Dentures, General, Implants, Pain, Senior Oral Care, Smile Makeovers, Tooth Loss, Your Smile Dental Care

The Real Truth about getting all your Teeth removed to get Dentures

Now and again a patient will say, "Maybe I should get all my teeth removed and just get dentures." All dental office staff have heard a patient say this and most times, it said out of frustration due to dental or financial issues. Although it may be said jokingly, the underlying thought process behind a… Continue reading The Real Truth about getting all your Teeth removed to get Dentures

General

Bleeding Gums

Although, gums that bleed while being brushed or flossed is a common and mild form of gum disease called gingivitis, it is neither normal nor something that should be ignored. Gum disease is the number one reason for tooth loss in Canada. Early intervention Receiving early treatment is critical if you want to reverse any damage… Continue reading Bleeding Gums

General

Prolonging Your Teeth Whitening

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

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, Senior Oral Care, Smile Makeovers, Your Smile Dental Care

The Consequence of Missing Teeth

Over time. missing teeth can result in serious complications, if left untreated. A tooth here, a tooth there. With the human dentition containing a total of 32 teeth (28 if the wisdom teeth have been removed), it is understandable why some people still believe that it is not essential to replace missing teeth when there… Continue reading The Consequence of Missing Teeth

About Us, Anxiety, The Patient Experience, Your Smile Dental Care

Feeling Anxious about your next Dental Visit?

We get a lot of calls at Your Smile Dental Care from patients that suffer from what we call dental anxiety. Some people describe themselves as being dentalphobes and it is not uncommon for people to tell us that it has taken more than a year just to summon up the courage to make their… Continue reading Feeling Anxious about your next Dental Visit?

Nutrition, Oral Hygiene, Prevention

Sports Drinks and Your Smile

  Whew! You're taking a break from some heavy duty activity and you're sweaty and thirsty. A cold, refreshing sports drink is usually your beverage of choice to quench your dry mouth and help replace those important electrolytes you've just lost. Seems health and harmless enough, but did you know, with consistent use, many sports drinks… Continue reading Sports Drinks and Your Smile

Smile Makeovers, Your Smile Dental Care

How to Whiten Teeth Naturally

People want beautiful, healthy smiles and getting their teeth whitened is one of the more popular ways to achieve this!  In fact, it is the number one requested cosmetic dental procedure in Canada. 50 Shades of White Teeth come in many shades of white and in dentistry we use shade guides to select or determine the colour… Continue reading How to Whiten Teeth Naturally

Oral Hygiene, Prevention, Your Smile Dental Care

Mouthwash and Germs

Last week we had a visit to our Oshawa Dental office from one of our dental suppliers, MariLou. She is always such an inspiration, and once again, she presented us with a wealth of information to help our Oshawa dentists and staff stay up-to-date on all the latest in the field of dental oral care for our patients.… Continue reading Mouthwash and Germs

General, Your Smile Dental Care

Thank You for Your Referrals!

A Big Thank you to all of our patients for their word of mouth referrals to their family and friends. We love welcoming New Patients to our office. If you would like to see what we can do for YOUR SMILE today Call us at (905) 5SMILES or visit us at yoursmiledentalcare.com