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Spotting the Signs of Gum Disease and How to Treat It

Spotting the Signs of Gum Disease and How to Treat It

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is an inflammatory condition of the gums and bone that support your teeth. Overtime, this ongoing inflammation can cause damage to the gums and bones.  It is a serious condition that can lead to tooth loss, if left...

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All you need to know about Teeth Decay

All you need to know about Teeth Decay

A decayed tooth, also widely known as a cavity, is a hole that develops in your tooth. They are known to begin small and gradually get bigger if left untreated. Since many cavities don't cause pain initially, it can be troublesome to detect this problem at an early...

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Foods That damage The Teeth

Foods That damage The Teeth

It is a known fact amongst Dentists, that the condition of our teeth reflect our diet. Various foods and drinks can cause tooth decay (dental caries), tooth erosion ( acid wear) and even gum disease. Now, let us understand more about these harmful foods that damage...

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Importance of Regular Check-up And Clean

Importance of Regular Check-up And Clean

The Gentle And Caring Approach To Maintaining Good Oral Health At Gentle and Caring Dentistry, we pride ourselves on the check – up and clean procedures we offer. Whether they are for new patients who are attending our clinic for the very first time, or for existing...

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Fluoride Treatments For Added Protection

Fluoride Treatments For Added Protection

What is fluoride and how can these treatments benefit you? Fluoride is a naturally – occurring mineral that helps strengthen & harden tooth enamel and reverse early signs of tooth decay. Our teeth absorb fluoride in two ways: systemically and topically-: Systemic...

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Teeth Grinding / Clenching ( Bruxism)

Teeth Grinding / Clenching ( Bruxism)

Grinding teeth is a known occurrence amongst a number of people. Teeth grinding and Jaw clenching is known as Bruxism. Most people who clench and / or grind their teeth, do so during sleep. It may also happen when they are concentrating or focusing on work, or are...

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Feeling anxious or nervous about dental treatment?

Feeling anxious or nervous about dental treatment?

Ask us about Nitrous Oxide (N2O) sedation. If you are feeling anxious or nervous about your dental treatment, we can offer you Nitrous Oxide sedation to help you feel relaxed, calm and more comfortable during your dental procedure. What is nitrous oxide sedation?...

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Dry Mouth

Dry Mouth

Many people experience a condition called “Dry Mouth”. This occurs when you feel as though you don’t have enough saliva in your mouth. The discomfort of having a dry mouth can range from mild to severe. If left untreated, it can make it difficult to speak, chew and...

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Do I Need Root Canal Treatment ?

Do I Need Root Canal Treatment ?

If you have been experiencing problems with a tooth you may wonder “Do I need a Root Canal treatment?” Root canal treatment, also known as endodontic treatment, is done on a tooth when the nerve or the pulp of the tooth becomes inflamed and infected due to dental...

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Remineralizing Your Teeth’s Enamel

Remineralizing Your Teeth’s Enamel

If you’ve had issues with your teeth that involve weakening, white spots, or numerous cavities, one of the key causes could be demineralized enamel. In this blog article, Dr. Roxanne Irani explains what demineralization is and how to remineralize your tooth’s enamel....

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7 Common Dental Myths -Tooth or Fiction?

7 Common Dental Myths -Tooth or Fiction?

Quite often what we hear is NOT true but we still tend to believe! Often, it becomes so hard to discern from what is fact and what is not. Like everything else, dental advice can be a chock-full of wrong information. Here are a few common dental myths that we hope to...

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Why Are My Teeth Yellow?

Why Are My Teeth Yellow?

We all would love a pearly white smile!But why is it that our teeth can turn yellow, particularly as we age? There are two main reasons why our teeth gradually darken from white to yellow. 1) Certain types of food and drinks can stain the teeth… This is usually an...

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Protect Your Teeth From Stains

Protect Your Teeth From Stains

Change your tea and coffee habits. A glass of wine with dinner followed by a cup of tea or coffee can make tooth stains more likely… This is because the acids in wine, whether it is red or white wine, cause surface demineralisation of the tooth’s enamel, thereby...

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Pregnant Women and Dental Visits

Pregnant Women and Dental Visits

It is important to maintain good oral health during pregnancy as well as throughout different life stages. Women are being encouraged to include dentists as part of the team of health professionals they consult during pregnancy. According to a new study of a 1000...

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