Dental Surgery

Just like any other body part, your teeth may need to have surgery to repair, remove or replace something in your mouth. Dental surgery may feel more traumatic because your teeth are inside your mouth, your mouth is a part of your face and your face makes up a pretty big part of who you…

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Dental Procedures

Believe it or not, if you take care of your teeth properly, they’ll last a lifetime but sometimes things happen and you might need help in keeping your pearly whites in good shape. Your dentist may recommend a procedure or treatment to restore or replace a tooth that has been lost or damaged or to…

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Day Care Visit

The kids from a local daycare came into the Summerlea Dental Office one morning to experience the dental office and some of the important factors that contribute to good oral hygiene. We began by putting them in groups with leaders and travel around the office to the five different stations. The stations we had set…

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Dental Implants

Replacing missing teeth is important to your general health and to the health of your other teeth. Not only do you lose chewing capacity when a tooth is lost, but by not replacing your teeth can cause other teeth to be lost, tipped or crowded and create subsequent problems. There are also the obvious problems…

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Dental Cleaning

You may be on top of your oral hygiene routine — brushing twice a day with the latest do-it-all toothpaste and top of the line toothbrush, flossing regularly and properly, using the best mouthwash and even scraping your tongue too. That’s great but it doesn’t mean you don’t a dental cleaning. A deep cleaning of…

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Dental-Phobia

Dental Phobia

Fear of the dentist is not uncommon. In fact, over 40% of Canadians admit to having a fear of the dentist that is so strong it causes them to avoid going in at all. For some, this may originate from past trauma such as a painful experience at the dentist, while other people may have had anxiety…

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