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Jeremy H.J. Rourke

Dentist

Dr. Jeremy H.J. Rourke is a top Dentist in Port Macquarie, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Jeremy H.J. Rourke is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Jeremy H.J. Rourke is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Jeremy H.J. Rourke is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Dr. Jeremy H.J. Rourke is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Jeremy H.J. Rourke
  • Port Macquarie, New South Wales
  • BDS With Honors at University of Sydney
  • Accepting new patients

What is the possible cause of swelling and numbness on the right side of my tongue?

If it only affects one side of your tongue it could be an infection in a saliva gland or nerve- If it is going up and down you might have a sialith (look it up on Google) a saliva READ MORE
If it only affects one side of your tongue it could be an infection in a saliva gland or nerve- If it is going up and down you might have a sialith (look it up on Google) a saliva stone that blocks the duct and causes the saliva to :"back up in the pipe" On the other hand you have a viral infection of the lingual nerve - especially if you have recently been in contact with anyone who has had chicken[pox - This may cause unilateral infection called Herpes Zoster - it's not like genital herpes thougth

Are whitening toothpastes bad for the teeth?

YES - they don't whiten tooth enamel and are THE number ONE cause of tooth sensitivity.

What is the treatment suggested for treating dental plaque and soreness in the gums?

Electric Toothbrushing three times per day - every day.

How long does a dental filling last?

Fillings don't decay, but the tooth next to the filling may decay as there is often a microscopic gap between the tooth and the filling - brushing 3 times every day with an electric READ MORE
Fillings don't decay, but the tooth next to the filling may decay as there is often a microscopic gap between the tooth and the filling - brushing 3 times every day with an electric toothbrush will protect the investment you made in your dental health.