March 2, 2021
Did you know that National Dentist’s Day takes place on March 6th? It may not be in your calendar already. After all, it may sound like a strange holiday for you to pay attention to or celebrate. However, with a little bit of reflection, you may realize that it is an exciting holiday to be acknowledged. Continue reading to learn more about National Dentist’s Day, why you should be celebrating your dentist, and what you can do.(more…)
February 7, 2021
Did you know February is known for more than just Valentine’s day? Besides tasty candy and beautiful flowers, it is also National Children’s Dental Health Month. Although you might think your child’s oral hygiene habits and routine dental visits are enough, there are a few bad habits that can leave a lasting mark on their smile, like thumb-sucking. Your pediatric dentist has the tips you need to break the habit to nurture a healthy and attractive smile.
February 4, 2021
If you’ve lost all your natural teeth, dentures are the most convenient and popular option to rebuild your smile. Although they are effective, you might notice they don’t fit snuggly as time passes. Your dentures can slip and cause irritation because your jawbone is slowly shrinking since it isn’t being stimulated by tooth roots. While dentures are beneficial, they don’t do anything for jawbone preservation. You don’t need to live with the deterioration. Here’s how implant dentures can replace your missing teeth and keep your jaw strong.
November 25, 2020
Your teeth help you chew good food and have great conversations, but did you know that they do a lot of talking on their own as well? One of the first things people notice when they meet someone is the other person’s smile. It is such an important part of who you are, and it speaks volumes. Your Brampton dentist shares what your teeth say about you.(more…)
September 24, 2020
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.(more…)
August 25, 2020
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.(more…)
August 11, 2020
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.(more…)
July 15, 2020
Now 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.
June 23, 2020
June 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!
June 17, 2020
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.