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5th of November 2018

Easing Dental Anxiety & Phobia

For a lot of people, going to the dentist is nothing more than personal maintenance, making and showing up to the appointment. However, a percentage of the population suffers from a phobia of the dentist, dental instruments, and, in extreme cases, anything in or around their mouth. This dental phobia can stem from previous memories…

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1st of October 2018

Avoid the High Risk of Cavities During Halloween

Halloween is notorious amongst dental professionals for being one of the most popular holidays to have an active role in the creation of cavities. With Halloween right around the corner, your child’s dental health is of the utmost importance. Having a healthy mouth during Halloween isn’t just a myth, you don’t even have to restrict…

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5th of September 2018

Back-to-School Checklist: Why You Shouldn’t Skip the Dentist

Going back to school is an exciting time for both parents and children, but making sure your child starts the year on the right foot can be a difficult and overwhelming task. Ensuring that your children are prepared in more ways than just materials can help set them up for success academically and socially. Dental…

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1st of July 2018

Turn 1-Hour Into Peace of Mind and a Wealth of Health

Many times when patients call, they’ll tell us, “I just need a checkup,” as if this is simply a box they need to check. What they may not realize is that making that call and scheduling their dental appointment is creating value for them that they probably don’t even realize. Your 1-hour checkup appointment is…

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1st of September 2017

Dental Emergencies

Dental problems do not arise suddenly, and normally they do not create an emergency. But things happen. Accidents take place during sports or even routine activity and can create dental emergencies. Neglecting to treat a dental emergency can cause a permanent damage to your oral and physical health. Therefore, it is important for you to…

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4th of August 2017

Teeth Whitening

According to research, the first thing people notice about you is your smile. If you plan on going to a special social occasion, a job interview, or you simply want to get rid of coffee stains, then teeth whitening is your best option. The Whitening Process During a teeth whitening consultation, we will first take…

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6th of July 2017

Temporomandibular Joint Disorders

Temporomandibular disorders (TMDs) refers to a group of problems with muscles associated with the upper and lower jaw, also known as the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). TMDs can cause severe pain which may be temporary or may persist for years if not treated. The problem can develop on one side only, or it may involve both…

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11th of April 2017

Bridges and Crowns

As the saying goes, “Dentistry is not expensive, but neglect is.” People who neglect their dental health and take it for granted will end up paying more or may lose some of their permanent teeth. Some people are afraid of seeing a dentist because of a childhood fear of the dentist  or a fear of…

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9th of March 2017

Clear Invisalign Orthodontics

You can’t have a straight and beautiful smile if your teeth are not properly aligned. This condition, apart from giving you an imperfect smile, can also lead to periodontal disease and premature wear of your teeth because it creates abnormal amounts of stress on teeth and jaw. Fortunately, malocclusion (condition when ones teeth are not…

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14th of February 2017

Non-surgical Gum Disease Treatment: get diagnosed before it’s too late!

Gum disease is a common occurrence, which might manifest itself in the form of various symptoms. Signs that show you might be affected by gum disease include bleeding gums, swollen or red gums, tenderness or pain, as well as changing sensations in the “fit” of your teeth or even gums that seem to be pulled…

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