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A Barrie Dentist’s Strategies for a Healthier Halloween

As a Barrie dentistry office, we have a full list of things that, in a perfect world, every client would do: brush their teeth for a full two minutes, floss every day, avoid pop and other sugary drinks, and plenty of other little changes that would make a world of difference for their teeth. But,…

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4 Things to Consider When Choosing a Dentist in Barrie

There are several reasons why you might be looking for a new dentist in Barrie. Perhaps you’re new to the area, or maybe you’re just ready for a change. Either way, you’re looking for someone who specializes in the care and maintenance of your oral health, and you want to be certain that whoever you…

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The Invisible Problems Caused by Missing Teeth

If it’s not there, it’s easy to forget. When you’re missing a tooth in the front of your mouth, you likely see the gap every time you look in the mirror, but you might be waiting until you’re more comfortable with dental treatment. However, if you’re missing a tooth in the back of your mouth,…

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How Did I Get This Cavity When I Brush Every Day?!?

Every morning and evening, you brush your teeth for exactly two minutes. You might even have a special timer set up to help make sure you’re brushing as long as you should be. You also make sure to floss twice a day as well. Your teeth almost always are clean and free of food debris,…

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Do You Need to Visit a Barrie Dentist for Canker Sores?

You’re brushing your teeth one morning when the bristles hit something on your inner cheek. You wince, rinse, and take a look. Inside your mouth, there’s something odd. Some kind of whitish sore, and it is painful. But what can you do about it? The good news is that if you find a canker sore…

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Warning Signs of Gum Disease: How to Recognize When You Need Help

We hate to break it to you: even if your teeth feel fine right now, there’s a 70% chance you’re going to have gum disease at some point in your life. 32% of Canadians have gum disease right now! Gum disease (also called periodontal disease) is one of the most common dental problems out there,…

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The Secret to Establishing a Teeth-Cleaning Routine

Life is challenging. From early mornings to late nights, it can be hard to plan ahead for everything life throws at you. Perhaps work takes longer than you think it will, or your alarm doesn’t go off when it should. Minutes can get shaved off, and you don’t notice until it’s time to decide whether…

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3 Teeth-Friendly Snacks Your Kids Will Love

When you’re a parent, finding the right snack for your child can seem like an impossible task, especially if you’re trying to pull everything together in the morning or if your child’s a bit of a picky eater. It’s very tempting to give up and let them have a candy bar, if only so it’s…

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4 Tips to Make Kisses Even Better

It’s February, the month usually associated with hearts, sweets, red and pink decorations, and, of course, romance. As your local dentist office, we can’t officially condone the overindulgence of sugary sweets, but we can fully support sharing the love with your sweetheart. In fact, we’re taking it one step further this year with four of…

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How to Keep Your Smile After the Braces Come Off

You’ve done it – you’ve put in the time, gotten the right orthodontic services, and your braces are ready to come off. There’s so much you’re looking forward to, from eating your favourite foods to smiling without your lips stretching over the braces. As welcoming as this feeling of relief is, it’s important not to…

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