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

How to Know if You are Having a Dental Emergency or Not

How to Know if You are Having a Dental Emergency or Not

Many people will have a dental emergency at some point, sometimes as a result of underlying oral health conditions or injuries. Our Toronto dentists provide advice about how to know if your dental issue is an emergency, and what to do.

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Little Things You Can & Can't Do with a Clear Aligner

Little Things You Can & Can't Do with a Clear Aligner

If you’re considering treatment with clear aligners, you might be wondering what you can and can’t do with them, and how they’ll influence your lifestyle. Today, our Toronto dentists share some advice to keep in mind.

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TMJ: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

TMJ: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

The temporomandibular joint, commonly referred to as TMJ, is one of the body’s most complex joints. Here, our Toronto dentists explain three main types of TMJ disorders, symptoms and how they are treated.

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Overbite vs. Overjet: How Can You Tell the Difference?

Overbite vs. Overjet: How Can You Tell the Difference?

Our Toronto dentists explain the difference between overbite and overjet and how you may be able to correct either issue with Invisalign clear aligners.

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How To Tell If You Need a Dental Filling

How To Tell If You Need a Dental Filling

If you have a cavity, you will likely need a dental filling to restore your tooth. In this post, our Toronto dentists explain why you'd need a filling, and describe different types to consider depending on your needs.

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Can Invisalign Clear Aligners Fix an Overbite?

Can Invisalign Clear Aligners Fix an Overbite?

Our Toronto dentists explain how an overbite can be fixed with clear aligners. Understanding what an overbite is, why it should be fixed and what the process entails will help you make an informed decision.

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Why Does My Tooth Hurt? 5 Possible Answers

Why Does My Tooth Hurt? 5 Possible Answers

If tooth or gum pain is plaguing you, contact your dentist immediately to schedule an appointment. In this post, our Toronto dentists explain some possible reasons for your pain and what you can do until you get to the dentist.

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12 Tips for Wearing Clear Aligners From Our Dentists

12 Tips for Wearing Clear Aligners From Our Dentists

Are you wondering how you can get the most out of your clear aligners - and how to wear them so you'll feel as comfortable as possible? Our Toronto dentists provide you with some tips.

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What Jaw Pain Means: What Causes It and How to Treat It

What Jaw Pain Means: What Causes It and How to Treat It

Jaw pain can indicate a dental issue such as a toothache, TMJ Disorder, or perhaps a more serious condition. In this post, our Toronto dentists explain possible causes of jaw pain and what to do with those sore joints.

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The Science Behind Orthodontic Treatment with Clear Aligners

The Science Behind Orthodontic Treatment with Clear Aligners

We know that many adults and teens opt to undergo orthodontic treatment with clear aligners, but have you ever wondered about the science behind this popular option? Our Toronto locations will explain the scientific reasons clear aligners are so effective at helping to straighten smiles.

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Dentistry for the Entire Family: How Dental Services Differ by Age

Dentistry for the Entire Family: How Dental Services Differ by Age

Your family's dental needs will change as they progress through different stages of life. In this post, our Downtown Toronto dentists explain the ins and outs of family dentistry and how we help kids, teens, adults and seniors keep their smiles healthy.

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Clear Aligners & Their Value

Clear Aligners & Their Value

If you’re seriously considering straightening your smile with clear aligners, you may be wondering if you’ll get the value you deserve, and if the cost is worth it. Our Toronto dentists explain what you may want to take into account when thinking about choosing aligners.

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Do These Simple Things to Avoid Gum Disease

Do These Simple Things to Avoid Gum Disease

Gum disease is a very common issue among Canadian adults, and it’s often caused by poor oral hygiene. Here, our dentists explain how poor oral hygiene leads to gum disease, and what actions you can take to avoid the condition.

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How Much Will My Teeth Hurt When Using Invisalign Clear Aligners?

How Much Will My Teeth Hurt When Using Invisalign Clear Aligners?

In this post, our Toronto dentists explain why your teeth may hurt a bit during treatment with clear aligners, and what you can do about Invisalign pain.

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Ways to Prevent Periodontitis (Gum Disease)

Ways to Prevent Periodontitis (Gum Disease)

Periodontal disease can negatively affect not only our oral health, but our overall physical health. Today, our Downtown Toronto dentists define periodontitis and offer tips on what you can to help fight and avoid it.

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What You Can Eat & Drink with Clear Aligners: The Complete Guide

What You Can Eat & Drink with Clear Aligners: The Complete Guide

Because clear aligners are removable, you’ll enjoy not having dietary restrictions during your treatment. But today, our Downtown Toronto dentists explain some other things you should know about eating and drinking with clear aligners.

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Braces vs. Clear Braces vs. Clear Aligners: Which treatment is right for me?

Braces vs. Clear Braces vs. Clear Aligners: Which treatment is right for me?

Did you know that depending on your needs and style preferences, there are different types of braces out there that could work for you? Today, our Downtown Toronto dentists compare traditional braces, clear braces and clear aligners.

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Dental Appliances to Reduce Sleep Apnea Symptoms

Dental Appliances to Reduce Sleep Apnea Symptoms

Sleep disorders like sleep apnea can seriously impact your health. There are various dental appliances available to help treat sleep apnea, and today the dentists from our five Downtown Toronto locations explain the options.

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Facts Everyone Should Know Before Choosing a Clear Aligner

Facts Everyone Should Know Before Choosing a Clear Aligner

Choosing an orthodontic aligner is an important decision, and you want facts to help you make your choice. The dentists from our five Downtown Toronto locations have you covered. Here are important facts you should know before choosing a clear aligner.

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How to Choose the Right Dentist for You

How to Choose the Right Dentist for You

Are you looking for a dentist in Downtown Toronto? Finding the right dentist can be a tricky task, so today our dentists are offering some advice to help you make the right choice.

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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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