Apart from tooth decay and plaque, there are several other reasons why our teeth may become stained or discolored. For those who want to brighten up their teeth and to improve your smile, there are several tooth whitening options you can try.
Teeth Whitening Explained By Dentists on Bloor
Surgically Clean Air
Surgically Clean Air's purifiers use multi-stage air purifying technologies that work together to clean, purify and re-energize the indoor air. The six (6) stage filtration system captures dust particles,
Taking extra safety measures
After an extended period of time that we have been closed for routine dental procedure Dentists on Bloor is getting ready for our big reopening. At this time I want to let you know what we are doing to make it safe for both our staff and our patients
Common Mistakes People Make When Caring For Their Teeth
When it comes to oral care, most people are unaware of the proper practices to clean and protect their teeth. Sometimes we see that even everyday hygiene habits like brushing are performed incorrectly or inadequately. This not only defeats the purpose of cleaning the teeth, but it also adds to overall dental problems.
THE ACID TRUTH
As we are isolated in our homes for the next 2 weeks due to the COVID 19 pandemic what are you doing and what are you eating?
A Glossary Dental Terms Often Mistaken For Something Else
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.
Top Five Things To Look For When Choosing A Dentist
Did you know that the condition of your oral health can impact the health of the rest of your body? The mouth is connected to the respiratory and digestive system, which means any bacteria from the mouth can easily travel to these organs and cause infections or other medical problems. This makes it imperative to maintain good oral health, for which you need to see a dentist regularly.
When it comes to smoking, respiratory health has received a lot of research and attention, however we must not forget about the oral health affects and risks it has. The use of nicotine and tobacco may increase the risk of developing serious dental issues. Smoking weakens jaw bone. Tobacco and nicotine restrict blood flow to the tissue therefore reducing the amount of oxygen to the tissues. This then impedes circulation of nutrients needed to maintain a healthy bone structure. In turn this will lead to longer healing time after dental surgery. Not only does smoking affect your bone structure but also teeth. Smokers will experience wear of…
Season’s Greetings from Dentists on Bloor
Season’s Greetings from Dentists on Bloor. Wishing you a happy and safe holiday season, and all the best for 2020!
We would like to inform our clients that we will be closed from December 23 to 28, 2019 and closed again on January 1, 2020. We will be back in the office on December 30, 2019, and January 2, 2020, will be when we reopen.
See you once again in the New Year!
My jaw hurts…. Please fix me
Jaw clenching and or teeth grinding known as BRUXISM is a very common condition that affects men, women and children.
Teeth grinding involves moving the jaw with the teeth held together.
Teeth clenching is simply holding the teeth together and tightening the jaw muscles.
While grinding causes more tooth damage clenching can be harmful due to muscle soreness, damage to jaw joints and in extreme cases cause tooth fracture.
HOW CAN MISSING TEETH AFFECT MY QUALITY OF LIFE?
How can missing teeth affect my quality of life?
The value of having healthy teeth and gums cannot be underestimated. We need our teeth for speech and the development of our face. Of course we also need our teeth for the simple act of chewing which is the first stage of digestion. Let's not forget that with advances in medical technologies we are living longer and therefore our teeth have to last us longer as well in order to maintain the same quality and lifestyle we had when we were younger.
Busted! Don’t Believe These Myths About Dental Care!
Regular brushing will help you maintain a set of pearly white teeth and avoid painful toothaches, while periodical trips to the dentist can also ensure that your teeth stay healthy by warning you of any potential cavities. A dentist uses specialist techniques to carry out dental procedures.
SAVE YOUR SMILE AND THE ENVIRONMENT
With the recent rise of environmental concern, climate activists are busy collaborating and protesting around the world in an effort to save our planet. Here at Dentists on Bloor, we are also doing what we can to decrease our carbon footprint. In this blog, I will share with you some products that patients have graciously shared with us in an effort to decrease the amount of plastic we throw into the trash. These are great tools that will not only help you maintain a healthy smile but to also help preserve the health of our planet. TOOTHBRUSHES Most toothbrushes are made with a large plastic handle…
Meet The Face Behind Dentists on Bloor
I would like to share with you my professional and private passion in life as a way for you to get to know me a little bit better as a dentist, wife, mother of three and a member of your community.
Announcing the new website
We are delighted to announce the launch of our new website!
Our new website provides our existing and prospective clients a simple yet interactive view of our work and the services we offer.
New website under construction
New Website Coming Soon!
Why Your Whole Body Will Thank You for Flossing
“I don’t have any time to floss!” This is a regular answer I get as a dental professional from patients. Many of them are really surprised by my simple way of explaining what happens in that tiny space between your teeth and gums called “the dental pocket” if you don’t floss.
Fun Dental Trivia
DID YOU KNOW?
Teeth can tell stories about you.
Teeth can tell a great deal about us just by examining our teeth. Our teeth reveal how old we are, what we eat and drink — even where on Earth we may have lived?
Pink in the sink
My hygienist told me I have gingivitis. How do I know if I have gingivitis?
Gingivitis is an inflammation of the gums. Signs that you may have gingivitis are red puffy gums that bleed easily when you brush or floss them.
Cavity? How is that possible?
“I eat healthy! I don’t eat sweets or candy and I don’t put sugar in my coffee and I avoid deserts. How did I get this cavity?”