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Can Cosmetic Dentistry Fix Receding Gums?

Can Cosmetic Dentistry Fix Receding Gums?

Posted on by Dr. Axelrad

Receding gums change the way your smile looks – and can even change the way your face looks. There are many reasons why the gums recede, making teeth look longer, and potentially exposing discoloured portions of the tooth, along with the roots. The good news is that gum contouring is an option, whether it is for functional or purely cosmetic reasons. Continue reading

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How Does Smoking Cause Gum Disease?

How Does Smoking Cause Gum Disease?

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In the last couple of blogs, we discussed that smoking impairs the reparative (healing) process that is required for successful restoration of the gums and bones when an implant is placed and also when a tooth is extracted. Smoking also … Continue reading

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Gum grafts…an explanation

Gum grafts…an explanation

Posted on by Dr. Robert Axelrad (Brampton Dentist)

I’m going to cover the topic of gum grafting in two blogs. The first will discuss what a gum graft is and what the procedure entails and the second will look at the causes of gum recession i.e., why we … 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