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Smart Contact Lenses This may sound like something out of a sci-fi movie, and in a way, it is, but then again before smart-phones and smart-homes became commonplace the idea of talking to our TV’s and lights to turn them on was pretty out there too. The latest smart technology is being used in a new form of contact lenses called smart contact lenses. They can do everything from access your health, help you remember the names of people you’ve met, and oh, yeah help you see better! Read on to learn more about this fascinating futuristic development in the world

We know that foods high in sugar have a negative impact on our oral health, but what about beverages? What you drink can have just as much of a negative impact on your smile as what you eat. And some drinks that are deemed healthy may not be the best choice for oral health. What are the best and worst beverages for your smile? Read on to find out… What are the worst drinks for my teeth? Sodas or Soft Drinks It’s not a shock that this pretty much tops the lists for the unhealthiest beverage in terms of oral health. Highly

Visiting the dentist with your child-how to make it easier on both of you Getting your child to the dentist can be a chore on the best of days, and some visits go more smoothly than others.  At Diamond Dental we understand that it can be tricky to get young children to cooperate which is why we wanted to help make it as easy as possible for your child to have a pleasant dental experience by offering our tips for success such as what time of day best works for your appointment and how to ensure an easier visit. Read on

The beginning of hibernation season is here. We are trying to enjoy the calm before the storm of the holiday season and de-stress and hope you have a chance to do the same. Stress can affect your immune system-not a good thing in cold and flu season- as well as your mental outlook. That’s why it’s important to get some downtime. This month we’ll share some suggestions to chill out in November. What’s new around the office? The month of celebrating facial hair is upon us. You may be aware that November, better known as Movember is the month where many men

This is an update to our original blog post about braces for 2019. If you have any questions please contact our friendly staff at Toronto Diamond Dental.   What are Braces? Braces are one of the most common orthodontic treatments provided by dentists or orthodontists. They are used to correct problems with dental alignment by straightening teeth and/or by correcting the way teeth fit together. There are several types of braces used in modern orthodontics, beyond traditional metal braces. Read on to learn about if you might need braces, the types available and what to expect in terms of cost and comfort. How do I know if

What you need to know if you’re an adult considering braces Guess what? Everyone deserves a smile they are proud of, no matter what their age. If you missed out on the opportunity to have orthodontia as a child, it isn’t too late. If you’re self-conscious about your smile and have always wanted straighter teeth but are concerned about the stigma surrounding adult braces, this post may help alleviate your concerns. You may be surprised to learn that the benefits go beyond the cosmetic. Read on to learn about orthodontic treatments for adults and whether they may be right for you. Am

The best kind of checkup is a cavity-free checkup. Moms and dads can help make this happen by encouraging kids to brush twice a day for two minutes and floss once a day. Of course the approach to dental care shifts as your children age. Your approach to your child’s brushing habits may work at one age and not another. According to the ADA there are different ways to convince your child to brush and develop healthy habits depending on their age. Read on for age appropriate guidelines for children’s dental and oral health care. Oral Health for Kids Ages 6

You might not actually think about your baby needing much in the way of oral care. After all, their gummy little smiles don’t exactly make you think of brushing your teeth. According to the American Dental Association, baby teeth are very important to your child’s health and development. That’s why starting infants off with good oral care can help protect their teeth for decades to come. We’ll discuss your baby’s development of teeth and how to care for them here. Baby’s First Teeth When do babies get their first teeth? This may surprise you but your baby’s teeth actually develop in utero, and

Why are some people more prone to cavities? You brush, you floss and then bam! A cavity appears. How is that possible? If you’re paying attention to your diet and not drinking sugary drinks (the number one cause of cavity causing bacteria) then chances are you have Mom and Dad to thank for being cavity prone. Sixty percent of why we get cavities has nothing to do with our dental hygiene. Read on to find out why some of us won the genetic lottery when it comes to cavities. How Genetics Play a Role in Cavities Just like our eye colour is determined