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Lifespan of 4 Common Dental Procedures

May 5, 2022

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Woman with beautiful smile with hands on faceEveryone can have the stunning smile they desire with cosmetic dentistry; however, it is a big investment. You want to get the most for your money. No one wants to pay for a procedure that’s not going to provide long-term results. How long does cosmetic dentistry last? Unfortunately, there isn’t an easy answer. Every procedure has a different life expectancy and various factors will affect your results. Don’t worry, here’s what you can expect from 4 common cosmetic procedures and what you can do to preserve your beautiful smile. 


Does It Hurt Getting Cosmetic Dental Work Done?

April 4, 2022

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woman smiling in Toronto

Are you unhappy with your smile? If so, then you might be considering getting cosmetic dentistry to improve your pearly whites! Though the results sound promising, you may have some concerns about whether the procedure will hurt. Read on to learn why your cosmetic dentist in Toronto says there’s nothing to worry about when getting your treatment.


Busting 4 Myths About DIY Teeth Whitening

February 6, 2022

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Woman looking in mirror and brushing teethA dazzling smile is worth a thousand words in today’s world. Unfortunately, not everyone has naturally white teeth. Not to mention, age, poor oral hygiene, and bad habits can negatively affect your pearly whites. Many OTC teeth whitening products claim to reverse tooth discoloration. You’ve probably seen amazing before and after pictures online, but they can be deceiving. Don’t throw money down the drain. Here are the facts you need about 4 at-home teeth whitening myths.


What Do I Do If My Dental Implant is Loose?

December 13, 2021

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Woman at dentist for a loose dental implantA dental implant is unlike any other treatment for tooth loss because it recreates the root and crown. A titanium post replicates the root, allowing your jaw to fuse to it through a process called osseointegration. You’ll have unmatched support and stability after your mouth has healed. Not to mention, your new smile can thrive for decades with the right maintenance. Although failure is rare, don’t ignore any warning signs, like a loose dental implant. If you don’t act fast, you can lose your dental implant. Here’s what you need to know to save your smile.


Can Flossing Really Save Your Life?

October 5, 2021

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Woman looking in mirror to floss her teethYou know you’re supposed to floss your teeth daily, but don’t feel guilty if you don’t. 20% of Americans don’t floss their teeth at all, while only 40% do it daily. Although you may view it as a chore, flossing is crucial to your oral and general health. Not only can it lead to tooth loss, but there can be potentially deadly complications. Here are just a few ways flossing can save your life.


Get the Facts About 4 Dental Sedation Myths

September 17, 2021

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Facts about dental sedation mythsIf your palms sweat and heart races when it’s time to visit your dentist, you’re not alone. A recent study by DentaVox found 61% of people around the world have some degree of dental fear. With your oral health directly connected to your general health, you can’t avoid your dentist forever. Sedation dentistry is an excellent solution to conquer your anxieties for a stress-free appointment. Contrary to what you might have heard, it’s safe and effective for a variety of situations. Here are the facts you need about 4 common dental sedation myths to determine if it is right for you.


What Should You Expect from being Under Dental Sedation?

August 6, 2021

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woman relaxing from sedation dentistry

Does the thought of having dental work done leave you feeling anxious or fearful? If so, your dentist may have recommended dental sedation. How does it work, and what should you expect from sedation dentistry? Continue reading to get all the details you need from a local dentist.


Get the Facts About Sedation Dentistry for Children

July 11, 2021

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Young girl benefiting from sedation dentistryBesides the proper care at home, your child’s developing smile also relies on routine services from a dentist. Unfortunately, the dental office can be a frightening place for many children. The sights, sounds, and unknown can cause their anxiety level to rise, especially if they need a procedure. You don’t have to put your child through unnecessary stress or discomfort. Sedation dentistry can help them sit back and relax. If you’re like many parents, you likely have one question – is sedation dentistry safe for children? Yes! Both the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) support its use when used according to their standards. Here’s what you need to know to determine if it’s the right choice for your child.


How Untreated Sleep Apnea Can Lead to TMJ Disorder

June 14, 2021

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Dentist explaining relationship between sleep apnea and TMJ to patient

Sleep apnea is mostly known for causing problems with sleep, but it’s far from the only issue to consider. While snoring and restless nights are common side effects of this chronic condition, it’s important to examine the relationship that the TMJ and sleep apnea hold. The TMJ specifically refers to the joints that connect the jaw to the skull. Without sleep apnea therapy, you could develop TMJ disorder (or TMD) as well. Learn why from an expert on the subject and what you should do going forward.


How Does a Vegan Diet Affect Oral Health?

May 2, 2021

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More and more people are deciding to switch to vegetarian and vegan diets for a variety of different reasons, ranging from health to ethics. While it is entirely possible to be vegan in a healthy way, it is also true that vegans tend to be at higher risk for some dental issues because of a couple different reasons. Continue reading to learn more about how a vegan diet affects your oral health as well as some things to look out for to keep your smile healthy.

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