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167 Nixon Street Shepparton 5821 2576
2-4 Katamatite-Nathalia Rd Numurkah 5862 0300

Teenagers and teeth

Sports drinks
Trauma and accidents
Tongue and mouth piercing
Bad breath
Wisdom teeth

You should wear a mouthguard if you play a contact sport or any sport where your mouth may get knocked.This applies to training as well. A fitted mouthguard from your dentist offers the best protection. Many different colours are available. TRY PURPLE for a change!
See:Mouthguards for more information

Many teenagers have orthodontic treatment to straighten crowded or irregular teeth or correct jaw problems.
When you have orthodontic treatment you need to:
1. Keep your teeth very clean.
2. Prevent damage in sports activities.
3. Watch your intake of acidic foods and drinks.
Read more about orthodontics

Wisdom teeth
You may find new wisdom (in the form of extra back molar teeth) coming through at about age 16 to 25. The problem is that you might not have enough room in your mouth for these teeth to grow into a normal position.
While they grow, a teething gel can relieve pain. A mouth rinse (chlorhexidine) may also assist in keeping the area free from bacteria and infection.
For many, the only cure is to remove them. This can be simple or complicated depending on how the teeth have grown.
For much more information...


About us

Sath and the team at Goulburn Valley Dental enjoy our opportunity to meet so many people and help each person achieve dental health.

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Drink Water

Are you drinking enough water?
Water is the greatest health "food". Find out about how to tell if you are drinking enough.

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Health New Year

New Year: Starting 2018 with healthy choices
Prevent sun damage, eye damage and prevent teeth problems

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Root canal

A dead tooth causes pain and needs to have endodontic treatment. It sounds very complex. Find out what and why the inside of the tooth is treated.

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Contact us

Mon-Fri 8.30 am - 5.30 pm
Sat 8.30 am-1pm

167 Nixon Street
Shepparton VIC 3603 AU

5821 2576
Numurkah 5862 0300
Fax +61 3 5821 0266


Quality professional care by committed Goulburn Valley Dentists and team - Family orientated


Our Dentists +

Dr Sath Saranathan BDSc(Melb)
Dr Geoff Woodhouse BDSc(Melb)
Dr Raathika Raj BDSc(Melb)
Dr Brodie Garth
Dr Kevin Lai
Dr Simra Azher
Dr Isha Pandher
Ms Amy Johnson

Visiting specialists

Mr Kevin Spencer (Oral Surgeon)
Dr Andrei Locke (Periodontist)
Dr Kevin Morris (Periodontist)

Goulburn Valley Dental Group