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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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Invisalign Provider Laval

Did you know that Dr Raluca Bota and Dr Savana Maia from DentisteALaval.com are Invisalign providers in Laval? Treatments typically last 24 months plus or minus 6 months. Benefit from the comfort of Invisalign treatment, and the advantage of financing your treatment. At our clinic, you can finance Invisalign 100%. There is no downpayment! HOW […]

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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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Oral health for pregnant women

Oral health and pregnancy? During pregnancy the mother’s body undergoes hormonal changes that may trigger fatigue, nausea and vomiting in the first trimester of pregnancy. Pregnant women may also crave unusual foods, which can increase their risk of developing cavities. It is recommended that expectant mothers see the dentist for cleaning and scaling early in […]

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A dental hygienist in my bathroom?

Philips Sonicare is launching a new smart toothbrush that connects to an app via Bluetooth. I know, the first thing you’ll say is: why do I need a toothbrush that has Bluetooth? And that’s a valid question. You probably don’t, but you might if you really care about oral hygiene and don’t mind spending more […]

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Why Invisalign?

Invisalign® takes a modern approach to straightening teeth, using a custom-made series of aligners created for you and only you. These aligner trays are made of smooth, comfortable and virtually invisible plastic that you wear over your teeth. Wearing the aligners will gradually and gently shift your teeth into place, based on the exact movements your […]

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