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Dental Health Resources

Here, our Toothworks Dentists share help resources, tips and advice for your dental health.

How much do Invisalign clear aligners cost compared to braces?

How much do Invisalign clear aligners cost compared to braces?

Cost is often a concern for people seeking orthodontic treatment. In this post, dentists from our 5 Downtown Toronto locations break down the numbers and cost of Invisalign clear aligners and financial factors you may want to consider in the decision making process.

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Dos and Don'ts After Dental Fillings

Dos and Don'ts After Dental Fillings

If you’ve got a cavity, having a dental filling placed is an essential remedial process that can restore the tooth and stop cavity related pain. The dentists from our five Toronto locations (Bay Adelaide Dental, Brookfield Place Dental, College Park Dental, King-York Dental and Richmond-Adelaide Dental) offer advice on what you should and should not do after a filling. 

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How Do Dental Implants Work & How Long Do They Last?

How Do Dental Implants Work & How Long Do They Last?

If you are missing one or more teeth, replacing them is essential to preserving your oral health. Many tooth replacement options require your dentist to place a dental implant. Here, our Brookfield Place dentists discuss dental implants and how long they should last.

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5 Ways Invisalign Can Change Your Smile

5 Ways Invisalign Can Change Your Smile

Considering Invisalign’s clear aligners to resolve your dental issues? Our Downtown Toronto dentists describe 5 ways Invisalign can change your smile.

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How do Dental Crowns Work? What is their Purpose?

How do Dental Crowns Work? What is their Purpose?

Has your dentist told you that you need a crown? Here, our London dentists at Masonville Place Dental explain what a crown is, their purpose and who may be a candidate.

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Lunch Ideas for Healthy Teeth

Lunch Ideas for Healthy Teeth

You find yourself staring into your refrigerator, wondering what to pack for tomorrow’s lunch. To help narrow down your choices, we asked our London dentists to provide some healthy lunch ideas.

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Brushing Your Toddler's Teeth: A Step-by-Step Guide

Brushing Your Toddler's Teeth: A Step-by-Step Guide

Your growing child needs your help to ensure their teeth remain healthy, and their smiles white. Here, our Toronto dentists at King-York Dental explain steps for brushing your toddler's teeth.

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Bleeding Gums When Brushing: Should I Be Worried?

Bleeding Gums When Brushing: Should I Be Worried?

Bleeding gums can be a sign of periodontal disease. Here, our Toronto dentists at Brookfield Place Dental explain how to prevent and treat this symptom.

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How to Maintain Good Oral Hygiene

How to Maintain Good Oral Hygiene

Caring for your teeth and gums is important for your oral hygiene and your overall health. Here, our London dentists at Toothworks Masonville Place share the 10 best tips for keeping your smile happy and healthy for years to come.

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Root Canal Alternatives: What Are My Options?

Root Canal Alternatives: What Are My Options?

If your dentist recommends a root canal procedure, it may be tempting to look for alternatives, but the truth is, they are not as effective and could lead to more pain and costs later in life. Here, the dentists at Toothworks at Square One in Mississauga explain.

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Dental Crown Procedures: What To Expect

Dental Crown Procedures: What To Expect

Dental crowns are a restorative dental treatment option that can help improve the strength, function and appearance of a damaged tooth, or improve the aesthetics of your smile. Here, the dentists at Toothworks King York Dental in Toronto, share what to expect during a dental crown procedure.

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What are the types of dental fillings?

What are the types of dental fillings?

If you have a cavity that needs a dental filling, there are different types of materials available. At Toothworks Dental Clinics, we offer composite fillings and porcelain inlays and onlays. Other types of fillings include porcelain, gold and amalgam. Here, our Toronto dentists at Toothworks Brookfield Place Dental explain the differences. 

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Dentures: How to Know When You Need Them

Dentures: How to Know When You Need Them

Dentures are more common than you think. Here, our Toothworks dentists explain what dentures are, why you might need them, and how they can improve your oral health. 

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Dental Porcelain Veneers: The Basics

Dental Porcelain Veneers: The Basics

Considering dental veneers? Here, our Toothworks dentists explain what they are, the difference between porcelain veneers and bonding, and who might be a candidate for the process.

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Can teeth whitening damage my teeth?

Can teeth whitening damage my teeth?

Our Toothworks dentists are often asked if whitening will damage their teeth. Here, they provide information on the safety of teeth whitening to reassure those looking for a brighter smile.

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Should I be scared of a root canal?

Should I be scared of a root canal?

A root canal is a common dental procedure that can help save a tooth with minimal time and discomfort. Here, our Toothworks Endodontist shares why a root canal is nothing to be scared of. 

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Flossing: Is it really necessary? Why?

Flossing: Is it really necessary? Why?

Our Toothworks dentists recommend you brush your teeth at least twice a day, and floss once a day. But some patients choose to skip flossing for a number of reasons. Here, we explain why flossing is so important and why you should never skip it. 

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Dentures: The Transition & What to Expect

Dentures: The Transition & What to Expect

If you're considering dentures, it helps to know what to expect in the process. Our Toothworks dentists discuss some common complaints and tips for adjusting to your new teeth.

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What is a night mouth guard?

What is a night mouth guard?

Are you wondering what a night mouth guard is for? Here, our Toothworks dentists explain what they are and why your dentist might recommend one for you.

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How to Choose Between Traditional Braces & Invisalign

How to Choose Between Traditional Braces & Invisalign

Invisalign clear aligners and traditional braces are both orthodontic treatment options for straightening your smile. Here, our Toothworks orthodontists shed some light on each option.

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Kids & Oral Health: Starting on the Right Track

Kids & Oral Health: Starting on the Right Track

Oral health is vital in maintaining overall wellness. Here, we share dental tips to teach kids how to care for their teeth and why it's important.

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