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Everything You Need to Know about Orthodontic Treatments

April 11, 2018

Several orthodontic treatment options exist today for people who are interested in improving their smile. From traditional braces, headgear, removable appliances, retainers to Invisalign® aligners, there are several options for you to choose from. It can be a challenge to decide which choice is the best for your particular needs. That’s why you should visit Read More…

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What to Expect at a Dental Checkup?

April 8, 2018

According to the Canadian Dental Association, about 80 percent of Canadians visit their dentist at least once each year for a regular dental checkup. However many people have little to no idea what is actually happening in their mouth while they’re in the dental chair. Whether it’s a first-time visit, or you haven’t had a Read More…

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Is Sedation Dentistry a Solution for Anxiety?

April 4, 2018

If you suffer from dental anxiety, you’re not alone. Reports show that 40 percent of Canadians worry about the potential pain and discomfort that they may encounter during regular hygiene appointments or more complex dental work (i.e. periodontics, extractions, etc.) While sedation dentistry can ease your mind and help you feel more relaxed during procedures, Read More…

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Types of Dentures Explained

April 1, 2018

Are you in the process of researching different types of dentures to see which one is right for you or a family member?  We’ve compiled a little tip sheet to help you in your decision making process. What are dentures?  Implant dentistry (aka dentures) is the ideal long-term solution for tooth loss. Dentures are removable Read More…

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Can Tooth Enamel be Restored?

March 28, 2018

According to the Canadian Dental Association, there are a significant number of Canadians who suffer from enamel erosion. Because enamel plays a vital role in protecting your teeth from decay, it’s best to do everything that you can to prevent your enamel from eroding. What is tooth enamel? Enamel is a mineral that acts as Read More…

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How Does Nutrition Affect Dental Health?

March 25, 2018

Did you know that healthy teeth is linked to a balanced diet and eating healthy? As much as brushing consistently, flossing and rinsing is important, what you eat can have a significant impact on your oral health. By getting rid of unhealthy food from your diet and visiting the dentist regularly, you’re drastically increasing your Read More…

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How Does Dental Scaling and Root Planing Help Prevent Gum Disease

March 18, 2018

According to the Canadian Dental Association, 70 per cent of the Canadian population will develop gum disease at some point in their life. Gum disease occurs when your gum line becomes inflamed with bacteria (caused by plaque and tartar build up) that can spread to the bones that surround and support your teeth. There are three Read More…

5 tips for preventing toothaches

Five Tips for Prevention And Treatment of Toothaches

March 12, 2018

Toothaches can create a mouthful of pain for anyone dealing with dental problems. Tooth decay is the main reason why toothaches occur, however other reasons include: infection, gum disease, an abnormal bite, and teeth grinding. Below are some tips to not only prevent but to also provide relief if you have encountered tooth pain. Floss Read More…

Four Healthy Mouth Tips

January 29, 2018

With a new year now here, what better time is there to evaluate your oral health? Considering oral health has a direct impact on your overall health, your mouth acts as a window to the rest of your body and often detects early signs of systemic disease. Here are four tips for a healthy mouth: Read More…