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Dealing with Dental Anxiety

Dealing with Dental Anxiety

Overcoming Dental Anxiety Are you anxious or even fearful about seeing your dentist? Do you get nervous at the mere thought that your dental checkup is approaching? Well, you’re not alone. Many people often find themselves in this same situation. You may be worried that the visit could hurt or if you haven’t gone for a checkup in a long…

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How do I Choose the Best Toothbrush?

How do I Choose the Best Toothbrush?

How do I Choose the Correct Toothbrush? Most people know how important it is to brush your teeth twice a day, every day with no exceptions. Your dentist and your dental hygienist have most certainly repeated this to you over and over at each dentist visit. What your dentist or hygienist may not have covered is how to choose the…

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Your Ultimate Guide to Dental Hygiene and Flossing

Your Ultimate Guide to Dental Hygiene and Flossing

Your Ultimate Guide to Dental Hygiene and Flossing It’s safe to say that flossing is an essential aspect of dental hygiene, and while some people may neglect to do it regularly, there’s no denying how important it can be for maintaining your overall gum health as well as ensuring plaque build-up doesn’t lead to longer-term damage to your teeth. In…

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What is Gingivitis and Do I Have It?

What is Gingivitis and Do I Have It?

What is Gingivitis and Do I Have It?  Daily brushing. Daily flossing. Regular dental cleanings. This is the holy trinity of preventive dentistry. Skip out on even one of these and your oral health is likely to plummet. Dental decay is a primary concern, but gum disease can also wreak havoc on your teeth. While gingivitis alone is unlikely to…

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6 Vitamins and Minerals for Terrific Teeth and Great Oral Health

6 Vitamins and Minerals for Terrific Teeth and Great Oral Health

6 Vitamins and Minerals for Terrific Teeth and Great Oral Health  Want a whiter, brighter smile? Then consider eating a healthy, varied diet and maybe taking a multi-vitamin too. While the more traditional advice of brushing and flossing remains valid, and cosmetic dentistry services provided in Kingston like dental whitening can certainly enhance your smile’s radiance, sound nutrition is also…

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Three Smart Steps to a Sparkling Smile

Three Smart Steps to a Sparkling Smile

Three Smart Steps to a Sparkling Smile   Many people turn to cosmetic dentistry in Kingston because there are just so many factors that can cause a smile to lose its shine. Staining foods, staining drinks, and even just natural aging can dull and discolour the teeth over time. Take it from the teeth whitening experts at Kingston’s Collins Bay…

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Why Do People Get Their Teeth Whitened?

Why Do People Get Their Teeth Whitened?

Why Do People Get Their Teeth Whitened? Age, tobacco use (smoking and chewing) and drinking tea, coffee, soda or red wine can cause staining of the teeth over time. Some of our patients come in for teeth whitening before a special occasion such as a wedding or job interview when they want to look their very best. Others consider teeth…

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Dentures and Warning Signs You May Need Them

Dentures and Warning Signs You May Need Them

Do you need to get dentures? Maybe you always thought that dentures were something only other people needed but you never thought you would need yourself. If so, then you are not the only one who has ever thought that. In fact, over half of the people who were asked if they would use dentures after it had been recommended…

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Dental Veneers – Everything You Need to Know

Dental Veneers – Everything You Need to Know

Chances are you’ve watched a movie or a music video, and everyone in it seems to have perfect teeth. In fact, it looks so perfect, you probably wonder if they didn’t climb out of the womb with those pearly whites. But the reality of the situation is that celebrities use porcelain veneers to shape those perfect smiles. And while many…

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