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Why your child needs a back-to-school-dental checkup

It’s that time of year again, September, when the kids go back to school and us parents get some free time to (hopefully) enjoy.  There’s lots of traditions and routines surrounding the first day of school but not many are … Continue reading

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Can I Stop My Gums from Receding?

You’ve just been to see your dentist for a check-up, and you’ve been told that your gums have started receding.  Now you’re wondering what to do about it and if you can reverse the process to restore your natural gumline. … Continue reading

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We are your dentist in St. Catharines

We are your dentist in St. Catharines Welcome to our flagship clinic, located in the lovely city of St. Catharines.  It seems like yesterday that we opened the doors to our dentist office, but in reality, that was back in … Continue reading

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Choosing Your Burlington Dentist

Choosing Your Burlington Dentist When our clinic first opened in the Burlington community, we were hoping to integrate ourselves quickly and become a valuable part of the city’s day-to-day life.  After almost half a decade we can say that we’ve … Continue reading

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We are your local Hamilton dentist

We are your local Hamilton dentist It’s been a while since we joined the Hamilton community and we couldn’t be prouder.  Our clients are awesome and our clinic location in the Jackson Square Mall really puts us in the heart … Continue reading

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Need Help Choosing Dental Veneers?

Need Help Choosing Dental Veneers? Dental veneers have been a staple of our cosmetic dentistry toolkit for a long time, and for good reason.  Veneers are a popular method to enhance your smile and significantly boost your appearance.  Veneers are … Continue reading

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Can dental veneers be reshaped?

Can dental veneers be reshaped or altered once they’re placed? As cosmetic dentists we complete a lot of dental veneer procedures for our patients.  We aren’t only experts at designing and installing veneers, we also understand the potential pitfalls that … Continue reading

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Sports mouth guards for the win!

Sports mouth guards for the win! If you’re an athlete at any level or have kids that are playing sports, a mouthguard should be a major consideration when it comes to choosing equipment.  Any level of contact sport or activities … Continue reading

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Ten Oral Health Related New Year’s Resolutions You Should Incorporate

Ten Oral Health Related New Year’s Resolutions You Should Incorporate It’s only been a couple of days, but it already feels like 2022 is in full swing.  Hopefully there are great things to come for us in the new year … Continue reading
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Should I Get a Dental Checkup Before Travelling?

Should I Get a Dental Checkup Before Travelling? Travelling is meant to be fun, relaxing and an adventure, but in order to make the most out of your trip you’ll want to make sure that you’ve done everything you can … Continue reading

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Is Good Oral Hygiene a Seasonal Flu fighter?

  The recent pandemic has put seasonal flus in the back seat, but they are still around and much more common than one might think.  The cold weather, lack of sunlight and the general reduction in outdoor time puts your … Continue reading

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Does a cold or flu affect oral health?

Does a cold or flu affect oral health? As with most things in the human body, your oral health is connected to the way the rest of you feels.  You wake up with what could be the beginnings of a … Continue reading

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The Benefits of a Good Cosmetic Dentist

Not many people are born with a perfect smile, but that doesn’t mean you won’t ever be able to go head-to-head with your favourite celebs in the radiance department.  That’s because cosmetic dentistry can do amazing things and, in most … Continue reading

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How to make your back-to-school dental check-up successful

How to make your back-to-school dental check-up successful It’s important to have your child’s oral health looked at frequently, especially because their mouth (and teeth) are growing rapidly.  The summertime is often less busy at our clinics, with patients away … Continue reading

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Do I need a dentist to whiten my teeth?

  Do I need a dentist to whiten my teeth? At our Martindale clinics we see a lot of patients who want a whiter smile.  Eating food, drinking coloured beverages and simply age can leave teeth stained and dull looking … Continue reading

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How To Keep Your Teeth Clean Between Dental Cleanings

Your mouth will never feel as clean as when you’ve just left the dentists office after a cleaning appointment, but if you want to hang onto that fresh feeling as long as possible, here’s what you need to do. Oral … Continue reading

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How To Brush Your Teeth Properly

You’ve been brushing your teeth pretty much since they first came in, which is why it might seem like the most elementary of oral care tasks.  Believe it or not though, there’s a lot you can get wrong.  In fact, … Continue reading

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What To Do If You Think You Have a Dental Emergency During COVID-19

  Here’s what to do if you think you have a dental emergency If you’re having a dental emergency, please call, email or message your dentist.  You will be asked questions about your emergency, which will also include COVID-19 screening … Continue reading

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Visiting Martindale Dental during COVID-19

  Should you visit our dentist office during COVID-19?   The continued COVID-19 pandemic has created a difficult situation for dentists and patients alike.  It’s become difficult to get professional dental care, and many people are not taking care of … Continue reading

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What to do in a Dental Emergency

IF YOU'RE EXPERIENCING A DENTAL EMERGENCY, PLEASE VISIT OUR ST. CATHARINES EMERGENCY DENTAL PAGE.   MARTINDALE DENTAL NOW OFFERS A 'LIVE VIDEO CHAT' TELEDENTISTRY OPTION THAT PUTS PATIENTS FACE-TO-FACE WITH A LICENSED DENTIST TO HELP ONTARIANS WHEN IT MATTERS MOST. What … Continue reading
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