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Lawrence Avenue Dental March 6, 2018
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About Dentures

Dentures are artificial teeth on a plate that looks like gums. How are dentures made One size does not fit all when it comes to dentures. The dentures are custom made to fit your mouth only. The denturist will take a mold of your mouth, including the teeth. Then they will make your denture plate from that mold that it fits perfectly to your mouth shape. It is made from a plastic resin with teeth that can be made from… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental March 31, 2018
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Are Teeth Veneers Right For You

Making the decision about teeth veneers Toronto can be tough; but, your dentist can help you by providing all the information you need. What are veneers Veneers are extremely thin layers of porcelain which is bonded to the teeth. How do veneers work •Veneers are used to hide stains, cracks, and small chips. •They can make your teeth look even in length and help give you a beautiful smile. Will your insurance pay for it That will depend on the… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental April 19, 2019

Braces and Invisalign Differences

Braces and Invisalign Differences - What are they? When it comes to braces, Invisalign® is only one type of braces. So, what is the difference between regular braces and Invisalign®? Speak to Your Dentist To determine the right type of braces for your needs you should see your dentist there are both pros and comes to Invisalign® when compared to traditional braces. Only your dentist can determine what is going to be the best for you Benefits of Invisalign® These… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental March 3, 2019
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Braces in Toronto – Understanding Orthodontics

Unattractive smiles, bad breath, tooth decay and tooth erosion are some of the common dental problems that are never any fun, but with increased problems come solutions. Science has advanced in almost every field over the past few years and the problems that once were impossible to fix are now easier than ever to address. Malocclusion can be defined as the misaligned teeth of the two opposite dental arches, the difference in the relation of the dental arches becomes more… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental September 5, 2019
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Braces Straighter Teeth

Straighter Teeth Achieved at Every Age Whether you are 10 or 60 a straighter, more brilliant smile is the surest way to boost confidence and self-esteem. However, we’ve spoken with adults who are hesitant to undergo the process of straightening their crooked teeth due to the stigma attached to older persons with straightening aids, or because of price. While we can’t do much about the price and a patient’s individual dental benefits, we can talk with our patients about their… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental March 13, 2018
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Broken Tooth Repair

Do you have a broken tooth? Did you know that many dentists can now repair broken teeth? How a broken tooth is repaired There are several ways to repair a broken tooth. A dentist can use the following to fix a broken tooth; • Crowns • Bonding • Veneers • A dental implant; depending on how badly the tooth is broken. Each of these fixes has a different cost and is made of different materials. Each requires a different procedure… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental January 18, 2019
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Can Invisalign Straighten my Smile?

Invisalign in Toronto Are you insecure about your smile? Have you desired a renewed straight smile? Then read further and have a look at the details about Invisalign treatment performed in Toronto by Dr. Lily Lo which serves as ultimate teeth straightening option. What is Invisalign? Invisalign treatment also known as clear aligners is defined as a type of orthodontic device which is utilized for adjusting your teeth and transforming the smile. The clear aligners are the transparent form of… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental March 22, 2018
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Cavity Filling: What you need to know

Cavity Filling Toronto: What you need to know Some people will have cavities and some will not; which one you are, depends on your teeth and how you take care of them. For those who do need a filling, there is some information you need to know. What is a cavity and how do you know if you have one? A cavity is a tooth that has a spot in it that has begun to rot and decay. That spot… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental December 13, 2017
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Christmas Newsletter 2017

  December, 2017 Dear Friends,   Hello everyone!  It’s the Christmas holiday season again and it’s time for my Annual Xmas Newsletter.  Thank you for being our patient and trusting your dental health to the care of Lawrence Avenue Dental, and 16th Avenue Dental.  My associates, hygienists and I always look forward to seeing you and we take pride in giving you and your family excellent dental care.  Thanks, too, for clicking onto this letter and taking the time to… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental March 22, 2018
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Composite Veneers in Toronto

  There are two types of veneers; composite and porcelain. Porcelain lasts longer and are less likely to stain but cost more. How are composite veneers made Composite veneers Toronto are made of a special resin that has the colour of a tooth. The dentist puts thin layer after thin layer of composite resin on your tooth after the tooth has had a special mild chemical applied to it first. The chemical etches the tooth so that the resin will stick… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental June 19, 2019
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Cosmetic Dental Procedures

