Anxiety, Emergency, New Patients

You Don’t Need to Fear the Dentist!

  Avoiding the Dentist? If the mere thought of going to the dentist causes your heart to race and your hands to sweat you are not alone. While many people will choose to make dental health care one of their New Year priorities, according to Statistics Canada more than 40% of Canadian will give the dentist the… Continue reading You Don’t Need to Fear the Dentist!

General, New Patients, Oral Hygiene, Prevention, The Patient Experience, Your Smile Dental Care

The Sudden Appearance of Cavities

The Tooth Sleuth...   Why does tooth decay suddenly begin in patients who have had no history of multiple cavities? This is actually a common question that is not generally an age-specific misfortune as much as it tends to be a lifestyle occurrence. It is understandable why someone becomes frustrated and very concerned about the… Continue reading The Sudden Appearance of Cavities

New Patients

Your first dental visit in a long time…

So, how long has it been since you have been to a dentist? Lost count of the years? We understand that for some people it takes a lot to finally walk through our doors. Fear is a great motivator in keeping people away from the dentist, but pain is often the catalyst that moves even… Continue reading Your first dental visit in a long time…

New Patients, Oral Hygiene, The Patient Experience, Your Smile Dental Care

Sore teeth after a Dental Cleaning?

Q: I wasn't in any pain before my dental cleaning and now my teeth are sooo sensitive. A: Lets review what happens with some dental cleanings. No one likes surprises, especially in connection with something you were not expecting to be painful. Most everyone would also like to have a pain-free visit when they visit… Continue reading Sore teeth after a Dental Cleaning?

Children, New Patients

First Dental Visit

When Should My Child's First Visit Be? Many parents ask us when the right time is to bring in their child for a first visit. The truth is, the answers varies depending on the situation, but we usually see children around the age of two when all of their baby teeth have emerged into the mouth.… Continue reading First Dental Visit

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About Us, Children, New Patients, Our History, The Patient Experience, Your Smile Dental Care

Oshawa Dentist: Our Growth Over the Years

We are proud of our long, distinguished history! Dr. Sam Axelrod assumed leadership of our Oshawa dental practice at it's current location from another dentist in 1990. Based on his experiences in previous dental practices, he immediately set out to build a practice that was an extension of his belief in the tradition of combining family and… Continue reading Oshawa Dentist: Our Growth Over the Years