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Knowledge is power, especially when it comes to oral health...

This section of our website is intended to help patients stay informed about oral health, or in other words, "dentally-aware"!

We believe that education is extremely important in order to help our patients maintain healthy, beautiful smiles outside of our Toronto dental clinic. Our articles will cover a range of dental subjects; from everyday oral care to common oral issues... and even fun facts that we think every patient should know about!

We want to provide you with content that interests you... so don't be afraid to recommend a topic to us if you'd like to learn more about something in particular (we always love hearing from patients). Also, feel free to check back every week for new content!

Sedation for dental anxiety

The Different Types of Sedation for Dental Anxiety
Which One Is Best for Me?

Nitrous oxide (laughing gas), oral sedation, moderate (IV) sedation and deep sedation are all safe sedation options for patients who experience dental anxiety. They can really help a person to relax and face their fears! Knowing the differences between each type can help people make a decision about which would be most suitable for them. Let’s talk sedation dentistry!
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ABCs of Teeth Care

The ABCs of Keeping Your Toothbrush Clean (and Safe to Use)
You clean your teeth, but do you clean your toothbrush bristles?

You clean your teeth daily – but do you take the steps to keep your toothbrush clean, as well? It’s important to keep those bristles clean so that your toothbrush is always safe to use, not to mention, effective at cleaning your mouth. That said; here are several things you should be doing to ensure your toothbrush stays nice and clean for a healthy smile.
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Here’s Why Attractive Smiles Always Win in Romance

Here’s Why Attractive Smiles Always Win in Romance
How does your smile rate when you date?

Do you have a “datable smile”? A whopping 71% of women and 58% of men believe a person’s smile to be the most important feature when judging a potential date! (Match.com).
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Why You Can Blame Your Parents for Your Cavities…

Why You Can Blame Your Parents for Your Cavities…
The fight against strep mutans

No one’s born with cavity-causing bacteria in their mouths… in fact, the bacteria is often transmitted through the saliva of parents to their babies early on. Without this bacteria present in our mouths, consuming sugars wouldn’t contribute to tooth decay like it does with it!
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Why You Should NEVER Skip Teeth Brushing Before Bed

Why You Should NEVER Skip Teeth Brushing Before Bed
Are you guilty of this dentally destructive habit?

Why is skipping teeth brushing before bed (after eating) such a frowned-upon decision? Isn’t it enough to brush twice a day and not have to worry about when that happens? Unfortunately, no – and here’s why that is.
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Is Your Smile at Risk for Root Decay?

Is Your Smile at Risk for Root Decay?
Let’s get to the root of this problem…

Root decay is decay that occurs on the root, as opposed to the surface enamel, of the tooth. Anyone with exposed dental roots or notable gum recession is at risk for root decay. How can you protect your teeth from this oral health issue? We’ll tell you how!
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white fillings vs silver

The Dental Filling Showdown: White vs. Silver
Which Material Is Right For Your Smile?

Unfortunately, cavities are harder for some people to avoid than others. Thankfully, dental fillings are able to restore teeth in areas of irreversible decay. But if you were to choose from white fillings and silver fillings, which type would you prefer? This information might help you to better understand what type of filling might be better for you.
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drinks we should try to avoid

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Beverages for Your Smile!
How often do you sip these drinks?

When it comes to tooth decay prevention, there are certain beverages one should try to limit their intake of. Are you aware of the drinks that are good, bad, and just plain ugly for your smile? That’s what we’re going to cover in this month’s blog. Continue reading...


dental implants

Why Is a Dental Implant the #1 Choice for a Missing Tooth?
A restoration with dental implants can be truly life-changing.

What do you know about dental implants? Dental implants are able to replace missing teeth permanently and successfully! They are so highly dependable because they act as artificial tooth roots that completely merge with the jaw bone and support an artificial replacement tooth. Continue reading...


dental sealants

Am I “Craze-y”…Or Are Those Tiny Cracks In My Teeth?!
Let’s Talk About Craze Lines

It might be surprising news to many that the shape of your tooth could render it more susceptible (or less susceptible) to cavities. Luckily, there’s an effective way around this: dental sealants. Are you familiar with this preventive treatment? If not, here’s what you should know. Continue reading...


dental sealants

Why Cavity-Prone Teeth Should Receive Dental Sealants Treatment
When it comes to teeth, shape matters…

It might be surprising news to many that the shape of your tooth could render it more susceptible (or less susceptible) to cavities. Luckily, there’s an effective way around this: dental sealants. Are you familiar with this preventive treatment? If not, here’s what you should know. Continue reading...


periodontic quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about GUMS?
Test your periodontal smarts!

Our gum health is imperative to the health of our entire smile. How much do you know about periodontic (gum) health? Well, if you like quizzes, this is a great opportunity to find out if you’re gum smart (or gum dumb) with these 8 multiple choice questions. Continue reading...


Why Choose Tooth-Coloured Fillings for Your Cavity?
We’ve Got the Break Down on Composite Resin

What kind of dental fillings are you sporting in your mouth (if any)? When it comes to filling your cavity, white or tooth-coloured fillings may be the most cosmetically-conscious choice, but are they always the right choice in every situation? We’ve got the details. Continue reading...


Teeth Whitening Can Brighten the Dullest of Teeth
Is Your Smile In Need of a Shade Boost?

Could the shade of your teeth use a little brightening boost? We've got just the solution. Continue reading...


Is a Cosmetic Bonding Treatment Right for You?
Fall in Love with Your Smile!

If you're not totally head-over-heels in love with your smile, a simple cosmetic bonding treatment might be the perfect solution for you. Continue reading...


Dental Scaling for Stubborn Plaque and Tartar
Do your teeth need a scaling treatment?

When a person comes in for a dental cleaning, the hygienist may decide that a scaling treatment is necessary for them. But why? Continue reading...


New Year, Fresh Start... What Did We Do?!
Check Out Our Brand New Site...

We wanted to give our wonderful patients a totally new online experience (one you're looking at right now)... because we believe that they deserve the best experience with us. Continue reading...

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