Dental implants have a proven longevity with success rates of above 95% over 10 years. It is the only treatment that replaces missing teeth permanently without compromising adjacent teeth. Implants benefit patients who have been unable or unwilling to wear removable or fixed bridges. They can be an excellent source of anchorage for patients with loose or ill-fitting dentures and are both functional and aesthetic.
Implants are more costly than other treatments and require surgery to place the implant. A bone graft or second surgery may be required if bone quantity or quality is insufficient at the implant site.… Read more
Congratulations to Suzanne our Share the Care draw winner for June. Thanks to all for your referrals!… Read more
While the majority of Canadians have dental insurance plans as an extended health benefit, coverage varies and what’s included in each plan may not always address an individual’s health needs. Patients should be aware that delaying or declining dental care based solely on dental plan coverage could impact their health and lead to more complex and costly treatment in the future.… Read more
In order to control bleeding, maintain steady firm pressure by closing on the gauze that has been placed over the extraction site(s). Don’t chew on it and avoid talking.… Read more
Periodontal (gum) diseases, including gingivitis and periodontitis, are serious infections that, left untreated, can lead to tooth loss. The word periodontal literally means “around the tooth.” Periodontal disease is a chronic bacterial infection that affects the gums and bone supporting the teeth. Periodontal disease can affect one tooth or many teeth. It begins when the bacteria in plaque (the sticky, colourless film that constantly forms on your teeth) causes the gums to become inflamed.… Read more