If you cringe at the thought of being in the dentist’s chair – you’re not alone. Many people are nervous about dental procedures and treatments. If you’ve avoided visiting the dentist because of fear or anxiety, then sedation dentistry (a.k.a sleep dentistry) is the […]

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If you’re retiring in the near future, consider making the most of your remaining dental benefits! Tooth loss hinders eating and speaking, and can cause a host of future problems. Replacing missing teeth is very important – not only for your appearance but also […]

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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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