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Proper Brushing & Flossing Techniques

From a young age, we were told to brush and floss our teeth daily.  It is important to floss before bedtime and brush for two minutes.  The first step to maintaining optimal oral hygiene is incorporating this into our daily routine.  The second step is to make sure we have the proper brushing & flossingContinue Reading

Early Childhood caries

What are early childhood caries (ECC)? Children under the age of 6 that have already developed two or more cavities in their first set of teeth are considered to have ECC. What are the common risk factors for ECC in infants? Not visiting the dentist on time Going to sleep with a full bottle ofContinue Reading

Diastema

A diastema is a space or gap between two teeth, typically the upper two front teeth.  This is very common amongst children but exists in adult teeth as well. What causes spaces between teeth? An imbalance between the size of the teeth and the jaw Oversized labial frenum Thumb sucking Incorrect swallowing reflex that causesContinue Reading

Options to Replace Missing Teeth

Losing teeth is a normal part of life.  We experience losing our primary (baby) teeth which eventually get replaced with permanent (adult) teeth.  As we age, our bones naturally tend to weaken causing mobility in our teeth.  However, there are certain factors that contribute to early loss of permanent teeth. Major factors that cause toothContinue Reading

Sedation Dentistry Options for Nervous Patients

Sedation Dentistry Options Having dental work done can be nerve-racking.  It is normal to feel nervous as we don’t normally have others poking around in our mouths.  Dental appointments don’t need to be stressful or affect your day in any way.  Many patients request to be sedated for dental work as it helps to makeContinue Reading

Tooth Discoloration

What causes tooth discoloration? Stained, from the outside or from the inside could cause tooth discoloration.  There are three main factors: Extrinsic Staining on the outer layer of the tooth (enamel), usually caused by drinking dark colored drinks such as coffee or wine.  Smoking also causes extrinsic staining Intrinsic Staining that occurs in the innerContinue Reading

Tooth Sensitivity

What is Tooth Sensitivity? Do you feel an aching pain when you breathe in cold air, or when you have hot or cold beverages? That probably means you have sensitive teeth, also known as, dentin hypersensitivity. Sensitive teeth are very common.  As a matter of fact, 50% of the world experiences tooth sensitivity.  Symptoms of toothContinue Reading

Periodontitis

What is Periodontitis? Do you ever wonder what causes people to lose their teeth? Or why we often see elderly people with dentures? Chances are these cases are a result of periodontitis, an inflammatory disease that affects the supporting structures of our teeth. This includes the gums, the periodontal ligaments, cementum, and bone. The damageContinue Reading

Gingivitis (Inflamed Gums)

Gingivitis We often hear the term gingivitis when discussing oral health, but many may not be aware of what gingivitis actually is. To put it simply, gingivitis is a term to describe inflammation of the gums. Our gums are the soft tissues that surround and help support our teeth; without healthy gums, we don’t haveContinue Reading

Xerostomia (Dry Mouth)

What is Xerostomia? Xerostomia or dry mouth is a condition of the mouth where reduced or absent salivary flow occurs. Although xerostomia is a common side effect of many medications, it may also be a symptom associated with other health conditions1,2. Xerostomia may contribute to minor and potentially major health concerns as nutrition and dentalContinue Reading

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Davis Dental Care:

105 Davis DR
Newmarket, ON
L3Y2M9

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