Our Services

River Dental offers a comprehensive range of services to enhance your dental health. With over 24 years experience, our staff can offer everything from cosmetic to essential treatment and sedation.

Bad Breath

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A healthy mouth means fresh breath! Bad breath can affect those nearest and dearest to us. It can place strain on relationships as well as being socially embarrassing. The main culprit behind bad breath is bacteria. Our mouths contain millions and millions of bacteria, which can quite easily get out of control. Plaque, tartar, gum.. Read More...

Ceramic Restoration (CEREC)

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CEREC stands for Ceramic (CE) Reconstruction (REC). The process uses Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Computer Aided Manufacture (CAM) to produce an extremely high quality ceramic restoration in a single visit. CEREC is a superior quality ceramic filling, constructed by the dentist in the practice.  A ceramic filling is ideal in situations where teeth have been heavily.. Read More...

Children

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Did you know that how you care for your teeth when you are young will affect your dental health for the rest of your life? Good habits start early in life and it is ideal to get your child in the habit of visiting the dentist from a young age. We make sure each visit.. Read More...

Crooked or Crowded Teeth

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There are several options available to people who want to straighten their crowded or crooked teeth. The most commonly known method is orthodontics which can be used to reposition or straighten crowded or crooked teeth, or to close gaps between them. This is usually done using braces (a fixed appliance) or sometimes using removable appliances.. Read More...

Crowns

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A crown is a strong, long-lasting sleeve that covers a decayed, broken or brittle tooth. A dental crown is an artificial material used to replace large parts of a tooth or a whole tooth that has been fractured or decayed. Crowns fit over and cover the outside of teeth starting at the gum line. We.. Read More...

Dentures

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A denture is a removable appliance constructed to replace teeth that have been previously lost or extracted. You take it out to clean it and it may replace all of the teeth (full denture) or some of the teeth (partial denture). There are two types of dentures, one being made with a hard plastic base and.. Read More...

Fissure Sealants (Preventative Restorations)

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The top surfaces of your teeth, where the chewing takes place, aren’t smooth and flat. They are criss-crossed with tiny hills and valleys called pits and fissures. These are places where plaque can build up and can be so deep and narrow that even a single bristle from your toothbrush can’t get deep enough to.. Read More...

Implants

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If you are looking to replace one, a few or all your missing teeth, or sick and tired of loose dentures, dental implants may be for you. Your natural teeth are composed of two parts, the ‘crown’ which is above the gum line and the ‘root’ which goes down into the jawbone. If you lose.. Read More...

Missing Teeth

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A tooth can be lost for a number of reasons, including dental decay, periodontal disease, injuries and accidents. Though some may think that a missing tooth is only a cosmetic problem, losing a tooth can cause more serious problems in the mouth. When a permanent tooth is lost, the neighbouring teeth can also be affected... Read More...

Mouthguards

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A mouthguard is an inexpensive and necessary way to protect your teeth, the value of which cannot be overstated. It is very important for young people and adults to protect their teeth from injury while competing on the sporting field. A knock to the teeth, particularly when you are young, can lead to a lifetime.. Read More...

Orthodontics

Dr. Pat Hannan from Ocean Orthodontics Is Visiting! That’s right, Dr Pat Hannan from Ocean Orthodontics is coming to Gympie! Friday 30th October Dr Pat Hannan will be seeing patients at Riverdental. Click on www.facebook.com/OceanOrthodontics to see more We welcome Ocean Orthodontics We welcome Ocean Orthodontics today at Riverdental, exciting times ahead! Very good read. There is.. Read More...

Root Canal

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Root Canal, or endodontic treatment, is a process whereby inflamed, dead or dying pulp (or nerve) is meticulously removed from the inside of the tooth enabling a tooth that was causing pain to be retained and free from pain or tenderness. Dental pulp or nerve is the soft tissue in the canal that runs through.. Read More...

Sedation

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Our gentle and compassionate team are very experienced in assisting people who may have had previous bad experiences and fear the dentist and/or having treatment done. We take pride in giving these patients a positive and enjoyable experience whilst restoring their dental health. We have a number of techniques available which are perfect for those who.. Read More...

Tooth Whitening

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Tooth whitening is a bleaching process that lightens teeth giving you a brighter fresher smile! If you feel that your teeth are yellow, dark or dull, don’t despair. A simple to use effective remedy is available with one of our home whitening kits. Your dentist will determine whether your teeth are suitable for whitening before making a thin bleaching.. Read More...

Wisdom Teeth

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Wisdom teeth, or third molars, are a set of four teeth that erupt into the very back four corners of the mouth. This usually occurs between the ages of 17 to 21. When there is adequate room the wisdom teeth can erupt into the mouth in the correct position and function as a valuable asset... Read More...

Worn Teeth

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Several treatment options are available for people who have chipped, cracked, or worn teeth. The most commonly used correction methods include veneers and bonding. These options present durable, cost effective alternatives to more expensive crowns and involve bonding a porcelain or resin material to a damaged tooth. The restoration is then sculpted and polished to.. Read More...