If you have been putting off visiting the dentist because you’re afraid, maybe you should talk to your dentist about sleeping through your appointment. Sleep dentistry, also known as conscious sedation dentistry, is a safe and simple way to calm
There are plenty of things in life we know to do regularly that help us stay healthy – like getting a good night's sleep, eating properly, and getting enough exercise. Another important way to stay healthy is by visiting your
At Dawson Dental Centres, we want you to get to know our Dentists the way we know you. We sat with Dr. Edward Gelfand, President and Owner of Dawson Dental to ask him a few questions about how he translates
It's that time of year where we start to think about what the new year has in store for us and what we can accomplish in 2014. New Year's resolutions are an important part of welcoming the New Year, because
Are you hesitant to smile because you don't like your teeth? Perhaps you're missing a tooth, have gaps between your teeth, or they're crooked. Maybe one too many glasses of red wine, cups and cups of coffee, or smoking cigarettes have left your teeth stained or not as sparkling white as you'd like them to be. Feeling embarrassed about your teeth can seriously impact your self-confidence. You may be reluctant to speak up in public, laugh out loud, or flash a big smile for the camera … just because your pearly whites aren't so pearly.
Well now's the time to consider your options so you can start smiling again.Dawson Dental specializes in transforming smiles. We have a number of procedures that can be performed to enhance your smile, your self-esteem, and your personal success. Often we can even improve your smile in just a few days! Ask us about our one-week Smile Makeover.
We know that coming to visit your dentist isn't always a barrel of laughs … but we can still give you plenty to smile about. Next time you're at the dentist share one of these jokes and give everyone something to smile about. Here are 22 dental jokes to put a smile on your face and show off those clean, sparkling teeth.
≈≈≈≈≈≈≈≈1. My dental hygienist is cute. Every time I visit, I eat a whole package of Oreo cookies while waiting in the lobby. Sometimes she has to cancel the rest of the afternoon's appointments. Comedian Steven Wright 2. A little boy was taken to the dentist. It was discovered that he had a cavity that would have to be filled. "Now, young man," asked the dentist, "what kind of filling would you like for that tooth?" "Chocolate, please," replied the youngster. 3. 4. Why do dentists like potatoes? Because they are so filling. 5. What did the tooth say to the departing dentist?
Okay, we know that a visit to the dentist is probably not at the top of your list of favourite things to do … but it's certainly not something to avoid. At Dawson Dental we have dentists across Ontario from Toronto dentists to Cambridge dentists who pride themselves on making your visits as enjoyable as possible. Plus, modern dentistry has made such strides over the years that a large percentage of our regular dental care procedures cause little to no discomfort. But unfortunately some myths and misconceptions still prevail. So let's take a moment to set the record straight.
1. Getting a cavity filled hurtssedation dentistry. At Dawson Dental we offer various forms of sedation depending on your level of comfort.
2. You can get rid of any stain by whitening or cleaningA lot of things can stain your teeth, but not all of them will disappear with a professional cleaning or tooth-whitening procedure. Tobacco, coffee and foods that turn teeth yellow or brown can often be removed easily. For stains that don't respond well to whitening or cleaning, we often recommend porcelain dental veneers to fix stained or discoloured teeth.
3. The more you brush, the better your teeth will beOver-brushing your teeth does more harm than good. The toothpaste can wear down
According to a recent study at the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, people with developmental disabilities face an increased risk of oral health problems. Using over 4,700 people with these disabilities had a higher likelihood of untreated cavities and periodontitis as follows: General