Ballarat Dentist Explains What Impacts Veneers Costs

Ballarat Central, Victoria -

When considering the cost of dental veneers, it’s important to consider a variety of factors. For instance, the type of veneers choosen can play a role in how much they will cost. Ballarat dentist Dr Karishma Wijeyesinghe explains what impacts veneer costs and provides insight into different types of veneers available and how insurance may be able to help cover costs. With the right information, people seeking veneers can make an informed decision about the best option for theirbudget and oral health needs.

Veneers are thin shells of tooth-colored material that are bonded to the front surface of teeth. They can be made from porcelain or composite resin. When a tooth is chipped, cracked, discolored or misshapen, veneers are an option for correction.

The total cost of veneers will include the materials, diagnosis and planning and the dentist's time. The dentist will be able to provide a quote that includes the cost of veneer materials, laboratory fees and their own hourly rate. They will also have to consider whether they will need to use other dental procedures to prepare the teeth for veneers.

Veneers can be made of either porcelain or composite resin material. Some dentists will have their own preferences. Porcelain is a more durable material with greater aesthetic properties that can be used to match the tooth color and has greater longevity than composite. Composite resin is more affordable, but may not last as long and may require more frequent re-treatment.

People looking for veneers must consider the experience of the dentist. Some have extensive experience with veneers, while others may be newer to the field. It is important for patients to understand what factors influence the cost of veneers in order to make an informed decision about their dentist.

Ballarat Dentist Dr Karishma Wijeyesinghe has developed a practice that is highly equipped and designed with a specific focus in cosmetic dentistry and she has extensive experience working with patients who need veneers. Dr Karishma recommends "Each patient's individual needs will play a role in determining their veneer costs and that there are many other factors that can impact the total price tag such as the type of material used and how many teeth require treatment in order to a long lasting and truly aesthetic result."

Having a beautiful smile is something that many people strive for. Unfortunately, many people are overwhelmed by the costs associated with cosmetic dentistry before contacting a dentist. People who are considering veneers may have questions about what factors could impact the overall price of the procedure. Dr Karishma Wijeyesinghe specializes in cosmetic dentistry and welcomes any questions via her website

The article Ballarat Dentist Explains What Impacts Veneers Costs was originally published on The Australian.

Bellriver Homes At Zero Risk of Failure - Dun & Bradstreet Risk Analysis Report

Sydney, New South Wales -

Bellriver Homes, a major Australian home builder with construction projects all over NSW, has announced that an independent credit risk analysis by Dun & Bradstreet found the company to be at almost zero risk of failure.

Dun & Bradstreet is an American business intelligence company that provides data, analytics, and insights for companies all over the world. Founded in 1841, the company has an almost two-century-long history of reliability and trustworthiness. Its analytical expertise can be attributed to the Data Cloud, Dun & Bradstreet’s proprietary database comprising more than 500 million records. To create a business’s risk profile, the company evaluates its sustainability and payment behavior by assessing the risk of failure and the risk of slow-to-severely-delinquent payments through scores, ratings, and indices.

The spokesperson for Bellriver Homes, Clayton Gage commented on the findings of the D&B Risk Assessment Report by saying, “At Bellriver Homes, we are proud of our financial health. So much so that we commissioned an independent report by Dun & Bradstreet following which the firm’s credit risk analysis placed Bellriver at almost zero risk of failure. Given how comprehensive and rigorous the firm’s methods are, it proves beyond a shadow of a doubt that buying property from Bellriver Homes is one of the safest investments that you can make for your family and your future. Just like the thousands of Australian homeowners who we have housed over the last 30 years, you can trust us with your home, always. If you want an in-depth look at Dun & Bradstreet’s risk analysis methodology, we can offer you a copy of the report upon request."

