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Give Yourself the Gift of Cosmetic Dentistry

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As the year comes to an end, you owe it to yourself to finish it off on a high note. Now, more than ever, the people of St. Catherine’s are more concerned about oral health than ever before. This is especially true for those enhancing their smile with teeth whitening and other services to get […]

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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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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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How to Ease Anxiety When Visiting the Dentist

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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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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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Eating After a Root Canal

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  After undergoing a root canal, you may have a few concerns about diet and routine changes for a few days while the tooth heals. Although, modern-day procedures are fairly comfortable, and recovery is pretty quick; few precautions are necessary but there are some things you should note. You should pay attention to your eating […]

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