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Water Floss or String Floss?

Water Floss or String Floss?

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Did you know that there are two ways of flossing? One is with string and the other with water. We discussed flossing with string in a previous blog, “Proper Oral Hygiene Techniques – Part 1,” posted on February 19th, 2012. … Continue reading

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Dental Anatomy 101

Dental Anatomy 101

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Everyone wants a healthy and beautiful smile that will last a lifetime. The dentists at Southcommon Dental in Mississauga have designed an infographic showing how brushing, flossing, avoiding certain substances and visiting the dentist regularly will lead to a lifetime of good oral hygiene and a … Continue reading

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Can You See What I See You? A Case Study

Can You See What I See You? A Case Study

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This will be our last in the series of blogs devoted to different dental entities that can be seen on a panorex x-ray film. Let’s start from the upper left area of the mouth (the patient’s right) and go clockwise. … Continue reading

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Can You See what I See? A Case Study

Can You See what I See? A Case Study

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In this blog, we will continue our educational series of what entities can be seen on a dental x ray…in this case, a panorex. The image above shows a full complement of 28 teeth. What we’re going to focus on … Continue reading

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Information Derived From a Panorex – Part Two

Information Derived From a Panorex – Part Two

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In the last blog we touched on some pertinent diagnostic features that we are able to see from a two dimensional panoramic x ray. We will continue this discussion in this blog. A panorex enables one to: 1) Identify fractures … Continue reading

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Disadvantages of Composite (White) Filling Material

Disadvantages of Composite (White) Filling Material

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This is the last in our series of blogs on Composite filling material. It may be a good time to re-read the first two issues. In this blog we will look at the disadvantages of composite filling material. Here we … Continue reading

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Composite Resin…Also Known as White Filling Material

Composite Resin…Also Known as White Filling Material

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Welcome to a three part series on Composite Resins… Composite resins are synthetic resins used in dentistry as white filling material. History of Synthetic Resins They evolved as a restorative material for their characteristics: 1) Insoluble: They do not dissolve … Continue reading

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Dental Wellness Strategies – Part Two

Dental Wellness Strategies – Part Two

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Dental Wellness Strategies – Part One we acknowledged that it is important to ‘recharge’ from life’s day to day stresses…this will prevent deterioration of both your general and oral health. In this blog, we will continue our discussion of dental … Continue reading

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Dental Wellness Strategies – Part One

Dental Wellness Strategies – Part One

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Happy 2016 everyone! Well, here we are at the start of the New Year and how about we put our best foot forward…What I mean by this is in what way can we help ourselves to feel better, both inside … Continue reading

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Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office – Part Six

Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office – Part Six

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Aspirin aka ASA is the last in our series of essential drugs found in the emergency kit in the dental office. The purpose of Aspirin is to prevent the aggregation/accumulation of platelets which may lead to a myocardial infarction (damage … 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