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3 Common Causes of Dental Bridge Failure and How to Avoid Them

September 24, 2020

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older man brushing his teeth to prevent dental bridge failure

When you’re missing one or more teeth in a row, your dentist might recommend filling the gap with a dental bridge. By placing a dental crown over the two teeth at the end of the space in your smile, or over dental implants, the gap can literally be bridged with a sturdy, long-lasting solution. However, as much as we’d like to believe that this restoration will last forever, that’s unfortunately not likely. Keep reading to learn how to prevent three common causes of dental bridge failure.

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6 Lies Your Dentist Knows You’re Telling

August 25, 2020

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Woman at dentist

Many people are guilty of lying to their dentist about certain things during their appointment. Even if you’re just stretching the truth a little bit, chances are that your dentist knows that you’re not being completely honest. The mouth is a reflection of not just oral health, but your overall wellbeing. Though it can be uncomfortable to admit certain things to your dentist, it’s important that you tell the truth for the sake of your health. Here are some of the most common lies that patients tell when they come into the office.

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What Is the Lifespan of Dental Bridges?

August 11, 2020

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If you have been struggling from the consequences of missing teeth, you know that finding a solution can be a challenging decision. You want something that will fill the gap, function as your natural tooth, and last a long time. Dental bridges are one of several options you have. If you’re looking at the dental bridge lifespan, most of them can last up to a decade. However, this depends on a number of different factors. Continue reading to learn more about dental bridges and how long you can expect them to last.

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How Does the Sun Benefit Your Smile?

July 15, 2020

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Woman in the sunNow that it is summer, you are probably spending some more time out in the sun. Whether you have been exercising outdoors or just relaxing outside, there are many different benefits to the rays that the sun provides. In fact, an estimated 1 billion people in the world suffer from a vitamin D deficiency, partially from not getting enough sunshine. This leads to problems like rickets in children and osteomalacia in adults. But it does not stop there. Vitamin D is extremely important for a healthy smile. Your dentist in Brampton shares why.

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More Than A Smile: The Importance of Oral Health

June 23, 2020

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Healthy woman smiles after visiting Brampton family dentistJune is Oral Health Month! Are you taking proper care of your teeth and gums? Many people don’t realize that keeping your mouth clean plays a big role in your overall wellbeing. In fact, research suggests that oral health has a significant influence on many important aspects of our lives. Read on as your Brampton family dentist shares five reasons why keeping your smile clean is important. The answers may surprise you!

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Dentistry After COVID-19: A Glimpse at Your Next Appointment

June 17, 2020

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Brampton dentist prepares for dental cleaning in COVID-19

As the country slowly begins to reopen amid the COVID-19 pandemic, health and safety are at the forefront of everyone’s mind. Since many of us have been in self-quarantine for a few months now, it may be time for your biannual dental cleaning. To keep you safe while providing the care you need, your Brampton dentist has established a variety of new infection control protocols that you’ll notice at your next visit. Here’s what to expect during your appointment as your dentist reopens.

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How to Keep Your Mouth Healthy Until Your Next Dental Cleaning

May 28, 2020

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bearded man in white shirt flossing

Most dentists are closed for cleanings and checkups for the time being, thanks to COVID-19. Many of them are instead only seeing emergency patients on an as-needed basis. As a result, you might not have a dental cleaning for a while yet. Because of this, you might be at a higher risk of getting cavities or gum disease since plaque and tartar may build up. To prevent this, it’s important to stay on top of your oral hygiene. Here are a few tips to help you do so.

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How to Wear a Facemask in the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 18, 2020

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Lady wearing facemask during COVID-19The number one way to protect yourself and your loved ones from COVID-19 is to practice social distancing. However, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is also advising the use of a face mask whenever you are out in public places. Wearing one consistently and properly plays a key role in slowing the spread of the coronavirus and keeping your community safe. Your Brampton dentist shares some helpful tips as well as some important do’s and don’ts about wearing a facemask during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Stuck At Home? Here Are 3 Ways to Avoid Dental Emergencies!

April 12, 2020

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A woman learning how to avoid dental emergencies at home.

Due to COVID-19, public health officials are advising everyone to stay at home as much as possible. Avoiding unnecessary errands works to prevent the spread of the virus and is essential during a pandemic. However, you’ll also want to be more mindful of your oral health since dental practices are not currently seeing patients for non-essential care. While they are willing to see patients experiencing dental emergencies, it’s always better to prevent them in the first place. To avoid dental emergencies, keep these three tips in mind.

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How COVID-19 is Changing the Rules for Dental Emergencies

March 21, 2020

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a young woman with  blonde hair holding her cheek in pain while listening to a dentist With the spread of COVID-19, social distancing and self-isolation are becoming more commonly used phrases. Masks and gloves are now a normal part of a person’s attire, and going to the movies or out to eat are being replaced with board games and at-home cooking. With this infectious disease changing the way we work and interact, it’s no surprise it is also impacting how we receive care at our local dental office. Because so many oral healthcare professionals are currently only seeing emergency patients, how do you know if what you are experiencing is an actual crisis? Let an emergency dentist in Brampton explain what you need to know to protect your smile.

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