13 05, 2018

Is whitening safe for my teeth?


Although teeth whitening seems relatively new, whitening agents have been used in dentistry for many years. They are usually peroxide based, and can be very successful when used as directed. Some patients with nerve exposure notice sensitivity, but this can be managed by our dental team’s expertise. Don’t wait for that beautiful smile any longer.

Is whitening safe for my teeth?2018-05-13T17:03:09+00:00
13 05, 2018

At what age should I start bringing my child to the dentist?


It is never too early to get a child acquainted with their dental team. Most children have some teeth by age one and most of their teeth by age two. Decay can start within months of eruption and accidents can occur anytime. It is recommended that children start coming to the dentist between age one [...]

At what age should I start bringing my child to the dentist?2018-05-13T16:57:25+00:00
13 05, 2018

What does it mean when my gums bleed when I brush and floss?


This is a warning sign that gum disease is present and needs to be treated by a dental hygienist. Gum disease is what leads to tooth loss and failure of dental treatment. This frequently occurs in the absence of pain, making it an important first symptom in detecting the disease.

What does it mean when my gums bleed when I brush and floss?2018-05-13T16:56:11+00:00
13 05, 2018

What is Decay?


Decay is the destruction of tooth structure. Decay occurs when plaque, the sticky substance that forms on teeth, combines with the sugars and / or starches of the foods that we eat. This combination produces acids that attack tooth enamel. The best way to prevent tooth decay is by brushing twice a day and flossing daily.

What is Decay?2018-05-13T16:54:36+00:00
13 05, 2018

Why is it important to keep scheduled dental appointments?


Hygiene appointments are made to accommodate your oral and health care needs. Lapses in hygiene treatment will negatively affect your oral and in turn your overall health. Recommended time lines in hygiene treatment are customized to fit your specific to oral health care needs.

Why is it important to keep scheduled dental appointments?2018-05-13T16:51:26+00:00
13 05, 2018

Will my insurance cover my appointment/treatment?


Your insurance is a contract set up between you, your employer and the insurance company.  We have limited access to the details of your insurance so we recommend that you be aware of the limitations of your insurance. With your permission, our care coordinators can put a call through to your Insurance company/HMO to enquire [...]

Will my insurance cover my appointment/treatment?2018-05-13T16:44:33+00:00
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