Periodontitis

Periodontitis – Its Causes, Warning Signs, and How to Prevent It

Periodontitis, also generally called gum disease or periodontal disease, begins with a bacterial infection that causes a chronic inflammation of the gums and may end — if not properly treated — with tooth loss due to destruction of the tissue that surrounds your teeth. What is the Difference Between Periodontitis and Gingivitis, and Why is […]

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What You Should Know About Dental Veneers

There are several reasons why a smile can be less than perfect, from age and heredity to lifestyle choices and accidents. If you’re looking for an easier way to brighten your smile for good, dental veneers may be a good fit for you. What are Dental Veneers? Dental veneers are thin, tooth-coloured shells that are […]

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Choosing a Suitable Toothbrush

These days, choosing a toothbrush is a more difficult task than it once was. The choice isn’t just between electric and manual, or blue or green. Each brand offers a selection of colours, styles, and bristles making it difficult to pick the right one. While the colour of your toothbrush may matter to you, it’s […]

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Caring for Your Child’s Teeth

When at a young, tender age, children depend on their parents or guardians to care and provide for them in every aspect including looking after their general physical health. When it comes to dental care, there are so many methods to protect your child’s teeth and gums in addition to brushing and flossing.  Depending on […]

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Braces vs. Invisalign

When looking at the effectiveness of braces versus that of clear aligner therapy (Invisalign), we see that each method has its pros and its cons when it comes to doing it’s job- shifting teeth into place. Factors including efficiency and oral hygiene are among the few that an orthodontist may consider when choosing which method […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Dental Crowns

A crown is a cover or “cap” your dentist can put over a tooth. The crown restores the tooth to its normal shape, size, and function. A crown can make the tooth stronger or improve the way it looks.   Reasons you may need a crown: You have had root canal treatment — the crown will […]

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3D Printing in Dentistry — The Future

Over the past twenty years, it is no doubt that society has undergone extensive technological advancements within almost every industry- and the dental industry is no exception. An extremely helpful tool that cosmetic dentists, oral surgeons, orthodontists and pretty much any professional within the field can benefit from is three-dimensional printing. Growth and improvements in […]

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What You Need To Know About Gingivitis

Ask yourself, do your gums sometimes become sensitive, swell or even bleed when you brush and floss? Well then it’s a possibility that you have gingivitis, and you’re not alone. According to the Canadian Dental Hygienist Association, around 50% of Canadians have gingivitis, and many of them don’t even realize it. What Is Gingivitis? Healthy […]

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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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