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Common Questions

Dr Jasper Lee, associate dentist discussing the use of digital dentistry with a patient

Why do I have bad breath?

Why do I have bad breath? Concerns about bad breath are a common query we encounter at SHDC.  Often patients become aware of it themselves or are alerted to it by their partner or friends.  It can be an embarrassing condition to talk about, but our dentists and hygienists at SHDC will be happy to…

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Do I need my wisdom teeth out?

Do I need my wisdom teeth out? Concerns around wisdom teeth are common amongst our teenage and young adult patients.  Wisdom teeth, or third molars, usually emerge into the mouth when people are in their late teens to mid-twenties.  Do they always need to be removed? In short, not necessarily.  Some of us are very…

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Jaw pain and clicking

Jaw pain and clicking Sore and clicking jaws are a common problem with see at SHDC.  Patients will often present with jaw pain in their cheek muscles and jaw joints, sometimes accompanied by clicking or even locking of the jaw when they open and close, seemingly out of the blue!  We call problems of the…

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Implants at SHDC

SHDC is pleased to announce that Dr Ryan Cornish is now placing implants for our patients at our surgery.  Ryan is our visiting surgical dentist and will be available on Thursdays for implant treatment.  Patients can now have both the surgical and restorative aspects of their implant work performed at the practice without the need to…

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Reasons for dental emergency care include cracked teeth and a knocked out tooth

Dental anxiety

Dental anxiety is a very common condition.  It can be a barrier to patients seeking dental care. At SHDC we understand that many patients have dental anxiety.  We wish for all of our patients to see coming to the dentist as a normal, non-stressful event and our approach is tailored towards this.  Patients always tell…

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At Shepherds Hill Dental Centre we offer a variety of treatment options to help repair a cracked tooth

Cracked tooth repair: 4 dental options

A cracked tooth often has functional implications. In the worst case scenario, you could end up having that tooth pulled out. But don’t worry – get to the dentist for now and we’ll do all we can to repair your tooth.

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Dentures Adelaide Missing teeth options

Ways to replace a missing tooth

Do you have a gappy or gummy smile because of missing teeth? We’ve come a long way with natural-looking options for replacing a single tooth, several teeth, or all of your teeth. Lets look at the options…

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Reasons for dental emergency care include cracked teeth and a knocked out tooth

Gum disease and other problems

Bleeding gums or receding gums? These are signs of gum problems that you want to stop before they result in advanced gum disease. Adelaide dentist explains about gum disease and related gum problems.

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Shephards Hill Dental February 2016-27

Could I have gingivitis?

Ignore these signs of gingivitis or periodontitis and your teeth might eventually fall out. Here’s how we can help combat gum disease at Shepherds Hill Dental Centre in Adelaide

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