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Dental Treatment and In-Office Case Examples News Posts

It’s Time to Speak the Truth About Root Canals

For too long, the root canal has been the victim of a decades-old smear campaign. It’s one of the procedures patients dread the most, but it’s also one of the most important and – surprise! – it’s less painful than the pain caused by the bad tooth in the first place. It’s time to give…

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How Sedation Dentistry Helps Patients Every Day

There’s twenty-four hours to go until your dental appointment, and you’re already feeling nervous. Maybe your hands are shaking, or your stomach is turning. Visiting a dentist at least once every six months is essential for your oral health, but what options do you have when the very idea of walking into an office makes…

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Why Your Barrie Dentist Might Recommend Dental Sealants

From an early age, we all learn the importance of brushing and flossing. However, despite our best efforts, our teeth can put up a good fight. Some teeth have such deep crevices and grooves that it’s almost inevitable that food will get stuck – and when it does, it can quickly turn into a cavity….

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Velscope VX Oral Cancer Screening tool now available!

We at Dr. Elston Wong Dentistry are proud to introduce the awesome Velscope VX, a handheld light that allows users to detect changes in oral skin tissue way before such changes may be detectable to the naked eye.  It is useful as an oral cancer screening tool  (and other dysplastic epithelium) and has even won…

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The three tiered cost of dental treatment, or “You better pick door #1”

When people complain about the cost of dental treatment, there is often one factor that has not been considered:  barring accidents, almost all dental problems could have been prevented.  For one reason or another, steps were not taken to prevent the problems, and they were allowed to progress until they became expensive to fix.  This…

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Orthodontics for crooked front teeth: the Dentsply mtm system is here!

Have crooked front teeth but don’t want braces?  The MTM (minor tooth movement) solution has arrived at Dr. Elston Wong’s Barrie dental office!  If you have been spending time looking at some mild spacing , mild crowding, rotations or just uneven front teeth, MTM clear aligners can be a simple, cost-effective and braces-free way to…

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