The risk analysis report from Dun & Bradstreet is one of Bellriver Homes’ 7 pillars of financial stability and responsible leadership. The 7 pillars are a collection of business approaches, operating philosophies, and advantages that have made Bellriver Homes one of the most reputed builders in NSW and the rest of the country. The first pillar is the company’s longevity and its history of operating under solid leadership and sound accounting principles since it got its start in 1993. Next, the results of the Dun & Bradstreet risk analysis report are a testament to the company’s financial health. Third, the company believes in collaboration and building strong relationships with its suppliers which allow it to deliver its projects on time, on budget, and to the highest standards of sustainability.

The fourth pillar that helped the NSW builder achieve its current status is its site start allocation schemes which limit the number of jobs it works on at a time. This ensures that its capacity limits are never exceeded. Fifth, Bellriver Homes chooses to work only in select NSW areas guaranteeing consistent margins and continuity of work. Next, the company employs an open-book management policy that encourages transparency within its ranks and encourages employees at all levels to pitch in regarding its future. Finally, Bellriver Homes prides itself on being a property developer that does not compete on price and chooses to offer the best value-for-money propositions.

When asked to sum up Bellriver Homes’ business ethos, Marketing Director Elizabeth Brunton-Holt quotes the company’s promise to its customers. She says, “Our customer bond guides our actions and is the essence of the connection between us. We guarantee our tender is the best in the industry.”

The customer bond that Elizabeth talks about is readily noticeable in the hundreds of reviews Bellriver Homes has received over the years. The company has just shy of 100 5-star reviews on and an impressive overall rating of 4.3 out of 5.0. It has near-perfect scores in individual feedback categories such as customer service, site admin, structural integrity, plumbing & waterproofing, electrical & lighting, flooring, and transparency.

Readers looking for property in NSW can contact Bellriver Homes for inquiries at (1800) 200-888 from Monday to Friday between 9 AM and 5 PM. It also offers a 10-point holistic home selection and buying guide as a free download on its website.

Smash Room City Brings Rage Room Fun to Sydney

Sydney is transforming its leisure scene with the arrival of Smash Room City, the city's newest rage room. This exciting new venue offers stress relief for those looking for an unconventional way to blow off steam. The rage room allows guests to take a break from their daily worries by smashing items like glassware, appliances, and furniture in a safe and supervised environment.

Smash rooms, also known as anger rooms, rage rooms, or break rooms, are unique venues that allow people to break items to their heart's content. The concept is simple: individuals enter a room filled with items like plates, vases, and other objects, then take out their frustrations by smashing them. It's a fun way to release stress without any risk of injury or damage to one's personal property.

Statistics show that rage rooms can provide an immensely satisfying and effective release of energy, which leads to relief from stress. For instance, a study from the University of Oxford witnessed a decrease in levels of cortisol - known as 'the stress hormone' - when participants experienced intense activities such as smashing items in rage room sessions. Furthermore, smashing objects has been proven to bring relaxation to 90 percent of individuals after only 60 minutes spent in a rage room.

Smash Room City offers an array of packages tailored to individuals as well as groups. Whether it is a spontaneous visit or part of team-building activities, Smash Room City delivers a unique experience that can be beneficial for people looking to relieve stress. Guests can customise their package with different items and playlists of music, making each session unique. Under supervision from qualified staff members, participants can unleash their emotions and relish the freedom that comes with smashing objects in a safe space.

To book a smash room experience visit the Smash Room City website at

Emu Run Experience Launches 4 Day Uluru Comfort Tour

Emu Run Experience, a tour company based in Alice Springs, NT, Australia, is happy to announce that they have launched a new 4 day tour of Uluru. This will take travellers on a journey to the heart of Australia and enjoy various highlights in this activity-packed four-day tour. They want to emphasise that the extended length of the tour will provide clients with the opportunity to immerse themselves in the remote outdoors of Australia, enjoying the beautiful views of heritage-listed sites while seeing first-hand ancient cultural practices. In addition, they can enjoy some canapes and drinks while watching the one-of-a-kind Uluru sunset.

