Enjoy Your Favourite Holiday Foods with Implants

With the holidays, just right around the corner, it won’t be too long before we all are able to enjoy the delicious smells of the season. For some people, while they enjoy preparing their holiday favourites, they are unable to enjoy the labours of their work due to problems with… Read More

Living with Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease is the result of your body’s reaction to the plaque and tartar not being removed from the teeth on a regular basis with bi-annual visits to your North York dentist. Over time, the plaque hardens and traps bacteria in the tartar at the base of the teeth near… Read More

Reasons to Have Amalgam Fillings Replaced at a Dental Clinic in North York

For those of us, who are in are 30’s, 40’s, or 50’s, chances are you have amalgam (silver) fillings. Many years ago, this was the standard type of filling dentists used to fill cavities. Over the years, with advances in dental technologies, these are no longer very popular, and have… Read More

The NSequence Treatment for fast appointments

Last week I reintroduced the concept of “Teeth in a Day”. This week, I will take you a step further in the technological development of this technique As many of you know, dental implants are a large part of my practice. With more than a decade of experience of both… Read More

Are Dental Implants for Me?

Often I am asked by patients if they are a good candidate for dental implants. I always answer yes, but then I continue with two questions: “Why do you ask?” and “What is it you really want?” You see, most people don’t really want implants; they want teeth! Dental… Read More

Dental Implant Surgery: Part 3

For my last 2 postings, I discussed what happens during implant surgery in a relatively “healthy site” but all this changes when the patient needs the tooth removed because of a bad infection. By a bad infection, I mean one that cannot be resolved with simple antibiotics, the area… Read More

Dental Implant Surgery: Part 2

This is the second installment in my blog series about dental implant surgery. Last week we talked about what to expect when a tooth must be removed and the conditions necessary for replacement with an implant. Today, we will discuss what happens when the tooth has been missing for… Read More

Dental Implant Surgery: Part 1

Every so often, I have a patient who is about to lose a tooth from decay, accident or gum disease. They have heard of dental implants and know that dental implants can replace teeth, but they really don’t know what implants are or what to expect from the procedure. They… Read More

Teeth in a Day: Are Dental Implants for You?

Dental Implants are constantly evolving. Today it is possible to transform your mouth in even just one day. While obviously more than a single appointment is needed to complete this transformation, the preliminary appointments are often for taking records, models, photos, x-rays, measurements etc. as well as planning out… Read More