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With the recent events surrounding COVID-19 (coronavirus) and the recommendation from the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, I have decided to suspend all non-essential dental services including preventative care (hygiene services) immediately, for a period of 2 weeks, for the safety of my patients, my team and the community at large.
If you are one of the unlucky people who will have a close encounter with the new flu virus this year, there are some things you can do orally to reduce the impact on your health.
As everyone knows, the new year is traditionally a time when we resolve to make changes that will improve our well-being or lifestyles. This year…why not resolve to finally enjoy a beautiful smile you can really be proud of?
Best wishes for a happy, healthy & prosperous New Year to all our loyal readers! Many people make New Year’s resolutions to improve their lives, and If you find yourself smiling and expressing yourself less than you really want to because you’re uncomfortable with the unattractive appearance or condition of your teeth; now’s the perfect time to resolve to enhance your smile & improve your life.
Knowing how to handle a dental emergency can sometimes mean the difference between a happy and unhappy holiday experience. Whether you’re leaving for a Christmas holiday, winter cruise, a cottage weekend, or just enjoying the great Ontario outdoors, it’s smart to be prepared for any type of dental emergency.
The holidays are fast approaching, but there’s still time to enjoy all the festivities with a whiter, brighter smile that imparts a vibrant, youthful glow.
There’s nothing like a beautiful, white smile when it comes to enhancing your image. Fact is, your smile is just as important to your appearance as your skin and body because it’s one of the first things people notice.
You’ve heard the terms in TV ads, seen them in print ads, and perhaps noticed them on the labels of a variety of dental products. But what do the terms plaque, tartar, gingivitis and worse, periodontal disease, really mean?
Almost everyone has an uncle, or cousin, or dad whose snoring is legendary. We often joke about these people and tell stories of how their snoring vibrates walls. However, for many families, this is no joking matter. Snoring often deprives others of sleep and sometimes leads to couples having to sleep in separate bedrooms.
It’s essential to get an early start on dental care so that children learn that visiting the dentist is a regular part of their health care. It can be a good idea to schedule their first visit before any problems develop to create a positive initial experience for the child.
Good oral health is essential no matter what your age. Regular preventive care is vital for maintaining a healthy mouth, especially for seniors. It’s very important for our senior patients to remember that their oral health may be particularly at risk due to recession of the gums and possible changes in the composition of their saliva.
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