Are Apples Good For Your Teeth?

Everyone Is Familiar With The Famous Phrase That Preaches The Health Benefits Of Eating Apples Daily But What Do They Do For Your Teeth? It is a phrase that has echoed through the halls of schools, hospitals and dentistry practices and has been uttered by human beings from all walks…

Important Discoveries in Dentistry

These Days We Are Spoiled For Choice When It Comes To The Treatments And Products Available To Us In The World Of Modern Dentistry But Somebody Needed To Invent Them First Living in 2019 means that we live in an era where most things have already been invented, sometimes for…

Why You Should Consider Dental Implants

Missing teeth can be a source of discomfort for many patients. However, with dental implant treatment from Kerwin Street Dental, we can give our Cairns patient’s smiles a new lease of life. Missing teeth can be caused by a whole range of different factors and these range from gum disease…

Thinking About Getting Your Teeth Whitened?

Totally Smiles in Cairns uses their 40 years of experience to provide patients with quality dental care and professional teeth whitening treatments to brighten your smile. Yellow teeth are a common problem in life that absolutely no one enjoys and at Totally Smiles we offer teeth whitening treatments to our…

Do you need a dental crown?

What are Dental Crowns? Dental crowns are one of the most common cosmetic dental procedures available today. They are custom-made caps or covers which are placed directly over a decaying or damaged tooth. Crowns offer both structural and cosmetic improvements to your teeth and can help give you a happy…

Why you need regular dental check ups

Regular Dental Check-ups are Important! Keeping your teeth, gums, and mouth healthy and clean is an important part of maintaining your good oral hygiene and overall health. A healthy and clean set of teeth can also boost your self-esteem, giving you the confidence to keep smiling and speaking without worry.…


Zoom! Professional Teeth Whitening | Kerwin Street Dental

Teeth Whitening at Kerwin Dental Everyone would love to have a perfect smile; with a perfectly white and bright set of teeth. This is not always easy (or affordable) to achieve due to the lifestyles we lead and what we consume. Smoking, consuming excessive amounts of tea, coffee, red wine,…


Why your child should see a dentist | Kerwin Street Dental

Early Dental Treatment More and more people are now realising the importance of visiting a dentist on a regular basis. The benefits of doing so are becoming more apparent making dental care a top priority for many. Whilst the importance of adults visiting a dentist regularly has become evident over…

Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures

Types of cosmetic dentistry procedures | Kerwin Street Dental

We have a range of different types of cosmetic dentistry procedures available at Totally Smile! Cosmetic Dentistry What most people don’t realise, is that the dental problems which negatively affect the appearance of your smile, can also affect the function of your mouth, causing problems biting, chewing, and even speaking…


Different type of dentistry | Kerwin Street Dentist

The different types of dentistry and how each type can benefit you and your family There’s More to Dentistry than Meets the Tooth When people think of dentists, they often think of one person who will help them overcome their dental and oral problems. What many people don’t realise though…


Teeth whitening Kerwin Street Dental

Totally Smiles in Cairns explains teeth whitening, its benefits and the various options available to help you get that perfect smile. Teeth Whitening There are several reasons for teeth discolouration, but the main culprit is usually consumption of certain foods and drinks. Regular consumption of red wine, tea, coffee, nicotine,…

Porcelain veneers and their benefits

Porcelain veneers dr bruce stevens

Totally Smiles in Cairns explains what porcelain veneers are and how they can be a beneficial orthodontic solution for straightening teeth and other dental issues. What are porcelain veneers? Porcelain veneers are thin shells or covers made from medical-grade porcelain (or ceramic) which are permanently attached directly to the front…

CEREC Crowns Vs Traditional Crowns

CEREC Crowns Vs Traditional Crowns

Kerwin Street Dental in Cairns weigh-ups CEREC crowns vs traditional crowns, with an explanation of the pros and cons of each. Imagine taking your usual evening walk, when you accidentally trip on a shoelace that had, unbeknown to you, come undone. Unfortunately, you chip your front tooth. After the initial…

Are Dental Veneers for Me?

can i get veneers?

Many of us long for that picture-perfect smile donned by celebrities. Straight, sparkly white, even teeth. Gone are the days where a cracked tooth meant tight-lipped smiles for the camera. Gone are the days where uneven, discoloured teeth was just something you had to contend with. Dental veneers allow for…

Here’s Why You Have Bleeding Gums

why your gums are bleeding

It’s easy to blow off a little blood-tinged toothpaste residue left in the washbasin and put it down to “excessive” teeth-brushing. Some of us like to put a little muscle in it and make it a thorough wrist-workout. Even so, having bleeding gums can be a sign of a more…

Quick Tips For Fresh Breath

fresh breath tips

Bad breath can be embarrassing. Nope. Scratch that. Bad breath IS embarrassing. Standing a good few inches away from someone you’re speaking to may be a safe bet, but it doesn’t look very polite. The good news is that there are quick and easy tips to ensure that your breath…

How important is it to replace a missing tooth?

replacing tooth with dental implants

Not replacing a missing tooth can cause a range of serious oral and overall health problems Many people are totally unaware of the consequences of not replacing a missing tooth. Aside from the obvious aesthetic issues, not replacing a tooth can cause deterioration of bone and lead to a change…

6 things to consider when choosing a dentist in Cairns

Cairns dentist Kerwin Street Dental

Not all dentists are the same. Luckily, as a potential patient, you have the luxury of being able to shop around for a dentist that suits your needs. Quality Your teeth are a lifetime investment, so it’s essential that your dentist provides quality care to stand the test of time.…

When was the last time you updated your extras cover? #Time2Switch!


With extras cover growing in popularity, some Australians feel like they’re being unfairly influenced. As of late, there has been a trend among Australians favouring extras policies over general hospital cover. This trend, along with a lack of transparency among health insurance providers has led the Australian Dental Association to…

Cairns Locals Support New Smoking Laws

new smoking laws

Cairns locals embracing change Cairns residents are embracing the changes to smoking legislation that were announced by the state government recently. The new laws include bans on smoking five metres within bus stops, taxi ranks, ferry terminals, kindergartens, and aged care facilities. This new legislation is aimed at providing a…

Kerwin Street Dental offers GAP-FREE CLEANS!

gap-free cleans

  When was the last time you had your teeth properly cleaned? Enjoy smooth pearly whites for a lot less when you book in for your check-up and clean with Kerwin Street Dental. Kerwin Street Dental is now offering GAP-FREE cleans! All private health funds are accepted. Avoid excess payments…

Top 5 benefits of porcelain veneers

wide range of restorative treatments

Are you looking into porcelain veneers and not sure where to start? When patients are looking to transform the appearance of their smile there is a wide range of restorative treatments available to them and it is often hard to decide what is best. At Kerwin Street Dental we offer…

6 Reasons patients choose teeth whitening to transform their smile

Teeth whitening

Patients choose teeth whitening to enhance the cosmetic appearance of their smile. Here are some of the most common reasons patients are choosing to whiten their teeth. Patients get their teeth whitened for a variety of reasons dependent on their personal preferences and desired outcome. Here are some of the…

Same day crowns – Restore your smile in no time

perfectly shaped white fillings

Short on time? CEREC Crowns are offering a fast and effective solution to tooth loss. One thing that most of us definitely don’t have a lot of is time, whether we’re sitting in Friday afternoon traffic or waiting for our morning coffee. For this reason it makes sense that many…

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1 Kerwin Street, Cairns QLD 4870

(07) 4031 2134

Opening Hours

Monday - Thursday 9am to 5:30pm
Friday 9am to 4:00pm

Areas we service

North Cairns




Central Cairns


Cairns CBD