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Posts From February, 2018

Why Cosmetic Dentistry?

We all understand the power of a beautiful smile. Smiling is a great way to make yourself stand out, while helping your body to function better. Smiling not only improves your health, but reduces your stress level and makes you more attractive. If you feel self-conscious about your smile, you may stop yourself from smiling,… Read More »

How can I make dental care affordable?

How can I make dental care affordable ? Dental care can be quite costly, and many patients prefer to ignore the problem until they’re confronted with pain. It is important to understand that when pain starts, usually the decay or gum disease is advanced; therefore, it is more expensive.  Furthermore, it may turn in to… Read More »

What is gum disease and what are the early signs of it?

Gum disease affects 75 percent of the population, and most of the time it is detected around 35 years of age. Periodontal disease implies loss of the bone height supporting the teeth caused by bacteria. This can lead to movement of your teeth and/or loss of teeth.  Research has shown that gum disease and heart… Read More »

Dentistry is a Team Sport

Who are the members of my team? First of all, they are the faces you see on our web site. The welcoming staff at our front desk is Anna and Diane; our dental assistants Carmen and Mari; our hygienists Kinga and Caroline; our room set up and sterilizer person is Elisabeth and our Office Manager… Read More »

Scaling and Root Planning

When plaque extends below the gum line, gingivitis can deteriorate into a condition known as periodontitis, which is an inflammation that can erode the ligament and bone beneath your gums, creating deep pockets that foster the growth of destructive bacteria. Treatment may include the use of antibiotics and root planning (deep scaling of the bacteria… Read More »

Oral Cancer Screening

If you smoke, you are in serious danger of getting oral cancer. More than 8,000 deaths were attributed to oral cancer through early detection of pre-cancerous lesions. We provide an oral cancer screening at each preventive dentistry care appointment. Occlusal Examination The forces of your bite can sometimes affect positioning of the jaw and teeth.… Read More »

Preventive Dentistry: The Perfect Smile for Special Occasions

Most people already know that having a clean mouth is very important. It makes you feel good about yourself and it gives you fresh breath and a great smile. You have probably also heard that brushing and flossing your teeth daily are necessary for good dental health. But like many people in Montreal, you may… Read More »

6 Ways to Help Brighten Your Smile on Your Own

Now more than ever, white smiles are associated with good oral hygiene and positive first impressions. If you are interested in whitening your teeth, you might be close to scheduling a chair-side whitening appointment in your dentist’s office. However, there are plenty of other healthy options to consider before visiting your dentist. Brush and floss… Read More »

Replacing Missing Teeth: You Get What You Pay For

While it’s true that dental implants tend to be a more costly restoration compared with removable dentures and bridges, there are tremendous benefits involved in implant dentistry. Dental implants offer: • Durability – Your new tooth or teeth are built to last. With proper care and regular checkups, the implant should last as long as… Read More »