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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.

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...

Understanding Hairline Tooth Fractures

Understanding Hairline Tooth Fractures

Have you bit down on something hard and felt a sharp pain that vanished quickly? It may seem minor and that nothing came of it, however, you might have been left with a hairline tooth fracture. This fracture, also known as a cracked tooth, is a small crack in the...

Tips To Help Parents Teach Kids Good Oral Health Habits

Tips To Help Parents Teach Kids Good Oral Health Habits

The importance of good oral health cannot be undervalued, even if it may feel demanding at times. This is especially pertinent to children, who are especially vulnerable to bad oral health and have a much more difficult time maintaining their teeth and gums. Feeling...

How Your General Health Issues May Impact Your Oral Health

How Your General Health Issues May Impact Your Oral Health

Your general health and oral health go hand in hand and have a strong connection to each other, so if one is in poor condition, it will affect the health of the other, too.The following general health issues have been known to affect a person’s oral health...

Teeth Whitening: Is It Safe?

Teeth Whitening: Is It Safe?

Having a pearly white smile is everyone’s dream, but having said that, it is extremely rare these days to maintain the original colour of your white teeth. Blame it on ignored oral hygiene, eating habits and lifestyle factors, seldom do we find people having a set of...

I Want My Teeth Replaced, What Are My Options?

I Want My Teeth Replaced, What Are My Options?

When it comes to replacing a missing tooth, you can be quite confused as there is more than one way to do it. Depending on your budget, the condition of your broken tooth and your general health conditions, there are several options you can choose from. Usually, your...

How To Choose The Right Family Dentist

How To Choose The Right Family Dentist

Having a set of pearly white teeth is quite important and is a sign of many more aspects of your oral health than just a nice looking set of teeth. Having healthy gums and teeth is an extremely important aspect for your overall health and it is necessary to start the...

Why Do I Have Sensitive Teeth?

Why Do I Have Sensitive Teeth?

One of the common problems associated with teeth is the issue of tooth sensitivity. Tooth sensitivity is when you experience severe discomfort or sharp pain in your teeth whenever you consume certain types of food and beverages. According to researchers, as much as...

Bad Breath Types and Causes

Bad Breath Types and Causes

Bad breath, also referred to as halitosis, can be caused by an astonishing number of things. From poor gut health to a sinus infection, your bad breath can be the result of more than just morning breath. To determine what may be causing your halitosis, here a guide of...

How to Fix Dry Mouth

How to Fix Dry Mouth

If your mouth always feels dry, you may have xerostomia, the medical term for dry mouth. Dryness in your mouth can feel uncomfortable, but there are ways to get relief. Consider the probable causes of your xerostomia and try these home remedies to alleviate it....

What Questions Should I Ask My Hygienist?

What Questions Should I Ask My Hygienist?

It’s always important to ask questions, especially when it has to do with your health. Having a healthy mouth will guarantee a healthier self. Dentists and hygienists are there to make sure you have everything you need to achieve good oral hygiene. Here are nine...

A Pro Guide to Charcoal Teeth Cleaning

A Pro Guide to Charcoal Teeth Cleaning

If you have recently been to your family dentist in Newmarket, the chances are that you have read about their specialized teeth cleaning/whitening procedures on one of the billboards. A DIY simple counterpart of these chemical whitening procedures is charcoal teeth...

Why Do We Remove Wisdom Teeth?

Why Do We Remove Wisdom Teeth?

Wisdom teeth need to be removed because most of the time they do not grow correctly and can cause dental issues as a result. Your wisdom teeth do not need to be removed if they are healthy, are fully erupted, positioned correctly, and can be cleaned easily....