Dentures, Implants, Oral Hygiene, Senior Oral Care, Tooth Loss, Your Smile Dental Care

A Partial Glimpse into Dentures

Mithing some Teeth? Here's a Partial Solution! It is unfortunate when you are missing several teeth and eating and smiling has become difficult - even embarrassing. Finding a solution that is the right fit for you involves a number of considerations and your dentist will help you understand the factors involved in your specific-to-you situation.… Continue reading A Partial Glimpse into Dentures

Oral Hygiene, Prevention, Your Smile Dental Care

Signs of a Healthy Mouth

Do you know the difference between a healthy and unhealthy mouth? Our patients at Your Smile Dental Care look to us to keep them up to date on all the advances in modern dentistry and to educate them on how to get their mouths and teeth as healthy as possible. Today, people know that they… Continue reading Signs of a Healthy Mouth

Smile Makeovers, The Patient Experience, Your Smile Dental Care

The Smile You’ve Always Wanted

What is the first thing about the face that you notice when you first meet a person? Unquestionably, it is either the eyes or the smile that first impresses upon you. When it comes to the smile, however, it can light up a room and be a very disarming asset for a person. No one has a… Continue reading The Smile You’ve Always Wanted

Insurance, Oral Hygiene, Prevention

Losing your Health Care Benefits

Where did the years go? The first time we saw Maria (not real name)  was 25 years ago, when we first opened our Oshawa practice. She was fortunate enough to have a job that had a great health care insurance program and she made sure that she took advantage of those benefits, faithfully attending to… Continue reading Losing your Health Care Benefits

Insurance, Oral Hygiene, Senior Oral Care, Your Smile Dental Care

Your Smile Before You Retire

Recently, one of our staff member's spouses retired from General Motors. In fact, earlier this year GMC offered retirement incentives to eligible employees at it's Oshawa Plant, so we will see hundreds of General Motor employees retire soon. While financial advisors suggest that we "practice retirement" for at least a year before our actual retirement date,… Continue reading Your Smile Before You Retire

Nutrition, Oral Hygiene, Prevention, Your Smile Dental Care

Genetics and Soft Teeth

  It happens all the time! The one child in a family who is dental, health and food conscious is the one who gets all the cavities whereas the sibling who never brushes their teeth and snacks all the time is the child who gets to enter their name into the "Cavity Free" Club. Even… Continue reading Genetics and Soft Teeth

Children

Do baby teeth need fillings?

Cavities in Baby Teeth Why does my child's baby teeth need to be filled when they are just going to fall out anyways? This is a very legitimate question considering that, yes, baby teeth will eventually be replaced by some of the permanent teeth. It is understandable why some parents feel that it is unnecessary to… Continue reading Do baby teeth need fillings?