Everything You Need to Know About Dental Crowns
When your tooth is practically cracked, a dental crown is usually the solution offered by your dentist. Your dentist can choose from different types depending on your specific oral condition. The 2 types of dental crowns The temporary crown This is installed after your tooth has been prepared, i.e., after the damaged dental tissue is […]Read More
Dental Whitening: Your Options in the Dentist’s Office and at Home
Do you wish your pearly whites were just a little bit brighter? Over time, food, drinks, and certain habits can cause your tooth enamel to carry a bit of a yellow colouring. Without the intervention of a dentist, however, your smile can be picture perfect once again. Dental whitening can be done at home or […]Read More
New to Lasalle?
Choosing a health care professional you can trust is definitely paramount. They will indeed be better able to meet your needs if they know and can follow your oral health. Are you new to LaSalle and looking for a dentist? Dr. Nathalie Kadoch’s team has been offering a wide range of dental care services to the residents […]Read More
Dentistry for Children: How to Handle a Dental Emergency
You do your best to keep your kids safe and healthy, but before you know it, you’re searching for a facility that specializes in dentistry for children. This can be a scary process for parents because the sights and sounds in dentists’ offices are unlike anything else kids encounter. In a normal cleaning, there are […]Read More
Can dental hygiene and respect for the environment go hand in hand?
Everybody knows that the hot topic of the moment is the environment, that is, unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few years. (And if that’s the case, chances are you’ve been conducting yourself in an environmentally responsible manner.) The zero-waste movement, first introduced by Béa Johnson, is obviously ideal to decrease the […]Read More
Do Dental Crowns Expire?
When you get a dental crown, you expect it to be there for a very long time. Fortunately, that’s usually true! Generally speaking, dental crowns can last between five and 15 years, but there is no expiration date, so to speak, so they can certainly last longer if they’re well-cared for and don’t incur any […]Read More
Can You Inherit “Bad Teeth”?
Like many things related to your body, the type of teeth you have can be genetic. That is to say, if you’re lucky, both of your parents will have strong teeth and healthy gums that they passed down to you. Unfortunately, if either of your parents is prone to oral health issues, you might be […]Read More
What is Periodontal Probing and Does It Hurt?
The phrase “periodontal probing” may sound scary on the surface, but it’s actually a completely normal activity that dentists perform every time they clean your teeth. In short, this function allows your dentist to understand the health status of your gums, what type of dental cleaning you’ll need, and if further steps need to be […]Read More
What is Dental Pulpal Testing and Why Does it Matter?
Dental pulpal testing sounds like a strange phrase, right? Well, it may sound weird, but it’s extremely important in ensuring your teeth are healthy, happy, and able to go the long haul. If you’ve been experiencing oral pain, your dentist might perform dental pulpal testing to determine the health status of the pulp chamber and […]Read More
5 Bad Dental Habits that are Causing Problems
Over time, people can develop bad habits of all sorts. Some of them are simply harmless or annoying; others can actually cause damage to your body. In particular, bad habits that center around your mouth can lead to serious oral health issues. Here are five bad dental health habits that could be causing you problems […]Read More