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News

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.

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... READ MORE


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. When... READ MORE


Announcement Regarding COVID-19

Dear Patients and Prospective Patients, Following the recommendations of provincial and local health authorities regarding prevention of Covid-19 spread, we at Dr. Elston Wong Dentistry have decided to suspend all elective dental appointments until the first week of April. At that time, a reassessment will be made as to whether this closure needs to be... READ MORE


8 Ways You’ll Know if It’s Time to See a Dentist

It’s a morning like any other. You’re going about your daily routine, pouring your coffee, getting ready for the day. Then, all of a sudden, it hits you: something’s wrong with your teeth. Something doesn’t feel quite right or look quite like it should. As you examine your mouth in the mirror or rub your jaw,... READ MORE


How to Prepare for Your Child’s First Trip to the Family Dentist

As with regular physical checkups, going to the dentist is standard practice for staying healthy. Adults and teenagers are (for the most part) used to this facet of life, but for young children who haven’t been to the dentist before, the experience can be daunting or even scary. How, then, to get your child acclimated... READ MORE




Happy 2017! Changes coming to Dr. Elston Wong Dentistry

As we have mentioned in the past, we like to use this portion of our website to truly communicate updates to our current (and future) patients.  As it is now January 1 2017, it is the perfect time to provide a glimpse into changes that are coming to Dr. Elston Wong Dentistry in the following... READ MORE


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... READ MORE


Oral hygiene products we recommend, or, The Empire Strikes Plaque

What do I really need to keep my teeth healthy? Or what oral hygiene products are actually important? Any time we walk into a pharmacy, the dental care aisles are invariably a cornucopia of brush types and designs, flosses, rinses, appliances, gels, and who knows what else seemingly designed to confuse and complicate.  So which oral... READ MORE


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