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If you’ve lost all of your natural teeth, either from periodontal disease, tooth decay, or injury, dentures can replace these teeth along with your smile. Replacing missing teeth in Ancaster ON Dentist can quickly and easily benefit your appearance and your overall health. Without support from teeth or dentures, facial muscles sag, which can make an individual look and feel much older. You might also struggle with things like eating and talking, which we tend to take for granted until our natural teeth have been l... more
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 Sleep apnea is a very common and serious sleeping disorder that happens when your routine breathing is interrupted during sleep. Snoring is common among patients with sleep apnea, although not all snorers suffer from this disorder.There are basically two types of sleep apnea:Obstructive - The more common form, it's the consequence of obstructed air flow through sleep, usually when the soft tissue at the back of the throat collapses while you’re sleeping. Health factors, like obesity, might contribute.Central – Th... more
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Dental health problems majorly involve tooth decay and dental cavities. Tooth decay refers to the deterioration of tooth structure and may affect the dental layer of teeth and enamel, the outer covering of teeth. Dental cavities are the holes or tiny openings developed in the interior hard shell of the teeth due to permanently damaged areas of teeth. The terms tooth decay and tooth cavity are replaceable. There are a lot of reasons responsible for these problems including bacteria residing in the mouth, frequent use of suga... more
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When Should I Take My Child to the Dentist? That is the most common dental question among parents. Many parents often wait for years before they visit a children's dentist, some of them either hold off for insurance even when in a hurry to take their child to the dentist right after birth. Depending on the timing of enrollment and dental coverage, it may beat back the initial appointment.Although doctors and parents might differ on when dental exams and care should begin, early screening is the best. For kids, the first dental ... more
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 The demands of pregnancy can lead to particular dental problems in some women. You are less likely to have dental problems during pregnancy if you already have good oral hygiene habits. With proper dental hygiene at home and professional help from your dentist, your teeth should stay healthy during pregnancy.The Need For Dental X-rays During Pregnancy: We know about different gum diseases that occur in pregnant women because of hormonal imbalance, they may be pregnancy gingivitis or pregnancy-related gum di... more
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What Is Invisalign?Invisalign is a way to straighten the teeth without having to worry about brackets. The aligners are clear and removable. Your orthodontist starts by scanning your teeth digitally. Afterward, you will see a map of where your teeth are now and where they will end up at the end of treatment. While you wear the aligners, you can remove them to eat. With traditional braces, you must worry about food restrictions at mealtime. However, with Invisalign, you can eat without worrying about your orthodontics. ... more
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After tooth extraction, it’s crucial that you find the best replacement to restore your natural smile.We all know that replacing a missing tooth with the right dental prosthetic can improve your smile’s appearance. But did you know that it can give you a new lease on life? Teeth replacements can promote better oral health, restore your old diet, improve your speech, and boost your self-esteem and confidence. Depending on the restoration you choose, there may be even more benefits you can enjoy, too!Dental Implants Ancaster Dent... more
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A healthier smile is paramount for most adults. It's often the first thing folks notice when they are exposed to someone for the first time. And no one wants a smile that's dull or discolored, while also having bad breath. The fact that regular brushing is only fifty percent of the solution; it does not eliminate the stains or even bring down halitosis (bad breath) by itself. A smoker needs more frequent dental cleanings. Those who smoke have a greater risk of problems with the gums, having problems after teeth extractions,... more
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5 Fun Facts About Me – Dr Meagan Bennett, Ancaster, ON DentistHi, I’m Dr. MeAgan Bennett and today I’m going to tell you five interesting facts about me. September 18, 20205 FUN FACTS ABOUT ME – DR MEAGAN BENNETT, ANCASTER, ON DENTIST5 Fun Facts About Me – Dr Meagan Bennett, Ancaster, ON DentistHi, I’m Dr. MeAgan Bennett and today I’m going to tell you five interesting facts about me. #1: I love sports. I played every single sport in high school. I played basketball, volleyball, I was on the track and field tea... more
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Dr. Meagan Bennett Treats Her Own Daughter – Ancaster Dentist OfficeDr. Meg: Hi, it’s almost bedtime here at the Ling house. We’ve got Brooke here in her jammies, her Christmas jammies, her gingerbread “Oh Snap!” jammies.The reason why I’ve got Brooke here is because Brooke is actually one of my success stories. I had to take out two teeth on Brooke and she was really anxious and really nervous. Her sister ended up having to have some sedation because she was not one of my success cases. But for Brooke, she actually was very ner... more
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 You have finished your cold drink and start crushing frozen cubes when suddenly CRACK! This little piece you just broke is not a cube of ice; it is a tooth!A chipped tooth is common in adults and children. It is straightforward to chip a tooth, although the enamel is the hardest and most mineralized tissue in the body. Dental issues, such as teeth grinding or tooth decay, can cause tooth chipping.If you have a recently chipped tooth, it is essential to understand the possible problems with a chipped tooth.What happens if you do... more
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Clinical research has shown that chewing sugarless gum for 20 minutes following meals can greatly assist with preventing tooth decay in Nu Dentistry. Chewing gum increases the flow of saliva, which helps wash away food and other debris attached to the surface areas of our teeth. Increased saliva flow even carries with it more calcium and phosphate to help strengthen tooth enamel. Look for gum with the ADA seal in order to be sure it is sugarless. All gums with the ADA Seal are sweetened by non-cavity causing additives like asp... more