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What is it you really want?

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

So many times we hear patients say that they only go to the dentist when they are in pain. And when the patient has a really sore tooth, all we can do is relieve their pain. We call this Emergency Dentistry. But is this really what the patient wants? (more…)

ZOOM teeth whitening of tetracycline stained teeth

Friday, June 10th, 2011

I’m always getting comments about how white my teeth are, and getting asked by my patients if their teeth can look like mine. For most patients, they can. And it’s very simple. (more…)

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…)