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Here are articles that we feel are of dental interest for our patients and non-patients alike! Read these articles to learn our own dental perspective.

Once Tooth Enamel is Lost, Can Your Dentist Replace It?

You’ve probably heard about tooth enamel at least once or twice in your life. You’ve heard that it’s important, that it’s strong, and that you have to protect it. But with all the advancements in dental services the past few decades, it’s hard to take the warnings seriously. After all, if you lose a tooth,... READ MORE


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,... READ MORE


Why is it Important to Have a Barrie Family Dentist?

You already know that good oral care is important for the whole family. From the youngest member of your household to the oldest, their teeth need to be kept clean and healthy, and just brushing and flossing won’t do the trick. For consistent, lifelong care, you need the attention of a dentist. Barrie has many... READ MORE


Exciting News – We’re Moving!

It's true - on April 23, 2021, Dr. Elston Wong Dentistry will be moving! We couldn't be more excited for the change, and we think you'll love the new location as much as we do. Our new address will be: 222 Mapleview Dr W Unit 2 Barrie ON L4N 9E7 We'll be taking a week to get everything set... READ MORE


Do You Have Any of These Signs of a Changing Smile?

You lost your baby teeth a long time ago. You’ve gone through the growing pains of your teeth settling in your teenage years, and now that your adult set of teeth are here to stay, you can quit worrying about how they might change...right? Your teeth, just like the rest of your body, will continue to... READ MORE


Our Best Tips for Getting Rid of Anxiety About Dental Services

  Fear of the dentist isn’t uncommon. In fact, it’s estimated that 36% of people experience some kind of dental anxiety. When you’re dealing with fear or anxiety around the idea of a visit to your dental office, you’re much more likely to engage in an activity called dental avoidance. Dental avoidance is - as the... READ MORE


3 Common Lies About Dental Office Treatments

There are plenty of reasons someone might put off a visit to their local dentist’s office. Perhaps they’re worried about pain management, or about what the dentist might think of their teeth (don’t worry - we’ve seen it all before, and we don’t judge). However, their reason for not visiting might be tied to misinformation... READ MORE


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... READ MORE


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... READ MORE


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... READ MORE


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