X-rays Provide a Comprehensive Assessment

There’s a lot going on in your mouth that is not visible to the naked eye, and dental X-rays allow the team at Essential Dental to see what’s happening below the surface. By taking X-rays, we are provided with a comprehensive assessment of the health of your mouth.

No visible signs of trouble
Tooth decay can be sneaky […]

By |October 7th, 2021|Oral Health|Comments Off on X-rays Provide a Comprehensive Assessment

Dr Robin Yong joins the team at Essential Dental

Essential Dental are excited and proud to welcome Dr Robin Yong to the team at their Golden Grove dental practice.

Robin graduated with his Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Adelaide in 2006 (Dean’s List), inducted to the Royal Australasian Fellow of Dental Surgeons (FRACDS) in 2012, before completing BScDent (Honours) 1st Class, […]

By |August 29th, 2021|Essential Dental|Comments Off on Dr Robin Yong joins the team at Essential Dental

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update


Essential Dental has re-opened after the mandatory 7 day lockdown. Please note, it is mandatory to wear face masks in any medical facility so please remember to wear your mask to any upcoming appointments please. You will see our staff wearing masks both in and […]

By |December 1st, 2020|Essential Dental|Comments Off on Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

How to Care for Your Mouth When You’re Sick

When you’re sick, it’s easy to put your life on hold until you get better. But there are a few things to consider when it comes to caring for your teeth and mouth when a cold sets in.

1. Don’t share your toothbrush. Although it’s not recommended to share a toothbrush ever, it’s common practice […]

By |September 4th, 2020|Oral Health|Comments Off on How to Care for Your Mouth When You’re Sick

Welcome Dr Priya Jeyakumar

Essential Dental is excited and proud to welcome Dr Priya Jeyakumar to their Golden Grove dental practice. With an interest in preventative care and a well rounded conservative approach to dentistry, Dr Priya is a perfect fit to the highly experienced team of dentists at the clinic.

Priya completed her Bachelor of Biomedical Science degree from Murdoch […]

By |September 1st, 2020|Essential Dental|Comments Off on Welcome Dr Priya Jeyakumar

Teeth-Friendly Snacks for Your Child’s Lunch

A nutritious meal at lunchtime isn’t just important to give your child an energy boost to finish out their school day – it can make a big difference in their overall and oral health.
If you’re concerned about expenses, packing a healthy lunch doesn’t have to be costly. Here are a few ideas to help […]

By |August 11th, 2020|Children's Dentistry, Oral Health|Comments Off on Teeth-Friendly Snacks for Your Child’s Lunch

Dental Trauma and First Aid

With the current COVID-19 restrictions in place it seems we are all at home a little more often. For those with children at home, the close quarters may yield an incident or two… sometimes these involve a missing tooth! “Accidents happen” is a phrase we have all heard, but the reality is that accidents […]

By |May 26th, 2020|Oral Health|Comments Off on Dental Trauma and First Aid

Mouthguards can save your smile

If you play a contact sport, and a lot of Aussies do, you risk injuring your teeth. Many sports have risk of contact and therefore serious dental injury. These sorts of injuries are often difficult to treat, and often involve a lifetime of expense.

Prevention is always better than the cure
Mouthguards can protect you from […]

By |March 5th, 2020|Oral Health|Comments Off on Mouthguards can save your smile

Teeth Grinding

Teeth grinding, or Bruxism as it’s officially known, is one of those tricky conditions that you could be suffering from without even knowing it. An involuntary clenching, grinding and gnashing of the teeth, it doesn’t always display its symptoms in ways that are immediately noticeable.

Most people aren’t even aware they are grinding their teeth […]

By |February 10th, 2020|Oral Health|Comments Off on Teeth Grinding

Wisdom Tooth Removal

Wisdom teeth, also referred to as the third molars, usually are the last teeth to develop. At Essential Dental Golden Grove we know that how many wisdom teeth a person has will always vary. We’ve seen over many years that some of our patient’s develop all four whilst others will have none.

Problems with wisdom […]

By |December 2nd, 2019|Oral Health|Comments Off on Wisdom Tooth Removal