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Oakville dentist Dr. Agatha Bis offers insight and information about dental care for kids and teens. Read on for more information about family dentistry.

There’s No Shame in One Little Cavity

A Cavity is (Almost) Normal There are very few people who have never experienced at least one cavity in their lifetime. However, if you are one of the lucky ones who make it into adulthood without so much as a cavity, congratulations! But you’re not [...]

When to Start Orthodontic Treatment

Think Your Child is Too Young for Orthodontic Treatment? Think Again Parents are often surprised when we recommend assessing their young child for orthodontics. Maybe they believe the common misconception about waiting for adult teeth before considering braces or other orthodontic procedures. But the [...]

DIY Dental: Don’t Believe the Internet. Unless You Read it Here

Gambling with DIY Dental It’s amazing that there are so many people willing to believe what they read on the internet. Yet often enough we see patients in our practice who have been using home remedies and natural products to do DIY dental. They [...]

The Less Obvious Benefits Of Straight Teeth

Here are some of the less obvious (but More Important!) ways that straight teeth will help you! Braces aren’t just for teenagers anymore and straightening crooked teeth with braces or Invisalign is becoming more and more common among adults. However, the reason for doing so [...]

Isn’t Brushing Your Teeth a Simple Thing?

It's All About Brushing Your Teeth You learned about the importance of brushing your teeth as a child and have been doing it (at least twice a day, right?) ever since. You would think that with so many years of practice that we would all [...]

2020-02-26T06:41:51-05:00February 26th, 2020|Cosmetic Solutions, Holistic Solutions, Kids and Teens|

Instagram is Ruining Your Smile

People would generally agree that overall, the Internet is making things better for us, though in some ways it’s making things worse. Social media, in particular Instagram, where everyone has the opportunity to share too much about their lives, deals people blows to their [...]

2020-02-19T13:54:11-05:00February 19th, 2020|Cosmetic Solutions, Holistic Solutions, Kids and Teens|

Too Much of a Good Thing… The Story Behind Fluoride

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 even more confusing is the [...]

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

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 hygiene for babies. Yes… it [...]

2019-10-02T07:00:22-04:00October 2nd, 2019|Kids and Teens, Teeth and Gums|

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

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 that perfectly brilliant smile? However, [...]

2019-09-19T09:20:05-04:00September 11th, 2019|Cosmetic Solutions, Kids and Teens|

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