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How to Ease Anxiety When Visiting the Dentist

The team here at Dr. Vlahos has been serving dedicated St. Catherine’s family dental services for over 20 years. Across this time, we have come across various patients, from young children to elderly patients. We also understand that some patients experience feelings of anxiety when it comes to visiting us. We have put together this […]

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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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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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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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