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The Impact of Vaping on Your Dental Health

By |December 4th, 2019|Holistic Solutions, Oral Health, Tips and Tricks|

Studies are Raising Red Flags About Vaping. As a holistic dentist and mother, the stories that I hear about vaping alarm me. Not just for the respiratory implications, but for the further reaching overall health concerns. Teens and adults [...]

What 25 Per Cent of Canadians Living with Diabetes Should Know…

By |November 27th, 2019|Holistic Solutions, Oral Health, Tips and Tricks|

Dr. Agatha Bis, Oakville Holistic and Cosmetic Dentist, recognizes Diabetes Month and shares her thoughts on the connection between diabetes and dental health. It’s time that we look at an issue that, we hope, millions of Canadians living with diabetes [...]

Myth Buster: Traditional Dentistry is More Effective than Holistic

By |November 13th, 2019|Holistic Solutions, Oral Health, Tips and Tricks|

Traditional Dentistry vs Holistic Dentistry: What You Need To Know Whenever there is a new approach to a traditional service there is bound to be some questions, some controversy, some skepticism. It’s our job to set the record straight [...]

Not All Insurance Policies are Created Equal

By |November 8th, 2019|Oral Health, Tips and Tricks|

Setting the scene to switch to a Holistic Dentist The truth is that there are probably thousands of insurance policies in existence and there is no way that our Oakville dental team can know the specific details of each patient’s [...]

Five Signs that You are Ready to Switch to a Holistic Dentist

By |October 23rd, 2019|Holistic Solutions|

Setting the scene to switch to a Holistic Dentist Let’s set the scene. You have been receiving traditional dental care for your entire life and suddenly you are introduced to the concept of holistic dentistry… and it intrigues you. You [...]

Shattering Myths: Reversing Dental Decay Naturally

By |October 16th, 2019|Holistic Solutions, Teeth and Gums|

We are cognizant that some who look toward a holistic lifestyle also might look toward at-home remedies to correct dental and health concerns before seeking professional advice. While we applaud people’s commitment to exploring their optimal health, we caution that [...]

Too Much of a Good Thing… The Story Behind Fluoride

By |October 9th, 2019|Holistic Solutions, Kids and Teens, Teeth and Gums, Tips and Tricks|

Fluoride has been a contentious issue for many decades now and leaves patients concerned and confused about the role fluoride should or shouldn’t play in their own dental care, as well as their children’s. What makes the question of fluoride [...]

Baby Teeth Fall Out Anyway, So No Need to Visit the Dentist Yet

By |October 2nd, 2019|Kids and Teens, Teeth and Gums|

Great Dental Care Starts Before the Teeth Even Enter the Picture Dental care has come a long way in the past few decades, but what always surprises us is how many people don’t understand the importance of good oral [...]

Digital Scanners… The Better Way to Get Dental Impressions

By |September 25th, 2019|Cosmetic Solutions, Tips and Tricks|

If you have had braces, crowns, onlays, implants, bridges or other dental work that involved having dental impressions taken, you probably remember how messy and disgusting the process actually was. Plus, if you are like many people and have a [...]

Downsides of Teens Turning to Over-the-counter Teeth Whitening Kits

By |September 11th, 2019|Cosmetic Solutions, Kids and Teens|

TV Commercials for Teeth Whitening Kits don't tall the whole storyWith the rise of selfies and peer pressure to look camera-ready at all times, is it any wonder that teens are turning to over-the-counter (OTC) teeth whitening kits to achieve [...]

Four Tips to Get Your Dental Habits Back on Track

By |September 4th, 2019|Kids and Teens, Tips and Tricks|

Are your Dental Habits struggling since Summer Vacation?Have you turned a blind eye over the past few months to your family’s sugar-intake and dental oral hygiene routines because, “Hey, it’s summer?” Welcome to September and the end of the summer-spiral! [...]

How a Cosmetic Dentist Will Help Improve Your First Impression

By |August 23rd, 2019|Cosmetic Solutions|

Sometimes it is about what’s on the outside You have just mere seconds to make a first impression. In fact, a recent study by American-based Dollar Shave Club has found that you have ONLY 27 seconds in which to [...]

Dr Agatha Bis Dentistry Oakville

By |July 17th, 2019|Oral Health|

Dr. Agatha Bis Dentistry - Oakville dentist Dr. Agatha Bis explains what she does best and why she believes blending traditional dentistry techniques with cosmetic dentistry and holistic dentistry is the key to helping patients achieve their [...]

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