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Is Your Smile Ready for the Party Season?

It might be hard to believe, but it is nearly the end of the year, and of course, that means it is very nearly the party season. Lots of people will spend time and money ensuring they look their best, by purchasing a new outfit, or by following a new eating or fitness regime, but have you considered your smile? If your teeth are looking dingy or discoloured, there are lots of things you can do to help rejuvenate their appearance. Now is the perfect opportunity to take action, so by the time you attend your first party, you’ll have the sparkling smile you desire. The easiest place to start is by seeing your dentist in Bowmanville, and especially if you haven’t had a check-up for a while. It is essential to ensure your teeth are healthy before you have any type of cosmetic dentistry, and it will help the…

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Nov 2, 2018 by
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How to Get a Beautiful White Smile

When you grin at yourself in the mirror, do your teeth look dull or discoloured, and not at all as you’d like? Your lifestyle choices, such as smoking, drinking coffee and tea, or liking highly coloured foods can all stain your teeth. Also, tooth discolouration is a natural part of ageing, which is why a beautifully white smile is so strongly associated with youthfulness. If this is all sounding a little too familiar, we have an excellent and very safe and effective solution here at West Bowmanville Family Dental, and that is to have a professional teeth whitening treatment. Why Choose a Professional Teeth Whitening Treatment? Hopefully, you value your natural teeth and want to keep them looking and feeling strong and healthy for as long as possible. You can purchase over-the-counter or other whitening treatments, but please remember this is a dental procedure and unless conducted correctly, has the…

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Oct 5, 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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Rejuvenate Your Smile with Professional Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening is an extremely popular and affordable dental treatment here in Newcastle, which is hardly surprising because it can quickly rejuvenate the appearance of your teeth. When done correctly, teeth whitening is fast, effective and very safe, so how could help your smile? Why Consider Teeth Whitening? This can be a great treatment if you have looked in the mirror recently only to discover your teeth look somewhat discolored. Over the years lifestyle habits such as smoking, drinking coffee, tea or red wine can all take their toll on your tooth color, turning them from pearly white to a dingy gray or yellow. Unfortunately, tooth discoloration affects us as we age. This is because tooth enamel gradually becomes thinner, exposing more of your natural tooth color which is just underneath the enamel in your tooth dentin. Why Choose a Professional Teeth Whitening Treatment? While it is possible to buy…

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Feb 16, 2018 by
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How to get whiter teeth

1- Fruit juice may seem healthy and full of vitamins and nutrients, is also high in acid and sugar levels.   The following image illustrates the sugar content of some common items. 2-Other foods that may seem healthy but have a high acid content can be a problem for your mouth.  Acidic foods can cause sensitive teeth and wear of your enamel over time. Some examples include grape fruits or consuming oranges.  Often we recommend not brushing right away after acidic items are eaten so as to not cause the acids to be directly applied on the root surfaces.  We do recommend drinking water and sugar free gum after such items are eaten. 3-Sports drinks are another culprit of high acid and sugar content that can cause decay and stain your teeth.  Bananas, water and proteins before working out are recommended instead. 4-Certain foods and drinks have strong pigments that…

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Jun 9, 2015 by
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