Covid 19 Update: We are now back to level 1 restrictions and open for general & emergency treatment.

Rockingham Dental News

Tips for Helping Your Child Overcome Their Fear of the Dentist

As an adult, going to the dentist is a routine you perform to maintain your oral health. However, the same isn’t true for most kids. If you’ve ever noticed how children often make a fuss when entering a dental clinic, you should know that they behave out of fear. Fear of the dentist is common ... Read more

How often do you really need to go to the dentist?

There are people who love visiting the dentist often, while others are afraid of getting dental treatment. Let us answer a common question involving oral health: How often do you really need to go to the dentist? Dental health is a responsibility Did you know there are dental illnesses that could be fatal? Before they ... Read more

Covid 19 Update April 23

Dear Patients, We are delighted to announce that from Monday, 27th April 2020, we will be moving back to Level 2 Restrictions. This means we will be able to perform a wider range of essential dental treatment for our patients. While this is great news, it does not mean we will be able to perform ... Read more

COVID-19 Response Update

Dear Patients and the Rockingham Community Over the last few days Australia has implemented a nationwide lockdown in many/most industries.  The Australian Dental Association (ADA) has now advised ALL dental practices to immediately restrict dental procedures. All non-emergency appointments will have to be put on hold with immediate effect until we get further updates. We ... Read more

Rockingham Dental’s Coronavirus Response

Download this Letter as a PDF 19th March 2020 Dear Patient, I hope this finds you well. Last week, the coronavirus (Covid-19) situation was upgraded to a pandemic. While the word “pandemic” sounds scary, we wanted to reassure you: The definition of a pandemic is “a disease epidemic that has spread over a large region”. ... Read more

Dr Gerard Recognised by the Dental Board

Rockingham Dental Centre’s Dr Gerard Parkinson recently received a letter of recognition from the Dental Board of Australia WA committees. This board has significant input into dentistry in WA, overseeing the procedures and practices and the regulation of the profession. This recognition underscores Dr Gerard’s contribution to Dentistry in WA. Dr Gerard was already a ... Read more

What Stains Your Teeth The Most

Let’s face it: we all want to keep our teeth shiny and white and have that perfect smile. However, there are foods and drinks we consume daily that can discolour teeth. Before you find out what stains your teeth the most, let’s discuss tooth discolouration. Tooth Discolouration Tooth discolouration is a common problem and can ... Read more

What Foods Help Strengthen Teeth

Strengthening Your Teeth It is essential to pay attention to the foods you consume to maintain strong, healthy teeth. Candy, soda, and coffee all contribute to tooth decay, and you should avoid them if possible. Instead, ingest nutritionally rich foods that will improve your diet, as well as the health of your teeth. Foods Which ... Read more

What Causes Bad Breath?

Bad Breath is Bad Bad breath, or halitosis, is a dental condition that can have several adverse effects. If you suffer from bad breath, it can affect your self-confidence as well as your personal and professional relationships. There are many products like chewing gum, mouthwashes, and mints available to alleviate bad breath. However, these products ... Read more

How To Prevent Tooth Decay?

What is Tooth Decay? Tooth decay is damage to your tooth’s enamel—the hard, outer layer. When we eat most foods (particularly sweets), we feed the bacteria in our mouths, which produces plaque and acids. It slowly disintegrates the enamel, damaging our teeth in the process. The result is tooth decay. Tips to Avoid Tooth Decay ... Read more