April 12, 2018
Most people don’t think of dentists as true lifesavers, but they really can be. More than one dentist has found something suspicious during an oral cancer screening and sent the patient to a physician for further testing. And more than one patient can thank their dentist for helping them catch oral cancer early when the otherwise fatal disease is treatable. April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, so now is the perfect time to schedule a screening with your dentist in Scarborough.
June 13, 2017
Seems like just about everyone has his or her wisdom teeth removed nowadays. But why do we have them if they just need to be taken out? Wisdom teeth are essentially our personal relics of the past. Prehistoric man needed these large back molars to chew raw vegetation and tough meats. However, the human diet has changed significantly since then, which has made wisdom teeth obsolete. That’s why wisdom tooth extraction is so common. Your dentist in Scarborough at White Willow Family & Cosmetic Dentistry can perform this service for you.
June 12, 2017
The American Dental Association recommends that everyone over the age of two has a routine dental appointment every 6 months. However, only 64% of adults saw their dentist last year. While there are various factors that may keep you away from our office, the leading reason people avoid preventive care is due to fears and phobias. In fact, as much as 15% of Americans delay dental care due to fear. Now, you can stop feeling anxious and make your oral health a priority with sedation dentistry in Scarborough. Dr. Samantha Amaro is specially trained to safely and effectively help you feel at ease during your appointments.
May 31, 2017
With more sunshine and longer days, many parents also find themselves spending more time with family. As kids get out of school for the summer, we recommend scheduling family dental checkups at White Willow Family & Cosmetic Dentistry. These summertime visits offer maximum convenience since you won’t have to worry about taking kids out of school. If it’s time for your child’s six month checkup, contact us to schedule an appointment today. We can’t wait to hear all about your child’s plans for summer fun!
February 25, 2017
Your family needs a new dentist in Scarborough, but you are not sure where or even how to look for that best match. Following are some practical tips for you to begin your search. Of course, we think you’ll find that new dental care provider at White Willow Family & Cosmetic Dentistry.
February 13, 2017
Parents, what you say and do regarding oral health impacts your children’s teeth, gums and bone structure. February is National Children’s Dental Health Month; learn from your children’s dentists in Scarborough, Dr. Amaro and Dr. Patel, how you can teach oral hygiene. Preventive dental habits will support great smiles for a lifetime.
January 20, 2017
Your dentists in Scarborough, Dr. Samantha Amaro and Dr. Arti Patel, like to see their patients–from children to senior adults–for routine dental care every six months. Their experience and knowledge tells the dentists that people who get oral examinations, digital X-rays as needed and professional cleanings preserve their oral health and have better overall well-being as well. What doe routine dental care involve for you and your family?
January 12, 2017
Dr. Samantha Amaro or Dr.Arti Patel and their caring staff will provide first aid advice and the same-day treatment you may require. Nothing is more important to them than preserving your smile and getting you comfortable. This is the heart of emergency dentistry.
November 22, 2016
Are you discouraged by stained enamel, a small smile gap and that oddly shaped tooth? Dr. Samantha Amaro, dentist in Scarborough, remakes damaged smiles with a variety of aesthetic dental services. Porcelain veneers are one of them. These natural-looking ceramic shells make smile zones defect-free and durable, too.
November 13, 2016
Dental insurance is critical for the modern family budget. Preventive and restorative services, such as cleanings, exams, sealants and fillings can really add up. Yet, they are so needed to keep kids and parents smiling. Dentist in Scarborough, Dr. Samantha Amaro, reminds her patients to use dental insurance benefits before the end of the calendar year. White Willow Family & Cosmetic Dentistry participates in many major dental insurance plans and assists patients in understanding and using their policies.