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Congratulations to our Cavity Free Club Winner

Congratulations to Kate,  she was our lucky cavity free club winner for this month.

We were so excited to give her balloons and a gift:)

Children who come in for their appointments and have no cavities are entered in our cavity free draw.  The lucky winner receives a gift and gets to take a picture with […]

By |July 18th, 2018|Contests, Dental News, Scarborough Smiles|Comments Off on Congratulations to our Cavity Free Club Winner|

Your Child’s First Visit

The common question all new parents have “At what age should my little one be seen by the dentist?”

It is recommended by the Canadian Dental Association (CDA) to assess your child within 6 months of the eruption of their first tooth or by age 1.  However we at Scarborosmiles have found it hard for […]

By |June 13th, 2018|Scarborough Smiles|Comments Off on Your Child’s First Visit|

We are Opening a New Office!

We are building a brand new dental office to better serve our patients. It will be located in Scarborough Town Centre just down the hall from our previous space! We are set to open at the end of March! Stay tuned for more info!

By |March 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on We are Opening a New Office!|

Expanders for Adolescents

What are expanders and what do they do?
An expander is an orthodontic appliance that is custom-fit to the patient’s mouth. It is either bonded with cement to the posterior upper teeth or removable. They have a screw in the middle that activates the appliance when tightened. The generated force separates the two palatal […]

By |September 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Expanders for Adolescents|

Snoring: How Can Dentists Help?

We’ve all been there. We’ve woken up to somebody snoring – whether it was a friend who stayed the night, our parents in the next room, or our partner in bed next to us.

Snoring occurs when the muscles in the soft palate (the roof of the mouth), throat and tongue are relaxed to the […]

By |April 25th, 2016|Dental News, Scarborough Smiles|Comments Off on Snoring: How Can Dentists Help?|

“Gummy Smile” Corrective Surgery

 

You might know or have met somebody with a “gummy smile” – a person who shows more than two millimeters of gum when they smile. This can be due to a number of reasons. They may just have smaller than average teeth, they may have a shorter or raised upper lip, they may have […]

By |April 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on “Gummy Smile” Corrective Surgery|

Is Fear Affecting Your Dental Health?

When it comes to dental health, a startling number of North Americans are not receiving the care they need. For many people, going to the dentist is a debilitating fear. The issues that can occur as a result of not going to the dentist are not limited to your teeth. Dental health problems can […]

By |March 18th, 2016|Dental News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Is Fear Affecting Your Dental Health?|

Dental Implants: The Modern Solution to Missing Teeth

It used to be that if you were missing teeth, your options were limited. You would have to either live with the gap, wear a removable denture or have extensive work on neighbouring teeth to get a bridge. These are no longer the only options – having missing teeth is now a very fixable […]

By |March 11th, 2016|Dr. C's advice column, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dental Implants: The Modern Solution to Missing Teeth|

Everything You Should Know About TMD

Do you suffer from chronic pain in your jaw, face, head, neck or shoulders? You may have what is known as Temporomandibular Joint Disorder or TMD. TMD is a painful disorder that can drastically reduce the quality of your life.

 About TMD

TMD is a term used to describe a number of problems that can occur […]

By |March 2nd, 2016|Dr. C's advice column|Comments Off on Everything You Should Know About TMD|

Gum Disease and Heart Disease: Are they Connected?

We’ve all heard the expression “everything is connected.” This is especially true when it comes to the body, and keeping the body healthy. Recent studies have shown that there is a strong correlation between gum (periodontal) disease and a host of other problems, including heart disease.

How Can You Tell if You Have Gum / […]

By |February 17th, 2016|Dental News, Dr. C's advice column, Scarborough Smiles|Comments Off on Gum Disease and Heart Disease: Are they Connected?|