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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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Loose Dental Implants: All You Need To Know


Are you concerned you may have a loose dental implant?  In this article, we’ll dive into all you need to know about loose dental implants. From the potential causes to the symptoms, what you can do, available options for repair/replacement, and tips on preventing them from happening. What is a loose dental Implant? A dental implant is designed to be a stable and long-lasting tooth replacement solution for missing or severely damaged teeth. However, there may be instances where you notice some movement around your implant. In such cases, they may need to be repaired, or removed and replaced.  If … Continue reading

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Effective Tips to Beat Dry Mouth


Have you ever experienced a dry mouth? If you have, you probably know how uncomfortable and frustrating it can be. From medication to dehydration, there are many factors that can cause dry mouth, which can significantly affect your daily life. Whether you’re experiencing it for the first time or dealing with it frequently, it’s important to understand the condition and how to treat it. In this blog, we’ll talk about some of the best ways to treat dry mouth and maintain optimal oral health. So, keep reading to learn more! What is Dry Mouth?  Dry mouth (also known as xerostomia) … Continue reading

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Understanding Early Tooth Decay in Kids: What Can I Do About It?


What Is Tooth Decay?  Having healthy teeth and good oral health is important for our overall health and happiness, and it’s no different to kids. That’s why taking good care of your child’s teeth is important so they don’t suffer from tooth decay.  Also called dental caries or baby bottle tooth decay, decay occurs when the enamel of the tooth (that is, the hard, outer surface) is damaged. Since the enamel of kids’ teeth is thinner and softer, they are at higher risk for tooth decay.  What Causes Tooth Decay in Kids?  Did you know that eating a lot of … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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