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10 Reasons Why You Need Regular Teeth Check-Ups

10 Reasons Why You Need Regular Teeth Check-Ups Advice from Your Neighbourhood Dentist Ideally, you should go in for a dental check-up once a year. If your insurance allows it, twice per year is even better. How often do you go? While you brush and floss at home, you...

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What Makes a Good Dental Hygienist?

What Makes a Good Dental Hygienist? Valuable Insights from Your Local Scarborough Dental Hygienist When you select a local dental office, you are not just choosing a dentist; you are also picking out a dental hygienist in Scarborough. You and your hygienist have a...

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Dental Implants: What You Need to Know

Dental Implants: What You Need to Know If your smile is missing teeth, chances are that simple daily tasks like eating or talking may have become difficult. Not to mention that your attitude towards smiling or being social may be subdued as well because you are...

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6 Reasons You Need Professional Dental Cleanings

6 Reasons You Need Professional Dental Cleanings We've all been raised knowing that brushing and cleaning your teeth regularly is extremely important for your overall health. Most of us make the effort to take care of our teeth by brushing twice daily and flossing...

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Keeping Up with Dental Care in the Summer

Keeping Up with Dental Care in the Summer Your Dental Clinic in Scarborough Can Help Summer is all about family vacations, late nights, lazy mornings, and taking advantage of the warm temperatures. While there is plenty to love about summer, there is one thing many of...

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Cosmetic Dentistry in Scarborough

Cosmetic Dentistry in Scarborough Are Dental Crowns Really Worth It? Everyone wants pearly white teeth but most people aren’t naturally blessed with them. Thankfully, cosmetic dentistry has a number of solutions to help you improve the appearance of your teeth. At...

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How Long Do Dental Fillings Last?

How Long Do Dental Fillings Last? A dental filling is a way to fix a damaged tooth and restore its normal function and shape. Usually this damage results from tooth decay. When you visit our dental clinic in Scarborough, we will first remove the decayed tooth...

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Why Have Your Teeth Cleaned?

Why Have Your Teeth Cleaned? Great oral hygiene is not just for a pretty smile – it actually helps improve your overall health. Gum infections and diseases have been linked to heart disease and other conditions, but with regular dental exams and cleanings, you may be...

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Teeth Cleaning and Scaling: The Most Important Dental Visit

Teeth Cleaning and Scaling: The Most Important Dental Visit Whether you go once a year or twice a year, the most important visit you will have at your local dentist’s office is your teeth cleaning and scaling appointment. During this appointment, your dental hygienist...

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Don’t Let a Root Canal cause You Stress

Don’t Let a Root Canal cause You Stress Of all the dental procedures we hear the most worry, misinformation, and fuss about, root canals are at the top of the list. This fairly common infection and procedure has taken on a lot of attention for the pain, severity, and...

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Don’t Let Good Oral Hygiene Habits Go Into Hibernation

Don’t Let Good Oral Hygiene Habits Go Into Hibernation   After a busy holiday season and time off from a regular schedule, it can be easy to let habits slip. From bedtimes to diet, it is not surprising that dental care and oral hygiene can also fall into an...

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Stay Healthy: How Dental Cleaning Fights Pneumonia

Stay Healthy: How Dental Cleaning Fights Pneumonia Schedule Your Teeth Cleaning in Scarborough   Our bodies are complex, integrated, and resilient by nature. It is not surprising that healthy habits in one area or part of your life will have positive effects on...

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Thumb Sucking and Snoring Appliances

Thumb Sucking and Snoring Appliances Breaking bad habits is hard and parents trying to correct their children’s thumb sucking habits have an uphill task. Individuals that snore in their sleep may not be able to do much about it. Luckily, there are devices out there...

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How to Find a Good Family Dentist in Scarborough

How to Find a Good Family Dentist in Scarborough A good dentist is important for your family’s health. While it is best to get referrals from family, A good dentist is important for your family’s health. While it is best to get referrals from family, friends, and...

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How Do I Find a Good Dentist in Scarborough?

How Do I Find a Good Dentist in Scarborough?   Your oral health is important and so is finding someone you trust to look after it. Whether you have shy children or a busy work schedule, finding a dentist that is well-located and offers all the dental services you...

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Do I Need Dentures with Natural Teeth?

Do I Need Dentures with Natural Teeth?   Dentures are not only for people missing a full mouth of natural teeth and, contrary to popular belief, they are not only for elderly people. Partial dentures provide tooth replacement options for people who are missing...

