The common practice of placing a cap on your toothbrush is actually more detrimental�bacteria favor the moist environment, which increases reproduction. In China, in 1498, the first toothbrush with bristles was made, using hair from hogs, horses, and badgers. The first official commercial toothbrush was manufactured in 1938. A snail’s mouth is no larger than […]
Our rennovation is now complete at 116 John Street Redcliffe! Come on in and enjoy our new fresh reception soon. Sincerely, Peta Hooper – John Street Dental Redcliffe, your Redcliffe Dentist.
Pregnancy is an especially important time to take extra care of your teeth and gums! Ever heard an old wives tale “you lose a tooth for every pregnancy”, well this isn’t true and 100% avoidable, all you need to do is maintain a good oral hygine regime to ensure the health of your teeth and […]
John Street Dental, your local community Redcliffe Dentists, would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a safe and happy Easter. We are opened until Thursday 17th April and are closed the following days: 18th April – Good Friday 19th April – Easter Saturday 20th April – Easter Sunday 21th April – Easter […]
It is natural over time for our teeth to become a little darker, this is because after many years of confronting all manner of food and drink (incuding smoking), can turn our teeth a shade of yellow. This is due to the enamel of the teeth becomming thinner over time allowing the yellow dentine within […]
Nothing is a special as your child’s happy and healthy smile! Encouraging a good oral hygine regime is an investment to keeping your smile and teeth for life, teaching your child from a young age proper oral care helps to protect their teeth and gums. To greatly reduce the risk of tooth decay and maintain […]
Tooth sensitivity is a common issue that can affect up to one in two people at some point in their lives. This type of sensitivity can cause you to experience a sharp shooting pain generally caused by cold items such as food or drink. Dentine sensitivity is due to the dentine, a sponge like material […]
Dry mouth is a frustrating condition that can increase your risk for dental decay and fungal infections of the mouth. What we need to realise is that dry mouth is not a disease, but a symptom. Though it can happen at times due to anxiety or dehydration, the causes could be more serious too. It […]