Ruth Heredia

/ Dentist


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/About

Dr Ruth Heredia Graduated from Melbourne University and has been in practice for 16 years, including 11 years with Inner East. She has a wide range of experience, having held various appointments, including The Alfred Hospital, School Dental Service, the Royal Dental Hospital, private practice and a clinical teacher and examiner at Melbourne University.

She especially loves her job as Consultant Dentist at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, improving the dental health of cancer and chronic disease patients. Her special interest includes care for people with complex medical conditions, and the impact of dental health on general health. She also enjoys all aspects of restorative dentistry and kids dentistry. She is passionate about educating people, so they are able to maintain their dental health and reduce treatment.
When she’s not peering in mouths, Ruth is off at dance classes to keep her body fit, Spanish classes to stretch her mind, or playing with her nephew and nieces which fills her heart.
Languages Spoken: English, Hindi

Articles by Ruth Heredia

August is a great month for teeth! It’s when the Australians are encouraged to remember the importance of caring for their pearly whites during Dental Health Week, running from August 1-7. In 2016, the ADA (Australian Dental Association) has put the spotlight on Women’s Health; in particular, focusing on the significant way in with which … Continued

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Baby teeth do fall out, but it’s important that they stay in the mouth till they’re wobbly, as they form the pathway for the new teeth to come through. So cleaning and caring for baby teeth is very important. It’s never too early to start looking after your teeth. Start early Even before teeth come … Continued

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We are far from 2015, and it’s beginning to fully register that the date is “2016” not the “2015” we’ve been used to in the last 12 months. It’s a new start for all those many things in our life that we resolve to do better and different… stop procrastinating, exercise, nurture relationships… It’s a … Continued

Ruth Heredia

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