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Did You Get Caught by These Oral Health Myths?

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When it comes to achieving optimum oral health, there is often a lot of confusion about the best ways to reach this goal. Your dentist in Toronto is here to bust the myths that may have gotten you into trouble without you even realizing it. Here is what you should know.

Myth #1: Brush Your Teeth Right After You Eat

50% of people surveyed around the world feel that it's important to brush your teeth right after eating your meal. The truth is, you should actually wait at least 30 minutes after eating before you brush your teeth. This avoids spreading any acidic food around your teeth that can weaken your tooth ...

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Want a Stunning Smile? Avoid These Beverages!

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Keeping your smile bright and healthy involves several factors. Consistent daily brushing and flossing are essential, as are regular visits to your dentist every six months. You also have to consider, however, the food and drinks you consume each day. Certain beverages can be detrimental to the health of your smile, and some of them may surprise you. Here's what your cosmetic dentist in Toronto has to say about the worst drinks for your teeth.

Beverages that Contribute to Tooth Decay

Most of us understand that sugary drinks are bad for our teeth; however, did you know that acidic drinks such as coffee also eat away at tooth enamel? When you have ...

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Oral Health Myths (and the Facts)

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You may not think about it, but your oral health affects your daily life. Having a healthy, beautiful smile gives you confidence and allows you to eat, chew, and talk with ease. These are things we take for granted until we don't have them. Your oral health is important, and your Toronto dentist is here to dispel some of the myths about how to maintain it.

Myth #1: If My Teeth Don't Hurt, I Don't Need to See the Dentist

In the world of dentistry, prevention is everything. You see, unlike your medical doctor who will see you when you're sick or hurt, your dentist needs to see you every six months ...

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3 Signs That Mean You Are Having a Dental Emergency

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Dental emergencies are inconvenient and scary! The good news is with the right dental team on your side, you can rest assured that you're in good hands. It also helps when you know how to handle an emergency situation. Here are 3 signs that you might be having a dental emergency.

Your Tooth Is Broken or Chipped

A broken tooth needs repair to avoid further damage, so gather all the pieces of your tooth and contact Toronto Lakesore Dental as soon as possible. Our doctors will determine the right treatment to restore your tooth. If your tooth has a small chip, we also suggest that you call us. Small ...

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How Many Dental Cleanings Should I get Every Year?

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Even if you brush and floss your teeth religiously at home, there's simply no way for at-home care alone to keep up with your oral care. Professional cleanings allow your dentist to clear your teeth of any build-up that brushing may have missed, and it also allows your dentist to identify any concerns before they become more serious issues.

For normal dental cleanings, most people need to visit the dentist twice a year to stay healthy. However, if you have developed a condition like gum disease, your dentist may recommend that you visit more frequently, and undergo more intense cleanings to ensure that your teeth and gums stay healthy. For a ...

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Functions of Porcelain Crowns

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Dental crowns are used to treat a wide array of issues that can arise. Here are some of the reasons you may need a dental crown: 

  • Discolored tooth
  • Misshapen tooth
  • Severe tooth decay
  • Cracked or broken tooth
  • Weakened tooth

Your dentist will be able to examine the issues that you are having, and can recommend whether or not you need a dental crown placed. There are many options available today for the material used on your dental crown, but porcelain is becoming extremely popular. Unlike metal options, porcelain looks like a natural tooth, and can be matched to the color of your surrounding teeth as well. This makes them very aesthetically pleasing, which is part of ...

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Free Dental Day / Grand Opening Party!

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Please join us on August 13th (9am-3pm) for Free Dental Day! 

Adult patients (18+) will be seen on a first-come, first-serve basis and can choose one of the following at no cost:

1 Cleaning, 1 Whitening, 1 Filling or 1 Extraction 

Stick around for our Grand Opening Party from 4pm to 6pm that evening! 

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