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Bleeding Gums – Primary Causes and What to Do About Them

If you notice a bit of pink when you spit after brushing or flossing, it could be a sign of gum disease. Though a tiny amount of blood may not seem like a big deal, if you notice it happening consistently, don’t ignore it. Your gums may be bleeding for a variety of reasons, from pregnancy to gingivitis. Change in your oral care routine could also be a cause. You might need to quit some bad habits to stop gum bleeding. Worried? Keep reading to learn everything you need to know about bleeding Read more [...]

Cosmetic Dentistry 101 – Everything You Need to Know

The term ‘cosmetic’ is generally associated with enhancing or beautifying an individual’s appearance. Cosmetic dentistry mainly focuses on treatments that give users an attractive and healthy smile. Individuals choosing these treatments tend to choose them in order to have a renewed sense of confidence and a prettier smile. However, for someone who hasn’t heard of it before, the information available, online or otherwise, can be overwhelming. So, to simplify the term for you, here is a blog Read more [...]

Tooth Extraction 101

It is natural for us to want to keep all our natural teeth for a lifetime. However, circumstances do not always allow this to happen. A toothache, throbbing gums, jaw pain, even a headache could all be indications of dental issues requiring immediate attention. It isn’t uncommon for patients to visit their dentist thinking there is absolutely nothing wrong, only to find out there is an issue that requires immediate attention. Sometimes situations arise that prompt your dentist to recommend a tooth Read more [...]

Here’s Why It Is Important to Have an Emergency Dentist

Imagine you have been in a fight or an accident and you suddenly experience tooth or gum ache that requires emergency care. A dental emergency is inconvenient and painful, and, in severe cases, it can become life threatening. If you are in extreme pain and cannot wait to visit your regular dentist, you may benefit from having an emergency dentist on hand. It probably is not a situation to which you have given much thought before, so here is a blog post to help you understand how you can benefit from Read more [...]

Bad Habits That Could Be Ruining Your Dental Health

Many of us are unaware of how certain physical activities, foods, and drinks could be destroying our teeth and gums. No matter how much time we spend flossing and brushing, some bad habits continue to damage our oral health. While some of the habits mentioned below can cause immediate damage, like breaking or cracking teeth, others may affect them in the long run. So, it’s vital to educate yourself not just on how to keep your pearly whites white but to also avoid harming them long term. For this Read more [...]

What You Need to Know About Dental Night Guards

Dental night guards protect their teeth from wearing down due to clenching or grinding. This condition, referred to as bruxism, affects 50-95% of the adult population and is activated by chewing. Some experts believe it is caused by stress and anxiety. If your dentist has recommended a night guard and you are wondering which one is right for you, we’ve got you covered. This post by experts at a leading dental office in Brampton explains things you need to know about night guards. Is a Night Read more [...]

How to Take Care of a Teething Baby

Tears, crankiness, and drooling can make the teething period an ordeal for most babies as well as their parents. Though the timing widely varies, it generally starts when they’re about 6 months old. The lower central incisors which are the bottom front teeth are the first ones to appear, followed by the upper central incisors, which are the two top ones. Classic symptoms and signs include chewing on objects, tender or sore gums, and irritability along with low-grade fever. Don’t worry about the Read more [...]

Here’s Why You Should Consider Dental Implants

The loss of one or more teeth alters your appearance while also affecting your oral health. Without any replacement teeth, the remaining ones may begin to shift into the open space beside them. This puts them at risk for fractures among other kinds of damage. It will also result in your bite becoming misaligned since the teeth shift from their original place, and later cause problems with the jaw joint. Your jawbone will begin deteriorating, which will put the rest of the teeth at risk. However, Read more [...]

What Does the Burning Sensation in Your Mouth Indicate?

Do you feel like your tongue has been scalded by hot coffee even though you haven’t had any? If so, you may have what is referred to as burning mouth syndrome (BMS). There are several causes for this sensation and it can vary from your gums and tongue to the palate and other areas of your mouth. It’s difficult to pinpoint why this happens as individuals can go through more than one particular cause at any given point. If you’re experiencing a discomfort similar to this, it’s in your best Read more [...]

Why Should I Take My Kid to a Pediatric Dentist?

Most parents are under the impression that a family dentist can treat their children. While there might not be anything inherently wrong with that, there are certain distinct advantages taking them to a pediatric dentist provides. Children have unique psychological and physical needs which are very different from adults. Pediatric dentists have extensive training in handling the emotional and special health-related needs of children. If you’re having a hard time choosing a primary dentist for your Read more [...]