Dental Implants

What are Dental implants?  Simply put, a dental implant is an artificial tooth that is placed directly within the jawbone to replace a missing natural tooth. An implant is typically made out of medical grade titanium metallic material. However, metal free options such as zirconia are available for people with specific metal allergies. Dental implants [...]

2021-08-31T18:52:15+00:00 August 31st, 2021|Dental Restorations|0 Comments

Should You Replace Your Amalgam Fillings with White Fillings?

Amalgam fillings are no longer your only option — now there are also white fillings. London Ontario, patients who already have amalgam fillings often want to know if they should replace their current fillings with white ones. Whereas this is not always necessary, it does have some advantages. The Difference Between Amalgam and [...]

2019-10-24T03:15:50+00:00 August 21st, 2018|Dental Services|Comments Off on Should You Replace Your Amalgam Fillings with White Fillings?

Receiving Bone Grafting in London Ontario

If you want to receive an implant, your dentist may recommend bone grafting. London, Ontario, patients need bone grafting before an implant if their jawbone is too weak to support the implant. Why Receive an Implant? When you lose a tooth, whether to an injury or disease like tooth decay or gum disease, [...]

2019-10-24T03:15:50+00:00 August 17th, 2018|Dental Services|Comments Off on Receiving Bone Grafting in London Ontario

What Is the Procedure for Receiving Dental Crowns?

There is a large number of reasons why your dentist may recommend dental crowns. London, Ontario, patients often receive crowns to repair broken teeth, replace old fillings if decay spreads, and to hold bridges in place. Whatever the reason for your dental crown, the procedure will be much the same. Determining a Crown [...]

2019-10-24T03:16:21+00:00 August 14th, 2018|Dental Services, General Dentistry|Comments Off on What Is the Procedure for Receiving Dental Crowns?

Why Mouthguards Are Essential for Sports

One essential piece of sporting equipment is often neglected: mouthguards. London, Ontario, sports lovers, whether adults or children, should consider mouthguards as a critical part of uniform. This is true whether you are playing a contact or non-contact sport. What Do Mouthguards Do? A mouthguard protects your teeth, tongue, lips, and cheeks from [...]

2019-10-24T03:16:21+00:00 August 10th, 2018|Dental Services, General Dentistry|Comments Off on Why Mouthguards Are Essential for Sports

Why Do You Need Root Planing?

One of the most common treatments for gum disease is root planing. London, Ontario, patients receive root planing when gum disease is in its earliest stages to stop the condition developing further. What exactly is root planing and how does it help? Why Is Root Planing Necessary? A regular cleaning removes most of [...]

2019-10-24T03:16:21+00:00 August 7th, 2018|Dental Services, General Dentistry|Comments Off on Why Do You Need Root Planing?

4 Important Facts About Dental Veneers

If you have a damaged front tooth, you may be considering dental veneers. London, Ontario, patients can receive dental veneers to mask a range of problems, including cracks, stains, and misshapen teeth. However, before you decide that a veneer is right for you, there are a few things you should know. 1. Veneers Are [...]

2019-10-24T03:16:22+00:00 August 3rd, 2018|Dental Services, General Dentistry|Comments Off on 4 Important Facts About Dental Veneers

Can You Reverse Tooth Decay?

One of the main reasons you visit your Hyde Park dental clinic for checkups is to have your dentist to check your teeth for decay. In most cases, any signs of decay call for a filling. However, in some cases, decay is mild enough to reverse through remineralization. When Can Cavities Remineralize? Cavities [...]

2019-10-24T03:16:22+00:00 July 31st, 2018|Dental Services, General Dentistry|Comments Off on Can You Reverse Tooth Decay?

How to Keep Dental Veneers Looking Their Best

A great solution for improving the appearance of cracked, discoloured, broken, and chipped teeth is porcelain veneers. London, Ontario, patients choose veneers for their natural look and long lifespan. However, to keep veneers looking their best, you do need to take care of them. Avoiding Brown Lines Some people notice a brown line [...]

2019-10-24T03:16:22+00:00 July 27th, 2018|Dental Services, General Dentistry|Comments Off on How to Keep Dental Veneers Looking Their Best

4 Types of Dental Bridges

If you’re missing teeth, one option may be a dental bridge. London, Ontario, patients can choose between four types of dental bridges to fill the gap left by missing teeth. All four help you eat, speak, and smile as normal. 1. Traditional Bridge The most common type is a traditional bridge. This bridge [...]

2019-10-24T03:16:22+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Dental Services, General Dentistry|Comments Off on 4 Types of Dental Bridges

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