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Wisdom Teeth St John WA

If my wisdom teeth aren’t hurting, do I need them removed?


If you’ve still got your wisdom teeth, your dentist might suggest having them removed. It’s reasonable to ask why you would have them out if they’re not hurting. But there are many valid reasons to consider the procedure, even if your wisdom teeth are not causing pain. What’s the problem with keeping wisdom teeth? Today we live on a refined diet and eat just a fraction of the raw foods o...

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8 Tips for Changing your Smile with Cosmetic Dental Treatment

8 Tips for Changing your Smile with Cosmetic Dental Treatment


Having the confidence to proudly smile doesn’t come naturally to everyone. For many this is due to feeling unhappy with the appearance of their teeth. Crookedness, stains, gaps, tooth shape and enamel quality are all things that can affect how a person feels about their smile. With many cosmetic dental treatments now available, from whitening to aligning to veneers, the options for enhancing ...

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5 steps to preventing toothache

5 steps to preventing toothache (and other dental woes)


Toothache can be sharp, throbbing, or constant – but in almost all cases, it’s painful! Whilst the exterior of your teeth might seem hard and strong, the underlying dentine is more porous, and the inside, called the ‘pulp’ is filled with nerves, tissue, and blood vessels. It’s one of the most sensitive areas in the human body, and when the nerves inside the tooth are irritated or beco...

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Implants vs dentures

Implants vs Dentures


Mention the word denture and you might have a flashback to your grandad’s favourite party trick - popping out his row of false teeth to make an audience of kids laugh. Dental prosthetics have come a long way since then, and today there are numerous options to suit individual needs and requirements. Dr Dharsh Sritharan, Dentist at St John Dental says the first and most important step in co...

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