If you have ever perused down the oral healthcare aisle at your local grocery store or pharmacy, you understand how overwhelming it can be to decide on a product. Toothbrushes are essential for oral health, and there are innumerable options available. It can be difficult to determine which type you need. Today, Dr. Eli Shem-Tov at North York Dental explores electric vs manual toothbrushes and discusses the pros and cons of each.
North York Dental Blog
August 30, 2018
July 1, 2018
Staining agents in the modern diet, and even the passing of time, can make healthy teeth appear dull, dingy, or yellowed. Discoloured teeth can detract from a beautiful smile and have a negative impact on your self-confidence. Fortunately, professional teeth whitening with Zoom!® at North York Dental can help patients brighten their smile for dramatic results everyone is sure to notice. Today, our team will explore six benefits of our in-office teeth whitening procedure.
June 12, 2018
You can replace missing teeth with a dental bridge to restore mouth function.
A fixed dental bridge, one in which the teeth surrounding the missing tooth are used to support the bridge, prevents those teeth from shifting. An implant-supported bridge serves the same purpose but can provide more stability and security long-term. At North York Dental clinic at Sheppard and Leslie, we offer fixed dental bridges and dental implant options.
June 1, 2018
For an extensively damaged tooth in the anterior (front) or posterior (back) of the mouth, a dental crown can offer a durable, long-lasting solution. A dental crown restores the tooth to its normal shape, size, and function by covering the top and sides.
May 15, 2018
Family dentists can provide services for children and adults, addressing oral care for each family member in his or her stage of life. With the ability to focus on the needs of individuals of any age, your family dentist will become an important part of your family’s healthcare routine.
At North York Dental located at Sheppard and Leslie, our team understands that developing positive patient relationships at a young age will help children create enjoyable rather than negative associations with their dental checkups. Starting as soon as the toddler years, we want to help you and your family with oral hygiene habits that will benefit you for life.
May 2, 2018
As part of a preventive care approach at North York Dental, regularly getting a dental cleaning can help patients maintain a healthy mouth. Oral hygiene can affect overall health, linked to cardiovascular disease, bone loss, stroke risk, and other medical issues. While brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing daily remain essential to your oral care routine, checkups and regular dental cleanings at our dental office at Leslie and Sheppard in North York can help equally sustain mouth health.
April 10, 2018
When you hear the words root canal, you probably don’t feel all warm and fuzzy inside. In fact, even the bravest dental patients feel a little anxious when we mention a root canal. In this post, we’ll walk you through answers to some of those questions we hear most often about root canals, including the big one – does root canal therapy hurt?
March 2, 2018
The vacated space in your mouth from your missing teeth corresponds to the void that you feel in your life. You haven’t been able to enjoy food like you used to, your speech is compromised and your confidence has waned. But your local dentist says there’s a remedy: either partial or full dentures in North York. But which one do you need? Read on to learn what each application addresses and which is best for you.
February 2, 2018
If you’ve lost some of your teeth and wear dentures – you’re not alone! It’s been estimated that 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth and that 1 out of every 7 wears either full or partial dentures. As you probably know they’re an absolute saving grace for anyone who has lost their teeth. They restore your ability to smile, chew foods and carry on conversations with confidence. But what if they stop fitting? Ill-fitting dentures can lead to a multitude of problems, but thankfully help is available from your dentist in North York, Dr. Eli Shem-Tov. With decades of experience and an excellent eye for detail, he can adjust your denture or recommend appropriate treatment so that you can get back to your life as soon as possible!
January 8, 2018
Dentures carry a lot of benefits. They are cheap and easy for dentists to make and they give you back your smile. Thanks to your dentist, dentures in North York offer a standard of quality you can rely on. However, your dentures won’t last forever, and the length of their life depends on how well you take care of them.
That’s why your dentist wants to give you a few tips to help them last longer. While we can make new dentures, we want to make sure you get the best value possible.