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Pickering Smiles Blog

Read our dental blog for resources and advice on your oral health from our Pickering dentists.

Dentistry for the Entire Family: How Dental Services Differ by Age

Your family's dental needs will change as they progress through different stages of life. In this post, our Pickering dentists explain the ins and outs of family dentistry and how we help kids, teens, adults and seniors keep their smiles healthy.

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How to Avoid Needing a Root Canal

While a root canal is an effective way to treat an infected tooth, it's always best to avoid needing one in the first place! We believe prevention is the first line of defence. Here, our Pickering dentists explain how you can avoid needing a root canal.

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Do's and Don'ts After Dental Fillings

If you’ve got a cavity, having a dental filling placed by your dentist is a necessary procedure. There are a few tips that can make the time immediately following the filling a bit easier. Our Pickering dentists offer some advice about what you should and should not do after a filling.

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Teeth Whitening Options

Your goal: A white, bright smile. But what is the best teeth whitening option for you? Our Pickering dentists explain teeth whitening options and the effects they can have.

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Bleeding Gums When Brushing: Should I Be Worried?

Bleeding gums can be a sign of dental health complications, many of which are quite severe and require immediate attention. Here, the Pickering dentists from Pickering Smiles explain how to prevent and treat bleeding gums, and provide guidance on when there is cause for more serious concern.

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Debunking the Top 7 Myths Around Cosmetic Dental Procedures

Have you heard some 'facts' about cosmetic dental services that you consider doubtful? Our Pickering dentists set the record straight about some common misconceptions.

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What are the components of a good brushing and flossing routine?

Bleeding gums can be a sign of dental health complications, many of which are quite severe and require immediate attention. Here, the Pickering dentists from Pickering Smiles explain how to prevent and treat bleeding gums, and provide guidance on when there is cause for more serious concern.

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5 Reasons to Consider Dental Veneers

Are you considering dental restorations to help improve the appearance and function of your existing teeth? Dental veneers may be the right choice for you. Our Pickering dentists list five reasons you may want to consider this option.

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Flossing: is it really necessary?

Our Pickering dentists recommend you brush your teeth at least twice a day, and floss once a day. But some patients choose to skip flossing for a number of reasons. Here, we explain why flossing is important and why you should avoid skipping it.

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Do braces hurt?

Wondering if having braces hurts? Our Pickering dentists tell you how to avoid pain during and after having braces.

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