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5 Questions about tooth crowns

Five Key Questions to Ask Your Dentist During Your Tooth Crown Consultation

When it comes to restorative dental treatments and procedures, dental crowns, or tooth “caps”, serve as an excellent solution for patients wanting to strengthen their tooth while also improving their smile’s appearance.

types of dentures

Exploring the Different Types of Dentures

There are many different dentures for different situations. Our dental experts at Teeth First Dental are going to help clear any confusion surrounding dentures.

Wisdom Tooth Extraction

What Can Be Done About My Receding Gums?

If your smile is looking “long in the tooth”, these treatments can restore and protect your gums from further damage.

Wisdom Tooth Extraction

What to Expect with Wisdom Tooth Extraction Surgery

Is it time for your third molars to come out? Teeth First Dental tells you what to expect when you're scheduled for your wisdom teeth extraction.

Difference between veneers and dentures

Comparing the Differences Between Dentures and Veneers

If you have questions about veneers and dentures, we have answers. Today we'll discuss the difference between veneers and dentures and situations where you'll need them.


Give Yourself The Gift of a Straighter Smile this Holiday Season with Invisalign®

A beautifully transformed smile can be yours by next year!

Toddler tooth care

How to Properly Care For Infant and Toddler Teeth

Have a toddler whose teeth are starting to come in? We have the best method on how to take care of their teeth.

Flossing correctly

How to Floss Properly (Including Flossing with Braces and Permanent Retainers)

Are you flossing correctly? Teeth First Dental has the proper flossing technique to help keep your pearly whites clean.

Raising children with good oral health.

A Parent’s Guide to Raising Children With Good Oral Care Habits

Let’s face it: kids can be a handful - especially when it comes to getting them to clean their teeth. We have a few tips to help you teach your kids to grow with great oral health habits.

Safety Protocols are our top priority.

Covid-19 Safety Remains a Top Priority at our Teeth First Dental Network Clinics in Ontario

Learn about the strict safety protocols our Preferred Provider dentists follow every day, in addition to what you can expect during your next visit.

Dental Bridges

Just How Long Does a Dental Bridge Last?

Give your dental bridge the treatment it deserves. Learn how to clean and care for your dental bridge.

Dental Bridges

How to Properly Take Care of Your Dental Bridge

Give your dental bridge the treatment it deserves. Learn how to clean and care for your dental bridge.

Root Canal Treatment

What You Should Know About Root Canal Treatment

Here’s what to expect during a typical endodontic procedure.

Dental Implant FAQ

Dental Implant FAQ for Patients in Ontario

Today we're answering your most frequently asked questions Dental Implants.

Connection between Oral and Systemic Health

The Connection Between Oral Health and Systemic (General) Health

Properly taking care of your oral health helps to ensure that not only your smile is healthy but also the health of your entire body.

Are dental implants the right choice for me?

Are Dental Implants the Right Choice for You and Your Smile?

Dental implants can make a huge difference if you're missing one or two teeth. We discuss if this solution is the right one for you.

Wearing Mouthguards to Protect your Teeth

Can Invisalign® Clear Aligners Correct Overbites and Crooked Teeth?

If you’re like many others, you‘re wondering if Invisalign® clear aligners can correct overbites and crooked teeth as well as their counterpart - traditional metal bracket and wire braces.

Wearing Mouthguards to Protect your Teeth

How Long Does it Take to Get Used to Invisalign® Clear Aligners?

Everyone deserves to enjoy a beautifully straight and functional smile, and Invisalign® clear aligners can successfully (and more discreetly) deliver those results. We'll talk about how long it takes for your teeth to adjust to these aligners during your treatment.

Wearing Mouthguards to Protect your Teeth

Athletic Mouthguards: Why You Should Wear One

There are many risks involved with sports and it increases when you don't wear a mouth guard. Here’s why you should be a “good sport” and protect your mouth every time you play

Shark Teeth

What’s the Deal With “Shark Teeth”, and Should I Be Concerned?

Have you ever heard of a child having “shark teeth”? Don’t be alarmed – these aren’t actual shark teeth that grow inside a child’s mouth (but we’re sure everyone knows that). In this article, we’ll talk more about what exactly the deal is with “shark teeth”, an oral health condition that occurs in some children.

tooth sensitivity

Tooth Sensitivity Getting on Your Nerves?

Do you suffer from tooth sensitivity (or “dentinal hypersensitivity”)? Many of us unfortunately do… but there are many different effective ways of managing and preventing this uncomfortable yet common condition. Sensitive teeth can be a problem of the past!

Types of Cavities

Which of These Three Cavity Types Are You Prone to?

Did you know that there are three types of dental cavities that a person can experience? It’s true! Not all cavities are equal. With that said, these are the three types of cavities that can crop up on our teeth, as well as what you can do to prevent each type.

Diabetes and effects on oral health

How Uncontrolled Diabetes Affects Oral Health

Did you know? Diabetes in Canada is on the rise – and there’s actually a connection between uncontrolled diabetes and oral health. If you or someone you know is a diabetic, here’s some information you might find useful.

wisdom teeth

“Should I Remove My Wisdom Teeth?”

Your “third molars” (most commonly referred to as “wisdom teeth” can pose a lot of problems, even if it doesn’t currently seem like it. Are your wisdom teeth likely to cause you issues in the future? Are they causing you any problems now?

risk of oral cancer

Are you at risk of developing oral cancer?

It’s an unfortunate and scary reality: oral cancer is on the rise, and you don’t need to be a smoker or tobacco user to be at risk. Luckily, a simple preventive screening can save your life. Have you been screened for oral cancer lately?

Your Little One Should Visit the Dentist Sooner Than Later!

Did you know that troubling tooth decay is extremely common among babies and toddlers? As much as 40 percent of 2-5 year olds have cavities. An early visit to the dentist will ensure a smart and healthy start to your child's oral health.

baby tooth decay

Baby Bottle Tooth Decay: Protect Your Baby

Are you underestimating the importance of your child's baby teeth? Looking after these primary teeth is crucial, and if neglected care, can lead to serious problems. Want to know how to ensure your child is protected against early tooth decay?

The right dentist

Choosing the Right Dentist to Look After Your Smile?

Finding a new dentist doesn't need to be a challenge. In order to make the right choice, it's smart to take several things into consideration during your search. Here are some things to look for and keep in mind when looking for a new dentist.

chewing gum

Does Chewing Gum Help to Reduce Plaque and Prevent Cavities?

Are you a habitual gum chewer? If you are, then you've actually been practicing a very healthy habit for your teeth and gums (we're talking about sugar-free gum, of course)! In addition to sticking to a proper oral health care routine of daily brushing and flossing, keeping a pack of sugar-free gum in your pocket can actually be another great way to boost your oral care game!

tooth enamel

Treasure Your Tooth Enamel!

You know the saying that goes... "You don't know what you've got 'til it's gone"? Well, this could definitely be said for tooth enamel – the very valuable protective surface layer of the teeth. You'll want to keep enamel around for as long as you can, as it protects the teeth from decay and sensitivity. Unfortunately, tooth enamel cannot regenerate once it's lost.