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Modern Restorative Dental Treatments

There is no getting around the fact that your smile isn’t what it was in years past. Time has taken a toll and you are more likely to hide your mouth when you smile. That’s because of the way you feel about your teeth. Wouldn’t it be great if you could do something to improve their appearance? Fortunately, there are procedures that your dentist can perform and make your smile look brilliant once more. Here are a few examples.

Dental Veneers

Veneers are thin shells that are designed to fit perfectly over your teeth. With the aid of a bonding agent, they will stay in place with ease. Many people find that porcelain or ceramic veneers are ideal when there is no way to remove deep staining or hide the fact that the teeth are chipped or cracked. Since the veneers are made especially for you, it’s easy to hide imperfections ranging from broken teeth to uneven spacing between your teeth.

Professional Whitening

You may think that all those years of eating and drinking things that leave behind stains means your teeth will never have that brilliant white look again. As your dentist will explain, opting for teethwhitening in the controlled environment of a dental office will make a huge difference. Under the care of a professional, it’s possible to gradually remove the stains and lighten the shade of your teeth. The whitening is uniform so your teeth all have the same hue.

Best of all, there is no guesswork involved. Unlike using home whitening kits, your dentist administers a treatment and then checks the results. This ensures that the outcome is not a set of teeth that look unnaturally white. Instead, they just look beautiful and healthy.

Dental Implants the Quick and Easy Way

Maybe the only real solution for your smile is to remove the teeth that are remaining and replace them. The idea of wearing dentures holds no appeal at all, but you aren’t crazy about spending several months getting dental implants. Did you know there is a process that would allow you to have the implants in place in as little as one day?

One of the most recent innovations in dental implant dentistry is known as all on four. This approach involves using four implants to secure a specially designed denture plate that fills in the space where an entire set of upper or lower teeth once resided. There is no need for multiple visits and many patients find that the recovery time is shorter and more comfortable.

There is no reason to hide your mouth every time you want to smile or laugh. You could be a prime candidate for a procedure that will restore the beauty of your natural teeth. If that is not practical, implants are a solution that you should consider closely. Talk with your dentist today and discuss different strategies. By this time next week, you could be smiling and laughing without feeling even slightly self-conscious.

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We are so excited to announce that the Royal College of Dental Surgeons has just given us the green light to begin seeing all non-essential and deferred treatment! Under the guidance of the RCDSO, all dentists in Ontario will now be able to re-open their practices for routine care and treatment. ​ Up until now, due to COVID19 pandemic restrictions, dentists have only been permitted to provide ​ emergency dental treatment. ​ This means that we have been unable to provide any other type of dental procedures since mid-March.

We can't wait to get back to work and begin seeing our patients again! We are spending this week implementing the changes mandated by the ministry of health and the dental association and will resume a normal schedule starting next week. You can rest assured that the safety of our community, our patients, and our team members are of utmost importance and we will have implemented additional safety measures and precautions. This is in addition to our already strict infection control protocols that were already in place.

Please be patient with us and give us some time to contact you; if you have had an appointment rescheduled, you are at the top of our list to call. We will be doing our best to ensure that everyone is re-booked as soon as possible. However, if you would like to get in sooner, or are having a concern, please feel free to give us a call.

What can I expect at my next dental appointment?

  • We will be ​pre-screening ​all patients prior to their appointments, and one more time upon arrival.
  • We are requesting that only the person who is booked for an appointment enter the office where ever possible (parents and caregivers will be permitted if necessary).
  • Upon arrival for your appointment, you will be asked to use hand sanitizer at the front entrance, and also to wear a mask until you are seated in the treatment room. (A mask will be provided if you do not have your own)
  • We will be staggering appointment times to limit the number of people in our offices to promote and encourage physical distancing.
  • There are hand hygiene stations located throughout the offices.
  • We have installed plexiglass barriers in the waiting room to protect our patients and team members.

FAQ

When exactly can I book an appointment?

  • We are seeing emergencies this week, but starting Mon, June 8th, we will begin seeing all patients with outstanding treatment

What procedures will we be able to do?

  • We will be able to perform all procedures, including extractions, fillings, root canal treatments, fabricating night guards and anything else that has been delayed due to COVID19

Will I be able to get my teeth cleaned and my regular recall exam (check up)?

  • We are hoping to begin scheduling hygiene appointments by the middle of June
  • As guidelines change this may be sooner or later

How will you contact me for my next appointment?

  • One of our team members will contact you to review your needs and schedule your appointment appropriately. We will be initially focussing on following up on emergency and urgent care. Please call, text or email us if you have a specific concern and we will respond ASAP.

Do we have enough PPE?

  • Absolutely! Our offices will be well equipped to keep you and our teams safe.
  • We have been providing emergency care throughout the pandemic with appropriate PPE

For anyone who may have missed our ​ Patient Information Webinar, here is the link to the recording:

https://youtu.be/OGniTtuw3n4

It is our goal to keep you updated and well informed. Please ​ follow us on Instagram or Facebook ​ for the most up to date information.

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