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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.
How does a cavity form in a tooth? First, for a tooth to be susceptible to decay, the bacteria which we all carry in our mouths must adhere themselves to the tooth by combining with proteins in saliva and food debris, and forming a layer known as plaque.
Dr. Allen Sun, Laurentian Dental, Kitchener It’s almost time for the kids to go back to school once again and we’d like to take this opportunity to urge all parents to insure that their children “Play it Safe” this year by wearing a custom-fitted dental mouth...
Dr. Allen Sun, Laurentian Dental, Kitchener Knowing how to handle a dental emergency can sometimes mean the difference between a happy and unhappy holiday experience. Whether you’re headed for a summer holiday within Canada, an exotic foreign destination, a cottage...
“By starting early, good dental prevention habits are instilled in your child.The long term benefits are a healthy and happy smile throughout your child’s life.”
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