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How To Prevent Tooth Decay This Halloween 2018

Posted on Oct 15, 2018

Prevent tooth decay this Halloween and make the holiday a little less scary! Unfortunately, the bitter truth is that you put your teeth at risk every time you eat candy. The good news is that you can prevent tooth decay this Halloween. There are many precautions you can take to make sure nothing bad happens to your teeth. Follow these simple tips...

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Which Halloween Candy is the Worst for Your Teeth?

Posted on Oct 01, 2018

Halloween is approaching and we all know the sugar in the treats our kids get are bad for their teeth (and ours as adults). But do we really consider why that is? It’s a good idea to understand why sugar is so bad for your teeth and can decay them. Basically, when bacteria eat the sugar and leftover food in your mouth, a weak acid is...

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How to Stop Yourself from Grinding your Teeth at Night

Posted on Sep 25, 2018

Do you grind or clench your teeth and wonder how you can stop yourself from grinding your teeth at night? If so, you’re not alone. Also known as bruxism, teeth grinding affects about 8-10 percent of the population, according to some research studies. Many people (young and old) grind their teeth at night, which can lead to serious dental...

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How Painful is the Dental Implant Procedure?

Posted on Sep 23, 2018

Many people are anxious about getting a dental implant. Naturally, there is some fear, and the biggest question is about how painful the dental implant procedure is. While the fear of pain is reasonable, today’s technologies and procedures have come a long way with dental implants. If you do need a dental implant, here’s what to...

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What You Should Do if Your Dental Crown Falls Off

Posted on Sep 21, 2018

Although dental crowns are widely used (and with great success), there are times when a dental crown may come loose for some reason, and even fall off. If you have a dental crown (or crowns) installed, it’s important to know what you should do if your dental crown falls off. Whatever the case, any issue with a dental crown requires immediate...

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How Do I Know My Wisdom Teeth Are Coming In?

Posted on Sep 19, 2018

Have you wondered if your wisdom teeth are coming in? Wisdom teeth refer to the third and last set of molars, which you typically get in your late teens years or early twenties, so if your age falls within that range odds are your wisdom teeth are coming in! These teeth are one of your mouth’s biggest mysteries because we don’t know...

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Oral Inflammation Promotes Progression of Oral Cancer

Posted on Sep 15, 2018

In a new and exciting study, researchers at the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry found oral inflammation stimulates oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) “invasion”. In other words, inflammation of the mouth can worsen oral cancer and the spread of the disease to other parts of the body. Exciting Finding on Oral Cancer...

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It’s National Fresh Breath Day

Posted on Sep 11, 2018

Here are 5 tips for clean, fresh breath Every August, National Fresh Breath Day reminds us that the quality of our breath is much more than just a social embarrassment (and something that can ruin any social interaction). The good news is that correcting the quality of our breath quite simple and easily achievable. National Fresh Breath Day...

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Preventative Dentistry from Your Local Family Dentist

Posted on Jul 19, 2018

For every patient, young or old, preventative dentistry is the very best approach for maintaining optimum oral health. With a good family dentist, preventative dentistry allows for early diagnosis and early treatment. Naturally, prevention begins at home, but with a good family dentist, teeth and gums can be kept healthy on a consistent basis. ...

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Finding Top Quality Dental Veneers in Woodbridge

Posted on Jul 16, 2018

Dental veneers (referred to as porcelain veneers or porcelain laminates) are wafer-thin shells, made to cover the front surface of a tooth, and designed to improve appearance. Veneers are custom-made and colour matched in order to alter the color, shape, and size of teeth that need restoration. If you’re looking for dental veneers in...

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