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News & Events From Dentistry in Newmarket

Welcome to our Dentistry in Newmarket blog. Learn more about dental health tips to keep your smile healthy, as well as stay up-to-date with community news and events.

What Can Happen If You Don’t Have Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

What Can Happen If You Don’t Have Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

Wisdom teeth are the only molars in the mouth that develop much later in life, even after the rest of your adult teeth have already formed and surfaced. Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, often develop relatively quickly and painfully, which can cause quite a...

The Effect Hormones Have On Your Oral Health

The Effect Hormones Have On Your Oral Health

Women experience quite a number of positive and challenging experiences from puberty to their first menstrual cycle, pregnancy and even menopause. Although many are aware of the effects hormones have on other areas of the body, including joints and development, few...

The Importance of Dental X-Rays

The Importance of Dental X-Rays

A visual examination does not always tell the dentist what they need to know and this is why they turn to x-rays, which can provide them with additional information regarding your oral health. X-rays help dentists to accurately diagnose and detect issues early on so...

What is considered a Dental Emergency?

What is considered a Dental Emergency?

Dental problems are painful and frustrating, and a visit to your dentist is a must whenever you experience any type of dental issue. Severe dental problems are even more painful and the discomfort is often unbearable. In these cases, you will need to contact an...

How do Dental Implants Work?

How do Dental Implants Work?

If you hide your smile and avoid eating your favourite foods because of missing teeth, you no longer have to do this because dental implants can help restore your confidence. It is a safe solution that can replace missing teeth, allowing you to eat, smile, laugh and...

Things to Consider Before Getting Invisalign Braces

Things to Consider Before Getting Invisalign Braces

If you’re looking for an alternative to traditional metal braces, Invisalign can help. It is a very popular option because of its subtle appearance that is virtually undetectable. The treatment consists of two clear aligners that will be fitted to the exact shape and...

How Smoking Affects Oral Health

How Smoking Affects Oral Health

Smoking is an extraordinarily difficult habit to break, but it’s worth it to do so. In addition to causing detrimental effects to your physical and mental health, smoking tobacco can also have adverse effects on your oral health. The more you smoke, the further impact...

Genetics and Oral Health

Genetics and Oral Health

Genetics are all-powerful, influencing everything from eye colour to the way you communicate with others. Genetic makeup can make individuals predisposition to certain health conditions and diseases. Does this include oral health issues as well? It can. It may be...

How To Maintain Proper Oral Health During Pregnancy

How To Maintain Proper Oral Health During Pregnancy

Pregnancy requires you to take proper care of your health to ensure the health of your baby. From eating well, getting sufficient sleep and plenty of rest, there’s a lot to consider and oral health is one of them. Pregnancy can increase hormonal changes which put you...

How To Find A Reliable Emergency Dentist In Newmarket

How To Find A Reliable Emergency Dentist In Newmarket

One of the most unnerving feelings is experiencing a dental emergency. You may find yourself in horrible pain, which is a sign that you need to act quickly. Not all dentists are emergency dentists! That’s why it’s imperative to find an emergency dentist in Newmarket...

What to Do During A Dental Emergency

What to Do During A Dental Emergency

If you suffer from an injury to your gums or teeth, it is not something that you should ignore. Ignoring a dental problem may result in the need for extensive treatment in the future. How do you know if you have a dental emergency? Types of Dental Emergencies There...

Best and Worst Food For Your Teeth

Best and Worst Food For Your Teeth

Your oral health is just as important as your physical health. Poor oral health can lead to other health issues, such as gum disease and cancer. You want to make sure that you are consuming foods that will not put your oral health at risk. Below we list the best and...

Canker Sores and Dental Health: Causes, Symptoms and Solutions

Canker Sores and Dental Health: Causes, Symptoms and Solutions

Canker sores are extremely painful blisters that develop inside the mouth on the tongue, throat, inside the cheeks or on the gums. Ranging from small to large, canker sores often form because the tissue in the mouth has been irritated and the body is overwhelmed with...

What Should I Do If My Child Has a Toothache?

What Should I Do If My Child Has a Toothache?

No one wants to see their child in pain and when a toothache arises, you want to alleviate any painful symptoms as quickly as possible. Whether your child has a loose tooth or is woken up by unexpected tooth pain, there are a number of ways you can help reduce the...

Why Gums Bleed While Flossing and Brushing Teeth

Why Gums Bleed While Flossing and Brushing Teeth

If you start to notice gum sensitivity when brushing, flossing or eating, there are a number of reasons why your gums might be bleeding. Below we list some reasons why you may be experiencing bleeding gums and what you can do to alleviate the problem. Causes of...

Diabetes and Your Oral Health

Diabetes and Your Oral Health

It’s common to experience cavities, gum disease and other oral health problems when you have diabetes. Your risk grows even more if you’re over 50 and suffer from diabetes, which is why it’s important that you visit your dentist regularly. It’s possible to have good...

What To Expect During a Regular Dental Checkup

What To Expect During a Regular Dental Checkup

To maintain your overall health, you have to visit the dentist for a routine check-up at least every six months. Even if you feel that your teeth are healthy and clean, you still require a regular check-up by a professional dentist to confirm that your teeth and gums...

How To Know If Your Root Canal Needs Treatment

How To Know If Your Root Canal Needs Treatment

If you’re experiencing tooth pain, it can be easy to jump to the conclusion that you have a root canal infection. However, there’s a wide variety of common tooth pain symptoms people experience that can be the cause of something as simple as a cavity. It’s important...