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Oral irrigator (Waterpik)

An oral irrigator, also...

Root canal treatment

A root canal treatment...

Halitosis (Bad Breath)

Bad breath, medically...

Where does a tooth go after extraction?

What could happen to a tooth after it was extracted? One would think that it says its goodbyes at the dental office. But the truth is that there are several possibilities where a tooth could end up after its extraction. There are numerous paths a tooth...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Electric or regular, which toothbrush is better?

I am often asked if an electric toothbrush is better than a regular (or manual) one. There is a common belief that a lot of dental and gum problems would be resolved if someone switched to an electric toothbrush. But how true is that? To help people, I made a list of...

8 ways to stay kissable for Valentine’s Day

You have an important and exciting date for Valentine’s Day? Whether it’s a blind date, or a romantic evening with your spouse of 25 years, you must consider how to be prepared. Your oral and dental health should be a big deal! When you think of your...

10 ways to crack or break your teeth

“Oh, gosh, what’s that hard piece in my mouth? Oh no! I broke a tooth!” And that’s what would a lot of people think every day after they realized they just chipped one of their teeth. Cracking a tooth can be a painful and embarrassing experience. When a...