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Educating You about Relevant Dental Topics

Sagewood Dental Care is dedicated to educating our Hamilton patients on a variety of relevant dental and oral health topics. Should you ever have a specific question, we encourage you to browse our helpful, informative blogs listed below or contact our office at 905-577-0770 to speak directly with a member of our friendly, knowledgeable staff.

Dental Implants Explained in 5 Minutes

Dental implants are becoming more and more popular around the world. This is because they offer many benefits for patients including convenience, comfort, stability, durability, and security. Dental implants also give people back their smiles! However, dental implant procedures can be complicated. That's why we created this blog post to explain everything you need to know about dental implants in 5 minutes or less.

Permanent Tooth Knocked Out?!? Here's What To Do

Hopefully it never happens to you, but the first section of a 'Worst Case Scenario Handbook' should be what to do if a permanent tooth gets knocked out. Whether you’re an adult or a child, as long as it’s a permanent adult tooth that has been knocked out (avulsed) then repositioning the tooth back into the socket as quickly as possible is critical to increase the likelihood of you keeping the tooth.

Hate Dental Impressions? 3D Digital Impressions in Hamilton

Do you hate dental impressions? As technology in dentistry marches onward, we now have a solution for all of you that dread the dental mould/dental impression. There is nothing to like about that gigantic tray and all of the 'goo' that has to be held in the mouth for seemingly an eternity. 3D Digital Impressions has completely changed the dental experience if you are in need of a crown, bridge, implant, night guard, orthodontics and so much more.

Everybody in Floss?!? Exploring the Controversy Over Floss

Is it Time to Throw Out the Floss? Take it from me…flossing is definitely no monkey business! We understand how difficult it can be to floss regularly. You not only have to maneuver that floss in the deepest, darkest corners of the mouth BUT there’s the pressure of life to get out of the house to work, to school…to Starbucks! Despite all of this, I am impressed with how many of you are regular flossers. Not just regular flossers, enthusiastic flossers!!!

How to Teach Children to Have Good Dental Hygiene Habits

Make brushing and flossing fun! After all, there’s no better way to get your kids to adopt good dental hygiene habits. For tips on how to get your youngest family members to take care of their teeth, contact a family dentist in Hamilton. They’re sure to have more great ideas for you. In the meantime, start with these basic principles:

Why You Should See Your Hamilton Dentist To Prevent Gum Disease

Even if you’re 100 percent cavity-free and have the pearliest whites in town, it doesn’t mean that you're immune to gum disease. Gum disease comes on silently. So most people are unaware there is a problem until it is already occurring.

Reasons To See An Emergency Dentist in Hamilton

Just like any other accident, dental emergencies can happen anytime, day or night, which means a visit to your emergency dentist in Hamilton.

How a Dentist in Hamilton Can Improve Your Oral Health

A good oral hygiene program not only improves the health of your mouth but the rest of your body too. It is widely known that brushing at least twice a day, flossing once a day and visiting your dentist in Hamilton every three to six months are crucial in maintaining your oral health.

Everyone In Floss?...Not Necessarily!

Don't throw that floss away as of yet! Although the need to floss has come into question, flossing can still lower your risk of dental decay and periodontal disease. A recent Associated Press report concluded that there is only 'weak, very unreliable' evidence for supporting the use of floss.

The Effects of Sugar Consumption

I'll never forget the fall of 2014, where I almost lost one of the most meaningful people in my life.

Finding the Perfect Toothpaste for Your Smile

Are your teeth sensitive or stained? Is your mouth in need of a breath of fresh air? You may not be able to choose what type of teeth you have, but when it comes to picking the best toothpaste to strengthen, whiten, or freshen your smile, the choice is all yours.

More than Just Tiredness: The Surprising Effects of Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a condition where you temporarily stop breathing in your sleep. Your brain usually wakes you up before anything serious happens. People who suffer with sleep apnea are far more tired than otherwise. But the effects of sleep apnea extend beyond tiredness! Sleep apnea can lead to all kinds of serious health problems.

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