We don’t live in an ideal world. Sometimes people adopt habits that are really damaging to their teeth. One such example are people who have developed rampant caries from the use of recreational drugs. These patients can be rehabilitated with implant overdentures with locators. The esthetics will be favourable and the prosthesis will be functional. In addition, the bone in areas of implant placement will be preserved for many years. It can still have a happy ending! If you have any questions or concerns about your oral health
Most of us know the drill and are aware of proper oral hygiene. We know to brush twice daily, floss our teeth, and rinse. We recognize the importance of visiting the dentist for thorough cleanings on a regular basis. Although begrudgingly, most of us understand that eating lots of sweets and sugary candy is not the best way to keep our teeth and gums healthy.
Everyone loves to laugh. We laugh at jokes, when we are enjoying the company of others, at special occasions, and even when we are all by ourselves observing our pet doing something totally outrageous. Laughing or smiling is the medicine for the soul. Yet there are many individuals who are self-conscious and try to avoid situations where they relax and naturally smile...
If you’ve ever had a cavity filled, you know that it can be a bit of an annoyance. Your mouth remains frozen for a few hours after your appointment, and the sounds of the drill can be a little off putting. It might surprise you, but at Dr. Beatrice Leung Dentistry, we want to ensure you are cavity free, just as much as you do! That said, there is really only one way to help protect your mouth from cavities, and that is healthy dental care practices.
Kids hate going to the dentist because they fear white lab coats and unfamiliar tools. As adults, many of us also hate going to the dentist because we fear the news the dentist will tell us. While ignorance may be bliss, knowing how to avoid the dreaded cavity will have you looking forward to your next dentist appointment so you can show off your progress!
We can all get a little bit lazy when it comes to oral care, and keeping on top of visits to the dentist more often than not, seem to slip our mind. Some people say once a year is fine, while others seem to be going every few months. You may be wondering exactly how often should you visit the dentist, and this little guide will have you regularly booking appointments and eliminating the confusion. To start off, there isn’t really a “right” amount of times that one should seek dental care. It depends entirely upon your personal need for a visit.
“I’d Like To Know More About Teeth Whitening” Written by Dr Beatrice Leung In my practice in Toronto, many patients ask me about teeth whitening in one-way or another. Teeth Whitening has definitely become a very popular treatment that can brighten up your smile quickly. Both online and local retail stores have countless teeth whitening products to entice you, the customers, into buying. But how do you decide whether you are a suitable candidate for teeth whitening. And if so, which product would best work in your case. Over the years, what I h
Have you ever wondered what actually causes morning breath? Or just bad breath in general? It’s a pretty common experience and an embarrassing one at that. All it really comes down to is an accumulation of bacteria in the mouth. The medical term for this phenomenon is referred to as halitosis. If you, or someone you know, experience especially unpleasant breath it may be a sign of illness, gum disease or poor oral hygiene. Here are some of the most common causes of halitosis and four simple steps you can use to prevent it from happening to you.
Being a new parent isn’t easy and neither is growing in your first set of teeth. Babies begin sprouting their primary teeth between three to twelve months of age. This process is long and sometimes painful for your little one. Our team has some useful things you should know about the teething process and helpful ways that you can offer relief.