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Pros and Cons of Dental Fillings

Pros and Cons of Dental Fillings One of the first dental troubles most people face is a cavity, also known as tooth decay. Plaque and bacteria are left to linger on a tooth or between teeth, eventually leading to the formation of a cavity. While unpleasant, not all...

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Flossing and Brushing Tips for a Clean and Beautiful Smile

Flossing and Brushing Tips for a Clean and Beautiful Smile You know that it is important to maintain a good oral hygiene routine, but sometimes it is hard to know exactly what a ‘good’ routine looks like. The cornerstones of a good at-home dental care routine are...

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When Do You Need a Root Canal?

When Do You Need a Root Canal?   For many people, few dental procedures incite fear and dread like the words “root canal.” Thankfully, advancements in this procedure mean that it isn’t as scary as you may initially think. If you are experiencing discomfort or...

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Treating Canker Sores and Cold Sores

Treating Canker Sores and Cold Sores Canker sores are small ulcers that appear inside the mouth. They can be extremely painful and even disrupt your ability to eat or talk. Cold sores, also known as fever blisters, are not the same as canker sores (though they are...

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Protect Your Kids’ Teeth Before the Tooth Fairy Comes

Protect Your Kids’ Teeth Before the Tooth Fairy Comes   It may seem strange to focus on the oral health of your child’s baby teeth. They are just going to fall out anyways, right? Unfortunately, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Your child’s primary teeth...

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Dental Care for Seniors

Dental Care for Seniors Health concerns and considerations change at every stage of our lives. From young children to teenage years, into adulthood and as we age, it is important to monitor our health and change habits accordingly to help our bodies as they grow and...

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Causes of Bad Breath – How to Combat Them

Causes of Bad Breath – How to Combat Them Nobody likes having bad breath. Not only is the taste unpleasant, but it can make having even brief social interactions an embarrassing or nerve-inducing experience. Don’t let fears about your breath stop you from going after...

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Tips to Improve Your Child’s Oral Health Habits

Tips to Improve Your Child’s Oral Health Habits   Most parents will tell you that getting their children to brush their teeth twice a day is an ongoing battle, and they don’t always win. It can be challenging and tiring to convince your child that their dental...

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The Dangers of Snoring Due to Sleep Apnea

The Dangers of Snoring Due to Sleep Apnea Snoring can be a laugh – unless you are the one suffering from sleepless nights or sharing the bed with someone who snores heavily every night. Snoring can actually harm more than just your sleep schedule and contribute to...

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The Dangers of Periodontal Disease (a.k.a. Gum Disease)

The Dangers of Periodontal Disease (a.k.a. Gum Disease) Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is not uncommon. Numerous adults currently have some form of this disease; some worse than others. The extent of these diagnoses can vary from gum inflammation to...

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Protect Yourself from Oral Cancer

Protect Yourself from Oral Cancer Cancer affects all parts of the human body, including the mouth. Oral cancer is a scary and life-threatening disease. Your risk of contracting it will increase as you grow older, so taking preventative steps and living a healthy...

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How Long Should Crown Sensitivity Last?

How Long Should Crown Sensitivity Last? Crown sensitivity is not uncommon. After any dental procedure, it will take some time for your mouth to adjust. The intensity of that sensitivity, however, will vary from person-to-person. After your procedure, your dentist can...

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Is Chipping Your Tooth a Big Deal?

Is Chipping Your Tooth a Big Deal? Chipping a tooth may not seem like a big deal. After all, you did not lose the tooth. However, it is a situation that is more serious than most people realize. Chipped teeth are not uncommon and can happen in sports or even chewing...

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Thumb Sucking and Snoring Appliances: What You Need to Know

Thumb Sucking and Snoring Appliances: What You Need to Know Posted on November 5th, 2015 by Lenard Dingemans Thumb sucking is one of those habits that may look “cute” on your toddler, but will eventually lead to oral care problems. Unfortunately, if your child is a...

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How Long Do Dental Fillings Last?

How Long Do Dental Fillings Last?     A dental filling is a way to fix a damaged tooth and restore its normal function and shape. Usually, this damage results from tooth decay. When you visit our dental clinic in Scarborough, we will first remove the decayed...

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Canker and Cold Sore Removal: What are My Options?

Canker and Cold Sore Removal: What are My Options? Posted on November 11th, 2015 by admin   Canker sores and cold sores are not just a nuisance, they can also be extremely painful. While the terms are used synonymously, these terms identify two very different...

