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Dental Implants: The Best Tooth Restoration For You?

Do you have any missing or decayed teeth? If so, dental implants might be a great option for you!  Dental implants are artificial tooth roots that are surgically inserted into your jawbone. Made from materials such as titanium, the implant fuses with the bone to provide a solid base for the prosthetic tooth that will be connected on top.  Used for over 50 years, dental implants are a trusted and long-lasting solution for anyone who wants to restore their smile.  Are Dental Implants Worth It?  At Wyndham Dental, we understand the impact of having missing or decayed teeth. It can … Continue reading

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Early Orthodontic Treatment: When’s The Best Age To Start?

Early orthodontic treatment is the ideal way to catch budding problems with your child’s developing mouth and jaw in its earliest and more easily correctible stages. This type of dental treatment can be used to intercept common problems such as overcrowding, misaligned teeth, incorrect bites etc. in order to reduce the severity of problems that will arise as your child grows into an adult. When’s the best age to start, however? We usually recommend starting early orthodontic treatment between the ages of 7 and 10. Starting early orthodontic treatment this young while your child’s jawbone is still malleable and developing … Continue reading


Understanding Toothaches & Tooth Nerve Damage

Ever had a toothache and know just how painful it can get? A toothache is a sign of dental nerve damage, and this is a common problem that can occur due to several different reasons including decay, injury, wisdom teeth impactions etc. Once nerve damage has occurred, there isn’t much you can do about it from home without the help of a dental professional. The first thing you need to do when experiencing a toothache is seek help from a dentist for a detailed checkup. Once you come in, our dentist will be able to evaluate and see if this … Continue reading


All-On-4 Vs All-On-6 Dental Implants: Which is The Best For You?

All-On-4 and All-On-6 dental implants can help fix the missing gaps in your smile and restore your confidence. But what’s the difference between the two and how do you know what’s the best implant method for you?  In this article, we’ve outlined some of the common questions people have before getting a dental implant. Once you are familiar with the differences and benefits of both implant types, we can help you select the best fit for your smile.  What is All-On-4 Dental Implants?  All-On-4 dental implants consist of four dental implants that are fitted into your lower and upper jawbones. … Continue reading


Your Guide To Picking Out The Right Dental Care Products

The oral care market has boomed and while this array of options may be a great thing, customers also need to know what exactly is best for their own teeth, tongue and gums. Here’s a handy guide to keep in mind when you’re next browsing through the shelves for any kind of dental care product! Toothbrush 1. Bristles We always recommend opting for soft bristles, especially if you have sensitive teeth and gums. Hard bristles can actually be more damaging to your enamel, which is the outer layer of your tooth that plays a vital role in protection and keeping … Continue reading


How To Make Your Implant-Supported Dentures Last

If you’re looking for a more comfortable option to your conventional dentures, implant-supported dentures may be the best solution for you! Secured to your jaw using as few as 2 to 6 dental implants, these overdentures can replace a full set of teeth and if properly maintained can last for up to 20 years (or longer!). Here’s what you need to do in terms of maintenance to ensure your investment lasts: Non-abrasive toothpaste Bacteria are as capable of accumulating on your prosthetic teeth just as much as natural teeth. The only way to reduce or avoid your chances of cavities … Continue reading


Why Are My Teeth So Sensitive?

Sensitive teeth are one of the most common dental issues we face at Wyndham Dental. While it can be temporary, sometimes this could mean that there’s something more serious to be addressed. Here are some of the most common causes for cold sensitivity and how we can help treat it or how you can manage it! Gum recession Gum tissues are meant to cover the roots of our teeth. Our roots don’t have protective enamel in the same manner our teeth do. And the layer underneath your enamel is made out of dentin, which is extremely sensitive to colder temperatures. … Continue reading


Understanding Wisdom Teeth Pain

Your wisdom teeth erupt later on in life, and are your third and final set of molars. This eruption usually occurs during your mid teen years or late 20s. The main reason people consider getting their wisdom teeth removed is mostly because they (or the areas surrounding them) start to hurt. Here’s everything you need to know about wisdom teeth pain. Managing the discomfort The pain you feel around your wisdom teeth stems from pressure or swelling. One of the most common initial symptoms you notice may include soreness that fluctuates from one day to the next. The pain your … Continue reading


Maintain Your Dental Implants Post-Surgery With These Steps

Dental implants are one of the most popular tooth replacement methods used across the world. A lifelong investment that is highly durable, this treatment allows you to go years and years without even having to consider replacing your prosthetic teeth. But that’s provided you take the right steps when it comes to maintenance and aftercare post-surgery. If you want your recovery to go smoothly and your new restorations to last, here’s what you need to do: Practice oral hygiene You need to keep your mouth free of any lingering bacteria in order to avoid your surgical site getting infected. Here’s … Continue reading


How Does Denture Relining Work?

Do your dentures not fit the way they used to? If you aren’t looking to have your dentures completely replaced, then the next best thing our dentists will recommend would be denture relining to have them comfortably fitted once again to your smile. Here’s a guide that will give you more information on the process: The Process The procedure for denture relining is quite a simple one, and it usually takes less than an hour to complete. To start your appointment, our dentist will carry out an assessment of your oral health to determine the level of irritation present. Your … Continue reading