Dental X-rays: Are They Safe?
Dental x-rays are used to help diagnose diseases or problems in the anatomy of the oral cavity, head, and neck regions. Cavities in teeth, bone loss around the teeth and in the jaws, tumours, cysts, tooth development, and anomalies are most commonly looked for in dental x-ray imaging. Although some patients are weary of x-rays […]
How to: Oral Cancer Screening
The Canadian Cancer Society estimates that in 2015: 4,400 Canadians will be diagnosed with oral cavity cancer. 1,200 Canadians will die from oral cavity cancer. 2,900 men will be diagnosed with oral cavity cancer and 810 will die from it. 1,450 women will be diagnosed with oral cavity cancer and 390 will die from it. […]
There are four brushing methods that dental professionals encourage their patients to use, each addressing different oral health concerns. They’re unlike the conventional ‘scrubbing’ method that most patients use which is damaging to their tooth and gum structure. Instead of harming, these professional brushing methods actually help to promote the health of the teeth and gums: Stillman’s […]
5 Good Reasons to Wear a Mouthguard
A custom fit mouthguard not only protects your teeth, but can also prevent or reduce the impact of injuries to other parts of your head and jaws. Here are 5 other reasons why you should be wearing a mouthguard every time you train or play a sport. May help reduce concussion Properly fitting mouthguards reduce the potential […]
Dr. Scott Ly Now Offering I.V. Sedation for Nervous Patients
In general dentistry, there are typically three types of anesthesia offered: Local Anesthetic, Nitrous Oxide, and Intravenous Anesthetic. Local Anesthetic Local Anesthetic can be used for almost any type of invasive dental procedure. It is administered by needle to a nerve supply that temporarily causes loss of feeling in the localised area being treated. When given […]
With hockey season fast approaching, Davis Dental Care would like to celebrate by holding a Sports Mouthguard Clinic held on Wednesday, August 19, 2015! We thought it would be important to discuss the types of mouthguards and the quality behind them to help you make the best decision when it comes to your dental and […]
Choosing the Right Toothbrush
Choosing a toothbrush is supposed to be easy, right? Walking down the toothbrush isle becomes confusing when viewing all the styles, shapes, and sizes available. When it comes to brushing teeth, all that matters is whether your toothbrush can do its one and only job: remove plaque from teeth. Along with toothbrush selection, consistency of brushing and flossing twice […]
Dr. Scott Ly’s New Office is Now Open in Newmarket, Ontario! (Photos)
Our brand-new office is now open! The office of Dr. Scott Ly in Newmarket, Ontario is now officially open! Featuring the latest in dental technology, our office is dedicated to patient care and comfort. We are an environmentally-friendly office – we use digital x-rays which utilize a fraction of the radiation of traditional x-rays and are chemical […]
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