According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, around 57,000 people are diagnosed with oral cancer every year. It leads to around 10,000 deaths annually, killing around one person per hour. And the survival rate of patients who are diagnosed with oral cancer after five years is only 50%. Keeping these figures in mind, it is vital...
Category: Dental Emergency
Are you getting the greatest care from your dentist? Are you unsure who to entrust with keeping you up to date on your dental health? Is your dental health as good as it can be? These are the important questions that every patient should think about before seeking dental help. Having an untrained dentist can...
You had a toothache and went in for an emergency dental appointment. Unfortunately, it was determined that the tooth could not be saved and your dental office scheduled you for an extraction. What now?
Our Barrie Dental Office has certainly seen an influx in dental emergency appointments in recent weeks. After months of not being able to receive dental treatment due to the pandemic, many are just now addressing the issues that may have gotten more serious over time. Many of our emergency dental patients are a bit nervous before their initial appointment, so we thought we would outline what to expect here!
We are so excited to finally be back to being able to provide all services related to oral health to our patients. We are in the process of reaching out to our patients in the order in which their appointments were canceled in order to provide timely dental care.
While UV environmental disinfection is certainly not a new technology, it is one that has been gaining more popularity during the current pandemic. We thought we would give an interesting update on why our Barrie dental office has chosen to use this technology as an added measure to help keep our environment safe for our patients as well as for our team.
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?
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.
You have been in an accident and severely injured your tooth. You called an emergency dentist in Barrie and ended up having an emergency extraction. Now what? We have compiled a list of answers to commonly asked questions regarding a tooth extraction.
A dental emergency is a very serious problem. Dental emergencies are often a result of a cracked, broken or knocked out tooth or a swelling in the mouth related to an infection. When an emergency arises, it is imperative that you find a dental professional who is able to help you as soon as possible.