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by Kasia So you have just had a tooth extracted and now you are left with the question of what do I replace it with? You could replace it with nothing and leave an empty space or if you’re concerned with esthetics and restoring ideal function to biting and eating like the majority of our patient...read more
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by Dr. Wong When should my child visit the dentist? This is a question I receive all the time. Traditionally, most dentists start seeing children around age three as they tend to be more co-operative in the dental environment than younger children. At the Tooth Doctors, we encourage ‘happy vi...read more
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by Isabelle Losing teeth and getting new ones is part of growing up. Around the age of 6, wiggly anterior teeth soon make room for adult incisors. Children also get their very first adult molars around that same period. However, those molars don’t replace any baby tooth; they erupt behind the...read more
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by Dr. Sara Many times, I have a patient in my chair with a dental emergency, they are in pain and the tooth in question is very badly decayed, even sometimes not savable. On more than one occasion, the patient has admitted to not coming to see us earlier because they have legitimate dental anx...read more
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by Stefanie Do you or someone you know clench or grind your teeth? It is known as bruxism, and in many cases, it can have serious repercussions. Although it can be easy to detect signs of bruxism in the mouth, you should talk to your dentist if you think you are clenching or grinding. Here’s ...read more
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by Jenny Hope everyone is having a fun and safe summer!! I would like to review a couple of things for the parents that have little ones, not old enough to be taking care of their own dental hygiene. Most parents feel that by the ages of 2 or 3 children are old enough to be responsible for th...read more
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by Christine If the gum you are chewing contains sugar, it will most definitely increase the risk for tooth decay. Gum sweetened with sugar can create cavities in teeth as the sugar remains pressed against the teeth as you chew the gum. Clinical studies have shown that if the gum you are che...read more
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by Janet We have been busy improving and learning at the office again! This month I wanted to explain a bit about radiographs (x-rays) and what we do differently at The Tooth Doctors to make this essential part of dentistry less time consuming and more accurate for our patients. Radiographs ar...read more
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by Kasia There are many products and methods out there to whiten teeth and can sometimes become confusing as to which product or method is best for you. I have put together a list which can, hopefully, help in your decision to finding the right whitening system for you: 1) Whitening Toothpaste...read more
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December 11, 2014 by Jenny This month I just wanted to catch you up on what we have been up too. Myself and the other hygienists in the office have been working hard on delivering the best care for our patients. We have now been laser certified and are able to offer laser services at The...read more
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