Getting your child comfortable with the dentist’s office and oral hygiene is equally as important as getting the checkup itself. We recommend bringing your child in for their first visit within 6 months of their first tooth coming in, as tooth decay and plaque […]

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Being better than you were yesterday is a great mandate to live by. At Desired Smiles, we constantly strive to ensure each of our staff have the ability to learn, develop and grow while also consistently working towards serving our patients better to help […]

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gum disease, gingivitis, periodontitis

Gum disease is one of the most widespread oral diseases in Canada and involves a spectrum of infections from very light to advanced. Here are some facts about gum disease- the different categories, symptoms, methods of prevention and cure. Gingivitis In the early stages […]

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Holidays bring cheer and festivities all around. The family dinners, shopping, gifts and decorations, while being joyful can also be stressful. Oral health issues like dry mouth, poor hygiene, canker sores, teeth grinding, TMJ and gum disease can all be related to stress. Furthermore, […]

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Health Benefits of Smiling
December 1, 2016

  The clocks have gone back, daylight is shortening, and the festive season looms closer bringing with it many more reasons to smile. However, the decrease in daylight can be a problem for many. Thankfully, we all come equipped with the tools to help. […]

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Candy Eating: A Users Guide
October 26, 2016

Halloween is coming up and after that, there’s the holiday season. The next few months will see our children faced with a barrage of sugary treats and candy. In particular, what is the best way to handle the basket of candy hauled in on […]

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