oral 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…

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Eatonville Dental- Measuring the Gums

Whether you are a new patient at Eatonville Dental or you are in for your routine dental cleaning, you may hear your dentist or dental hygienist say, “today we will be measuring your gums.” This means that he or she is measuring the depth of the space between your tooth and gum. In dental terms,…

Your Guide to Denture Care

If you are considering getting dentures or already have them, it’s very likely that you may have some questions about denture care. Here is some useful information about denture care to make sure they last you many years to come. *It is very important that each night you remove your dentures before bed to keep the  …

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…

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…

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…