Author: Dr. Anto Youssef

Easter tips for healthy teeth

All those Easter sweets, and how quickly they come by, can make children happy for weeks after the holiday ends. But sugary treats do not go along with keeping your children’s teeth healthy. Should Easter eggs and chocolate bunnies be cut completely from your children’s diets? That would be an excessively drastic measure. There are ways to manage your children’s oral health and still let them enjoy Easter. Here are some tips. Choose better treats All Easter sweets don’t have the same effects on how they can cause cavities on your children’s teeth. Some contain more sugar, or might...

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Invisible orthodontics

Society is beginning to find it very interesting to seek a teeth-straightening treatment, and this due to invisible orthodontics. Previously, children and young adolescents were the ones who underwent orthodontic treatment the most. This population is less upset by the appearance of certain devices in the mouth, and the aesthetic remains a minor problem. Nowadays, orthodontic treatments are available for people of all ages. But adults and teenagers are more aware of their smiles. If you are among this population, know that new orthodontics options offer more practical solutions, more discreet and less noticeable treatments in the mouth. This...

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5 things you didn’t know about wisdom teeth

Most people are very familiar with wisdom teeth. You or someone you know, has already removed his or her wisdom teeth, or is advised to do so in the future. But when I talk to my surroundings, most of my patients or my friends don’t know precisely why dentists extract wisdom teeth. Some even mistake the reasons why those teeth need to be removed. Wisdom teeth are the third molars and the last teeth in the jaw of the set of adult dentition. I thought a summary on wisdom teeth was needed to clear some little mysteries about them....

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Becoming an orthodontist

If you are strongly interested in the field of dentistry and wish to become an orthodontist, know that the road will be extensive but fascinating. This long development is necessary to practice a job as delicate and meticulous as this one. But first of all, what is orthodontics? An admirable branch of the dentistry field, orthodontics studies and analyses the interception and correction of oral malformations, medically called malocclusions. To practice this job, important professional skills are required, in particular for the proper treatment design and planning, and supervising the evolution of these treatments and how they affect teeth...

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Tips to overcome dental phobia and the fear of dentists

Dental phobia affects a large part of the population. Contrary to what people think, this phobia does not only concern children. Any noises, vibrations and smells linked to a dental office or clinic could be associated with pain, which may trigger fear in anyone, both children and adults. However, regular visits to the dentist are essential to have teeth and a smile that are healthy and beautiful. If you want to overcome your fear of the dentist, here are some tips that would be beneficial to apply. Find out more about dental technology No matter what your desired treatment...

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