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

The Flossing Debate

Even though it was last year that the Associated Press report suggested that flossing was overrated and unnecessary, we are still being asked by patients whether flossing is necessary or not. The simplest answer seems to be answering their question with another question: "What do you suggest for cleaning plaque and food from in between… Continue reading The Flossing Debate

General, Oral Hygiene, Prevention, Senior Oral Care, Tooth Loss, Your Smile Dental Care

Flossing: Why You Should Make Make it Your New Year’s Resolution

With all the New Year, New You choices this time of year, how can we possible complete with all the great suggestions out there? Every year flossing makes our list and every working day we dental professionals remind our patients how very important this ritual is. Over and over again! If the following reasons aren’t… Continue reading Flossing: Why You Should Make Make it Your New Year’s Resolution

Nutrition, Prevention, The Patient Experience, Veneers, Your Smile Dental Care

Dental Spot Remover

Having nice straight teeth with an ideal bite makes for a beautiful smile. However, if they are marred with these permanent white spots or riddled with cavities it can affect your smile for years to come, so you’ve really just traded one dental problem for another.

Dentures, Implants, Smile Makeovers, Veneers, Your Smile Dental Care

Top Dental Cosmetic Improvements

Dr. Sam Axelrod and his team of caring dental professionals believe Your Smile should not only be healthy, but one you can be proud of! One of the best ways to boost your self confidence is with a great smile! Having a beautiful smile is easier than ever thanks to the amazing cosmetic advancements over… Continue reading Top Dental Cosmetic Improvements

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

Anxiety, Emergency, Root Canal, Your Smile Dental Care

Does pain go away after a root canal?

The Nerve of this Tooth!!! Most people know that root canal treatment involves treating the "nerve" centre of the tooth, so it is understandable when patients are surprised to feel post treatment sensations after a root canal. They are also surprised,  however, to learn that, although root canal treatment (endodontics) is time-consuming, it is no… Continue reading Does pain go away after a root canal?

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?