Everything You Need to Know About Wisdom Teeth

Say the words “wisdom tooth removal” in a room full of adults, and you are bound to hear at least a few horror stories about this dreaded tooth extraction procedure. The pain, bleeding, and swelling that comes with wisdom teeth removal and recovery sticks in many people’s memories, but it’s a procedure that is often […]

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Why You Should Treat Your Chipped Tooth Immediately

If you’ve recently chipped your tooth, we advise you contact Dr. Vlahos Dentistry in St. Catharines as soon as possible. Not treating a chipped tooth in a timely manner can cause you significant oral problems down the line. Here is our breakdown of how neglecting proper treatment for your chipped tooth can hinder your oral […]

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Is teeth whitening safe and does it really work?

Teeth Whitening is emerging as a popular service offered by a large number of professionals, especially cosmetic dentists. However, some see it as a potential health hazard if done in abundance or incorrectly. More alarming is that recently it started to be offered by many non-professionals who are not qualified to carry out the procedure. […]

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What is a root canal and how is it performed?

  Traditionally, infected teeth causing severe pain and swelling were pulled out by your dentist. Today, a successful root canal treatment (endodontic treatment) is your best bet if you want to keep your original tooth. Keeping your tooth helps to prevent your other teeth from drifting out of line and causing jaw problems. Saving a natural […]

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