New Kids Dental Benefit in Canada
The Canadian government has introduced a new kids’ dental care program for families with an annual income of less than $90,000. This program will provide a tax-free lump sum payment to cover children’s dental expenses for uninsured children under 12. The Canada Dental Benefit applies to those not insured under a dental plan (obtained through […]
Different Types of Braces for Teeth
Today there is a wide range of different types of braces readily available. This has led to the growing popularity of orthodontic treatments among adults. Orthodontic treatments have improved substantially in recent times. With the help of technology and new materials, braces have come a long way. From yesteryear’s metal wires crisscrossing over teeth to […]
The Implant Retained Denture
By placing dental implants into the gums, we can provide physical retention for the denture. These attachments are called abutments. The abutments ‘CLICK’ into the denture – firmly hold the denture in place.Since the implant retained denture does not rely on suction to stay in place, the design of these dentures is such that the […]
Cementum – A Dynamic Tissue
When it comes to the anatomy of the mouth, the tongue and gums come to mind. These components work in unison to perform vital daily functions such as chewing, eating, and talking. But there are other components behind these parts of the mouth that are very important. The taste buds play a big role in […]
How Do You Know if You Need a Root Canal?
Imagine that you have no pain and are not aware of any problem related to your teeth, but your dentist tells you that you should have a root canal done or be in pain soon.How can we decide if we should do the root canal or not? This is a very common situation that we […]
What Are Dental X-RAYS?
Radiography is an essential diagnostic tool in dentistry without it. 60% of the cavities in the mouth would not be diagnosed in time. This is why your dentists will suggest that you have x-rays taken regularly. X-rays are inevitably in no way beneficial for health. However, it is essential to know that with today’s technology. […]
Botox at the Dental Office
Botox has revolutionized cosmetic healthcare a lot of times you think about going to your dermatologist or maybe your primary care for botox. but can dentists also do it? one of the most common things we think about when we talk about botox is wrinkle reduction. over time, smiling, stress, has hindered the elasticity of […]
The Best Treatment for Gap Teeth
I’m gonna discuss a little bit about what causes the spacing in your teeth(Gap Teeth) and then how we can fix it.The number one cause for spacing in between the front two teeth, which is a little bit more common, you have a muscle, and we call it a frenum attachment. You have a part […]
What Is Cosmetic Bonding?
These days there’s no reason to settle for a smile that is less than ideal. Cosmetic bonding is often used to mean adhesives in dentistry. But dental cosmetic bonding or tooth bonding on its own refers to changing the appearance of someone’s smile for decorative purposes. Bonding is typically used for cosmetic purposes to restore […]
What Are Tonsil Stones?
Those disgusting-looking white masses that some people get in their tonsils resembled teeth growing in the back of your throat. But what exactly are they?Tonsil stones are more formally known as tonsilloliths. They often occur in people who frequently get tonsillitis. But you might also get them if you have above-average sized tonsils with a […]