Archive for June, 2018
Tips for Fresh Breath
Everyone suffers occasionally from bad breath. Bad breath is most commonly caused by conditions in your mouth, such as the food you eat, and how often you clean your teeth, gums and tongue. Read our tips on how to keep your breath fresh: Floss and brush your teeth, gums and tongue daily. Clean as far […]
What is Bonding?
What is it? Bonding is the application of a tooth-colored composite resin (plastic) to repair a decayed, chipped, fractured or discolored tooth. Unlike veneers, which are manufactured in a laboratory and require a customized mold to achieve a proper fit, bonding can be done in a single visit. The procedure is called bonding because the […]
Many Canadians are looking to brighten their smile. The colour of teeth can darken with age and accumulation of surface stains. There are a number of whitening options available to consumers. The best way to learn about these is to talk to your dentist. Your dentist can explain the pros and cons of whitening toothpastes, […]
What is Plaque and Tarter?
Plaque is an extremely sticky, colourless to pale yellow deposit of biofilm that regularly forms on your teeth. When saliva, food, and fluids combine they produce bacteria deposits, which collect where the teeth and gums meet. Plaque contains bacteria, which produce acids that attack your tooth enamel and can damage your gums. If not treated, […]