White Willow Family and Cosmetic Dentistry Blog
November 18, 2018
If you’d rather suffer from a toothache than visit a dentist, you’re not alone. Many people are terrified of dental work. Unfortunately, that means those who are most anxious can, in the long run, face more aggressive procedures simply because they wait too long to get treatment. Fortunately, individualized sedation dentistry in Scarborough can help with the fear of even preventative maintenance.
November 4, 2018
It’s bad enough that your tooth is damaged to the point of needing a crown or other restoration. You know it’s got to be done but hassling with multiple office visits? Nobody’s got time for that…until now. Everyone can find time for same day crowns in Scarborough, made possible through a technology called CEREC®. (more…)
October 31, 2018
Gum disease is a disturbingly prevalent condition that affects over 85% of adult Americans in the US. One of the keys to reversing this trend, though, is to raise awareness about the condition and elevate the collective dental care IQ of the masses. Your dentist in Scarborough contributes to this by explaining what causes gum (periodontal) disease, its different stages and what can be done to treat it.
October 15, 2018
It’s been a while since your last dental visit, so you’re a little apprehensive about heading in now for preventive care. You’d like to know what to expect so you can be prepared. Thankfully, your dentist in Scarborough provides a simple outline of the events that will transpire at your next visit. Read on to get the answers you need!
October 9, 2018
If you have a severe toothache or intermittent pain in a digit, then you may be in need of root canal therapy in Scarborough to restore your health. Why is this the typical procedure for dealing with such issues, though? Read on to learn about the usual cause of tooth pain, what a root canal is and how it helps to restore your dental health.
September 18, 2018
Did you know that visits to the emergency room for dental emergencies doubled from 1.1 million in 2000 to 2.2 million in 2012? That means that someone visited the ER in dental pain an average of every 15 seconds! Good oral hygiene habits and regular dental checkups can prevent many emergencies, but unfortunately, accidents can still occur at any time. Below, you’ll find out how to handle the 4 most common situations at home until you can be seen by an emergency dentist in Scarborough. Even if you can’t always prevent an urgent dental situation, you can at least be prepared!
September 17, 2018
If you’re one of the millions of Americans who have experienced tooth loss, there’s no question that dental implants in Scarborough would be an outstanding investment in your oral health. Other options like bridges or dentures simply don’t look, feel or function like your own teeth the way that implants do. Not to mention that they can last many decades – with the right care on your part! Many people assume that implants are maintenance-free since they can’t develop cavities, but that’s not the whole story. Keep reading to find out why implants still require basic care and how you can make sure they last as long as possible!
September 4, 2018
Have you ever gone out to lunch during work and had a piece of food stuck in your teeth that bothered you for the rest of the day? Unfortunately, this is a common problem that can be distracting and uncomfortable. Whether it’s a popcorn kernel stuck in your teeth or even just bad breath, being prepared to care for your teeth at work can save you from a potentially uncomfortable meeting or embarrassing encounter. Read on to learn some tips on how to maintain good oral hygiene during work from your dentist in Scarborough.
August 30, 2018
A dull smile can affect your appearance, but did you know that it can affect your career as well? According to research conducted at Loyola Marymount University, more than half of participants in simulated job interviews were more likely to be hired and received larger salary offers after their teeth had been whitened. We all hope that our professional careers advance based on the merits and quality of our work. However, subtle body language cues and physical traits also impact the impressions we make on others. If you want to be able to flash a confident, attractive smile that next time you are in an important work meeting, check out the information on teeth whitening in Scarborough below.
August 15, 2018
For years traditional braces have been the go-to solution for misalignments, crooked teeth and poor bites, particularly for teenagers. While braces have been effective, not everyone wants to settle for a long-term solution that makes it very difficult to eat certain foods, practice oral care and take photos. Many people would rather continue having crooked teeth than do that! That’s where Invisalign comes in.
With Invisalign in Scarborough, you can gain straighter and more attractive teeth in less time and with less changes in habits. Consider these seven ways that Invisalign can offer a better treatment experience than traditional braces.