Most Common Cosmetic Dental Procedures There are various types of cosmetic dental procedures but some of them are more common than others. Here is a rundown of various dental procedures that you might have done. Teeth Whitening One of the most common procedures is teeth whitening or teeth bleaching. This is a very cost-effective option for those who want better-looking teeth. This can be done in the dentist office, but there are also some teeth whitening solutions that you can… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental April 5, 2019
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Cosmetic Dentistry in Toronto

IT'S EASIER THAN EVER BEFORE TO ENHANCE THE LOOK OF YOUR SMILE Cosmetic Dentistry in Toronto Cosmetic dental treatments are the area of dentistry focused around different methods to improve the appearance of your smile - all with a goal to help you smile with complete confidence. From teeth whitening, bonding, re-shaping to crowns and veneers, there are numerous of options to help you smile more! With the advancement in technology and tools, Dr. Lily Lo and her associates can… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental January 30, 2018
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Crowns Or Bridges Which Is A Better Choice For You

Unless you know what a crown bridge Toronto is you really cannot make an informed decision as to which would be the better choice for yourself. The difference between crowns and bridges While both are attached dental pieces directly on the tooth they work slightly differently. The crown A crown is used to cover the top of an injured tooth. Besides reinforcing the injured tooth they can also be utilized to help with alignment, change the shape, and help the… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental August 26, 2019
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Dental Implants Toronto – Oral Care

Oral Care Tips for Dental Implants Dental implants can make your life easier. You want your implants to last you a long time. For those that have dental implants, you may be wondering how you can care for them at home. Use these tips to care for your implants. Dental implants will last you a long time provided you take care of them. They need daily maintenance. The risk of failure increases if you don’t look after the implants every… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental August 12, 2019
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Dental Implants Toronto Dentist

Dental Implants: The Closest Thing to Natural Beyond needing teeth for basic function, such as eating and speaking, your teeth play an important role in your mouth; so, the loss of a tooth can have far-reaching consequences. Those with one or more missing teeth are at a much higher risk for bone loss resulting in facial deformities, gum disease, misalignment and even tooth decay. Fixes, such as dentures can help with some issues due to tooth loss, but they are… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental April 26, 2019
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Dental Veneers for Strong, Healthy Teeth in Toronto

Veneers Toronto A healthy vibrant smile used to be something some people were just born with. With advances in dental technology, strong, straight pearly-whites are now available to everyone in the form of dental veneers. Dental veneers are thin, porcelain or composite resin exterior shells that are fitted over your natural teeth. They enhance smiles and correct natural imperfections. They can also be used to fix cavities, whiten teeth permanently, or mend one or more broken or chipped teeth. So,… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental February 27, 2018
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Dental X-Rays: How Often Should You Have X-rays

Dentistry uses dental x-rays for a variety of reasons. Your first visit to a new dentist will often include x-rays, this gives the new dentist a good overview of your teeth and the jaw bones. What are dental x-rays Dental x-rays Toronto are the same type of x-rays (electromagnetic imaging) used in hospitals to see broken bones and other things. The only difference with dental imaging is how they are taken. The imaging machine is set so it can spin… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental May 19, 2019
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Do Composite Veneers Ruin your Teeth?

Do composite veneers ruin your teeth? You might be wondering about composite veneers and if they might ruin your teeth. There are a few things you need to understand about veneers and how they impact your mouth and teeth. About Veneers Whenever you want to improve your smile sometimes having your teeth cleaned or whitened is not enough. When you have significant staining on your teeth or your teeth or otherwise don't look the way that you want them to… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental March 27, 2018
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Doing Root Canal Therapy In Toronto

You are in the dentist chair because your one tooth has been giving you pain for a few days or a week and your dentist says “You need root canal therapy.” Do not freak out, having a root canal therapy Toronto can save your tooth instead of it having to be extracted. What is root canal therapy? It is a procedure in which the pulp of the tooth is removed and then the tooth is filled and sealed. Why have… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental December 5, 2017
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Family Dentistry

How To Afford Dental Care For The Whole Family On A Budget Dental care is essential whatever your age and whatever your financial situation. If you are on a budget, you may have concerns about receiving the care you need to maintain a healthy mouth and to prevent problems. However, there are many ways to receive family dentistry Toronto without breaking the bank. 1. Research Your Options Research dentists near you to find out which offer family dentistry services at… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental April 21, 2018

How can I find affordable dental implants in Toronto

Are you wondering how you can find affordable dental implants Toronto? First, you have to consider the whole procedure and the people that work the entire process before you can really compare prices and decide if one dentist is more affordable than another. Dental implants procedure and process You cannot just walk into the office and say I want dental implants and walk out with them. There is a process that is necessary to have dental implants done, and that… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental November 28, 2017
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How do Dental Implants Work?

