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Kitchener Dentist Files: “Will dental insurance cover implants?”

As a Kitchener Dentist, I often field the following question: “Will my dental insurance cover implants?” One of the main factors determining treatment plan acceptance by patients is whether or not their insurance will cover a recommended procedure. Some dental insurance plans cover only basic or routine procedures like cleanings, check-ups, dental fillings, extractions and …

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Kitchener Dentist Files: Will Root Canal Treatment fix a loose tooth?

Just a short post today from your Kitchener Dentist to discuss treatment for loose teeth. A tooth can be loose for a number of reasons but typically, all of these reasons relate to bone loss around the tooth. There are 3 main causes of this bone loss: Infection or abscess originating from inside a tooth. …

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Signs That You May Need a Root Canal Treatment

Kitchener Dentists perform root canal treatment commonly. Popular culture has contributed to root canal therapy being one of the most feared medical/dental procedures out there. However, root canal therapy commonly relieves severe and unremitting pain. What causes this pain and when are root canal treatments indicated? This week, my aim is to answer these questions! …

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Kitchener Dentist Files: Crowns Vs. Fillings

As a Kitchener Dentist, I see at least 2 patients each day to repair a broken tooth. Often, I will hear a request like, “use your best cement!” or “make sure to make it’s really strong!”. People want durable solutions and they deserve durable solutions. In some cases, however, a simple filling won’t hold up …

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Kitchener Dentist Files: Implant or Dental Bridge? (Part 1)

If you are missing one or more teeth, you may ask your Kitchener Dentist whether an implant or dental bridge is better for you. With advances in implant dentistry, many assume that dental implants are the “gold standard” option. This is absolutely not the case. Dental Implants are a better option in some circumstances but …

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Kitchener Dentist Files: “How long do dental fillings last?”

As a Kitchener Dentist, I get a lot of questions about how long different restorative treatments will last. Let’s face it, Dentistry is costly and people should be getting value for the money they spend. So how long should your dental fillings last and is the answer the same for every person? Let’s explore some …

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Kitchener Dentist Files: “When is the best time to floss?”

As a Kitchener Dentist, I get asked at least once each day: “Do I really need to floss?“. Flossing is harder to do on autopilot compared to brushing your teeth. And, people report discomfort, soreness and bleeding of gums following flossing. The key is, if you floss daily, that discomfort and bleeding goes away. So, …

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