Expecting a baby is a most exciting time! Did you know there are special considerations to be made regarding your oral health during pregnancy and breast-feeding? As dental professionals, we see many conditions affecting the mouth and teeth, with pregnancy near the top of the list in relation to gums.
Category: Oral Health
Your toothbrush is used multiple times daily to clean debris and bacteria away from your teeth and gums. Did you know there are things you can do to help ensure your toothbrush remains clean and germ-free? Review the following easy tips to help keep your toothbrush clean and extend it’s useful life!
Ahhh, the lazy, hazy days of summer are upon us! Barbeques, later nights, hot weather and throwing routine out the window! Throw in the odd extra treat (especially those sugary freeze pops) and you may be more at risk for dental related problems.
Dr Mikhail and the team at Simcoe Family Dentistry are big advocates for improving oral health. As such, if you have been into the office in the last few years and are at a higher risk level for getting a cavity, it is quite likely that an oral rinse called Opti-Rinse made by X-Pur was recommended to you.
Do you have wisdom teeth pain getting you down? Dr Mikhail has an extensive background in oral surgeries and often will extract wisdom teeth that require removal right here in our office.
We have all been guilty of this at one time or another – using our teeth not to just chew food, but to open a package, bite our nails, or, believe it or not, popping the top off an old-school bottle of pop or beer!
You may have heard your dentist or dental hygienist refer to plaque, tartar or calculus on your teeth. You may have even noticed the build up yourself! The question is, what is the difference, and why does it matter which type of build up you have?
It has been estimated by Canadian Cancer Statistics that approximately three people in Canada per day will die from oral cancer. As with any cancer, early detection is key! Did you know that every time you visit your dental office for a routine visit, you receive an oral cancer screening?
There are so many questions when you have a new little addition to the family, from worrying about how much (or little) the baby is sleeping, to how to cut those tiny fingernails. At the dental office, we get regular phone calls regarding the development of baby teeth. Here are some answers to five of the most common questions we are asked about baby teeth!
Your dental hygienist is a registered health professional who specializes in oral disease prevention and treatment. You may have wondered what type of education it takes to become a hygienist, or why your hygienist chose dental hygiene as a career. We have interviewed Hollie to get some answers to these questions and more!