Dental Emergencies and COVID-19

Dental Emergencies and COVID-19

These are strange times in dentistry and in the world in general. We are practicing social distancing, businesses are closing and the streets are empty. The Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario has advised dental offices to be open only in the case of a dental emergency. How do you know if you are having a dental emergency?

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COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

Dear Patients, in accordance with the recent strong recommendations of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, our office will be open for emergency and essential appointments only effective immediately. Our primary concern as always is the health and well-being of our patients as well as our team.

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Is Your Child Excited About Oral Health?

Is Your Child Excited About Oral Health?

This week’s dental blog is about a pretty hot topic not just in the dental world, but in our Barrie dental office as well! As dental professionals (and parents!) who are regularly seeing children in our practice, we have some tried and true methods for getting kids interested in caring for their teeth.

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Laser Therapy Available at the Dental Clinic in Barrie

Laser Therapy Available at the Dental Clinic in Barrie

There is a newer kid on the block when it comes to innovative dental tools – and now it is available at your favourite dental clinic in Barrie! The diode laser we use can be applied in a variety of ways during a dental appointment with very little (if any) discomfort to the patient. In our office, our laser is used by our dentist as well as our hygienists.

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Heart Health Month!

Heart Health Month!

This Valentine’s Day, instead of addressing the obvious chocolate consumption and cavity risk for our weekly blog, we are going to discuss heart health and its relationship to oral health!

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Stress – Is It Affecting Your Oral Health?

Stress – Is It Affecting Your Oral Health?

We have heard about the recent statistics about how stress affects your body – prolonged stress can cause increased risk of heart attack, stroke, mental illness and even diabetes. What we don’t often hear about in the media is how stress adversely affects your oral health. Is your stress causing issues in your mouth?

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