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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?

Posted on by Dr. Robert Axelrad (Brampton Dentist)

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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Mouthwash…Swish Swish…Rinse Rinse

Mouthwash…Swish Swish…Rinse Rinse

Posted on by Dr. Robert Axelrad (Brampton Dentist)

There are many mouthwashes on the market which claim to provide the following – fresher breath, fewer cavities, a decrease in plaque levels. Let’s discuss the various types and see what they accomplish. There are basically two types of mouth … Continue reading

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Dry Mouth

Dry Mouth

Posted on by Dr. Robert Axelrad (Brampton Dentist)

Saliva: it’s all about saliva. I don’t really know how a car engine works, but I know that oil is a big part of it. I believe that it acts as a lubricant. You can look at saliva in a … Continue reading

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Canker Sores…Ouch!

Canker Sores…Ouch!

Posted on by Dr. Robert Axelrad (Brampton Dentist)

  I had one last week and let me tell you, it was quite painful. It was on the inside area of my lower lip. When I woke up that morning, I couldn’t understand why it hurt so much to … Continue reading

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Planning for a Dental Implant

Planning for a Dental Implant

Posted on by Dr. Robert Axelrad (Brampton Dentist)

There have been great advances in the world of technology over the years…and the world of dentistry is no different. Dental Implants being just one such example. Dental Implants were first placed in the jaw decades ago and to this … Continue reading

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What is the Best Dental Insurance to Have?

What is the Best Dental Insurance to Have?

Posted on by Dr. Robert Axelrad (Brampton Dentist)

That’s a really hard question to answer, but based on my 25 years of experience of working in the dental field, the plan that the patient gets the most out of is a good basic one. 1) Q: What is … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Smile

A Beautiful Smile

Posted on by Dr. Robert Axelrad (Brampton Dentist)

  A beautiful smile can say so much without actually ‘saying’ anything at all. To me, a beautiful smile conveys: 1) Happiness – Although true happiness and beauty come from within (yes I really do believe this), what people see … Continue reading

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Pregnancy and Your Gums

Pregnancy and Your Gums

Posted on by Dr. Robert Axelrad (Brampton Dentist)

You may have thought that during your pregnancy, only your stomach would grow as each month went by, but actually your gums can be affected as well. Let’s rewind: refresh by reviewing the blog Proper Oral Hygiene Techniques Part 1, … Continue reading

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Tongue Thrust

Tongue Thrust

Posted on by Dr. Robert Axelrad (Brampton Dentist)

Try this…Push your tongue forward until it protrudes through your mouth. You may notice that it encounters and pushes against the back of your upper teeth as it does so. This singular action is ok, because it is just that…a … Continue reading

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Ankylosis

Ankylosis

Posted on by Dr. Robert Axelrad (Brampton Dentist)

In the last blog, we looked at what we need to do when a primary tooth ‘falls out’ too early. In this entry, we’ll look at the opposite scenario; that is, what happens when a primary tooth doesn’t fall out…yes, … 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