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Root Canals: The Truth About Them

Root canals have gotten a bad rap. We've heard the stories about how painful they are or how comfortable they can be. "Root canals have become synonymous with pain and discomfort," says Dr. Maryam Adibfar, a Toronto-based dentist who has been performing root canals for years. "But as the dental industry, technology and skills have [...]

2016-12-03T10:27:03+00:00 December 3rd, 2016|Oral Health Tips|

4 Oral Health Benefits That Water Provides

Water is great for your body. We've all been taught that at an early age. But did you know that water provides a lot of benefits when it comes to your teeth, gums and oral health? "Staying hydrated keeps our bodies healthy and strong," says Dr. Maryam Adibfar, a Toronto dentist with years of experience. [...]

2016-11-01T18:16:32+00:00 November 1st, 2016|Oral Health Tips|

How Proper Nutrition Supports Healthy Teeth

Proper nutrition is extremely important. We've all heard it before. But did you know that there's more to great oral health and beautiful teeth than brushing and flossing? "Proper nutrition can have a very large impact on our teeth, gums and overall oral health," says Dr. Maryam Adibfar, a Toronto dentist who has been helping [...]

2016-11-01T18:12:40+00:00 November 1st, 2016|Oral Health Tips|

Common Oral Health Questions About Snacks

Snacks and food area big part of our lives. For many, food is much more than just something that gives us the nutrients and energy we need. It's something many of us love. Whether it's that delicious breakfast to kick-start your day, the mid-day energy boost or cooking up some inventive snacks for movie night, [...]

2016-10-01T15:05:10+00:00 October 1st, 2016|Oral Health Tips|

Is Sparkling Water Bad for Your Teeth?

Sparkling water is everywhere. But have you ever asked yourself the question; "is sparkling water bad for your teeth?"   Whether it's at the corner store, a friend's house or your favourite restaurant, sparkling water is growing in popularity. Some of us might indulge in sparkling water while others guzzle it throughout the day.   [...]

2016-10-01T15:04:53+00:00 October 1st, 2016|Oral Health Tips|

What Your Mouth Tells Your Dentist

Your mouth tells a story. Dental check-ups and cleanings are two of the most important things you can do keep your teeth, gums and mouth healthy. While cavities are pretty easy to spot, your dentist isn't just looking for the obvious when they examine your mouth. "Taking a look inside your mouth can give us [...]

2016-09-01T18:38:07+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Uncategorised|

Back to School Oral Health Tips

New outfit? Check. Pencils? Check. Backpack? Check. Your kids are all ready for back to school right? Not so fast. An important part of the back to school season is a healthy mouth. Early mornings, rushed schedules, gym classes and packed lunches can make it difficult to keep your child's teeth healthy and strong. Making [...]

2016-09-01T18:37:46+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Oral Health Tips|

Easy Steps for a Healthier Smile

From New Years resolution to mid-year epiphanies, people of all ages are determined to make the right choices, whether it's about eating, lifestyle habits or their overall health. We've all heard people talk about juice cleanses to detox, quitting smoking or exercising more regularly. But one often overlooked part of a healthy lifestyle is great [...]

2016-08-02T18:26:42+00:00 August 2nd, 2016|Oral Health Tips|

Wisdom Teeth: What You Need to Know

Wisdom teeth aren't anything new. But our knowledge on these teeth have continued to progress and expand. Did you know that more than 80% of people will have their wisdom teeth extracted at some point in their life?   "Many people wonder why wisdom teeth even exist if they're typically removed," says Dr. Maryam Adibfar, [...]

2016-08-02T18:24:53+00:00 August 2nd, 2016|Oral Health Tips|

5 Reasons Dental Implants Are a Good Idea

No matter our age, we all want gorgeous, healthy looking teeth that we can be proud of. But some of us aren't always that lucky. Some people aren't happy with their smile. Do you have missing, cracked or broken teeth? That can have a big impact on how you look when you smile. You might [...]

2016-07-03T09:39:29+00:00 July 3rd, 2016|Oral Health Tips|