  Have you thought about having dental implants? Maybe just wondered how dental implants work? Keep reading we will answer the question how dental implants work and a few other questions. What are dental implants? Dental implants are usually cylinder or post made from titanium and are placed in your jawbone by an experienced Orthodontist. How do dental implants work? Dental implants Toronto work just like normal teeth. The only exception is that the implant is secured onto a post… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental April 15, 2018
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How Do I Find an Expert in Cosmetic Dentistry in Toronto?

Only an expert in cosmetic dentistry Toronto can help you achieve the smile you’ve always dreamed of. To find the right dentist for your procedure, you’ll need to do some research. Ask for Recommendations If you have any friends, family members, or coworkers in Toronto who have received cosmetic dentistry, ask them for their recommendations. You should also ask for referrals from other medical professionals, such as your doctor or general dentist. Learn About Training and Education Vet potential dentists… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental April 5, 2018
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How Long Do Dentist Appointments in Toronto Take?

To plan for your dentist appointments Toronto, you need to know how long the checkup is likely to take. You can also make inferences about the quality of the clinic, to some extent, by finding out how long the appointments are. Average Appointment Times Whereas it is possible to find 30-minute dental appointments with a Toronto dentist, it is better to pick a clinic that offers appointments of around one hour. Just 30 minutes is rarely enough time for your… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental March 29, 2018
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How Long Does a Teeth Cleaning in Toronto Usually Take?

When scheduling your appointment, it is useful to know how long a teeth cleaning Toronto is likely to take. The answer will depend on how long it has been since your last teeth cleaning and how well you take care of your oral hygiene. The Average Appointment Length If you’ve been receiving regular dental cleanings, your appointment will likely last around 30 minutes. Those with sensitive teeth or a fear of the dentist can expect a slightly longer appointment, as… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental April 8, 2018
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How Long Should I Wait to Eat After Getting a Filling in Toronto?

After getting a filling Toronto, your mouth will be numb from the anesthesia. This can make eating dangerous, as you could accidentally bite your tongue or injure the soft tissues of your mouth. Your mouth may also feel sore and your teeth sensitive for a while. By being careful about when and what you eat, you can reduce discomfort. When Can You Eat? After receiving a filling, you will likely need to wait around one hour before you can eat.… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental April 24, 2018
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How much do braces cost in Toronto?

The amount dental braces cost Toronto depends on the type of braces you need. The average runs from $3,000 to $7,000 nationally. Types of braces and their costs First, your orthodontist will determine which braces will best suit your needs whether they are traditional style or invisible braces. The traditional style is much smaller and more comfortable than ever before so do not be afraid if the orthodontist says that invisible braces will not work for you. The invisible style or… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental April 27, 2018

How safe is sedation dentistry in Toronto?

  Sedation dentistry Toronto is very safe and can help patients receive the dental care they need while reducing their anxieties and fears. What is sedation dentistry Sedation dentistry uses sedation in order to reduce a patient’s anxiety and ears about dental procedures; including children. Children are most often the ones who will have the most anxiety and fear about the dentist but some adults are also and sedation dentistry allows for a safe relaxed dental procedure to be done.… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental April 18, 2018
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How To Afford Dental Care For The Whole Family On A Budget

Dental care is very essential whatever your age and whatever your financial situation is. If you are on a very tight budget, you may have a lot of concern about receiving the care you need to maintain a healthy mouth and to prevent future dental problems. However, there are many ways to receive family dentistry in Toronto without breaking the bank. 1. Research Your Options Research dentists near you to find out which offer family dentistry services at a fair… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental November 9, 2018
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How to Properly Use Dental Floss

