TMJ disorder – Overview & Care Instructions

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) links your mandible (lower jaw) to your scalp. It is present on both head sides, directly above the ears and near the cheekbones. It lets the jaw expand and close, allowing for speech and eating. Temporomandibular disorder is a condition that affects the jaw muscles, joints, and nerves, resulting in chronic…

Flossing Tips from Downtown Dentist
Flossing: Myths & Facts

It is recommended to brush your teeth twice a day and floss at least once. Despite this, some people choose not to floss for a variety of reasons that are actually myths. Here are some of the most popular flossing myths and real facts: Myth: You don’t need to floss if you use mouthwashFact: Mouthwash…

Root Canal Treatment in Toronto
Root Canal Treatment & Recovery

The root canal is one of the most popular treatments for repairing an infected or badly damaged tooth. When the nerve and pulp of a tooth become inflamed or infected from deep cavities, repeated dental procedures, large fillings, or cracks in the tooth, a root canal procedure is used to fix the tooth. The condition…

Affordable Wisdom Teeth Extraction in Toronto
All you need to know about wisdom teeth extraction

Wisdom teeth are the last molars and the last adult teeth to appear in the mouth. Typically, a person has four wisdom teeth at the back of their mouth; two are on top and two are on the bottom. Wisdom teeth that have not had room to emerge or develop normally can cause pain, damage…

Emergency Dentist in Toronto
What to do during a dental emergency

There are several types of dental emergencies, such as toothaches, cracked or chipped teeth, abscesses, and lost fillings. It’s important to address these emergencies as soon as possible. Some infections can be life-threatening if not treated in time. A delay in treatment can worsen the condition and result in irreversible dental damage. Here are some…

Affordable Dental Checkups in Toronto
The Importance of Dental Checkup & Exam

Visiting the dentist every six months may not be exciting, but it is one of the most important appointments to keep. So if you are wondering what the purpose of regular dental cleanings and checkups is, here is something to consider. If you’re considering skipping a dentist’s visit due to cost, time constraints, or dental…

Best Dental Veneers & Lumineers in Downtown Toronto
Dental Veneers: What are these?

Dental veneers are thin, tooth-coloured shells that dentists use to enhance the appearance of teeth. Veneers may conceal discoloured, chipped, or uneven teeth. They’re generally made of porcelain or resin composite materials and are bonded to your teeth permanently. Some people only need one veneer, but most people get six to eight veneers to achieve…

Laser Teeth Whitening in Downtown Toronto
Is Teeth Whitening Safe?

Usually, the natural colour of our teeth is within a range of light greyish-yellow shades. Our teeth generally look whiter due to – the white enamel outer layer, skin tone and make-up. Teeth naturally darken with age and their appearance can be affected for various reasons, such as surface stains from certain food and drink,…

Periodontal Disease & The Importance of Regular Dental Checkup

One of the early signs of periodontal disease is bleeding gums while brushing or flossing. Research shows that 7 out of every 10 Canadians develop gum disease at some point in their lives. Other signs may include swollen gums, pain on chewing, persistent bad breath, loose teeth, sensitive teeth, and gum recession. These are often…

What are dental implants – Should I get an implant?

We all know that dental implants are used to replace a broken or lost tooth, but did you know anything else about dental implants? What are the dental implants made of? Does it hurt? A dental implant is a surgical procedure that is used to replace your naturally missing or broken tooth. It is made…

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