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Pocketing Measurements

Pocketing Measurements

Posted on by Dr. Robert Axelrad (Brampton Dentist)

Deep Pockets…Not a Good Thing in the Dental World. As mentioned in previous blogs, the gums and underlying bone are just as important as the actual part of the tooth that you can see in your mouth. They are referred … Continue reading

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Proper Oral Hygiene Techniques-Part 2

Proper Oral Hygiene Techniques-Part 2

Posted on by Dr. Robert Axelrad (Brampton Dentist)

How can I possibly write about proper oral hygiene techniques and not discuss brushing? There are a wide variety of brushing techniques that are recommended by dental professionals, and any of them is fine, but I prefer the following: Use … Continue reading

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Proper Oral Hygiene Techniques- Part 1

Proper Oral Hygiene Techniques- Part 1

Posted on by Dr. Robert Axelrad (Brampton Dentist)

As mentioned in previous entries, flossing is key to good oral hygiene.  It seems pretty basic, but let’s review it in any case: Proper Flossing Technique Take a long piece of floss (I prefer waxed) and wrap it around your … Continue reading

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Antibiotics…are Not a Cure-all

Antibiotics…are Not a Cure-all

Posted on by Dr. Robert Axelrad (Brampton Dentist)

We’ve established that if a tooth is symptomatic and infected, an antibiotic needs to be given in order to calm the tooth down, so that it can be ‘worked’ on, otherwise it won’t freeze (numb) properly. Most of the time, … Continue reading

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Our office is now open. We are taking the following precautions to combat COVID-19;

  • A plexiglass barrier stands on the front desk in the waiting room.
  • All patients have their temperature taken with a non-touch digital infra-red thermometer.
  • All staff wear mask, gloves, gown, bonnet, goggles and face shield.
  • Hand sanitizers are readily available for staff and patient use.
  • Patients will wait outside or in their car until their appointment time.
  • No visitors are permitted in the office.
  • Social distancing will remain in effect in the office.
  • Patients experiencing influenza-like-illness (fever with a cough, sore throat or muscle aches) should not come to the office.
  • Air purifiers with hepa filters have been installed in each operatory and waiting room.
  • All COVID-19 precautions put forth by both the dental and hygiene boards have been put into force in the office.

We look forward to seeing you soon. 
Dr Axelrad and Staff