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Space Maintainers (Spacer)

Posted by on Jun 27, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Space Maintainers (Spacer)

Children may need space maintainers if they lose a tooth early or have a baby (primary) tooth extracted before the adult tooth is close to erupting. A space maintainer is an appliance that is custom-made. It can be either removable or cemented in a child’s mouth. Its purpose is to keep the space open to allow the permanent tooth to erupt and come into place. Baby teeth are important to the development of the teeth, jaw bones and muscles and help to guide permanent teeth into position when the baby teeth are lost. If a space is not maintained, then teeth can shift into the open space...

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White Filling Or Metal Filling. What Is The Difference?

Posted by on Feb 21, 2017 in News | Comments Off on White Filling Or Metal Filling. What Is The Difference?

Dental Amalgam Fillings Dental amalgam fillings are sometimes called “silver” fillings. They are the most common type of filling used in Canada today. Because these fillings are silver in colour, they are used to fill back teeth. They are a mix of metals such as mercury, silver, copper and tin. Advantages These fillings are the least expensive type of filling. They last a long time. They are easy to put in place; because they are a direct filling, one visit to your dentist will do the job, in most cases. Disadvantages The silver colour may not appeal to people who want a...

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I Have A Cavity. What are my options?

Posted by on Jan 31, 2017 in News | Comments Off on I Have A Cavity. What are my options?

If you have a cavity and it needs a filling, there are different kinds of fillings to do the job. Your dentist cares about you and your oral health. If you have any questions or concerns about fillings, talk to your dentist. He or she will advise you on the type of filling that works best in your particular case, and inform you about the aesthetic and cost implications for each type. There are several different types of fillings that can be used to fill a cavity, but the final decision on which type of filling is placed in your mouth is yours alone. How Fillings Are Done To fill a cavity,...

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Christmas/ Holiday Hours 2016

Posted by on Dec 15, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Christmas/ Holiday Hours 2016

Open Dec.23 9am -3pm Closed Dec 24, 25, 26 Open Dec. 30 9am- 3pm Closed Dec 31 Regular business hours resume January 2, 2017 Happy New Year!

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