SmileCentre Blog

How Modern Dental Tech Improves Detection of Oral Cancer

September 30, 2023

Oral CancerOral cancer is a serious and life-threatening condition that affects thousands of Americans every year. The key to improving survival rates, however, can be found in early detection and prompt treatment. 

With modern dental technology, dentists have powerful tools to improve the detection of oral abnormalities and increase the chances of identifying oral cancer in its early stages. 

This new wave of dental technology, specifically the VELscope used at The Smile Centre, is a game-changer for oral cancer screenings. 

VELscope for Detecting Oral Abnormalities

VELscope is a cutting-edge technology used by dental professionals as a new standard for oral cancer…

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BOTOX® for Beginners: A Step-by-Step Guide to Your First Treatment

September 15, 2023

BOTOX® BOTOX® Cosmetic and dermal fillers have become increasingly popular choices for facial rejuvenation, helping millions of people achieve smoother skin. 

However, many individuals considering these treatments for the first time may have questions about the process. Learning everything you can ahead of time is always a good idea!

Learn what to expect during your first BOTOX or dermal filler treatment with The Smile Centre, ensuring that you feel confident and well-informed when making your final choice. 

Initial Consultation and Assessment

The first step in your BOTOX or dermal filler journey is to schedule an initial consultation with the qualified and experienced…

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You Aren't Brushing Your Teeth Properly

July 31, 2023

Teeth Brushing Brushing your teeth is probably the start of your morning and, by this point in your life, as part of your routine as breathing or eating. With this much experience, surely you know what you’ve been doing, right? Chances are, no. In fact, most people, though they brush their teeth, do an inadequate job that, at worst, can lead to significant oral health issues, and, at best, isn’t protecting the integrity and strength of their teeth. This may not mean much in the short term, but as we age and our teeth are worn down naturally, the effect of poor teeth brushing can accumulate into something more. Taking care of your oral health is something we all know…

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What To Expect After Invisalign® Treatment

July 15, 2023

In a study, most Americans responded that when meeting a person for the first time they notice their smile above anything else. The confidence an owned smile can give is something unparalleled and only something you realize after being embarrassed to show your smile. Though it shouldn’t, getting braces or wearing corrective oral gear is usually associated with some level of shame or embarrassment. Thankfully, Invisalign® helps alleviate that by providing a relatively unnoticeable, invisible form of corrective oral gear that can help you uncover the radiant smile you’ve always had and return a sense of confidence to the aspect of you people notice first! If you’ve been…

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Category: Invisalign

Veneers vs. Crowns, Which Option Should I Choose?

June 30, 2023

hand in gloves placing dental crowns on teeth impressionBoth porcelain veneers and dental crowns involve placing a manufactured false tooth over your existing teeth to fix some kind of dental problem. This could be a damaged tooth, or a series of crooked or unaligned teeth that you would like to fix so your smile has a better overall appearance. But it can be tough to decide which option is best for you. Do you go with a set of veneers to give yourself a perfectly aligned smile? Or do you go with a bridge of crowns to correct a missing tooth or section of your smile? The Smile Centre is here to help you navigate these questions, continue reading to find out more.


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How Do I Know if Porcelain Veneers Are Right for Me?

June 15, 2023

Dental assistant with mint green glove cleaning patient's porcelain veneers with q-tipPorcelain veneers can be a fantastic dental correction option for individuals that are not happy with their overall smile. These tooth coverings allow for the correction of various flaws in your teeth from chips, to discoloration, to general misshapen teeth. However, porcelain veneers are a permanent solution as your teeth have to be slightly filed down so that these coverings can adhere to them. From that point on your tooth correction options will simply be limited to replacing your veneers. Continue reading to find out more if porcelain veneers are the proper tooth correction treatment for you.

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Gain Your Confidence Back With a Smile Makeover

May 31, 2023

smile makeover

Whether you want to brighten up your teeth or you're ready to make a huge change to your smile once and for all, you can look and feel your best with a smile makeover. At The Smile Centre, we can help you get the smile you deserve! 

What Is a Smile Makeover?

At The Smile Centre, our smile makeovers are a one-stop shop for getting the smile you’ve always wanted. A smile makeover is a series…

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The Best Teeth Whitening System: Zoom!

May 15, 2023

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Yellow or stained teeth can take away your confidence and change how you feel about yourself. That is why at The Smile Centre, we are passionate about helping you get rid of those tooth stains to give you a sparkly smile you’ve always dreamed of! With our amazingly effective teeth whitening system, Zoom!, you can get a boost of confidence with a healthy smile.

What Is Zoom!?

Zoom! is a teeth whitening service that is done in our office. Zoom! can enhance your smile and make…

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Category: Teeth Whitening

Will I Need Sedation for My Dental Treatment?

April 30, 2023

Beautiful senior woman having dental treatment at dentist's office.Sedation dentistry helps induce calmness and create comfort during your dental visit. For some patients, sedation is helpful when getting a root canal or having a dental implant placed. For others, it may be needed for routine services like dental fillings or even for cleanings and examinations. Understanding the varying needs of our patients, we are pleased to offer a range of sedation options that can safely be used during any of the treatments we offer.

 Types of …

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Does Stress Harm Teeth?

April 15, 2023

Asia man hand on cheek face as suffering from facial painEveryone experiences acute stress from time to time. Generally speaking, this can result in temporary discomfort but poses no serious health risks. However, ongoing and long-term stress is different. Impacting the body systemically, sustained stress increases the chances of heart attack and stroke, contributes to hypertension, and is linked to type 2 diabetes. In addition, it can cause skin problems and acne, exacerbate asthma, and act as a catalyst for mood disorders, depression, and anxiety. It can also do incredible amounts of damage to the teeth.

Stress impacts the teeth in many ways – some direct, some behavioral…

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