General Dentistry

Posted: October 30, 2020
If you are experiencing tooth pain, see a dentist as quickly as possible. Toothaches can have a number of potential causes. Dentists are uniquely trained to help alleviate your pain and identify the underlying reason for your discomfort. At The Smile Centre, we offer a full spectrum of general… Read Full Post
Posted: October 26, 2020
If you are experiencing tooth pain or sensitivity, you may have an infected tooth. A tooth infection, also referred to as an abscess, is a pocket of pus trapped within your tooth. If left untreated, the infection can spread to the tooth roots and may require emergency dentistry, such as a root… Read Full Post
Posted: July 08, 2020
Root canal treatment provides the amazing advantage of saving a vulnerable tooth. Root canal treatment – also called endodontic treatment – saves the tooth by removing the infected tissue.  What is the reason for needing a root canal? There is an infection in the soft tissue inside of a tooth’s… Read Full Post
Posted: June 11, 2020
As we all are at home more these days, you may be wondering what you can do to keep your teeth and gums healthy. You may be trying to avoid unnecessary dental visits and medical care during this time. Here are a few tips for how you can keep your oral health in tip-top shape: Brush every morning… Read Full Post
Posted: May 05, 2020
We hope this message finds you and your loved ones in good health. Our community has been through a lot over the last few months and all of us are looking forward to resuming our normal habits and routines. While many things have changed, one thing has remained the same: our commitment to safety.… Read Full Post
Posted: October 14, 2019
Walking down the toothbrush aisle in stores may seem extremely intimidating. So many brands are available, different types of bristles, should you go with electric or regular? So many questions may be circulating your head as soon as you step foot in the row. Here are some tricks to follow to… Read Full Post
Posted: September 06, 2019
Not many people are aware of the fact that many types of herbs can be used in the relief of toothache pain.  Natural herbs such as cloves, calendula, yarrow and tarragon can be used to help relieve the pain until you can get to the dentist.  For many years, different cultures have counted on… Read Full Post
Posted: July 30, 2019
Often times, perception is slow to catch up with reality. In the case of root canal therapy, this is especially true. Modern medicine has almost made the root canal a completely painless procedure. But the pain associated with dental procedures of yesteryear has been so heavily ingrained in our… Read Full Post
Posted: March 12, 2019
It’s literally an unnerving process. For many people, the thought of having a nerve removed from inside their teeth during a root canal is nothing short of unnerving. But would root canals be such a common dental procedure if the pain was intolerable? Find out just how much pain you can expect… Read Full Post
Posted: August 03, 2018
Patients can expect their dental implants to last a lifetime, and these restorations have a success rate over 95 percent. However, without proper maintenance, they may fail earlier than expected. People can develop peri-implantitis, which is an inflammatory process that destroys the hard and soft… Read Full Post