The holiday season is often full of fun, laughter, and lots of holiday treats. During this festive season, most people will indulge in more sweets and rich foods than at any other time of the year. It is important to take care of your teeth because extra eating will often have a negative effect on a person’s oral health. Weston Dental Office has several oral health tips to help you keep your smile bright and healthy over the upcoming holiday season.
Tooth decay and cavities are a serious oral health concern but did you know there are even more dangers to be aware of then you might have thought? Gum disease is a fully preventable disease of the mouth that the CDC estimates at least 50% of the adult population suffers from. When gum disease is diagnosed early, it can be easily treated without causing permanent damage.
The sad news is that most people don’t notice the warnings signs of infection early enough to seek treatment. Also, many people who may notice signs don’t understand the dangers they face if gum disease is left untreated. Weston Dental Office wants to educate you on the dangers and potential health complications of untreated gum disease.
Everyone cherishes a beautiful smile, but if your teeth are chipped, broken, or damaged in other ways, a perfect smile may seem unattainable. Thankfully, here at Weston Dental Office, patients with these types of concerns make excellent candidates for innovative cosmetic dentistry solutions. One of our most popular options is dental veneers, which allow you to hide everything from minor staining to major tooth damage. If you’re looking to recapture your smile with minimally invasive dental veneers, we’re here to help!
Imagine going to the dentist for a regular check-up only to be informed that you need to have your wisdom teeth removed. Even if your wisdom teeth are not hurting you, the dentist may advise you to remove them in advance. You may be wondering why. Oral surgery is a common practice, as is wisdom teeth removal. Most young adults that visit our Toronto General Dentistry office here at Weston Dental will undergo a wisdom tooth extraction, but it may not always be required. We have put together a short list of reasons why your dentist may suggest that your wisdom teeth be removed.
If you have ever suffered a sudden and sharp pain in your teeth after eating or drinking hot, cold, or acidic food or beverages or when your teeth are exposed to cold air, you likely have sensitive teeth. While this condition is bothersome, there are treatments that will provide relief. Read on to learn more about the most common causes of tooth sensitivity and available solutions.
Have you lost a tooth? Are you unhappy with your smile? Here at Weston Dental Office we offer a wide range of solutions for all of your dental needs. We have affordable dental implants, partial dentures, and other cosmetics options that make you proud to show off your smile. Continue reading Partial Dentures or Denture Implants – Which One Is Best For Me?
Improving your smile with cosmetic dental procedures is a great way to improve your oral health. Now that you have taken steps to improve your smile, it’s important that you care for your implants properly to ensure that your investment is well protected. Weston Dental Office has some dental implant care tips to help you maintain your bright smile. Continue reading Tips on Caring For Your Dental Implants
Wearing braces requires a bit more care and attention than maintaining your bare teeth. If you happen to break the bracket or wire on your braces, instead of panicking take action. Broken or damaged braces can be painful and even prevent your teeth from aligning properly. Weston Dental Office has some tips to help you fix your braces temporarily until you have time to come into our office for a full repair. Continue reading What Should You Do If A Bracket Or Wire Breaks On Your Braces?
When it comes to your future, one of the most important investments you can make is in your orthodontic care. All of the dental care professionals here at Weston Dental Office will work hard to ensure that your treatment has the best results. If you have braces, it’s important to take care of your teeth and gums diligently so they stay healthy and free from decay. We have put together a list of tips to help you maintain your oral health while you have braces. Continue reading Keeping Your Teeth Healthy While You Have Braces
X-rays used for dental treatment are generally considered very safe. X-rays have an even lower amount of radiation compared to other imaging procedures. To give you a general idea, a routine scan of your teeth exposes you to the same amount of radiation you would experience on a short airline flight. Visiting the dentist can be scary, Weston Dental Office understands your concern so to help you feel more comfortable we have put together an information package that tells you a bit more about dental X-rays. Continue reading Are Dental X-rays Safe?