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CariVu Transillumination for Cavity Detection

At Eatonville Dental we are always trying to keep up with the latest technologies to offer our patients the highest quality of care possible. The latest addition we are pleased to offer our patients is our new CariVu Camera. WHAT IS CARIVU? The CariVu camera is an easy to use diagnostic device to detect caries…

Antibiotic Resistance

WHAT ARE ANTIBIOTICS? Antibiotics are medications that fight bacteria by either stopping their multiplication or killing them totally. They are used only in the treatment of bacterial infections NOT viral infections. Antibiotics are used for both treatment of infections and prevention in some cases with people who have had heart surgery or joint replacement. WHAT…

Baby Bottle Decay

Baby Bottle Decay, The Facts: Have you ever put your child to bed with a bottle of juice or milk? Don’t be ashamed, you’re not alone. Many parents don’t realize the harmful effects this may have on their child’s teeth. Milk, formula, soda and fruit juice, even when watered down, contain sugars. When your child…

Child’s First Dental Visit

Your child’s first dental visit should occur approximately 6 months after their first baby tooth appears or by the age of 1 year old. Upon arrival, you will asked to fill out a Medical & Dental history form for your child. At Eatonville Dental, we make your child’s first dental visit and every appointment very…

Sedation Dentistry

If you are someone who only visits the dentist when you cannot get away without one, or if you see your dentist regularly but still have high anxiety, sedation dentistry may be the ideal treatment for you. Sedation dentistry can be used for everything from invasive procedures to a simple tooth cleaning. Sedation dentistry uses…

ANUG: Acute Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis

ANUG In today’s busy world, many people are under a lot of stress, some even have acute anxiety. Under these conditions there is a predisposition for developing an oral condition called Acute Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis (ANUG), more commonly known as “trench mouth” for its common occurrence among soldiers in the trenches during World War I….

Pregnancy Gingivitis

Are you pregnant or is there a chance you may be? It is very important to let your dentist or dental hygienist know if you are expecting. The hormones circulating in your body can affect your gums making it more likely for them to be swollen, red and bleed easily due to plaque buildup. This…

Invisalign Dentist Etobicoke

The Consultation at Invisalign Dentist Etobicoke The consultation is always FREE at Eatonville Dental! During the consultation Dr. Kovbel, Invisalign Dentist Etobicoke, will discuss your case in detail to determine if you’re a good candidate for Invisalign. Invisalign now addresses many cases, from simple to more complex. Your doctor will determine if Invisalign is right…

Dental Emergency Etobicoke

What is a Dental Emergency Etobicoke? Dental emergencies can have many causes, including accidents, sports-related injuries, tooth decay and infection. You may have an dental emergency etobicoke if you have any of the following: * A traumatic injury to your mouth, jaw or teeth * Severe pain that you cannot control with over-the-counter pain medication…

Grinding My Teeth

What is Bruxism? Bruxism (“grinding”) is the involuntary or habitual grinding of the teeth, typically during sleep. Most people are completely unaware that they are grinding, because often they do it while they sleep. Some are clenching or grinding their teeth to the point of destructiveness. Grinding causes damage to temporomandibular joint (TMJ), where the lower…