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How to Take Care of Your Teeth Post Braces

Good dental care is just as important after you take your braces off as while you’re wearing them. You worked so hard with the braces for so long. You suffered and pulled through. If you don’t take care of your teeth post braces, it will all be for nothing. Learn proper post-orthodontic hygiene habits in …

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Most Commonly Asked Dental Questions

From a very early age, we are encouraged to ask questions - to parents, to teachers, to coaches. This same principle is to be applied to us, the dentists. The Dentist's office is a place of curiosity. Asking questions is an important part of your dental visit and overall healthcare. It allows us to cater to your individual problems and face them head-on. Here are some of the most common questions we receive...
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Fresh Breath in Just 6 Easy Steps

90% of bad breath is the result of plaque, a perfect, sticky home for harmful bacteria to multiply up to 600x faster compared to living outside the plaque. Applying these 6 easy steps is an almost fool proof method to fresh breath all day long.
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Whitening: In-Practice vs. Take-Home Kits

Whitening your teeth can come in many forms. It is a great option when you are unhappy with the colour of your teeth or if you simply want a brighter smile. The treatments we offer are in-practice whitening administered by our professionals, and whitening trays that you can take home. They both have their benefits but which one is right for you?
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Sharing A Toothbrush And Other Bad Bathroom Habits

Accidentally (or not so accidentally) using someone else’s toothbrush doesn’t sound too bad, does it? In fact, habits like these can cause long term oral health problems. Most of us have built our oral health regime based on what others, most likely our parents, have taught us. We may believe that this is perfectly fine …

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Chipped Teeth: What are they and what can you do

Chipped teeth are not exactly a stylish look – especially when they’re obvious and at the front of the mouth. Teeth can become cracked or chipped for a number of reasons; sports injuries, accidents, teeth grinding or even biting into harder foods can cause teeth to crack or break. There are many ways to repair cracks …

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Retainer: How to take care of it?

Retainers: Why do we need them? The “retention” phase begins when braces are finally removed.  The objective of this phase is to ensure the teeth do not regress back to their previous position.  A retainer will be used in order to maintain the improved position of the teeth.  A retainer is a fixed or removable …

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DO and DON’Ts for Students: Dental Edition

Attention teenagers to adults in their 20s. We like to eat. It’s a fact that we don’t try to deny. With more and more aesthetic cafe’s opening up. With Instagram stories full of food posts. With pasta tasting so good. Who can help it? It’s no wonder everyone gains the “Freshman 15” - a phrase used to describe the few extra pounds that college students put on when they first start out university or high school. While there may be obvious general health risks with putting weight on, there’s also many risks to your oral health too. We're here to help you out. Here are some practical Do's and Don'ts to easily apply into your busy schedule.
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Sugar & Your Teeth – 5 Biggest Myths

Sugar is bad for your teeth – this we can all agree on. However, there are a few other popular assumptions that might not be so reliable. We, the Mythbusters from Smiles Unlimited are here to solve all your dilemmas. Let’s break down the most common myths about sugar and your teeth.
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