  How To Properly Use Dental Floss Most people brush their teeth a couple of times per day but many neglect a very important part of cleaning their teeth which is using dental floss. So, do you know how to dental floss? Many people don't know the proper procedure for using and dental floss. This guide should help you learn how to properly use your dental floss to clean your teeth. Why use Dental Floss? When you use your toothbrush… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental December 19, 2017
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Invisalign in Toronto

We all have heard of Invisalign Toronto by now, however, some of us may not understand what it is or how it works. We have some answers for you on those questions. What is Invisalign Invisalign is the newest way to straighten teeth without anyone knowing if you do not tell them. It is much more comfortable than traditional braces and takes less time than traditional braces to straighten teeth. What is the difference •There is a few difference between… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental April 3, 2019
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Invisalign Treatments in Toronto

A recent study has found that more than 4 million people in Canada are in the care of an orthodontic specialist. Well-aligned teeth, lips, and jaws work in sync to produce a lovely and healthy smile and have a great impact on your personality and when it comes to oral health, Canada is considered among the World leaders. With increasing dental issues, scientists are finding new solutions to address the problems and Invisalign has transformed the orthodontic treatments to a… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental January 23, 2018
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Laser Gum Contouring In Toronto

You may not have heard of laser gum contouring Toronto before. We are going to discuss gum contouring; the pros and cons, how it is done, and what you can expect. What is laser gum contouring Using a laser the dentist will remove some of the gum that is too thick or loose. You do not want loose gum tissue as food could get caught in it and cause infection. How is the procedure performed The procedure is generally performed… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental March 27, 2018
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Looking For Dental Services

Looking for dental services Toronto? With our busy lives, it is more convenient to find a dental office that offers as many dental services in one place as possible. The dental services The dental services Toronto we provide are; • Family and general dental services • Orthodontics • Cosmetic dentistry • Sedation dentistry • Dental implants • TMJ • Invisalign Being a family dentist, we can see kids through their teens, as well as, those late teens up to 100… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental November 21, 2017
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Making Beautiful Smiles in Toronto

Do you feel insecure over your smile? Hide your mouth behind your hand or not smile for pictures? It is time to fix that problem, with cosmetic dentistry. Cosmetic dentistry Toronto Cosmetic dentistry Toronto can help give you a beautiful smile that will give you more self-confidence. You will be able to smile for pictures without worrying how your teeth look. What is cosmetic dentistry? Cosmetic dentistry involves veneers, bonding, laser gun contouring, and crowns and bridges. Veneers are thin… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental February 6, 2018
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Nitrous Oxide Sedation In Dentistry

If you have ever been sedated at the dentist, then chances are it was a nitrous oxide that was used. What is nitrous oxide Nitrous Oxide (laughing gas) is a colorless, semi-sweet smelling, nonflammable gas that can be used for a mild sedation. Typically nitrous oxide lasts about 5 minutes. If the dentist needs you sedated longer they will add another agent with it. How is nitrous oxide used Nitrous oxide used in dentistry is typically inhaled through a mask.… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental July 5, 2019
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Oral Health and Heart Health

The Link Between Oral and Heart Health May Be Surprising With ever-increasing research supporting links between oral and overall health, is it any surprise that our Lawrence Avenue Dental team, led by family dentist, Dr. Lily Lo, supports a collaborative approach to health care for all patients? “For years we have closely followed studies looking at how general health issues, such as diabetes, can negatively impact a patient’s oral health; and conversely, how patients prone to periodontal disease may be… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental November 14, 2017
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Orthodontics Treatments Toronto

Orthodontics Treatments Toronto If you need orthodontics treatments Toronto, visit us, we have the best orthodontists around. What Orthodontics treatments do we do? We offer all the orthodontic treatments from traditional metal braces to braces that made of clear or tooth covered materials, and of course, the newest way to straighten your teeth Invisalign. Our orthodontists are all experienced and will make you feel at ease. Who needs orthodontic treatments? When you think of braces you usually think of teens,… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental August 5, 2019
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Pros and Cons of Dental Bonding

The Pros and Cons of Dental Bonding Have you wanted to do something about that stained tooth, or maybe the gap between your teeth that has been driving you crazy, but don’t want to spend the time or money on porcelain veneers? We invite you to talk with our Lawrence Avenue Dental team about the benefits of dental bonding, a simple and economic procedure to restore your smile. Dental bonding is typically done to help people address minor dental issues… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental March 22, 2018
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Sedation Dentistry Toronto

