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The Covid-19 Pandemic:  Hard on your Teeth!
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The Covid-19 Pandemic: Hard on your Teeth!

A disturbing trend has been emerging, noticed by dentists across North America. Offices have been seeing far more broken and cracked teeth since the start of the pandemic. What could be causing this phenomenon? Likely one of a few factors…

Back to School – In a Mask?
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Back to School – In a Mask?

Ready or not, it is that time of year again! While this school year may be different from others, the importance of a healthy packed lunch remains the same. Nutrient-dense, packable food items that are fun to eat make kids (and parents!) happy! We have rounded up a few choices that are nutritious overall, but also help to keep the teeth healthy.

Toothpaste – Too Many Choices!
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Toothpaste – Too Many Choices!

The oral health care aisle at your local pharmacy or superstore can be a pretty overwhelming place to be! All too often, it is easiest just to choose the toothpaste that is on sale. We are here to help you navigate the aisle and choose the toothpaste that will most suit your individual needs.

I Think I am Having a Dental Emergency – What Now?
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I Think I am Having a Dental Emergency – 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!

UV Lights – What’s That Glow?
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UV Lights – What’s That Glow?

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.

Pets Get Gum Disease Too!
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Pets Get Gum Disease Too!

You walk him, make sure he has the best food and treats and brush his fur to make it shiny. But do you brush your dog’s teeth? Did you know that dogs and cats can get gum disease and tooth decay just like humans? With the right tools of the trade and some patience, your pet may actually like to have his or her oral health looked after!