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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!

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Broken Teeth

Have you ever experienced that awful moment when you are chewing something and hear a cracking noise? Or have you ever fallen and then realized you’ve knocked out part of a tooth? These situations can be painful and also embarrassing if the broken tooth is visible when you talk.

My tooth broke – Now […]

By |September 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Broken Teeth|

Everything About Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth are the four teeth at the very back of the mouth in each quadrant. They are also known as the ‘third molars’. Including the wisdom teeth, there are 32 teeth in the mouth. Wisdom teeth are the last teeth to erupt in the mouth, usually between the ages of 17-21 although sometimes […]

By |September 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Everything About Wisdom Teeth|

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 […]

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“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|
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    The New Age of Teeth Whitening: Zoom! Whitening with Scarboro Smiles

The New Age of Teeth Whitening: Zoom! Whitening with Scarboro Smiles

Our smile is usually the first thing people notice about us. Flashing your bright white teeth is a great way to show people that you are friendly, cheery, and fun to talk to. That being said, a lot of us don’t have confidence in our look because our teeth become discoloured as the years […]

By |November 24th, 2015|Dental News, Scarborough Smiles, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The New Age of Teeth Whitening: Zoom! Whitening with Scarboro Smiles|
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    3D Printing and Digital Scanning – The Future of Dentistry!

3D Printing and Digital Scanning – The Future of Dentistry!

3D printing is not just for researchers and engineers – we are using it in dentistry! The recent boom in 3-Dimensional printing devices has endless applications in dentistry. With the invention of a technology called CAD/CAM (Computer-Aided Design and Computer-Aided Manufacturing), dentists can make crowns in a single appointment without having to use the […]

By |October 23rd, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 3D Printing and Digital Scanning – The Future of Dentistry!|
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    Sensitive Teeth – What causes it and what can you do about it?

Sensitive Teeth – What causes it and what can you do about it?

Tooth sensitivity is relatively common and can present in a variety of forms. Some people experience generalized sensitivity and some only experience it in specific teeth. The sensitivity can vary in intensity and duration depending on the cause. Either way, tooth sensitivity is a nuisance and can prevent people from enjoying certain foods.

Common causes […]

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