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Keeping you child’s gums and teeth healthy requires more than just daily brushing and flossing. During a check-up, your child’s dentist might inquire about your drinking water supply. That’s because fluoride, a substance naturally found in water, plays an important role in cavity prevention and the healthy development of children’s teeth.
Despite all the public Canada Day celebrations cancelled by COVID-19 we invite you to celebrate all the amazing people who have pulled together, sacrificed and shown unparalleled resiliency during the world’s worst health crisis in a generation.
With the summer sports season just around the corner, we’d like to remind everyone to think about safety. What do you think might happen if you (or one of your children) got hit in the mouth or jaw while playing a contact sports activity? If you weren’t wearing properly fitted mouth guard, the answer in a nutshell is: A Lot!
Dental disease is the most widespread of all human ailments, affecting 95% of people. Tooth decay is by far the most prevalent form of dental disease among most younger people, but too many of them do not even think of poor dental health as being a significant problem.
Over the next few years, your new baby’s gummy smile will gradually be replaced by two rows of beautiful, tiny baby teeth. As a mother, you’ll play a very big part in helping your baby develop healthy teeth and gums for life.
April, with the beginnings of a bright new season, is a good time to remember how important healthy teeth and gums are to our overall health and well-being.
A toothache can invade and disrupt every living moment of your life. Toothaches may be caused by a cavity (tooth decay), abscesses, gum disease, loose or broken fillings, exposed tooth roots, food particles wedged between the teeth or trapped below your gum line, sinus pressure, trauma or irritation resulting from clenching or grinding.
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?
Put Your Best Smile Forward!
Exquisite dentistry, beautiful smiles.