While it often seems like a hassle and a waste of time to floss your teeth, it’s actually more important than you think. Your toothbrush can’t reach in between your teeth, however your dental floss can. Dr. Eli Shem-Tov is your premiere dentist in North York, and he explains why flossing is so important.
North York Dental Blog
November 7, 2016
October 10, 2016
What do you think is the most common disease in Canada? Your mind probably jumps to chronic diseases like diabetes or heart disease, but the most common is actually gum disease. Over 20% of Canadians are currently suffering from gum disease, and most probably do not even know they have it. How could this be possible? Your dentist in North York, Dr. Eli Shem-Tov, wants you to know the signs you should notice, as well as how gum disease can be treated.
September 12, 2016
You see your primary care physician once a year for a routine physical examination. So, why does the American Dental Association and your dentist in North York, Dr. Eli Shem-Tov, advise oral exams and cleanings twice a year? Reasons vary, but the philosophy is the same: keep teeth and gums clean, and prevent big problems from happening.
August 16, 2016
Your smile looks yellowed and dull. Stains, a corner chip off a front tooth, an unattractive gap and plain old wear and tear have changed your teeth. Porcelain veneers in North York from cosmetic dentist, Dr. Eli Shem–Tov, makeover qualified patients in just a few office visits. This customized process produces a straight, bright smile that’s durable and just right for the particular patient.
July 15, 2016
Your North York, Ontario dentist, Dr. Eli Shem-Tov, uses sedation options to relax anxious patients and to relieve discomfort. The medications are safe and fully monitored by Dr. Shem-Tov and his highly trained staff. (more…)
June 30, 2016
Have you recently undergone the surgery for dental implants in North York Ontario? If so, you’ve just made a big investment in your oral and overall health. Now you need to focus on caring for your implants to make sure they stay strong, healthy, and last a lifetime. To help you maintain excellent oral health with your dental implants, we’ve put together a list of do’s and dont’s for implant care.
May 19, 2016
Your North York, Ontario dentist oversees every aspect of your oral health, including how your breath smells. Learn the reasons for bad breath, or halitosis, and how to effectively treat them. (more…)
April 21, 2016
A root canal is a common treatment used to remove inflamed or infected pulp from a tooth to save a natural tooth while restoring the tooth’s function. While root canal treatment is a widely used restorative procedure, many are hesitant to undergo the procedure. In most cases, the procedure is performed with any adverse complications, however, there are possible root canal complications. Although these complications are rare, it’s important to understand the potential risks. Even with the risks, the procedure is still necessary in order to save a tooth and to prevent any additional complications. North York Dental understands you may have some reservations about undergoing the procedure, which is why we have the facts you need to know prior to scheduling the treatment.
March 11, 2016
Spring and summer are right around the corner and you may already be planning your big events such as vacations, family gatherings, perhaps even weddings. You’d be surprised how whitening your teeth can make a huge impact on your smile. In fact, teeth whitening is actually the quickest and most affordable way to change the appearance of your teeth. At North York Dental, we offer the Zoom! teeth whitening system. Zoom! Is designed to give you amazing results, fast, so you can smile big for your next vacation or event.
February 24, 2016
Periodontal disease, or gum disease is very prevalent in America today. In fact, most adults have it in one form or another. It may be hard to know that you have gum disease due to the fact that there’s no pain associated with it at first, and it progresses gradually. However, this is not a disease to be taken lightly because it leads to damage to your gums, teeth, and bone. Severe cases can even cause bone and tooth loss. Detecting the early signs of gum disease can help you learn to properly manage your condition.