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Periodontal disease: causes, symptoms, treatments and prevention

Did you know that after cavities, periodontal disease is the most common oral problem in adults and the elderly? However, periodontal disease is largely unknown to the general public, resulting in delayed diagnosis which can lead to worsening of the disease for many people. Let’s demystify everything there is to know about periodontal disease! Periodontal […]

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Dental emergencies : what to do?

An accident has just happened and you need to see a dentist urgently? Do not worry! These are things that happen and our dental clinic in Laval will be able to take care of you in order to remedy the situation. Here’s what you need to do! Contact your Dentist in Laval Don’t delay and […]

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Oral hygiene: from A to Z

Oral hygiene, is it a vague term for you? Maybe you may have an idea of ​​what oral hygiene is, but you are not sure, and during your visits to the dentist you always have a fear that you have not applied the principles properly? This article is for you! Let’s demystify everything related to […]

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How to prepare your child for their first visit to the dentist

In general, children are not so happy when comes the time to go to the dentist. Some will pout while others are downright terrified. To make the encounter go smoothly, it is better to choose an experienced dentist who is used to having children among their clientele. That being said, parents can also use some […]

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10 Health Benefits to Straight Teeth

1. Straight teeth and gums are healthier Crowded teeth or widely spaced teeth may lead to swollen, red gums. Unfortunately, these are also signs of periodontal disease. When teeth are properly aligned, it helps the gums fit more securely around the teeth, allowing for the strongest and healthiest defence against potential periodontal problems. 2. Straight teeth are […]

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Pinhole Surgical Technique (PST), what is it exactly?

What is the Pinhole Surgical Technique (PST)? The Pinhole Surgical Techniqueis a minimally invasive option for treating gum recession. Unlike traditional grafting techniques, PST is scalpel and suture free. All of the tools and techniques used to perform the Chao Pinhole Surgical Techniquewere created by Dr. John Chao. What is gum recession? Gum recession refers to […]

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What is a Cerec, or one appointment crown?

It’s called a Cerec. It’s the next technology. You come in with a broken tooth, you leave with a crown. One appointment! HOW DOES IT WORK? CEREC is an internationally-renowned dental technology developed in GermanyUsing CAD/CAM (computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing), this process allows dentists to construct, produce, and insert individual ceramic restorations chairside in a single […]

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My oral health reflects my general health

Did you know that your mouth serves as a mirror of your overall health, in a way? It can both reflect and affect your general health. Diabetes Many studies have shown a link between gum disease and uncontrolled diabetes. People with uncontrolled diabetes are apparently more susceptible to gum disease, which in turn may aggravate […]

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Brushing your baby’s teeth

Should I brush my baby’s gums? Brushing for very young children You should start cleaning your child’s mouth as early as possible after birth. It is important to get him or her used to the process, while keeping his or her mouth as clean as possible. How to brush the baby’s teeth To start, clean […]

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15 Habits That Wreck Your Teeth

1. Chewing on Ice It’s natural and sugar free, so you might think ice is harmless. But munching on hard, frozen cubes can chip or even crack your teeth. And if your mindless chomping irritates the soft tissue inside a tooth, regular toothaches may follow. Hot foods and cold foods may trigger quick, sharp jabs […]

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