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Tooth Friendly Foods

With the Festive Season just behind us and a New Year in view, let's focus  tooth friendly foods.

Essentially, all foods that are considered healthy for your body are also healthy for your teeth!

This means eating plenty of fresh fruit, vegetables, some protein, and for most people, some dair…

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Do you get nervous just thinking about a visit to the dentist?

Many people feel anxious going to the dentist. This could be due to a bad experience as a child, general anxiety about lots of things, or fear of the unknown. Sometimes we don't even know the reason, and sometimes the fear is so disabling that it stops you doing what you want or need to do in life. …

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What is a 'Restorative Dentist', you might ask?

Well, it is not an official title or specialization, but describes someone who has an interest in the field, and probably substantial experience in treatment planning, prosthodontists, implants, or crown and bridge. They may have worked across different sectors, for example public/private, country/c…

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Prevention IS better than cure!

What can I do about my worn down teeth?

1. Erosion

Tooth wear can happen from erosion, that is chemical disolving of tooth structure. The most common causes are food acids, esp those in sports drinks and carbonated soft drinks. But other sources include sparking wines, white wine, soda water, chewable vitamin C tablets, citrus fruits, ap…

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Dental decay explained



 Tooth decay, or 'dental caries' begins as a local chalky spot or loss of minerals on the outside enamel of a tooth. Bacteria living in your mouth eat a portion of the sugars and simple carbohydrates you consume and metabolise them to acids which start eating holes in your teeth. You can …

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas, happy holidays and a safe start to 2021! 


We are open again!

The Level 5 restrictions placed on Dental Practices have been lifted and it is business as usual from Monday 23 November 2020. We will be in touch with anyone whose appointments were moved or cancelled due to the lockdown very soon.

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St Peters Dental Clinic closed

I am sorry to advise that South Australian dental practices have just been placed on Level 5 restrictions, and we are unable to provide any routine or emergency dental care at all as of tomorrow, Thursday 19th November 2020. Therefore St Peters Dental Clinic is closed. We apologise to all our loyal …

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We are open and available for routine dental appointments!

COVID-19 update

Level 1 restrictions apply in in South Australia from midnight Wednesday 13th May 2020 and we will be able to offer you the full scope of routine dental treatment including scaling and cleaning from Thursday 14th May with some additional precautions. Excellent news, and we welcome your phone calls o…

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COVID_19 update Monday 27th April 2020

This picture is what rubber dam looks like. It is a way of isolating one tooth from the rest of your mouth while we work on it.

From Monday 27 April 2020 we are back on Level 2 restrictions for Dental Practice. This means we can do permanent fillings with rubber dam to stop aerosols from yo…

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Level 3 restrictions to ease next week

Hi everyone, 

It looks like some routine dentistry will be allowed from next week, with maintenance of appropriate infection control precautions which we already have in place. 

For the safety of staff and patients we have reconfigured our waiting room to comply with social distancing. Forms…

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Current opening hours

Due to COVID_19 we are restricted to emergency and urgent dental appointments only. Our current working hours are Monday and Thursday 10am to 1pm. Please ring on 83627650 or book online. We may be able to accommodate other times - just ask!

COVID-19 update 27th March

To all our loyal patients and supporters, we are now in Level 3 restrictions. This means we can no lower carry out routine dental treatment for our regular patients. The purpose is to minimise social contact and the spread of COVID-19 particularly through aerosols. Your safety and the safety of our …

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COVID-19 update

Just letting everyone know it is 'Business as usual' here at St Peters Dental Clinic. It is quite safe to have your dental treatment as long as you are not infectious. Obviously if you are ill from any cause, it is preferable to reschedule any non-urgent appointments.

Our infection control proce…

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Looking for staff

We are current hiring! Searching for a part time dentist, preferably with a few years experience and the ability to work independently. We also have a vacancy for a Dental Assistant/Receptionist 3-4 days a week (flexible). Please contact the clinic on 83627650 or for…

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School holidays reminder

We are open again after the Christmas break - come in and organise that checkup before work and school start again. Airconditioned premises and plenty of parking available. We look forward to seeing you!

QIP accreditation

We passed our accreditation in December 2018. Congratulations to all staff for their participation!

Dental Health Week 2018

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