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Book Your Dental Consultation Today

Book Your Dental Consultation Today Dental consultations allow you to explore your options for local dental clinics and find the right provider that you feel comfortable with. During a consultation, the dentist will assess your overall oral health and establish your...

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Custom-Fitted Night Guards

Custom-Fitted Night Guards Many individuals grind or clench their teeth while asleep and are not even aware they are doing so. Because patients are unaware that they are grinding their teeth, they may feel there is no need for a night guard. While it may not seem like...

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Dental Sealants for Kids: Preventing Decay Early

Dental Sealants for Kids: Preventing Decay Early   Tooth decay is a common problem for kids around the globe. If untreated, decay and cavities can lead to infection and painful treatments. One of the most effective ways to prevent this from happening in children...

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Dental Implants and Bone Grafting

Dental Implants and Bone Grafting Dental implants involve a number of steps. For some patients, bone grafting may be necessary in order to maximize the success of their dental implant surgery. While it might sound intimidating, bone grafting is now a relatively...

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Why Your Teeth May be Sensitive to Hot and Cold

Why Your Teeth May be Sensitive to Hot and Cold It is a hot day and you reach for a cold glass of water. Does sipping the chilled liquid cause a sharp, uncomfortable pain through your mouth? Do you feel the same way when you drink your coffee nice and hot in the...

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Why Your Kids Need a Pediatric Dentist

Why Your Kids Need a Pediatric Dentist Many parents make the wrong assumption that there is no difference between pediatric dentists and general dentists. Pediatric dentists understand the special care requirements of young teeth and gums as well as problems that...

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Improve Your Smile with Gum Reduction Services

Improve Your Smile with Gum Reduction Services For most people, self-confidence stems from physical appearance and the smile is a critical aspect of one’s appearance. If you have gums that are too large or that cover up a majority of your smile, you may find yourself...

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Do You Really Know What a Root Canal Treatment Does?

Do You Really Know What a Root Canal Treatment Does? There are tons of dental procedures out there, but one of the more misunderstood ones is that of the root canal treatment. If you have been told that you need a root canal, there is no need to worry. Millions of...

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Restore Your Smile with Porcelain Veneers

Restore Your Smile with Porcelain Veneers Broken, discolored or misshaped teeth can lower your confidence and self-esteem when smiling in public. Porcelain veneers, also known as dental veneers, are designed to improve your smile while maintaining the look and...

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Recovery from Wisdom Teeth Removal: What You Need to Know

Recovery from Wisdom Teeth Removal: What You Need to Know The process of removing one’s wisdom teeth is fairly routine and quick, but the recovery time varies from one individual to another. After having your wisdom teeth removed, it is not uncommon to encounter pain...

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Protect Weakened Teeth, Improve Your Smile with Crowns

Protect Weakened Teeth, Improve Your Smile with Crowns Damaged teeth can be painful and may change the appearance of your smile. Crowns help restore the function, shape, and appearance of your teeth. While crowns are often used after a root canal, they can also be...

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Replace Missing or Damaged Teeth with Dentures

Replace Missing or Damaged Teeth with Dentures Are your natural teeth damaged, weakened or missing? Whether it is from an accident, decay or other condition, missing or damaged teeth can impact your smile and even the functionality of your mouth. Missing teeth can...

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Consider Professional Teeth Whitening

Consider Professional Teeth Whitening Before the Holidays Posted on November 10th, 2015 by admin Enjoy a Brighter Smile for Family Photos The holidays mean busy schedules and lots of photo opportunities. Whether it is Christmas morning with the kids or your next...

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Professional Teeth Whitening: Bring Back Your Smile

Professional Teeth Whitening: Bring Back Your Smile

Professional Teeth Whitening: Bring Back Your Smile Are you self-conscious about your teeth? Do your yellowed or stained teeth prevent you from smiling? Tried over-the-counter teeth whitening products that just won’t work? REGAIN CONFIDENCE AND BRING YOUR SMILE BACK...

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Replace Missing or Damaged Teeth with Dental Bridges

Replace Missing or Damaged Teeth with Dental Bridges

Replace Missing or Damaged Teeth with Dental Bridges   Missing or damaged teeth can significantly impact your ability to smile with confidence and can even alter the functionality of your mouth. In some cases, missing or damaged teeth may cause a speech...

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5 Tips for Tooth Decay Prevention

5 Tips for Tooth Decay Prevention Cavities are a common dental issue that is often a sign of declining dental health. Did you know that cavities occur as a result of tooth decay? This is a gradual decay that occurs over time but, luckily, it can be reversed with a few...

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