's a potentially deadly skin cancer which is linked to sun exposure. A melanoma develops in the skin cells which produce melanin, the pigment that gives skin colour. It arises in moles, and as the cancer grows the appearance of the mole changes. When looking for melanoma, a dermatologist or general practitioner will look for a mole which has grown, changed appearance or colour, is an irregular shape and is larger than 6mm.
Why Consider Laser Whitening Instead of Using Bleaching Trays?
Everyone wants their teeth to stay looking white and healthy, but everything from lifestyle choices to environmental factors to simple genetics can result in staining and discolouration. As such, there are plenty of treatment options. The most common treatment is bleaching, which involves applying bleaching gel to custom-fit trays and then putting those trays over your teeth for extended periods, usually as you sleep. However, you can also go for laser whitening, and here are just a few reasons why you should.