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Dry Socket: not a pretty sight

Dry Socket: not a pretty sight

Posted on by Dr. Robert Axelrad (Brampton Dentist)

Under normal circumstances, after a tooth is extracted (taken out), a blood clot forms and the healing process begins. But, in a small percentage of people (3-5%), the blood clot doesn’t stay in the socket…it actually comes out. This usually … Continue reading

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An introduction to Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD)

An introduction to Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD)

Posted on by Dr. Robert Axelrad (Brampton Dentist)

“It hurts when I open my mouth…” “My jaw makes a noise when I open and close…” “My ears hurt…“ “I clench my teeth…“ “My jaws hurt…“ “I get headaches…“ “My neck hurts…” “I have TMJ…“ These are common patient … 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