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Why do my teeth feel so rough?

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Ideally, your teeth should feel smooth even when you run your tongue over them, especially after brushing. However, this is not always the case as there are many instances where people experience an odd texture on their teeth which they’ve never experienced before. If the surface of your teeth feels rough, it’s always best to […]

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Sedation Options For Your Child

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  No matter their age, it’s always difficult seeing your child in pain or discomfort. When they’re in pain, so are you. Unfortunately, a lot of kids are scared of the dentist which can make a simple check-up a source of terror for them. The good news is, there are plenty of safe sedation options […]

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Foods and Beverages That Are Known for Staining Teeth

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Which Ones Stain Your Teeth? Red Wine: A classic go-to over dinner, but due to this beverage being so pigmented, it can easily leave behind a red or purple stain on your teeth, especially if you drink it often. The acidity of wine is also damaging to your teeth and causes them to absorb more […]

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2021 New Year Resolutions to Optimize Your Families Dental Health

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Dr. Vlahos is a long-standing family dentistry practice based in St. Catharines, Ontario. Over the years, we have worked with countless families in helping them establish healthy smiles and routines. Our team believes any time is a great time to refresh your dental health routine, but why not do it going into the new year? […]

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Things Every Parent Should Know About Baby Teeth

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Welcoming a new bundle of joy to the world can be such an exciting time. The team at Dr. Vlahos, your dedicated St. Catharines family dentist, is always thrilled to meet new baby clients and young families. We are proud to have many clients, from newborns to elderly folks, in our dentist chairs. We have […]

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5 Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Smile this Summer

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The weather in St. Catherines and surrounding regions is finally on par with spring and summer standards, and the team here at Dr. Vlahos Dentistry is so excited to enjoy the warm weather and longer days. As we add more activities and commitments to our schedule, we can sometimes get off track with sustaining our […]

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How Often Should I Replace My Toothbrush?

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Do you recall the last time you replaced your toothbrush? It’s normal for us to throw out expired foods, restock vitamins and supplements, and replace our beauty products often, but when it comes to our dental hygiene, it doesn’t get as much attention or thought as other areas of our regimen. Swapping out your old […]

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Connecting the Dots: Diabetes & Oral Health

Diabetes, or hypertension is a disease that affects millions of people from various social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds. In 2017, 7.3% of Canadians aged 12 and older (roughly 2.3 million people) reported being diagnosed with diabetes. It is safe practice for those diagnosed with diabetes to monitor glucose levels, diet, activity, and more to keep […]

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Combating Tooth Decay – Controlling Your Diet

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When consuming sugary and starchy foods or drinks, you may not realize it, but you’re potentially feeding the plaque that can cause problems in your mouth. Here’s a list of food items you should add to your diet and foods you should steer clear of if you’re looking to prevent any possibilities of tooth decay […]

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