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Pregnancy and oral health – how can you best look after your mouth? According to your Local Redcliffe Dentist

As your Local Redcliffe Dentists know, it is extremely important for pregnant patients to maintain a healthy mouth. Gum disease  during pregnancy has been linked to an increased risk of low birth weight and in some cases, premature birth.  Pregnancy hormones can make gums sensitive to dental plaque. Here are a few tips for taking […]

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What is Periodontal Disease? According to your Local Redcliffe Dentist

As your Local Redcliffe Dentist knows, Periodontal Disease (also known as Gum Disease) is an inflammatory disease which affects the structures that support our teeth. Periodontal disease is often seen as a ‘silent’ disease as many people don’t realise they have it until the symptoms become more obvious.  It is prevalent in all age groups, not just […]


Mouth Breathing – is it a problem? Your Local Redcliffe Dentist knows!

Do you breathe through your mouth, instead of your nose?  Have you ever wondered if this is causing problems for your oral health and general wellbeing? While most people breathe through their noses, some breathe through their mouths only, while others have a medical condition known as sleep apnea where they breathe through their mouths […]


Dentures vrs Dental Implants – how to decide what is best for you! According to your Local Redcliffe Dentist

    As your Local Redcliffe Dentist knows, partial and full dentures were traditionally the only options available for replacing missing teeth.  Nowadays, there are many options to choose from – but how do you know which one is right for you? Partial dentures rely on the remaining teeth in the jaw for support and […]


Introducing Dr Mia Zhu – by your Local Redcliffe Dentists at John Street Dental

Your Local Redcliffe Dentists at John Street Dental would like to introduce Dr Mia Zhu, who recently joined our team. Dr. Mia completed her dental qualifications from Griffith University Dental School with Awards for Academic Excellence. Dr. Mia is passionate about providing patients with high quality dental treatments in all aspects of general dentistry. Dr […]

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Dental Health Week is coming! But what does it all mean? Your Local Redcliffe Dentist explains……

So when is Dental Health Week, and what is it all about?  Your Local Redciffe dentists at John Street Dental will be working to promote the message of Dental Health Week. Dental Health Week is an initiative organised by the Australian Dental Association every year, with the aim of educating Australians about the importance of […]


Tooth Whitening with Zoom! what your Local Redcliffe Dentist wants you to know

Zoom! Whitening at John Street Dental Philips Zoom professional whitening is a fast, effective and safe way to whiten your teeth. Results from professional treatments can be immediate (up to 8 shades whiter), and because a dental professional is involved, the process is safe, reliable and hassle free.  The active ingredient in the whitening gel is […]


Implants, Extractions and Oral Surgery – What your Local Redcliffe Dentist wants you to know

  As your Local Redcliffe Dentist knows, no one wants to have a tooth extraction!  Unfortunately, an extraction is the only option available in some situations. Dentists can also perform oral surgeries such as wisdom teeth removal and the insertion of Dental Implants. There are several reasons for patients being referred to an Oral Surgeon […]