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If hearing the words ‘root canal’ scares you as much as Mike Myers on Halloween, you’re not alone. Most people associate the procedure with torture and pain their point of reference made through sitcom plotlines or hearing horror stories from their grandparents. Let us set your mind at ease. According to the American Association of Endodontists, extreme pain is just one of the myths associated with root canals. This myth or stereotype might have been true in the olden days but just like all medical procedures, root canals, also known as endodontic therapy, have made tremendous advances. Improved pain management and

What is teeth whitening? Teeth whitening, or teeth bleaching, is a popular cosmetic dental procedure aimed to erase discoloration of your teeth, resulting in that coveted sparkly white smile. There are multiple teeth whitening options for both in-office and at-home treatment. Talk with your local dentist to find the best teeth whitening procedure for you!   Why get teeth whitening? When do you need teeth whitening? Teeth whitening is considered a cosmetic procedure, and therefore is completely determined by the patient. Our society places a high value on a bright smile, and as such we all tend to desire whiter teeth. Professional teeth whitening

Dental implants are a permanent surgical solution to replace missing teeth by anchoring a false tooth to the jaw bone by use of metal posts that resemble screws. These posts act as the roots of absent tooth. Approximately 100,000-300,000 dental implants are placed every year (NIH, 2014), making them a common alternative when dentures or bridgework is not an option, or is not preferred by the patient.

Smoking changes the mouth’s microbiome significantly, with potential implications for tooth decay and the ability to break down toxins. according to results published in the ISME (International Society for Microbial Ecology) Journal, cigarette smoking changes the mouth’s microbiome significantly, with potential implications for tooth decay and the ability to break down toxins. Cigarette smoking is the number one cause of preventable disease and mortality in the US, leading to 480,000 deaths annually, or 20% of all deaths. According to CDC figures ( Central Disease Control ) Over 16 million people live with a smoking-related illness in the US. In 2014, the CDC estimated

A continued pledge to provide better oral health for People in GTA (Toronto Greater Area)! For about two decades Diamond Dental Clinics provided services, education and information on oral health to thousands of people throughout the Toronto, North York, Markham, … Campaigns and promotions such as Smile Month, Free Dental for university and college’s Students and faculty, free dental care for low income family and financing with best possible rate all around GTA have been successful in promoting the values of good oral health, and the Diamond Dental Clinics has firmly established itself as one of the major players in providing

If hot, cold, sweet or very acidic foods and drinks, or breathing in cold air, makes your teeth or a tooth sensitive or painful, then you may have sensitive teeth. Tooth sensitivity can come and go over time. Tooth sensitivity occurs when the enamel that protects our teeth gets thinner, or damaged, or when gum recession occurs, exposing the underlying surface, the dentin.