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New Year, New Smile?

Many people will set goals at New Year, often to do with health and fitness after a season of indulgence. Usually, these good intentions will fall by the wayside by February or March. This year, how about doing something a bit different and which will provide lasting benefits well beyond spring? If a new smile has been on your wish list, resolve to make this wish come true. The Visible and Not-So Visible Benefits of a New Smile A new smile can help you make the most of your appearance and is a great way to boost self-esteem. Lots of people plan their new smile in celebration of a special event like a wedding, milestone birthday or another occasion, but you don’t need an excuse to look after yourself. Your smile is the thing people notice first, and the possibilities to improve it are endless. Equally importantly, there are some…

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Dec 28, 2018 | Posted by
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Holiday Tips for a Healthy Smile

Many of us are looking forward to taking a few days off, and we are sure you don’t want to spend them seeking an emergency dentist in Whitby. With regular routines disrupted, it is all too easy to do something out of the ordinary and which could damage your teeth. Follow these easy tips to ensure you enjoy a healthy smile this holiday season. Resist Using Your Teeth as Tools We know opening gifts and packages is fun, but don’t ruin the joyful moment by tearing into parcels with your teeth! Trying to open bottles or cracking nuts is even worse and could crack or chip your teeth. It takes just moments to reach for the proper tools and could save you a lot of time and money in the dental chair. Say No to Hard Candies and Chewy Treats Holiday treats are often sticky or very hard, and neither…

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Dec 21, 2018 | Posted by
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What is Preventive Dentistry?

Practising good preventive dentistry is an easy and modern way to help you maintain a healthy mouth. It’s a regime that will ensure your teeth and gums remain in optimal condition, meaning you are less likely to need extensive and more costly dental treatment. The two main causes of tooth loss are gum disease and tooth decay and preventing or treating these problems increases the chances of keeping your teeth for life. Everyone here at Margolin Dentistry thoroughly recommends preventive dentistry, and we can work with you providing a custom dental treatment plan to help get your mouth in great shape. Good ongoing preventive dentistry will ensure you can keep it that way. Who Should Practice Preventive Dentistry? Everybody! Preventive dentistry is a simple routine that can benefit anyone, even people who don’t have their own teeth. This is because regular dental checkups can often detect other conditions such as…

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Dec 14, 2018 | Posted by
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Is Tooth Loss Ruining Your Smile? The Benefits of Dental Implants

Tooth loss might be commonplace but that doesn’t make it any more bearable, and while dentures and tooth-supported bridges are potential solutions, dental implants might well be a preferable option. Dental implants are fast becoming one of the most popular dental services available. Treatment is useful for replacing single or multiple teeth or for restoring entire arches, and implant teeth are durable and reliable. A dental implant is made from medical-grade titanium alloy and is a small screw which is inserted surgically into the jawbone, providing a strong anchorage point for a replacement implant tooth. Here are some of the benefits of having dental implants in Whitby. Preventing Bone Loss Some of your jawbone is naturally resorbed after teeth are extracted because the bone is continually remodelling. Without the stimulation provided by tooth roots, old bone cells are no longer automatically renewed. Jawbone resorption can cause a whole host of…

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Dec 7, 2018 | Posted by
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