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Wisdom Teeth: To Pull Or Not....

# Dental Tips, Oral Health, | July 20, 2015

You brush and floss. You take care of your teeth. But for some reason, your jaw hurts. In fact, it’s throbbing… You visit your dentist to see what’s wrong. That’s when you discover your problems are due to a wisdom tooth. Your....

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The Most Important Teeth For A....

# Dental Tips, | June 30, 2015

While all of your teeth contribute to the appearance of your smile, there are 6 teeth that play the biggest role in creating an attractive smile. Knowing their location and role will help you to understand how the dentists at Lord Dufferin....

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A Healthy Smile, A Healthy Body

# Dental Tips, Oral Health, | June 16, 2015

Regular checkups with your dentist can do more than keep your teeth healthy – it can keep your body healthy too. There’s a strong correlation between one’s oral health and overall health. The hygiene of your mouth can greatly affect the rest....

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When Should You Get A Soft....

# Dental Tips, | May 8, 2015

You notice that your dentures are starting to rub against your gums, leaving them sore. Your denturist has already adjusted your dentures, but it’s still a bit loose and uncomfortable. So what are your options? It's probably time for a soft reline.....

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5 Super Foods to Strengthen your....

# Oral Health, | April 24, 2015

Maintaining good oral health is very important in life. As we get older, we often think there’s not much we can do to strengthen our teeth once we pass a certain age. We seem to believe that strong teeth can only be....

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4 Dental Myths Debunked!

# Dental Tips, | April 17, 2015

You know how you should brush after every meal? Actually, you don’t. Sugar isn’t the main cause of cavities. And bleaching doesn’t weaken your teeth. With so many misconceptions surrounding dental health, it’s not surprising that we’ve made up a few myths....

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3 Stages of Gum Disease

# Oral Health, | April 2, 2015

Gum Disease: What Are The Stages? Did you know 7 out of 10 Canadians will have gum disease during their life time? In fact, it’s the most widespread oral disease in Canada. Gum disease can start out painlessly but can quickly become....

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Sensitive Teeth – What Causes It....

# Dental Tips, | March 23, 2015

Do you experience pain when drinking something hot or cold? Do you hate brushing because it’s uncomfortable? If you answered yes, you probably have sensitive teeth. So how do get sensitive teeth? Tooth sensitivity happens because of exposed dentin due to enamel....

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