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How Getting Older Affects Your Oral Health

It might be impossible to turn back the clock, and it frequently seems as if time speeds up with age, and it does affect your dental health. Protecting your oral health is possibly even more important as the years pass by because it will help to protect your general health. Poor oral health has been linked to serious health problems including diabetes and heart disease. Lots of people are living longer these days, and you want to make sure you can enjoy your hard-earned retirement to the full! West Bowmanville Family Dental is a family-oriented clinic, and we welcome people of all ages! Our dentists have lots of experience in helping people retain optimal oral health, we hope for life. Every person visiting our dentist in Bowmanville receives a personalized preventative dental care plan, based on your current dental health and it is essential we know your medical history too.…

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Sep 14, 2018 by
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Did You Know Your Dentist Screens for Mouth Cancer?

Mouth cancer is also called oral cancer and can affect the soft tissues inside your mouth including your cheeks, lips, the roof and floor of your mouth and your throat. Without early diagnosis, mouth cancer can be life-threatening. Last year in Canada, 4700 people were diagnosed with some form of mouth cancer, and 1250 Canadians died from this disease. Part of the problem is late diagnosis because often the early signs are easily ignored or missed. The earlier the diagnosis, the more likely we can treat this disease successfully and less invasively. Mouth cancer is another reason why you should visit your dentist in Bowmanville regularly. How Regular Preventative Dental Care Can Help Dentists receive specialized training in detecting the first symptoms of oral cancer and are most likely the only health care professionals who examine your mouth regularly. An oral cancer screening in Newcastle is quick, painless and non-invasive,…

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Sep 7, 2018 by
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Comparing Dentures with Implant-Supported Dentures

Conventional dentures can replace multiple missing teeth, or entire arches of teeth. Lots of people choose dentures because the procedure to fabricate them is straightforward and doesn’t require any type of surgery. Dentures have an acrylic gum coloured base that supports the denture teeth. These days, the range of denture teeth available is enormous! Enjoy Having Custom-Made Dentures That Look and Feel Great Here at West Bowmanville Family Dental, we are highly experienced in providing well-fitting dentures, custom-designed to deliver excellent aesthetics and which provide good functionality. Before we design your denture, our dentist in Newcastle will spend some time with you to understand your aims and desires for treatment. Your denture is constructed to ensure your facial muscles are correctly supported, preventing that collapsed-in appearance that is quite common after tooth loss but can be prematurely ageing. We take the time to ensure the correct type of teeth are…

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Aug 31, 2018 by
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Simple Ways to Brighten Your Smile for Autumn

The days might be getting shorter as the seasons slowly change, but with a little help, you can ensure your smile remains its sunniest best. There are some very straightforward dental treatments that can help to rejuvenate the appearance of your teeth, and one of the easiest is to schedule a dental hygiene appointment here at West Bowmanville Family Dental. How Can a Dental Hygiene Appointment Help My Smile? Your regular hygiene appointments are crucial for a healthy smile, and most people need to see a hygienist every six months. However, having your teeth cleaned professionally is also a nice way to freshen your smile. You have probably noticed that after your appointment, your teeth look just that bit brighter and shinier, and have an added sparkle. During your professional dental cleaning in Newcastle, your hygienist will gently clean and polish your teeth, a process that does help to remove…

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Aug 24, 2018 by
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How to Get a Straighter Smile

Would you love a straighter smile but don’t know where to start? West Bowmanville Family Dental is here to help, as we have some excellent cosmetic dentistry treatments to give you a straighter smile you have always desired. Thanks to the introduction of nearly invisible braces, there’s been a considerable increase in the number of adults seeking to straighten up their teeth. One of the most popular orthodontic systems worldwide is called Invisalign which utilizes the very latest computerized technologies. An Invisible Brace That Is Easy to Use Unlike traditional metal braces that are highly visible and tricky to keep clean, Invisalign uses clear BPA-free plastic aligners that fit tightly over your teeth, forming a thin skin that is virtually invisible. Each aligner is custom-designed, applying gentle pressure to precisely move your teeth into positions identified in your treatment plan. All you must do is to wear each set of…

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Aug 17, 2018 by
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