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Are Clear Braces Effective?

Are Clear Braces Effective? Gimmick or smile changer?  How effective are clear braces from Clear Correct at straightening your smile? When patients come into our clinic asking about the easiest way for them to get a straighter, more beautiful smile, … Continue reading

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Advice for Dental Veneers

Advice if you’re thinking about dental veneers So, you’re thinking about getting dental veneers but want some background information before you visit your dentist to consult.  That’s understandable of course, because anything that will change the look of your smile … Continue reading

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Restorative Dentistry Versus Cosmetic Dentistry

While both are extremely common and versatile dental practices, there are big differences between restorative and cosmetic dentistry treatments.  Let’s discuss… The goal of both types of dentistry is to activate your best smile, but to achieve the results, these … Continue reading

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Foods to Eat After Wisdom Teeth Removal

Foods to Eat After Wisdom Teeth Removal The procedure is over, and you’re undoubtedly relieved, but now the recovery process will begin.  For most of our patients, recovery from wisdom tooth extraction isn’t a big deal – a few days … Continue reading

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Choosing the right dentist for you

Choosing the right dentist for you Are you looking for a new dentist?  Maybe you’ve moved, are new to the country or are simply looking to upgrade.  Regardless of the reason for your search, finding a dentist that you trust … Continue reading

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Are Clear Braces Right for You?

Are Clear Braces Right for You? You’ve visited the dentist (or a mirror) and found out that your smile isn’t as beautiful as it could be or once was.  You’ve got crooked teeth and you’d like to do something about … Continue reading

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What is Halitosis?

What is Halitosis? The term halitosis describes a common oral health issue we’ve all experienced at some point – bad breath.  For most of us, bad breath has triggers, like eating, drinking (or abstaining from both), smoking etc. but if … Continue reading

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Dental Implant Solutions

Missing teeth?  Dental Implants Could be the Solution Almost all Canadians suffer from missing teeth at some point in their lives.  It’s one of the most common dental conditions we see patients for at our clinics, and luckily there are … Continue reading

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Clear Braces Vs. Traditional Braces: Which is Better for You?

Clear Braces Vs. Traditional Braces:  Which is Better for You? We all want that Hollywood smile, but unfortunately almost none of us are born with a straight set of gleaming pearly whites.  Luckily, modern dentistry has solutions so that we … Continue reading

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Is Sedation Dentistry Right for Me?

Is Sedation Dentistry Right for Me? Visiting the dentist can be a stressful time for many people.  They often worry about pain or discomfort and sometimes feel threatened by the tools used during treatment.  Sometimes patients feel anxiety that is … Continue reading

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What To Eat For Healthy Teeth

What to Eat for Healthy Teeth We all know that for good oral health, we should be brushing (twice daily), flossing and rinsing our teeth.  Ideally, after every meal or beverage other than water we would be rinsing and cleaning … Continue reading

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What Can You Do About Sensitive Teeth?

What Can You Do About Sensitive Teeth? Are cold or hot drinks and food causing you tooth pain?  If so, it means that you are suffering from one of the most common dental conditions known as sensitive teeth.  Tooth sensitivity … Continue reading

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Five Tips on Oral Health for Pregnant Women

Seems crazy, but there are many pregnant women who abstain from visiting the dentist during pregnancy because they have heard it can cause harm to their growing babies.  We’re not sure where this myth originated, but it’s just that – … Continue reading

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Are Electric Toothbrushes Worth It?

While watching TV it’s almost impossible not to notice the many ads showing people using electric toothbrushes, claiming they are the greatest thing since sliced bread.  Sure, they do look like they work, and you could just believe what you … Continue reading

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Do You Need Professional Teeth Whitening?

As societies preferences evolve, more and more emphasis is being placed on ones appearance.  Brought on by the social media era that is all about selfies and pictures, having white, shining teeth is something that everyone wants.  Who wouldn’t want … Continue reading

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Are Clear Braces Better?

Maybe you know someone who wears clear braces, or maybe you’ve seen advertisements for them somewhere.  Clear or invisible braces are becoming a more and more common site in peoples mouths as they work their way to straighter teeth and … Continue reading

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Join us August 21 – 23 Milton Ribfest!

Join us this weekend August 21 – 23 at the Milton Fairgrounds for the 6th annual Milton Ribfest! We have set up a special flossing station for all of you rib and corn-on-the-cob lovers.  We have special giveaways for the … Continue reading

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Bad Breath Causes and Treatment

Bad breath, medically called halitosis, can result from poor dental health habits and may be a sign of other health problems. Bad breath can also be made worse by the types of foods you eat and other unhealthy lifestyle habits. … Continue reading

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Is Sedation Dentistry Safe For Kids?

Advances in sedation drug therapy have enabled many paediatric healthcare providers to treat children and teenagers who would otherwise be too anxious and fearful. Many dental professionals who treat kids are now performing more invasive procedures, such as filling cavities … Continue reading

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Sedation Dentistry – Wake Me When it’s Over

Does the thought of having your teeth cleaned make your entire body tense?  Would you rather endure the agony of a toothache than step foot in a dentist’s office? You’re not alone. A lot of people are so phobic about going to the … Continue reading

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