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How to get the whitest teeth from ZOOM teeth whitening

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

Here are some of the common questions that we get from patients interested in ZOOM teeth whitening or Professsional in-office teeth whitening: (more…)

Porcelain or composite restoration?

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

Composite is the white filling material that dentists use to restore teeth. It is a fantastic material and has improved so much compared to older generation products. It is colour stable over its lifespan, it polishes well and is reasonably strong when used in the right way. (more…)

How do you use the Invisalign / Tru-line aligners?

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

We have been using Invisalign and Tru-line to straighten patients teeth for several years. Both Invisalign and Tru-line aligners are very effective methods of orthodontically moving teeth without the needs for conventional metal braces and wires. They both have their limitations and are not suitable in all cases. However for the right cases, these systems are comfortable and easy to use without any of the complications that can be involved with braces. (more…)

Why visit a cosmetic dentist?

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

All dentistry should be done to create healthy, strong teeth and usually makes teeth look better. And all dentists can prepare a tooth for a filling, crown or veneer. Does that make every dentist a cosmetic dentist? Not quite. Is cosmetic dentistry just doing good dentistry? Well it can be but not always. (more…)

Dental implants : A Primer for patients

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

Dental implants are specially engineered pieces of titanium that are placed into the bone of the upper or lower jaw to support an overlying structure. That structure can be a crown, a fixed partial denture or bridge, or a fixed or removable denture. Different sized dental implants are placed in different parts of the mouth because each type of tooth has a different function. The action of the small front incisors are to cut food and so smaller dental implants are placed in the front of the mouth. The back molars are chewing teeth so larger dental implants must be used to able to withstand the grinding forces. (more…)