Home Remedies for a Toothache

A toothache can bring discomfort to your teeth and the areas surrounding them such as the jaw and gums. Tooth decay, infection, broken fillings, or receding gums are some popular causes of a toothache. If your tooth pain carries on for 2 days or more, it may be time to visit Dr. Vlahos Dentistry in St. […]

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Missing Teeth

Missing Teeth? Here’s What You Can Do About It

Your teeth are important for your overall health and self-esteem. If you are dealing with missing teeth, you’ll recognize the various problems they can cause. Eating certain foods is almost impossible, and you aren’t comfortable with the way you look when you smile. Fortunately for you, Dr. Vlahos cosmetic and general dentistry in St. Catharines […]

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Combat Bad Breath

Effective Solutions to Combat Bad Breath

While there is no long-term or permanent solution to bad breath (also known as Halitosis), there are certain habits you can practice regularly to combat bad oral hygiene. Brush your teeth and floss attentively For the best results, make sure to brush your teeth at least twice per day, most importantly before bed, and floss […]

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Teeth Cleaning

How Often Should I Get My Teeth Cleaned Professionally?

This is a question that many patients ask and the answer truly depends on the individual patient. There are many factors that will dictate the frequency of your dental hygiene appointments. First and foremost, probably the most significant factor is your home care. Ideally, you should brush two times a day and include at least […]

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Dental Headache

Are You Suffering from a Dental Headache/Migraine?

You might not expect it, but it turns out your oral health and headaches are often directly correlated. In fact, many of your constant headaches and/or migraines are actually caused by problems that can be treated more effectively by your dentist than your family doctor. Common Causes and Treatments Our mouths are the gateways to […]

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I am terrified of going to the dentist, what can I do about it?

Many patients dislike going to the dentist, but some have a debilitating fear that prevents them for receiving timely treatment that they require.  These patients avoid the dentist at all costs and allow dental problems to develop to the point where they are in excruciating pain.  This situation is very difficult to manage both for […]

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