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Keep your Smile Merry and Bright by Knowing the Four “S”s of the Holidays

Sugar, Starches, Spirits and Stress can all be less than festive to your teeth TORONTO, ON — Dentists across Ontario hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday season and are gifting you with helpful dental tips to keep it a merry time for your mouth. Whether you’re staying in with family and friends or […]

Nitrous Oxide

Have you heard of the laughing gas? Do you feel anxious when visiting the dentist? Great News! Our nitrous oxide unit has arrived! Nitrous oxide can be used during your dental treatment to make you more relaxed and anxiety free! Contact us now to book your stress free dental visit! 647.350.3770 www.dlkdental.com  

Get a brighter, whiter smile!

DLK Dental is now offering Pola In- Office Teeth Whitening. In just under an hour you may have drastically whiter, brighter teeth. Contact us today to book your in-office whitening appointment! 647.350.7550

Brushing Techniques

Brushing your teeth properly at least twice a day helps prevent tooth decay and gum disease. Here are tips to proper brushing: Brush your teeth for two to three minutes Avoid hard scrubbing Hold your toothbrush at a 45-degree angle and gently brush in short strokes from where the tooth and gum meet to the […]

Your Gum (Periodontal) Health and Your General Health

While you may not think periodontal (gum) disease affects you, 75 percent of adults over the age of 35 show signs and symptoms. In fact, periodontal disease is the leading cause of tooth loss in adults. Also, Research has shown that periodontal disease is associated with several other diseases. Research over the years demonstrated that […]

Choosing the right Toothpaste

Toothpaste People have different dental problems and benefit from different toothpastes. Talk to your dentist about the toothpaste that best suits your needs. For children from birth to 3 years of age, talk to your dentist about whether use of toothpaste is recommended for your child.  For children 3 to 6 years of age, use […]

Flossing Tips

Interdental Cleaner Cleaning between your teeth removes plaque from areas your toothbrush can’t reach. Plaque build-up contributes to tooth decay and gum disease. Dental floss helps remove food particles from between the teeth and under the gum line. It’s recommended that you floss daily. There are other that can help you clean between your teeth: […]

Your Oral Health on Vacation

When you’re preparing for a vacation, it’s important to keep your oral health top of mind. Maintaining good oral health-care routines is something you should do at all times, whether you are staying at home or heading out of town. Here are some oral health-related tips to check off your list (and keep on top […]

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 […]