Sedation Dentistry Toronto Many children and even adults are scared at just the thought of going to the dentist. What is sedation dentistry? Sedation dentistry Toronto puts you under sedation during procedures so that you have less pain. You will not be awake during drilling to fix a cavity or extract a tooth. Sedation is also used during oral surgery and for total extraction in which every tooth you have is pulled. Forms of dental sedation There are a few… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental December 26, 2017
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The Benefits Of Dental Cleaning

There are several benefits to having a dental cleaning done by the dentist. The most obvious of course is a whiter, brighter, more beautiful smile. Benefits of dental cleaning • Dental cleaning Toronto really helps prevent cavities; it also can alert the        dentist to issues as soon as they start. •The dentist can get more plaque off your teeth than you can at home with      just brushing and floss. This helps prevent decay and the beginning… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental August 13, 2018
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The Mouth-Body Connection

Poor oral hygiene is a problem that can result in many serious ailments. Remember your mouth is the gateway to your body. If you do not have good dental health you do not have good overall health. That is a fact. For instance gum disease could alert you to issues with heart disease or diabetes. Loose teeth can be an indication of osteoporosis. When you neglect your teeth and stop routine visits to the dentist, bacteria can build up on… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental June 16, 2019
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Thumb Sucking and the Impact on Oral Health

Thumb sucking is a common practice among infants and young children. Children suck on various things to pacify themselves. This could be fingers, pacifiers, thumbs and other objects that help the children to soothe themselves and also aids them in feeling secure and elated. You may often see a young child soothing him to sleep sucking his thumb. Thumb sucking can be quite detrimental for the teeth. With the onset of permanent teeth, sucking may cause changes in the roof… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental March 20, 2018
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Toronto Is Your Smile Crooked

If you have crooked teeth, your smile is affected as you do not want to smile and show your teeth. How do crooked teeth affect you Not only do crooked teeth affect your smile but they also affect your oral health and overall health. Crooked teeth can are caused by 4 things; genetics, bad habits, injury, and timing. Genetics are the uncontrollable reason of crooked teeth; you cannot control your genes so you have no choice in whether your teeth… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental December 27, 2018
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Types of Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry is the process of improving and enhancing a dental patient’s teeth and/or smile. Some improvement examples are from having crooked teeth to discoloured teeth. Cosmetic dentistry can improve one’s self-esteem by improving their smile. Here are some common types of cosmetic dentistry: Teeth Whitening Teeth Whitening is one of the most popular cosmetic dental procedures provided by dentists. Whitening can be used to remove yellow colouring or stains caused by tobacco use, drinks such as coffee, tea or… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental February 5, 2019
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What are Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain Veneers There are many different dental procedures that you can have done. To improve your smile you may get what is called porcelain veneers. Here is everything you need to know about these veneers and how they can benefit you. Porcelain veneers are essentially thin pieces of tooth-colored porcelain. These are submitted to the front of your natural teeth. They can address aesthetic as well as physical problems with your teeth. They are also permanent so you have to… Read More


What are the best jaw exercises for TMJ

TMJ can be very painful and costly if you allow your joint pain to go on too long but there are exercises that can help manage the pain.Check out TMJ Toronto. You should go see your dentist if you are experiencing jaw pain or other symptoms of TMJ. Symptoms of TMJ Symptoms of TMJ include; Jaw pain Aching in or around your ear Painful chewing Facial pain or ache Locking of joint Clicking or snapping in joint Causes of TMJ… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental March 17, 2019
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What is Dental Bonding?

Dental Bonding When you have dental bonding done this process takes a resign material which looks like the color of teeth and this is applied to the teeth. It’s a durable plastic type of material and it’s hardened with a light and this then bonds to the tooth which then improves your overall smile and the look of the mouth. When is Dental Bonding Used? There are several reasons that dental bonding might be used including: You have decayed teeth… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental February 20, 2018
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What Is Teeth Bonding And Who Would Use It

A tooth bonding is a painless dental procedure which can be used for many different reasons. How does dental bonding work? The dentist uses a special resin that has the colour of a tooth, which he places on your damaged tooth, then helps it cure with a special light. Once the last layer is hard, the dentist, will then polish and shape it to look like your natural teeth. No one will ever be able to tell that the tooth… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental April 2, 2018
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What Is the Average Cost of Dental Implants in Toronto?

