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Oakville dentist Dr. Agatha Bis offers insight and information about oral health and what you can do to keep your mouth happy and healthy.

Good-bye Sloppy Impressions. Hello to Our Scanner!

If you have ever had dental impressions, you know exactly how messy, uncomfortable, and gaggy they can be. But what you probably didn’t know is that when we take an impression of your teeth, this impression is sent to the lab with their driver, [...]

2020-09-22T20:44:12-04:00September 21st, 2020|

How COVID changed my Cosmetic Dentistry Practice

Six months ago seems like a lifetime away now.  Looking back on how cosmetic dentistry was practiced and delivered to our patients, I am amazed at the number of ways I have changed how we do this now.  In this blog, I will outline [...]

2020-09-07T00:34:16-04:00September 7th, 2020|

Common Treatment for TMJ That May Cause More Harm Than Good

TMJ is the term used for Temporomandibular joint, which is the joint that connects your jaw to your skull.  When this joint is injured or damaged, it can lead to pain, difficulty chewing, clicking and popping, headaches, locked jaw, and other issues. There are [...]

2020-08-10T11:55:50-04:00August 10th, 2020|

Does Your Mask Really Fit? The Importance of Fit Testing

All of us are trying to get back to our dental office operation while implementing new rules and protocols.  We are all getting used to working with added PPE like face shields, gowns, and N95 masks.  But one thing I am seeing is that [...]

2020-07-15T07:38:47-04:00July 15th, 2020|

Masks Are Single Use – Dental Office Safety

Due to shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE), there is an alarming trend jeopardizing dental office safety where dentists and hygienists are re-using their masks.  Some are placing a “Level 1” mask over their N95 respirator and keeping the N95 on, patient after patient, [...]

2020-07-09T07:32:24-04:00July 8th, 2020|

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