Oral Hygiene…Okay we all know what oral means and the definition of hygiene is “conditions or practices conducive to maintaining health and preventing disease, especially through cleanliness”. Therefore oral hygiene taking care of your mouth and teeth. All dentists and Orthodontists like those at Cedarbrae and Danforth Orthodontic Centres recommend being attentive to your teeth and your overall oral health.
Oral hygiene and good oral health knows no age limits. From infants to seniors oral hygiene is important to your whole health picture.Read More
A dental abscess, or tooth abscess, is an accumulation of pus that forms inside the teeth or gums. The abscess typically originates from a bacterial infection, often one that has accumulated in the soft pulp of the tooth.
Bacteria exist in plaque, a by-product of food, saliva and bacteria in the mouth which sticks to the teeth and damages them, as well as the gums. If the plaque is not removed by regular and proper tooth brushing and flossing the bacteria may spread within the soft tissue inside the tooth or gums, eventually resulting in an abscess.Read More
Join Cedarbrae & Danforth Orthodontic Centres as we Stand Up to Bullying during the month of February. We will be running a contest through February 28th that offers our patients a chance to win a $50 Cineplex gift card. All you need to do to enter is visit the Contest Page of our website and submit a slogan/quote for anti-bullying month.
Each slogan/quote submitted will enter your name into a draw for $50 Cineplex gift card; multiple entries are allowed, and one winner from each office location will be chosen. Click here to submit your slogan or quote.
Receive two bonus entries into the draw by wearing a pink shirt into the office any business day in February!
Care for your teeth! Have you ever been frustrated opening a bottle, container, prying open a lid, or ripping open a package with your hands? Jimmy Fallon, host of NBC-TV’s popular “Tonight Show” tried prying open a tube of scar tissue repair gel with disastrous results.
For the 40 year old comedian, what happened next wasn’t funny: when trying to open the gel, Fallon chipped his front tooth, on top of another medical problem, a serious finger injury he suffered a few weeks resulting in trying to open the scar cream. Moral of the Story… Always use the right tool for the job… and your teeth are never the right tool!
Caring for Your Teeth
Did you know that according to the American Association of Endodontists, chipped teeth account for the majority of dental injuries? Fortunately, modern dentistry offers a number of great ways to restore damaged teeth and if you are considering orthodontic treatment or currently wearing braces when an accident occurs, orthodontic brackets can be bonded to the different restorative options.Read More