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Creating a Confident Smile

According to the American Academy of Periodontology, 50% of people claim a smile is the first feature they notice about another person. A confident smile could set you apart and make you a more confident person overall! But what are … Read More »

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Are You at Risk for Tooth and Bone Density Loss?

Losing teeth has many detrimental effects, from complicating eating your favourite foods to allowing other teeth to shift out of place. Most people think they can guard against this threat through strong oral hygiene habits. However, many people may be … Read More »

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5 Ways Over-Brushing Hurts More Than it Helps

Can’t I just brush my teeth continuously for 10 minutes each day instead of the recommended 2 minutes in order to achieve a bright white smile? That way I can drink all the coffee, red wine, and pop I want. … Read More »

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Are Oral Health Issues Costing You Sleep?

There are many things that may keep you from getting a good night’s sleep, whether caused by internal stress or the external environment. One common cause of poor sleep that many people overlook is Sleep Disordered Breathing, which includes both … Read More »

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3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Delay Your Wisdom Teeth Removal

Removal of your wisdom teeth may sound painful and generally unpleasant. Instinctually, you may want to put off the discomfort surrounding wisdom teeth removal; however, this is a very bad idea. Putting off an important procedure such as wisdom teeth … Read More »

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3 Ways to Ensure your Child’s First Dental Check-Up is a Success

Start early You should plan your child’s first dental trip no later than their first birthday. Early exposure to the office and check-up routine will prepare your child for future appointments, and more involved procedures if needed. At Desired Smiles, … Read More »

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Accepting referrals

Not every dentist does every type of procedure. That’s why our office takes referrals from other dentists – we help with patients who are fearful, those who need sedation or general anaesthetic (not every office is set up to do … Read More »

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Implants – for a permanent smile you’ll love

These days, it’s easier than ever to replace damaged and missing teeth with permanent, natural-looking replacements. Advancements in implant technology allow us to take a speedy and safe “teeth-in-a-day” approach that means you can get a great-looking smile without waiting. … Read More »

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Google your dentist

Looking for a new computer? A new pasta recipe your family will like? A place to print your photos? Chances are, the first place you turn for info is Google. It’s the best tool for finding anything and everything you … Read More »

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Orthodontics – great smiles aren’t just for kids!

If you’ve always wanted a straighter set of teeth and a brighter smile, it’s never too late for orthodontics – no matter how old you are. More and more adults are straightening their teeth, becoming more self-confident about how they … Read More »

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