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About - MyDentist in Alderley | Newmarket
At MyDentist Alderley you enter a friendly dental practice with a kind and relaxing atmosphere.
We provide dental care for the whole family.
Our team includes Dr Graham Thomas (Principal Dentist) and Dr Gisely Mendes (General Dentist) who has an interest in Orthodontics .
Our practice is designed to deliver quality preventative and general dentistry as well as cosmetic dentistry to correct, restore or enhance your smile.
Your dental concerns are carefully discussed so that we can integrate esthetics as part of total dental health, creating an overall pleasing and natural facial appearance, which is unique to your facial form.
Our approach to improving your smile and dental health is conservative and non-invasive, and will have a positive impact on your overall appearance and self-confidence.
At MyDentist Alderley, we are dedicated to providing our patients with the highest quality of dental care, designed to restore, enhance, and maintain the beauty of your smile.
- General Dentistry
- Cosmetic Dentistry
- Preventative Dentistry
- Dental Veneers
- Crowns & Bridges
- Dental Implants
- Teeth Whitening
MyDentist Alderley | Newmarket is easy to find - we are close to Enoggera, Grange, Wilston, Stafford and only 7 kilometres from Brisbane CBD
We are located on South Pine Road, with off street parking via Alderley Avenue.
We are only 50 metres from Alderley train station and many Translink bus stops.
Frequently Asked Questions
- 1. What is dentistry?
Dentistry is the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of conditions, disorders, and diseases of the teeth, gums, mouth, and jaw. Often considered necessary for complete oral health, dentistry can have an impact on the health of your entire body.
- 2. Whys is visting a dentist important?
Visiting the dentist regularly will not only help keep your teeth and mouth healthy, but will also help keep the rest of your body healthy. Dental care is important because it:
- Helps prevent tooth decay
- Protects against periodontal (gum) disease, which can lead to tooth and bone loss
- Prevents bad breath – brushing, flossing, and seeing the dentist regularly will help reduce the amount of bacteria in your mouth that causes bad breath
- Gives you a more attractive smile and increases your self-confidence
- Helps keep teeth looking bright by preventing them from becoming stained by food, drinks, and tobacco
- Strengthens your teeth so that you can enjoy healthy, beautiful smiles for the rest of your life!
- 3. My teeth feel fine. Do I still need to see a dentist?
Your teeth may feel fine, but it's still important to see the dentist regularly because problems can exist without you knowing. Your smile's appearance is important, and your dentist can help keep your smile healthy and looking beautiful. With so many advances in dentistry, you no longer have to settle for stained, chipped, missing, or misshapen teeth. Today's dentists offer many treatment choices that can help you smile with confidence, including:
- Professional teeth whitening
- Fillings that mimic the appearance of natural teeth
- Tooth replacement and full smile makeovers
- 4. What should I look for when choosing the right dentist for me?
Choosing a dentist who “clicks” with you and your family is important, and you may wish to consider several dentists before making your final decision. During your first visit, you should be able to determine whether the dentist is right for you. During your appointment, consider the following:
- Is the appointment schedule convenient?
- Is the office easy to get to and close by?
- Does the office appear to be clean and orderly?
- Was your medical and dental history recorded and placed in a permanent file?
- Does the dentist explain techniques for good oral health?
- Is information about cost presented to you before treatment is scheduled?
- 5. How often should I see the dentist?
Children, teens, and adults should all see the dentist for a regular checkup at least once every six months. Patients who are at a greater risk for oral cancer or gum disease may be required to see the dentist more than just twice a year. Your doctor will help determine how often you should visit the dentist for regular checkups.
- 6. What is gum disease?
Also known as periodontal disease, gum disease is mostly caused by plaque and bacteria buildup that is not treated in its early stage. Other causes of periodontal disease include tobacco use, teeth grinding, some medications, and genetics. Gingivitis is the beginning stage of gum disease, and, if detected, is treatable. Gingivitis left untreated may turn into gum disease. Advanced gum disease will lead to tooth and bone loss, and is a permanent condition. Brushing your teeth regularly and visiting the dentist every six months will help prevent gingivitis and more severe cases of periodontal disease. Common signs of gum disease:
- Red, irritated, bleeding, or swollen gums
- Chronic bad breath
- Loose teeth, or loss of teeth
- Extreme tooth sensitivity
- Receding gum line
- Abscessed teeth
- 7. How do I schedule my next checkup?
Simply call our practice! Our front desk staff will be happy to help schedule your next dental checkup at your convenience. If you are a new patient, please let us know and we will provide you with all the information you need for your first dental visit.