Patrick Bedford, managing director of Emu Run Experience, says, “Spend three nights in Australia’s red centre and four days exploring its most beautiful attractions. Take in stunning views of heritage-listed sites and witness ancient cultural practices. Enjoy drinks and canapes as the sun goes down and tick the coveted Uluru sunset experience off your list. You’ll travel, eat, and sleep in total comfort and be guided by friendly, professional tour guides on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure.”

Adventure Across the Outback in Total Comfort with Emu Run Experience

The 4 Day Outback Escape – Uluru and Kings Canyon tour offers several highlights. These include the: Uluru Sunset with a glass of bubbly; Uluru sacred sites; Kata Tjuta Walpa Gorge; Maruku Dot Painting Workshop; Curtin Springs paper tour; Karrke Tour Aboriginal Experience; Kings Canyon Watarrka National Park; and Mount Connor Lookout (Alice Springs start only).

On the first day, they will pick up clients from their Alice Springs accommodation and leave at about 8:00am. On the way to Uluru, they will stop for morning tea and lunch will be at Ayers Rock. Next, they will go to Sails in the Desert to check in. The remaining part of the day will be spent at Uluru where clients will take short walks while learning about sacred stories and traditions. An important part of the day is watching the sun set while enjoying canapes and premium drinks. After sunset, clients will be brought to Sails in the Desert for a three-course dinner.

On day 2, the travellers will get to enjoy a sunrise view of Uluru while drinking tea or coffee. After sunrise, travellers will return to the hotel for breakfast and at about 9:00am, they will get to visit Kata Tjuta for the Walpa Gorge walk, after which they will return to the resort for lunch and prepare for the Maruku Dot Painting Workshop. The travellers can spend the rest of the day in whatever way they want.

On day 3, they will proceed to Ayers Rock at around 9:30am. The first stop will be at Curtain Springs where the travellers get to learn about the production process in the Old Abattoir. After lunch, they will go to Kings Creek Station and on the way, they will sup at Mount Conner Lookout. The last activity for the day will be the Karrke Aboriginal Tour Experience.

On day 4, participants will take an early morning Kings Canyon walk. After lunch at Kings Canyon Resort, they will start their trip back to Alice Springs. There will be a stopover at Erldunda Roadhouse for some afternoon tea and to meet the Emus up close.

Founded in 2001, Emu Run Experience is a locally owned and operated tour company in Alice Springs, NT, Australia that specialises in premium day tours, private charters, and multi-day trips. They have friendly guides who truly love the outback and sharing to others the beauty of the landscape in Australia with travellers from various parts of the world. The company also is proud of being a member of the TripAdvisor’s Hall of Fame and has been receiving the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence every year since 2011. Their group tours are focused on promoting the natural beauty and culture of the outback region including Uluru-Kata Tjuta, Palm Valley, Kings Canyon, and the West MacDonnell Ranges. Those who want to book an overnight tour may choose between camping itineraries and trips based on premium and budget accommodation. Their group charters and private tours can be tailor-fitted to the customer’s specific needs and preferences.

Those who are interested in learning more about Emu Run Experience can check out their website or contact them on the phone. Customers may also want to visit their Facebook page. They are open from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, from Monday to Friday.

E Web Marketing Shortlisted For The 2023 APAC Search Awards

Sydney, New South Wales -

Sydney-based full-service digital marketing agency E-Web Marketing has been shortlisted in two categories at the APAC Search Awards, an awards ceremony that highlights the best accomplishments in SEO across the Asia Pacific region.

The APAC Search Awards handpicks the best digital marketing agencies offering services for a wide range of industries such as Retail/eCommerce, Finance, Travel/Leisure, Non-Profits, B2B, B2C, Health, Automotive, Real Estate & Property, and more. For the 2023 awards, E-Web Marketing has been nominated in two categories – Best Use of Search – Health and Best Low Budget Campaign. The shortlist was announced on December 9, 2022, and the winners in each category will be announced in a virtual ceremony on 25th January 2023.

