While a dentist’s appointment may not be your favorite appointment, it is one that should be kept and not canceled. Visiting the dentist at least twice a year is vital to help monitor and maintain the condition of your teeth and gums. It has been well researched that poor oral health may lead to an increased risk of heart disease, diabetes, lung disease, and oral cancers. Regular examinations will help control and catch conditions before they become that emergency visits we all fear.
Why You Should Choose Dentists on Bloor!
Good oral hygiene alone may not help combat bad breath also known as HALITOSIS but its a good place to start.
A Glossary Of Essential Dentistry Terms
Every industry has its own language and terms. These words and phrases can be confusing to anyone who is not part of the daily operations of a specific sector, and the dentistry business is no exception.
Fun Dental Trivia
Egyptians are believed to have started using a paste to clean their teeth around 5000BC
IS THIS A TRUE DENTAL EMERGENCY? HOW DO I KNOW?
Not all dental situations need to be seen immediately. How do you know if you need to go to an after hour dental emergency clinic, go to the hospital or simply wait until the office can see me?
Follow this simple guide that will help you decide what is the best approach
I HAVE TMJ
My patients often confuse TMJ with TMD.
TMJ is the Temporal Mandibular Joint whereas TMD is Temporal Mandibular Disorder.
We all have the joint but many of us also have the disorder.
TMD is not just one disease but a group of disorders that can be painful affecting the joint or the muscle of chewing
TMD commonly affects twice as many women than men.
GUM RECESSION - it's not only sensitive teeth
WHAT IS GUM RECESSION
Gum recession or receding gums is the exposure of the roots of the teeth caused by a loss of gum tissue and/or retraction of the gingival margin from the crown of the teeth.
Tooth Paste. What does it do.?
Brushing your teeth is the most effective way to prevent cavaties.
What To Expect From Dentistry In 2021
COVID-19 has impacted all our lives in many ways we could have never imagined. Protocols have been implemented to help protect you at your next visit. Please see our protocol pages.
SDF is a safe and painless way to help fight cavities
Dentistry has come along way from the days when dentist would just drill out an entire tooth surface to get access to the cavity and hopefully prevent further tooth destruction. Today we know a lot more about the chemistry of cavity formation and so a relatively new product to North America has been added to our tool box to help fight this disease.
The New Normal? How COVID-19 Has Affected The Practice Of Dentistry
COVID-19 changed how most companies and industries work to curb the spread of the virus and mitigate any economic fallout. While there are many businesses and other establishments that can handle their jobs remotely, dentistry is unfortunately not one of them.
NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS
The year 2020 was an incredible year of uncertainty, major lifestyle and work disruptions and not to mention the stress. I want to take a moment to remind you of what we all realized this year that is so important; family, friends and our health. As with every begriming of a new year we try to make changes so let's include these ones for a better 2021.
HAPPY AND SAFE HALLOWEEN COVID STYLE
Hope to see your best costume
The strongest tissue in the body is the enamel that covers the tooth. It is rock solid but it is still capable of breaking. I have seen an increase in tooth fracture over the last several months and I wonder if it can be linked to the pandemic.
Why Straightening Your Teeth With Online Treatment Portals Can Lead To Problems
Teeth straightening or tooth alignment is one of the most common treatments dentists suggest to improve your bite, speech, smile, periodontal health, and improve your overall confidence. However, since teeth straightening can be a long and expensive process, many people have begun to indulge in do-it-yourself tooth straightening techniques. In fact, there are several systems on the market, discussing ways to straighten teeth for less than what a professional can provide. Remember, a professional has spent years learning tooth movement, bone anatomy, and smile design that a non-professional has not mastered.
Composite Veneers Vs. Porcelain Veneers
If you love to smile, but the shape and color of your teeth make you feel self-conscious, modern dentistry has come along way to help you overcome gaps, cracks, discoloration, and poorly shaped teeth.
MASKS AND MANDATORY PUBLIC WEARING
Let's all do our part to fight COVID-19.
Not sure how you feel about wearing masks in public. For the next 2-3 year experts say this is the new normal. So lets all do our part and keep the number of COVID-19 cases low. As we see a surge in cases in countries where the restrictions have been relaxed I feel that we can all wear masks to help keep our community healthy.
LIVING WITH FACE MASK FOR THE NEAR FUTURE.... WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW
As we find oursleves 7 months into this pandemic it has beocme mandatory to be wear masks in public spaces. As per the advise of the exprets in the field it is not only protect ourslevs but more importantly to protect others. So if we ALL wear mask maybe we can decrease the overall impact the COIVD 19 visur has on our daily lives. But was is the right mosdk to wear? How do we store them between uses? Can we reuse disposable surgical masks? How do i take off my mask without infecting myslef? These are all great questions that I will try to simplify MAsks are…
Five Tips To Help You Maintain Great Oral Health
Brushing and flossing your teeth every day, even if it’s done multiple times, doesn’t guarantee that you’re giving your oral health the attention it needs. Cleaning your teeth regularly, going for routine dental check-ups, eating right, and maintaining healthy dental care habits are crucial to your overall oral health.
NEW PROTOCOLS FOR APPOINTMENTS
Our office has made many changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic to help keep everyone safe. Please learn more about our protocols for all appointments before you see us. We understand your concerns about leaving the house for a public setting. As the information changes we are keeping up to date and will be implementing changes as needed.