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Not All Insurance Policies are Created Equal

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 plan. We can, however, help you navigate the confusing world of insurance to maximize your [...]

2019-11-08T07:44:16-05:00November 8th, 2019|Oral Health, Tips and Tricks|

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 role each municipality plays in the addition of it to [...]

Digital Scanners… The Better Way to Get Dental Impressions

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 strong gag reflex, you probably hated the experience even more. As an Oakville dental professional, [...]

2019-09-25T12:19:14-05:00September 25th, 2019|Cosmetic Solutions, Tips and Tricks|

Four Tips to Get Your Dental Habits Back on Track

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! It’s time to get back on track and re-introduce good oral hygiene habits throughout the [...]

2019-09-19T09:20:53-05:00September 4th, 2019|Kids and Teens, Tips and Tricks|

Before searching “Find a dentist near me”

“Find a dentist near me” isn't always the best way to start your online search for a dentist. Tooth pain, dental emergencies, and accidents happen. We recognize the urgency in these situations and it makes sense to address the problem quickly and effectively, which is why  searching for a dentist by proximity wouldn’t be [...]

2019-04-23T08:25:03-05:00April 22nd, 2019|Tips and Tricks|

Healthy mouth – At home tips

We believe a healthy body starts with a healthy mouth. This year why not commit to small manageable changes to benefit your mouth health and overall wellbeing? The start of a new year is the best time to set goals and plan for the year ahead. Maybe you’ve already resolved to improve your emotional [...]

2019-01-23T11:15:05-05:00January 18th, 2019|Holistic Solutions, Tips and Tricks|

Four Useful Dental Tips for the Holidays

Four Useful Dental Tips for the Holidays It’s the most wonderful time of the year! We hope you are enjoying everything that makes the holiday season so special. In the spirit of giving, we collected the four posts we feel are most useful to keep oral health in check throughout the holiday. Fresh breath for [...]

2019-06-14T11:16:53-05:00December 23rd, 2018|Tips and Tricks|

5 Traits of an Effective Dental Care Team

I am fairly certain that most patients who visit our dental care team at the Oakville office know what we do. Some of our patients even know how we do it. But the question for me is do patients know why we do it? And by why I don’t mean to make a profit. By [...]

2018-12-13T10:56:35-05:00December 11th, 2018|Tips and Tricks|

Braces – 5 Ways to Prevent Problems

If your child has braces or will be getting them on soon, they should be doing everything they can to make sure the end result is beautiful.  Some kids find it challenging to learn to care for their braces.  We have a few very important tips that your child should implement in [...]

2018-10-10T12:42:41-05:00August 27th, 2018|Tips and Tricks|

What You Need to Know About Fluoride

Fluoride has been used to prevent or reduce the amount of cavities we get.  Research showed that fluoride has made enamel more resistant to acid in your mouth, thereby reducing cavities. Benefits Fluoride is said to protect against cavities by inhibiting mineral loss, promoting remineralization of decalcified enamel, and reducing plaque acids. [...]

2019-10-09T17:22:20-05:00May 28th, 2018|Tips and Tricks|

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