E-Web Marketing is a finalist in 2 categories at the 2023 APAC Search Awards

The APAC Search Awards are a part of the successful awards series “The Search Awards,” managed by We Are Search, an international organization that celebrates the achievements of SEO, PPC, and content marketing agencies all over the world. The organization’s judges focus on showcasing innovative, technically impressive, and refreshingly creative campaigns that are bound to leave an impact on the industry. Its other major global events include the UK Search Awards, the European Search Awards, the US Search Awards, the Canadian Search Awards, the MENA Search Awards, and the Global Search Awards.

E-Web Marketing CEO Sam Shetty commented on his company’s inclusion in the list of finalists for the 2023 APAC Search Awards by saying, “We are truly honored to be among the select few digital marketing agencies that caught the attention of the APAC Search Awards judges. It is not only an affirmation of the hard work that our SEO experts put in but also an unequivocal validation of the systems and processes we have put in place at E-Web Marketing to deliver these results to our clients. We are thrilled with the nomination and can’t wait for the results to be declared a little over a month from now. Regardless of the outcome, this recognition has undoubtedly boosted morale and has let us know that E-Web Marketing is on the right path towards becoming one the foremost digital marketing agencies in Australia and globally too.”

E-Web Marketing’s nomination in the category “Best Use of Search – Health” was awarded for its work for Mona Vale Dental, a state-of-the-art dental clinic in the Northern Beaches region. E-Web Marketing helped raise awareness for Mona Vale Dental through a combination of improving its search rankings and giving it more visibility through relevant news coverage. The Sydney SEO agency bagged its second nomination for helping Russo Electrical, a residential and commercial electrical services contractor, get more interest from local clients using an extremely affordable but effective and well-optimized SEO campaign.

Head of Content at E-Web Marketing, Melissa Lahoud talked about the work it did for the two companies by saying, “Mona Vale Dental and Russo Electrical operate in very different industries and have their own unique set of digital marketing challenges. However, for the talented and experienced team that we have assembled here at E-Web Marketing, switching between such wildly different domains is just another part of the workday. Our clients are diverse, which is a testament to our top-notch research skills and capability for in-depth industry analyses. It allows us to adapt our SEO methods to boost every single business that approaches us for help. And as our work with Russo Electrical proves, we are even able to achieve market-leading results at very competitive prices.”

E-Web Marketing has a team of 14 employees, all based in Sydney, who have an enviable track record of helping over 3000 national and global clients with over 5000 projects. The digital marketing services it offers include Search Engine Optimization, Google Ads, Website Design, and Facebook Ads. It also offers Digital Virtual Manager packages that give clients access to its high-performing team of cross-skilled experts, essentially turning them into virtual team members with high availability. Readers can find out more about the company’s SEO services by visiting:

Lindsay Tighe Featured Among Experts on Deep Listening In The Workplace

Lindsay Tighe from Empowered Conversations recently weighed in on an article about deep listening in the workplace. The blog post shares some valuable tips regarding active listening or listening to understand rather than listening to respond. Deep listening goes a step further, and the blog post talks about what exactly deep listening is and why it is so important in the workplace. Tighe provides valuable insight, and anyone can peruse her thoughts on the subject for free.

“They say good listeners are like trampolines — you bounce your ideas off of them,” says the blog post. “Namely, attentive listeners are not supposed to simply absorb the speaker’s words, like sponges, but rather reflect them, to deepen their understanding of what’s being said. So, be honest: are you a sponge or a trampoline? Whatever your answer may be, the truth is, even the best listeners among us could use some improvement. To put it another way, we should all strive for deep listening.“

Deep listening is defined as listening with the intention of understanding the speaker’s perspective. This means paying attention to both verbal and nonverbal cues while listening in order to understand what the intention behind the speaker’s words is. This calls upon the listener to reserve judgment and instead be open to receiving new information from the speaker. Deep listening requires openness to the unfamiliar and a commitment to avoiding judging or trying to understand the reasoning. Deep listening differs from active listening in the amount of attention paid to oneself versus their conversational partner. The listener does not simply absorb words, they grasp the facts that are being shared with them and thus the listener is better able to help the speaker with whatever they may be talking about.

