6 Ways to Prevent CoronaVirus Infection

Is the Coronavirus a threat? As of 09 February 2020 there have been 7 confirmed cases of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Canada and thousands of cases reported in China. What is the Coronavirus (CoV)? An umbrella term that covers a host of similar viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe respiratory infections like bronchitis, …

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7 Benefits of Getting a Fluoride Treatment at Your Next Dental Visit

Fluoride treatments have been an essential part of dental care and hygiene for decades. Flouride can be found in toothpaste, mouthwash, and many common oral hygiene products. In addition, administering a fluoride treatment to patients is a common practice in dental clinics across the country. If you have been recommended a fluoride treatment or are considering getting one yourself, there are many …

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5 Tips to Help You Find the Right Dentist

Whether you’re moving to a new area or your company has switched their insurance, finding the right new dentist for you and your family is important. You need to feel completely comfortable with your choice, so it’s okay to take your time. When you need to find a dentist, take a look at some of these simple tips for getting …

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Why Are My Gums Sore?: 5 Possible Reasons for Gum Pain

“Ouch, why are my gums sore!?” Does that sound like you? If so, you should get to the root of the cause! 5 Answers: Why Are My Gums Sore? When your teeth and gums hurt, it can affect every aspect of life. It makes you feel miserable and can pose serious health risks depending on the cause. Keep reading to …

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Top Ways To Keep Your Teeth White And Shiny

You’ve seen it in the movies, on billboards, and in commercials: a smile that lights up the room. Everyone strives for that pearly white smile, but it’s not always easy to achieve. Between eating habits, coffee addictions, and simply natural progression, teeth tend to yellow over time. If your teeth are starting to lose their shine and you’re wondering how …

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Overcoming Dentophobia: 5 Steps to Curing Dental Anxiety

Too scared to go to the dentist? Find out how to overcome dentophobia and get the treatment you need in five simple steps. Did you know that dental fear affects 36% of the population, with a further 12% suffering from extreme fear? That’s right — and dentophobia can cause people to avoid the dentist for years, often missing out on treatment …

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8 Reasons You May Have Halitosis (Bad Breath)

8 things that are giving you bad breath(halitosis). You can’t smell it and almost no one will tell you about it. What contributes to the bad odour? Microbial degradation of predominantly gram-negative anaerobic bacteria and the release of volatile sulphur compounds (VSC) (e.g. hydrogen sulphide, methyl mercaptan and dimethyl sulphide) account for the unpleasant odour. 1. Poor oral hygiene, dental …

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Invisalign in London Ontario – A Clear Alternative For A Straighter Smile

Remember the braces that looked like train tracks on teeth? The ones you couldn’t hide if you tried? Orthodontic treatments sure have come a long way in recent years … and that means, we can now straighten your smile with Invisalign® in London, Ontario – without anyone knowing (except the two of us, of course!). At Sbenati Dentistry, we’re proud …

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