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The Bed Partners Questionnaire

The Bed Partners Questionnaire

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In the last blog we looked at the Epworth Questionnaire, as it is a good way for an individual to determine whether they suffer from excessive daytime sleepiness… The degree or severity of daytime sleepiness is a good measure of … Continue reading

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Dental Abscess – Part Two: Treatment of Facial Swellings

Dental Abscess – Part Two: Treatment of Facial Swellings

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When a swelling is small and localized to a specific area, we treat it with an oral antibiotic and try to drain the area of any infection. However, if a swelling is large and has traveled to another area, I.E. up … Continue reading

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Bitewings: A Staple X Ray for Diagnosis In Dentistry

Bitewings: A Staple X Ray for Diagnosis In Dentistry

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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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Meth Mouth

Meth Mouth

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I know that a picture is worth a 1000 words, but in the case of Meth Mouth, you’ll have to take my word for it: either that or Google ‘Meth Mouth’ and see for yourself. But be warned, it gets … Continue reading

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Canker Sores…Ouch!

Canker Sores…Ouch!

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  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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Fluoride and your Dental Health: Part Three

Fluoride and your Dental Health: Part Three

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We’ll end our discussion of Fluoride with a brief list as to when it is recommended. Here we go: 1. Patients who are in a moderate to high risk group of developing decay. This includes those undergoing radiation therapy to … Continue reading

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Children and Dental Injuries

Children and Dental Injuries

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Ladies and Gentleman, I’d like to introduce a great friend and colleague of mine…Dr. Jay Waxman. He graduated dentistry in 1987 from McGill University in Montreal and practices dentistry in a nearby suburb, Dollard des Ormeaux. If you or anyone … Continue reading

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What Causes TMD?

What Causes TMD?

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In third installment of our TMJ/TMD series, I’ll explain the most common causes of TMD. Bruxism: This is when you clench your teeth together and move them slowly back and forth in a gnawing/gnashing way. When you clench 2 things … Continue reading

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An introduction to Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD)

An introduction to Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD)

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“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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