Dr. Jeremy Rourke is a Dentist practicing in Port Macquarie, New South Wales. Dr. Rourke specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating diseases and conditions associated with the mouth and overall dental health. Dentists are trained to carry out such treatment as professional cleaning, restorative, prosthodontic, and endodontic procedures, and performing examinations, among many others.
Education and Training
BDS With Honors at University of Sydney
Jeremy H.J. Rourke's Expert Contributions
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 READ MORE
YES - they don't whiten tooth enamel and are THE number ONE cause of tooth sensitivity. READ MORE
Electric Toothbrushing three times per day - every day. 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. READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Regional- Speaks on Infection Control, Digital Dentistry, Practice Management and Internet Marketing -
- Dental Alumni Prize, Top Student
- Practice Accredited by Quality In Practice 2013-Present
Professional Society Memberships
- Australian Dental Association
What do you attribute your success to?
- Being a good listener with a gentle touch and a belief in minimal intervention. He offers multiple choices, explaining to his patients that there are options available. He works cooperatively with his patients to meet their needs and exceed their expectations.
Favorite Place to Vacation
- Port Macquarie NSW
Hobbies / Sports
- Award Winning Photographer
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- What Are Dental Veneers?
Dental veneers give patients a beautiful smile. They are very thin, porcelain layers attached to the front of the teeth. Dental veneers are a good solution for the correction of any defects in the position, color, or shape of the teeth.Dental veneers can be made with direct or indirect composites....
- What Are the Causes and Symptoms of Dry Socket?
One of the most common complications after the removal of a tooth is dry socket. Dry socket is more common with the extraction of wisdom teeth. Although the condition causes great discomfort, it is fully treatable.In most cases, the pain and discomfort experienced following a tooth extraction is...
- New Herbal Patch May Help to Heal Canker Sores Faster
According to a new study presented at the 85th general session of the International Association for Dental Research, a novel over-the-counter patch containing licorice extract may help in the quick healing of canker sores. In this study 46 participants who had recurrent canker sores were recruited....
- Plaque Attack: Habits That Lead to Plaque Formation
It goes without saying that good habits are the key for healthy teeth without plaque. Richard Price, DMD, spokesman for the American Dental Association, says that having teeth without plaque is easy. One needs to be consistent with healthy habits to have the best results.Plaque is a film of bacteria...
- Osteoporosis and Oral Health
What is Osteoporosis?Osteoporosis is a disease that affects the bones all over the body. It is a medical condition characterized by a weakness of the bones, due to different factors, leading to fractures of the bones due to minor trauma or no trauma at all. Major causes of osteoporosis are age,...