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Using Digital Technology to Create Your New Smile

Did you realize we can use the very latest digital technology to create your new smile, whether you need a new crown, bridge, or a beautiful veneer? Even better, when you visit Margolian Dentistry, your new restoration could be ready within a matter of hours and will simply need to be fitted into the mouth.  Your digital experience begins immediately after your teeth are prepared. Digital Dental Impressions in Whitby Remember traditional dental impressions where you needed to keep perfectly still? It is amazing long just a few minutes can seem when you are struggling not to gag or move! Thankfully, we have a much better solution as our office is equipped with an iTero intraoral scanner. Instead of a dental impression, we can scan your teeth. The scanner takes hundreds of images which are stitched together to create a 3-D virtual model of your teeth. It only takes a…

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Nov 30, 2018 | Posted by
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Invisalign vs. Porcelain Veneers: Which is Best?

If you are unhappy with the appearance of your teeth, you might have wondered about cosmetic dentistry to transform the way they look. Numerous dental procedures can help to improve appearance, and two popular and highly effective treatments are Invisalign and porcelain veneers in Oshawa. Each will achieve slightly different effects, and it might be that you only need one or the other, but there are occasions when combining the two can provide the most conservative solution. Invisalign and Its Benefits Invisalign is a well-known and popular adult orthodontic system. Unlike traditional fixed braces where the brackets and wires are easily visible, Invisalign uses removable, clear plastic aligners that fit tightly over the teeth, moving them into new positions which are precisely pre-planned. Once the aligners are in the mouth, they are virtually invisible and are easily removed for regular brushing and flossing and for mealtimes. Usually, treatment will take…

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Nov 23, 2018 | Posted by
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How to Make Sure Your Smile is Sparkling This Party Season

There are just a few weeks left this year and the party season will soon begin in earnest. While it might be a bit late to make any significant changes to the appearance of your teeth, there is still time to ensure they look sparkling and healthy. Making Sure You Are Up-To-Date with Your Dental Checkups Even if you don’t want to do anything else, it’s worth making sure you are up-to-date with your dental checkups before the holidays. At the very least, we can check the condition of your teeth and gums and will make sure that any dental problems are treated. It is particularly important to book a dental checkup if you have noticed any dental pain or other signs of dental disease such as bleeding gums. Addressing the problem now could avoid having to cope with a dental emergency in Whitby over the holidays, and especially as…

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Nov 16, 2018 | Posted by
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What is a Smile Makeover?

It is rare for people to have a perfect and beautiful smile and ageing, lifestyle habits and dental disease can all take their toll on your teeth. A smile makeover can rejuvenate the appearance of your teeth, and most importantly many of the cosmetic dentistry treatments used are designed to make sure you enjoy an optimal level of dental health. How Can a Smile Makeover Help Dental Health? The treatments utilized during a smile makeover can repair teeth damaged by tooth decay or trauma, getting rid of any infection while preserving and protecting the remaining tooth structure. Worn, chipped or cracked teeth can all be restored to their former glory ensuring your smile looks fantastic and that you can bite, chew and talk comfortably and confidently. Teeth that are entirely missing can be replaced using dental bridges or the very latest dental implants in Whitby. It is always important to…

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Nov 9, 2018 | Posted by
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Smoking and How it Affects Your Dental Health

If you are a smoker, you almost certainly realize the potential and possibly life-threatening risk to your general health but are you aware of how the habit affects your dental health. In fact, the impact is far-reaching and can do far more damage than merely give you smoker’s breath. Smoking can stain your teeth, increases the risk of gum disease and tooth loss in Oshawa, and increases your risk of oral cancer, a potentially fatal disease. How Does Smoking Stain Teeth? Tooth stains are one of the most obvious side-effects of smoking and are caused by the nicotine and tar in tobacco. Teeth can become yellow in a very short space of time. Long-term smokers will often have teeth that look quite brown. The Effect of Smoking on Your Gum Health Gum disease is a risk for everyone, but smokers are more likely to develop this condition. People who smoke…

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Nov 2, 2018 | Posted by
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