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Dental Occlusion and “Occlusal Disease”

Dental occlusion is the coming together of teeth ̶ a meeting of two surfaces made of the hardest stuff in your body and the movement of those surfaces against each other. You likely haven’t dedicated a lot of thinking to the act of moving teeth, because for the...

Dental Prevention and Maintenance

Dental Prevention and Maintenance

Many people believe that much of what dentists do is fix broken teeth, fill cavities and treat dental infections. And this is very true… we do spend a lot of our time addressing these kinds of problems. Dentistry has changed exponentially over the last decade and...

Oral Home care

Oral Home care

Oral home care is the work that you, as a patient, do at home to keep your gums and teeth strong and healthy. It is this care, in combination with your hygiene maintenance appointments, which really work to keep your teeth and gums healthy. Treatment At your hygiene...

Bone Grafting in Maple

Bone Grafting in Maple

When a tooth or teeth are lost the bone begins to shrink and deteriorate. Much of the deterioration occurs within the first year due to lack of stimulation in the deep area of the bone where the roots had been. Deterioration of the bone can and does result in cases...

Dental X-Rays in Maple

Dental X-Rays in Maple

Dental x-rays allow us to see between your teeth and under the gums to the bone that is responsible for holding your teeth in place. These unseen areas have a big impact on the maintenance of your teeth and gums. In short dental x-rays allow us to catch and treat...

Treating Root Sensitivity with Toothpaste

Treating Root Sensitivity with Toothpaste

Many people suffer from hot or cold sensitivity and have a difficult time enjoying their favourite foods and drinks such as coffee, tea, ice cream and others. A common reason for this is recession of the gums causing root exposure. Root surfaces don't have an enamel...

Dry Mouth Syndrome

Dry Mouth Syndrome

Dry mouth syndrome describes the persistent condition of dryness of the mouth. Patients may experience stickiness or dryness on their lips, cheeks or tongue continuously. Dry mouth syndrome's symptoms are often present even if the patient is well hydrated. Causes As...

Posterior Support (Back teeth support)

Posterior Support (Back teeth support)

  Many people don't give much thought to the importance of their back teeth. Your back teeth, also called posterior teeth are vital for chewing supporting the rest of your bite. Your back teeth provide vertical support to your bite much like the foundation of a...

Cracked Tooth Syndromes

Cracked tooth syndrome is the condition where a crack has occurred within a tooth (often invisible) or where a tooth or teeth are causing pain while biting hard foods often in combination with sensitivity to hot and cold. There is usually no evidence of tooth...

Fresh Breath

Fresh Breath

Many patients come to our office with the complaint of bad breath or a bad taste in their mouth. Fresh breath is something we all desire, and is an expected component of our social graces. It's just as big a part of making a great impression as any other aspect of...

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