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Do Dental Fillings Have to Be Silver?

Do Dental Fillings Have to Be Silver?

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Silver Colored Fillings are the Most Common Type But they are not the only type of dental fillings available. Read on to learn more… That cavity that has been causing you tooth pain is most likely going to be filled … 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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Bitewings: A Staple X Ray for Diagnosis In Dentistry

Bitewings: A Staple X Ray for Diagnosis In Dentistry

Posted on by Dr. Robert Axelrad (Brampton Dentist)

In addition to a good clinical examination, there are two types of x rays that are needed in order to provide a thorough diagnosis. These x rays that provide two dimensional images are known as Bitewings (BW) and Periapicals (PA). … Continue reading

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What to expect after a filling

What to expect after a filling

Posted on by Dr. Robert Axelrad (Brampton Dentist)

I felt it necessary to write this entry…‘what to expect after a filling is done’, because people tend to get a little discouraged if they have some sensitivity with a tooth which they didn’t have before their filling was done. … 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