Periodontitis Disease

How do I know if I have gum disease?

What is gum disease? Gum disease, or gingivitis, is a common condition which affects most of us at some stage of our lives. It is an inflammatory response of the gum tissues to bacterial plaque build-up. Periodontal disease, or periodontitis, is a condition affecting about a third of the population, with a third of those […]

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How often should I go to the dentist?

As a general rule, it is recommended that you visit your dentist for a check-up and clean once every six months. In dentistry, as in many areas of health, prevention is better than cure. People often do not become aware of dental-related conditions such as decay, gum disease, and oral cancer until there are visible […]

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amalgam dental fillings

Should I replace Amalgam Fillings?

Not too long ago, amalgam was the material of choice for dentists when placing fillings. Amalgam fillings, when properly done, were inexpensive, easy to place and long-lasting. As dentistry has evolved, however, the disadvantages of amalgam have become more apparent. Apart from a lack of visual appeal, one of the main disadvantages of amalgam is […]

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Tooth Extraction

Tooth Extractions: Do I Need a Dentist or Oral Surgeon?

When it comes to tooth extractions, we often get asked “do I need a dentist or an oral surgeon?” A tooth extraction is nothing to take lightly, so it’s important to choose the right provider for your situation, especially if it’s an emergency procedure. Both dentists and oral surgeons can perform tooth extraction, so how […]

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Deep Tooth Cleaning

Regular Cleaning vs Deep Dental Cleaning

Imagine a scenario: where you are brushing your teeth and you notice a blood on your brush, on the floss or in the sink. May be swelling or redness in your gums? When you visit your dentist and the doctor completes an exam and reviews X-rays, you are informed that you have gum disease. Periodontitis […]

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Broken tooth - front

Broken Front Tooth! What to do?

A broken front tooth impairs your ability to eat and talk and there is this embarrassment that comes from missing a key part of the smile. A broken front tooth sounds simple, but there are actually several varieties of trauma that a person can suffer.  You need to make a quick decision after breaking or […]

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Dental implant

How Much Dental Implant Can Cost?

Dental Implant cost can range from $2500 to as much as $5000. Even if the cost is partly covered by your insurance, there is still a big out of pocket expense Dr Harmanpreet Kaur of Dental Designer explains what exactly are you paying for when you get an implant. Implant Dental implants are made of […]

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