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Is Flossing your teeth important? Your Local Redcliffe Dentist says yes!

Flossing only takes a few minutes a day but has a huge impact on oral health.  If you don’t floss a few minutes a day,  you miss cleaning up to 40% of your tooth surfaces and put yourself at risk of gum disease, plaque and tartar build-up and eventually tooth decay. But how important is flossing?  […]

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Top 5 Worst Dental Habits – do you have them?

So, you practice good dental care – you brush your teeth, floss regularly and see your dentist twice a year for checkups.  Unfortunately you are probably also engaging in one or more bad oral health habits that can compromise your dental health. Here’s five of the worst dental habits, why they’re harmful, and what you […]

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Introducing Dr Min Jae Kim to John Street Dental!

Dr Min Jae Kim has recently joined John Street Dental.  She graduated with Honours from the University of Queensland. Min has worked in both the Gold Coast and in Brisbane, but definitely prefers the Redcliffe Peninsula lifestyle! Min enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, but has a particular interest in aesthetics and helping people to […]

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Introducing Dr Marianna Culaciati Tapia at John Street Dental!

Introducing Dr Marianna Culaciati Tapia to John Street Dental! Marianna graduated and completed her studies in dentistry in her home country Chile, in South America. After practicing in Chile, Marianna completed her Dental Research Degree at the University of Sydney and qualified as a dentist in Australia. Her experience as a University Clinical Instructor and […]

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Emergency Only Appointments during Covid 19 31st July – 3 August Lockdown – John Street Dental

To all our patients: We would like to inform you due to be ongoing a strict three-day lockdown, John Street Dental will remain open ONLY FOR EMERGENCIES. If you had an non-urgent appointment with us during Monday and Tuesday before 4pm, we will be contacting you to reschedule once restrictions have been lifted. We understand how […]

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Winter eating habits – how to give your mouth a fighting chance

As your Local Redcliffe Dentist knows,  winter is a time with shorter days, cool temperatures and more time to spend home as COVID-19 is hitting again our community. All this can have a major effect in what we eat and how well we look after our teeth. Do you feel hungrier in winter and when you […]

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Clenching- what are the symptoms?

As your local Redcliffe Dentists know, the first people to notice when a person has Bruxism is their partner or parents. Bruxism, which is the involuntary clenching, grinding and gnashing of teeth  The causes can be a little bit of a mystery in some cases, but there are a range of factors that play a […]

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Periodontal disease explained by Dr Anna Jiang at John Street Dental, your Local Redcliffe Dentists

Periodontal disease aka gum disease – by Dr Anna Jiang Many people have never heard of periodontal disease, and many have been told they have gum issues but know very little about it.   There are many forms of periodontal disease, the most common of which are gingivitis and periodontitis. Whilst gingivitis is more commonly discussed, […]

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John Street Dental celebrates 45 years of Dentistry on the Redcliffe Peninsula

The 15th of March 2021 is a milestone event for John Street Dental Redcliffe as we celebrate 45 years of providing exceptional dental care within the community. Our tranquil practice was founded by Dr Peter Houston and evolved when a beautiful four bedroom Redcliffe home was transformed into a welcoming and well equipped clinic to […]

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Toothbrushing mistakes and how to fix them!

Toothbrushing – as easy as it may seem to do, many of us brush don’t brush our teeth as well as we could.  Thankfully, there are ways to improve. Pick the correct Toothbrush – How do you choose the correct toothbrush from the large selection at your local supermarket? soft bristles smaller toothbrush head handles with […]