The article also explains how to engage in deep listening in the workplace. According to a study, nearly half of respondents expressed a preference for giving practical advice over taking the time to understand their employees. Nearly 20% said that they could learn to be better listeners. The practice has a number of benefits, the most important of which is the fact that deep listening helps to resolve conflicts. Deep listening is closely related to silence, which allows the listener to understand the speaker and thus respond better. It also helps to build trust as speakers feel they are better understood by listeners.

Deep listening also improves collaboration. Different teams need to collaborate and communicate effectively for an organization to run which is why it is so important to practice deep listening whenever possible. When it comes to enabling positive emotions through deep listening, Tighe comments that, “Enabling these positive emotions leads to people feeling more motivated and engaged, and we know that this will create higher levels of productivity and performance. This level of listening also enables deeper and better relationships, which are critical to creating a positive workplace culture.”

Anthony Martin, another contributor to the article, says about deep listening, “When leaders model deep listening, they create a culture of respect and collaboration for the entire organization. Deep listening leads to self-awareness and growth and helps overcome the blockers that stop the work from getting done. When an entire company practices deep listening, they are much more engaged and productive in their work and feel seen and respected. Taking the time to really listen to employees and co-workers will make your business more collaborative and successful.”

Deep listening is an incredibly powerful communication tool that can greatly improve workplace relations. It is possible to learn how to practice both active and deep listening in the workplace through some of the workshops by Empowered Conversations. They hold workshops where they teach people to communicate more effectively, both by teaching them to be better listeners and teaching them to be better speakers.

For more information on deep listening, workplace communication and more, interested parties may read the Pumble blog post. They may also visit Empowered Conversations’ website to learn how to take part in one of their communication workshops.

How Form Workwear Keeps Tradies Cool in the Summer Heat

The Australian summertime is well-known for it's sweltering heat, with the Australian Bureau of Meteorology stating 26°C is an average Summer temperature in most regions. The sun is bright, and humidity high. To help Australian tradies across the country, Liam McKay, Founder of Form Workwear, has developed workwear to help workers stay cool throughout this intense summer season. reports there were 1,774 accepted workers’ compensation claims resulting from working in heat over the ten years from 2009 to 2019. This includes of 940 claims that were cancer related, and 441 claims that were heat stroke or heat stress related.

Work shorts for tradies engineered for the Australian summer

Liam says, "That would only be a fraction of the people who endured tough conditions and came out worse for wear."

Liam explains that best way to reduce heat related stress is to simply remove the manual labour required. Machines and automation help with this. He reiterates there's tasks that inevitably require manual labour. For that kind of work, on-site foreman should "review rest schedules to account for conditions and make sure everyone has the right equipment and workwear for the conditions". SafeWorkAustralia, the organisation responsible for developing national policy relating to WHS and workers' compensation agrees with this this stating that "reducing physical labour requirements" is a great way to reduce risk.

To help make work a little more comfortable for workers, Form Workwear offer workwear made with a lightweight, breathable fabric. The tough, stretchy canvas features reinforced stitching for extra durability.

"Breathable fabric doesn't have to be delicate. We've made a comfortable pair of shorts that keeps you cool but can still handle a hard-days work."

Founder Liam reckons they're worth a try, stating, "Tradies Never Regret the Switch to Form Workwear."

For those interested in purchasing a pair of Form Workwear tradies shorts can shop online at Get 10% off your first order by signing up to their mailing list.

About Form Workwear

Form Workwear is an Australian workwear brand offering a range of high-performance and comfortable products including shirts, quilted flannels, pants, shorts, hoodies, t-shirts and jackets for men. Inspired by the Aussie tradesmans attention to detail, the brand is focused on the fine details that make Form Workwear more comfortable than the average work wear.