Before starting treatment, you need to know the average cost dental implants Toronto. This will help you decide if a dental implant is the right option for you. Average Costs Dental implants usually costs between $1,500 and $6,000, but they can cost as much as $20,000. The exact amount varies according to the complexity of the treatment. For instance, if your jawbone is too weak to support an implant, you will need bone grafting, which incurs extra expenses. Another factor… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental April 12, 2018

What Is the Best Sensitive Toothpaste in Toronto?

To find the best sensitive toothpaste Toronto, it’s a good idea to look at the ingredients. There are three main ingredients that help reduce sensitivity. Trying products with one, two, or even all three will have different effects on your teeth and help you to start enjoying your favorite foods again. Potassium Nitrate Potassium nitrate stops the nerves in your teeth sending signals to your brain that a temperature hurts. Toothpaste can contain up to 5 percent potassium nitrate. After… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental March 25, 2018
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What Is the Best Toothpaste for Sensitive Teeth in Toronto?

If you have sensitive teeth, you’ll benefit from the best toothpaste for sensitive teeth Toronto. By treating your sensitive teeth, you’ll be able to eat your favorite foods again without discomfort. Sensodyne Repair and Protect As Sensodyne specializes in toothpaste for sensitive teeth, you know you’re receiving the best when you pick this brand. The Repair and Protect toothpaste is an especially good option, as it strengthens tooth structure. The toothpaste also contains potassium nitrate, which desensitizes the nerve as… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental April 3, 2018
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What Is the Best Toothpaste for Sensitive Teeth in Toronto?

At Lawrence Avenue Dental, we want you to be free of dental pain. Your Toronto dentist knows that one common source of dental pain is sensitive teeth. Teeth are sometimes so sensitive that they make brushing painful, leading to a vicious cycle where patients become less likely to take care of their teeth as it gets more and more painful to care for them. We care about your health, so we recommend that you use a special toothpaste if you… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental December 12, 2017
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What Is The Temporomandibular Joint

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the 2 joints which hook the lower jaw bone to the skull. This joint and the 3 ligaments that help attach it to the skull allows us to chew our food, yawn, and talk. Problems with TMJ Many people suffer from problems with TMJ, which can be very painful. TMJ problems can be caused by; • Injury • Misalignment or erosion of the disk • Damage caused by arthritis What are the symptoms of temporomandibular… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental June 9, 2019
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What is Tooth Sensitivity

Are you experiencing sensitive teeth? Our dentist Dr. Lily Lo at Lawrence Avenue Dental shares her insight and interesting facts about sensitive teeth. Tooth sensitivity is the discomfort caused by a cold or hot sensation to the dentin. Dentin is basically the layer under the hard enamel of the teeth. When the dentin is exposed, it means it has lost its protective covering and the nerves and roots are also exposed, making the teeth lose its buffer. Since the nerve… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental March 22, 2018
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Why A Dentist–Patient Relationship Matters

Although you may seek treatment from a periodontist, cosmetic dentist, or orthodontist on occasion, most of your dental care comes from your general dentist. To gain the best experience from general dentistry Toronto, it is important to build a close relationship with your dentist for several reasons. 1. Overcome Your Anxiety It is common to feel anxious about going to the dentist. This is often due to a sense that you don’t know what to expect or a worry that… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental February 13, 2018
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Why You Should Have Bi-annual Dental Checkups

The main reason you should have a bi-annual dental checkups Toronto is to ensure that your teeth are healthy and have no cavities. Early detection of dental problems will lead to better prognosis However, there are some other reasons to have bi-annual dental check-ups. What are the purpose of a dental checkup  • The main thing a dental checkup is looking for is cavities or other teeth           related issues. • They will also look for irregularities… Read More

Lawrence Avenue Dental July 26, 2019
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Your Dental Visit Toronto

Your dentist or hygienist visually inspects your mouth for tooth decay, periodontal disease and oral cancer. One or more of the following procedures may be used to better assess your oral health. Cavity Exploration Your dentist may use a thin metal pick (explorer) to evaluate the enameled surfaces of your teeth, looking for soft spots, which often are an early sign of tooth decay. Probing for Pockets One of the best measures of the health of your gums is the… Read More

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