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What you Should Know about Crowns and Bridges

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Filling in the Gaps about Crowns and Bridges Crowns and bridges are two of the most popular options for patients who want to replace missing or damaged teeth while maintaining proper mouth functioning. At Crookes & Jenkins, we pride ourselves in not only offering our clients a great service but…


How to take care of your dental implants after surgery

Dental Implant care in Rosalie Dental implants provide our patients with the option of having fixed tooth replacements. While a new and improved smile is one of the benefits, all good things take time – and healing is a process. Dental implant is a surgery and like every surgery, there…


What you should know about porcelain veneers

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So you are looking at options to revamp your smile and you have your heart set on porcelain veneers, but you don’t know much about it? Fear not, for we at Crookes & Jenkins Family Dental Practice are here to help. Having been in the industry for years, we advise…


How To Identify And Treat Gum Disease

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Gum disease. It definitely sounds scary. Scary enough to keep up those bi-annual dental check-ups? Scary enough to floss between your teeth even if you’re too tired to get those arms moving? It ought to be; but sadly, people treat gum disease as something that “won’t happen to me.” Until…


What are my professional teeth whitening options?

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Everybody wants to have a beautiful, vibrant smile. It is a sign of youth and good health. Sometimes, however, genetic, environmental and dietary factors mean that our smile can yellow and wear-out over time, no matter how much we think we take good care of it. Thankfully, there are now…


How nutrition can benefit your oral health

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You might have read this and rolled your eyes. You know what you need to do to keep your teeth healthy. The problem is, many people don’t actually do all of the things they need to eat or have lapses in their dental care! We have created a comprehensive refresher…


Is cosmetic dentistry worth it?

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If you aren’t happy with your smile, cosmetic dentistry is a branch of dentistry focusing solely on the aesthetic appearance of your smile Sometimes simple cosmetic solutions like teeth whitening can make a huge difference to your overall appearance. By keeping up with the latest cosmetic dental technology and trends,…


Why it’s important your child visits the dentist

Why it's important your child visits the dentist

From your child’s first appointment, right through to their regular ongoing dental care, it’s important to start their oral hygiene journey off on a positive note Bringing your child to the dentist early can lead to a lifetime of good oral care habits and helps your child get familiar with…


Do you need a dental bridge?

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If your smile is looking a little worse for wear, a dental bridge might be a good solution A dental bridge is a common, inexpensive and low-risk treatment for missing teeth. The dental bridge is so called because it literally bridges the gap created when teeth are lost. One or…


Always wanted a whiter, brighter smile?

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Teeth whitening is a safe procedure that can lighten stained or discoloured teeth If you feel like your smile isn’t as bright as it once was or is lacking some sparkle, you’re not alone. Many Australian dental patients are requesting teeth whitening treatments. Teeth whitening is one of the most…


What does it mean when your gums bleed?

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Seeing blood in your sink after you’ve brushed your teeth may be a little distressing to many, but don’t worry, you don’t have to panic.   Oral health doesn’t begin and end with your teeth. Gums play an important role in maintaining your oral health. Your gums are the first…


How regular dental appointments could save you thousands of dollars

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If you think a check-up and clean is expensive, it’s nothing compared to the cost of neglect. Having a check-up and clean every 6 or 12 months is ideal for maintaining good oral health. By taking care of your teeth on a regular basis, you reduce the risk of more…


5 things you should know about dental implants

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Tooth loss is an unfortunate but common reality for many people. It used to be that dentures were the only option for replacing missing teeth. However, dentures can be a big hassle as well as causing discomfort and pain. Thankfully, today you have the option of dental implants, which are a…


Dental health tips for back to school

Dental health tips for back to school

Help your kids stay healthy with these back to school dental health tips from Crookes & Jenkins Dental Dental education begins at home. Teaching your child the benefits of good dental habits will help them maintain good dental habits for life. Because baby teeth fall out, some people develop an…


The new Child and Adult Public Dental Scheme

What does the Governments proposed cuts to the Child Dental Benefit Scheme (CDBS) mean to your family? On 23 April 2016, the Australian Government announced its intention to close the Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) from 1 July 2016. As the legislation was not passed by Parliament before the Government…


Smoking and your oral health

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Smoking is the principle risk factor for oral cancer, mucosal diseases, halitosis and periodontitis. Smoking has a number of well documented detrimental effects orally. It has been estimated that tobacco use accounts for more than 90% of oral cancers. Smokers have a three-fold increased risk of oral cancer, and the…


Baby teeth development comprehensive guide

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We understand the early years are often an incredibly busy time and you may not start thinking about the dentist until your child has a full set of teeth, but children’s dental care starts long before it’s time to see the dentist. Oral health for babies You can begin to…


Dr Sean Crookes | Crookes and Jenkins

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Earlier this month I discovered I couldn’t find my wallet.  I had it Monday afternoon when purchasing some groceries at Paddington Central, but must have lost it between there, our practice or on the way home. After conducting a thorough search I resolved it was lost and cancelled the credit…


Study shows dental implants help improve the quality of life

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Long-term studies spanning a ten-year period have researched the economic and lifestyle implications of dental implants. A study, published in the "International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants” earlier this year revealed that overall, dental implants improved the quality of life for patients and reduced long-term costs. Dental implants improve…


What is a root canal?

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Commonly presented as one of the most hated dental treatments, the humble root canal is fairly similar to a routine filling and could actually save your damaged tooth. Root canal therapy is a common dental treatment that aims to remove damaged internal tissue from a tooth. This type of treatment…


The importance of mouthguards

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Mouthguards offer protection for teeth during impact. They are able to help prevent cracking, chipping and even tooth loss, which can all be extremely damaging to a patient’s oral health. Accidents can happen. A knock, fall or collision can all result in dental injuries to the teeth and mouth. However,…


Crookes & Jenkins Dental Annual CPR Refresher Day

CPR Refresher day at Crookes and Jenkins Dental Rosalie QLD

You’re invited to attend the Crookes & Jenkins Dental Annual CPR refresher day. No matter what you do, it pays to have First Aid skills, because you can’t learn them in an emergency. Would you know what to do if your child or loved one went into cardiac arrest? Performing…


First dental visit tips for parents

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Crookes and Jenkins Dental is a family-oriented practice, we love caring for children and offering helpful advice to parents too. Your child’s oral health is intrinsically related to their overall health. It is important to impart proper oral hygiene habits and encourage positive attitudes toward the dentist so they can…


Caring for Baby Teeth

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Set your child up for life-long dental health early with your Queensland family dentist, Crookes and Jenkins Dental. Early Development Lifelong oral health starts with the first tooth. Often overlooked in importance due to their temporary nature, the ‘baby teeth’ actually play a significant role in setting up future dental…

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