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What are the Worst Drinks for Your Teeth?

DOUBLE  TROUBLE FOR YOUR TEETH For years most of us have heard about the how much sugar is in soft drinks and how bad they are for our teeth.  Does that mean if we just drink “diet” sodas, that it … Continue reading

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Some Tooth-healthy Do’s and Don’ts

DON’T 1) Crunch on ice and popcorn – Teeth are tough and made to last a lifetime eating a normal diet, but they do have a breaking point. Ice is tough – tough enough that glaciers carve mountains and an iceberg … Continue reading

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Why a Soft Bristled Toothbrush?

Surprisingly, when asked, a significant number of our patients indicate that they use either a medium or hard-bristle toothbrush. When asked why, most people reply that they believe that a medium or hard-bristle brush does a better job of cleaning … Continue reading

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30 Second Dental Lesson!

At Sunningdale Dental Centre, here in London, Ontario,  we don’t just love teeth—we love YOUR teeth. Your teeth, your smile, and your complete oral health are interesting and important to each member of our team.  We know that you will likely never … Continue reading

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The average American consumes about 31 teaspoons of sugar per day, which amounts to 496 calories or 20% of their caloric intake. Humans were not designed to eat large amounts of sugar, although we do it every day. These sugary … Continue reading

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Water Fluoridation

Water fluoridation has been a hot topic in London lately.  A number of the questions about fluoride are based on myths and misconceptions advanced by a small faction opposed to water fluoridation.  The American Dental Association has evidenced based information … Continue reading

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Link Between Perio Disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis

People with periodontal disease and a severe form of rheumatoid arthritis experience reduced arthritic pain and a reduced number of swollen joints and degree of morning stiffness when their dental problems are resolved according to a study published in the … Continue reading

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