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What is Xylitol, And Is It Good For My Teeth?

What is Xylitol, And Is It Good For My Teeth?

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Xylitol is a word you may have only seen on gum packages, but it looks like the naturally-sourced sweetener is much more than a sugar substitute. While the body of research is still in its earlier stages, there is good … Continue reading

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Bite Marks – Part Two of Forensic Odontology

Bite Marks – Part Two of Forensic Odontology

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We continue from where we left off in the last blog – Bite Marks…human bite marks that is, can play an important role in helping to identify the guilty party in certain situations i.e. domestic disputes and homicide. This is … Continue reading

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Forensic Dentistry – Part One

Forensic Dentistry – Part One

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The correct term is Forensic Odontology. If a criminal offence occurs and there is dental evidence involved, then forensic dentistry comes into play…It is how dental evidence is managed, examined and presented in criminal or civil proceedings, in the pursuit … 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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Your Child’s First dental Visit ….Calling All Parents

Your Child’s First dental Visit ….Calling All Parents

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I am often asked this question: “When is the best time for my child to visit the dentist?” The general consensus on this matter is by the age of one. The reason for this is that children at this age … Continue reading

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Dentistry and Allergies Part 4: Penicillin and Codeine

Dentistry and Allergies Part 4: Penicillin and Codeine

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We conclude our series on common dental allergies with a brief look at two medications that are frequently prescribed to patients – penicillin and codeine. Penicillin An allergy to penicillin is very common…it includes 10 % of all people. It … Continue reading

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Let’s Conclude our Discussion of Oral Appliances

Let’s Conclude our Discussion of Oral Appliances

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We have learnt so much in the last few blogs, but there are still some important facts about Sleep Dentistry left to discuss. General Facts – Oral appliances don’t cure mild sleep apnea or snoring. The appliance must be worn … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea…What is it and how does it relate to dentistry?

Sleep Apnea…What is it and how does it relate to dentistry?

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During the day as we go about our daily activities, we are generally in an up-right or vertical position. As we breathe in and out there is a steady stream of air going into our mouths down into our lungs … Continue reading

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Oral Piercings and Dentistry

Oral Piercings and Dentistry

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Have you ever heard the expression ‘there’s a price to pay for that? ‘ With regards to Oral Piercings, this especially holds true.  Read on… The risks of oral piercings (lips, cheek and especially the tongue include): 1. Chipping/cracking of … Continue reading

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Dentistry and the Elderly

Dentistry and the Elderly

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You don’t have to lose your teeth as you get older. As each generation passes and the dental health and ‘dental IQ’ of the general population improves, we see more elderly people with a full complement of teeth. But, as … Continue reading

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