Why is my dentist is referring me to a dental specialist? Although a general practitioners may recommend various treatment options for the care of your teeth and supporting structures and perform many different types of treatment, sometimes they may refer your care to a dentist who has received extensive training in a particular area of dentistry that… Continue reading What is a Dental Specialist?
This is one of the most common questions that our patients ask us, whether it is in response to a recommended treatment plan or just a general inquiry. It is an important question because it is one of the greatest factors that a patient takes into account when considering dental treatment. And although, treatment may… Continue reading Are You Covered?
Tooth whitening is still a popular and effective way to brighten Your Smile without removing any of your natural tooth surface. With all the commercial and dental professional whitening solutions available, your choices are many. Very few of us have brilliantly white teeth and there are many things that can cause discolouration of the surface enamel… Continue reading Prolonging Your Teeth Whitening
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
Dental Implants are modern dentistry's highly successful, long-lasting, and natural-looking substitute for missing teeth or for supporting dentures. Dental implants actually fuse directly to your jaw bone becoming one with your living bone structure. In doing so, implants help to maintain your jawbone - which would otherwise begin to disintegrate once your tooth is removed. What are Dental… Continue reading Dental Implant Procedure
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
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. Although implants are the most advanced tooth… Continue reading A Partial Glimpse into Dentures
Want "Someday" to get here as quickly as possible? One of the first questions a patient will ask their orthodontist during the first visit is, "How long will my treatment last?" Each mouth is unique, so treatment time will naturally depend on your individual, "specific-to-you situation. Some people require less than a year, while others will… Continue reading The Do’s and Dont’s of Orthodontic Treatment
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!
Top 10 Aging Smile Solutions: Aging can affect your oral health just like it can your overall health. Even if you have taken care of your teeth meticulously over the years, your teeth can show the signs of aging and can make you look older than you are or feel! Fortunately, there are steps you… Continue reading Aging Well