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General Dentistry

I have periodontal disease. What happens next?

When you visit your hygienist for your dental cleaning and examination appointment , she will do an evaluation of your teeth, gum and bone health. She will take measurements of your gum tissue and share her information with Dr. Slepchik during your dental exam with him as part of the appointment. You may be diagnosed… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 30 2020
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Lenny Slepchik | White feeling | Dental Health Montréal, Québec

Do fillings ever need to be replaced?

Do you have fillings that were done a long time ago where there was decay? Are you aware that fillings do not last forever? Many patients  are unaware that fillings are not a permanent solution. Eventually, fillings may need to be replaced. While fillings are strong and durable and may last a long time, they… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 15 2020
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Periodontal disease

Fighting the stages of periodontal disease with gum treatment

Gum disease, or periodontal disease, is a serious condition that can impact the overall health of a patient’s smile. With periodontal disease, patients may experience the loss of soft tissues, bone, and natural teeth. When patients are experiencing this infection, it is important that they get a proper diagnosis as soon as possible and discuss… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 30 2020
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Dental Cleaning

Four common tools and instruments used during a professional teeth cleaning

During a regular dental cleaning and examination visit, patients will not only experience a full evaluation and digital x-rays, but also a teeth cleaning session with either Kinga or Caroline , our professional dental hygienists. Many patients love getting their teeth cleaned, as they are thorough and use various tools  to remove plaque and tartar.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 15 2020
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Why Composite Fillings Are A Better Choice

Areas of decay in the smile can impact your overall dental health. These areas, known as cavities, are small holes that can become deep within the tooth. In order to address them, patients are often encouraged to have dental fillings placed in these holes to seal the tooth and protect it from further damage. Dental… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 30 2019
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What to do if you have a Toothache

If you have shooting pain or dull pain in your mouth, our number one piece of advice is to come into our office for an appointment. However, if you are unable to see us for a few days, we have a few suggestions to help you find relief from your toothache or at least take… Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 30 2019
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Snacks for a Healthier Smile

You are what you eat, and your teeth are no exception. If you eat a diet full of fattening sugary foods, your mouth may be full of cavities.  Consider making some healthier changes to improve your smile by changing how you snack. Let’s take a closer look at three different snacks that can give you… Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 15 2019
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Tips to Floss Better

  Brushing your teeth twice daily is essential for a healthy smile ; however, you also must be flossing daily in order to clean all the surfaces between your teeth. Flossing daily is as important and necessary for you to use as a toothbrush. By cleaning in between your teeth, dental floss can protect you… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 30 2019
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Abscess vs Cavity: What You Should Know

Waking up with dental pain isn’t something that anyone wants to experience. Two of the most common oral conditions that cause this type of pain are either a cavity or an abscess.  What are the differences between these two, and how can they be treated? Let’s take a closer look and see. What’s A Cavity?… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 15 2019
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3 Signs That You Need a New Filling

Having a missing filling is something that can be obvious to some people and not so apparent to others.  On average, a composite filing lasts between 10-15 years . Some filings may last longer than 15 years; you will only need to have it replaced if any of the situations described below occur. Your Tooth Hurts… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 30 2019
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