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Do Dental Crowns Feel Natural?


Ever wondered if a dental crown could seamlessly blend in with your teeth, offering not just a fix but a natural feel, too? It absolutely can! In this blog, let’s dive into dental crowns and answer the pressing question of whether dental crowns feel natural.  Dental crowns, also known as tooth caps, are effective dental restorations used to restore the shape, appearance and function of teeth. From preserving a weakened tooth to restoring a damaged tooth, dental crowns are a truly versatile solution.  These dental crowns are custom-made to fit over the natural tooth and blend in with the rest … Continue reading

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Do I Need Root Canal Treatment?


What Is A Root Canal Treatment? A root canal treatment (also known as an endodontic treatment) is a dental treatment used to save a tooth that is infected or severely decayed.  The treatment involves removing the infected or damaged pulp from the inside of the tooth, cleaning and disinfecting the root canals, and then filling and sealing them. Let’s first understand how your teeth work before diving into root canal treatment and how it can help save your smile!  Your Tooth Structure  Our teeth have a structure that consists of different layers and components. Here is a simple overview of … Continue reading

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Four Benefits of Bonding


Dental bonding (also called cosmetic bonding) is an aesthetic service that we offer in our Wyndham dentist office. Although not as popular as whitening and dental veneers, bonding can make a huge impact in the overall look of your smile because of how effective it is. Bonding is essentially a tooth-coloured resin that we shape over your tooth to fill in a surface flaw. Instant Results A bonding treatment requires very little time and can be completed in one appointment. Sometimes, it can be completed the same day that you visit us for an emergency (such as a chipped tooth.) … Continue reading

How Quickly Can Braces Straighten My Teeth?


If you’re thinking about getting teeth straightening in Wyndham — for yourself, your child, or your teen — you probably want to know how long the process takes to complete. When it comes to teeth straightening, the length of the orthodontic process depends on several factors, such as: Age of the patient The type of braces being used How misaligned the teeth are Positioning of the jaws To get the quickest answer on how long you need to wear braces, you’ll want to briefly visit with our Wyndham dentists for a consultation and exam. From there, we’ll evaluate each of … Continue reading

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When Should You Touch Up Your Whitening?


If you whitened your teeth earlier this year, you want your smile to stay bright through the months (and holidays) to come. Knowing what to do to maintain your white smile can help you keep teeth looking brighter for well into the future. Touch ups usually only consist of wearing your whitening tray an hour a day for a few days in a row (not the two weeks like the first time you whitened.) Here are some important times our Wyndham dentists recommend touching up your teeth.   After Every Checkup  During your scale and clean, we’ll polish away any … Continue reading

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Combining Cosmetic Treatments


When it comes to getting the perfect smile makeover, there’s more to it than just achieving teeth that look straighter and whiter. We also work closely with our Wyndham patients to find the right solutions that fit their budget and ideal timelines. Sometimes, it means finding the fastest option available for a last-minute important event. At other times, it involves an affordably savvy procedure until a more complex solution can take place later on. Ultimately, a smile makeover almost always involves more than one type of treatment. In most cases, our Wyndham dentists combine various aesthetic strategies on a tooth-by-tooth … Continue reading

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Low Cost Cosmetic Dentistry


A smile makeover can seem like quite the investment.  Patients with a tighter budget don’t have to feel discouraged.  Wyndham Dental offers several cosmetic dentistry options that are affordable and easily fit into both your short and long-term goals. Bonding If your teeth are slightly crooked and discoloured, you could benefit from cosmetic bonding.  This is a composite type material that’s available in a variety of shades. Our Wyndham dentist will bond it to the front of teeth with minor irregularities, expertly sculpting the material to give you a more uniform smile. Bonding will need to be replaced more often … Continue reading

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Adults in Orthodontics


Is it possible to get straighter teeth with adult orthodontic treatment, without the need for metal braces?  Wyndham patients may be amazed at the invisible technology of what Invisalign clear aligners have to offer.   What is Invisalign? Invisalign is known as a unique orthodontic system that uses a series of removable clear aligners that fit over your teeth to systematically straighten them. They’re computer-generated, custom fit trays that are nearly invisible when worn.   What are the Benefits of Invisalign? “Invisibility” Metal wires and brackets with traditional braces leave most adults wanting to hide out until their treatment is … Continue reading

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The Process of Planning Your New Dental Veneers


You’ve decided to treat yourself to a smile makeover, and dental veneers in Wyndham offer all of the features you’re looking for: whiter teeth, a straighter smile, and fast results. But getting veneers takes a little extra planning compared to just getting a filling or two. When you visit Wyndham Dental to begin the dental veneers process, our experienced team will walk you through several steps of your smile makeover, such as: How Many Veneers You Need When you smile in a photograph, how many teeth are visible? Most of our patients start with six veneers, but some people get … Continue reading

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Are My Wisdom Teeth Coming In?


Your wisdom teeth are the final set of molars to erupt in the mouth. Depending on your age, they can come in during the teenage years or as late as the mid to late-20s. During your routine exams, we’ll take periodic X-rays (every 3-5 years) to view the inside of your jaw and see how the third molars are developing. But whether your wisdom teeth are coming in or not, it doesn’t necessarily mean that they’ll need to be removed.   Wisdom Tooth Evaluations in Wyndham Let our Wyndham dentist know if you’re experiencing any of the following symptoms: Swollen, … Continue reading