dental health

Invisalign Etobicoke

Invisalign Etobicoke – Eatonville Dental

Invisalign Etobicoke braces uses new technology to offer you the straightest way to a great smile. These removable invisible aligners will straighten your teeth without anyone realising you are receiving orthodontic treatment. With Invisalign Etobicoke, offered at Eatonville Dental, there are no metal wires or brackets, only proven results. It is a comfortable and convenient…

Fluoride in Dentistry

Fluoride is a mineral found in soil, water and various foods. It is used to prevent and/or reverse early tooth decay, and is sometimes referred to as vitamins for the teeth. It’s most significant function is inhibiting bacterial replication, the specific kind that causes cavities. Before a cavity forms, it starts out as a soft,…

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…

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…

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…

HPV, Oral Cancer and Your Dentist

HPV is the most common STD in Canada and causes about 80% of oral and oropharyngeal (cervical) cancers. There are different types of HPV, some cause benign warts (6&11), and others cause cancers (16&18). People with a history of oral HPV-16 infection are at a much higher risk of developing cervical cancer. There are vaccines…