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Why Dental Hygiene Plays an Important Part in Your Overall Health

Importance of Dental Hygiene Dental health should be a top priority for everyone. Having a proper dental hygiene routine is essential to help prevent further dental problems, but it is also just as important when it comes to preventing serious health conditions. From pneumonia to heart disease, bacterial buildup in the mouth can cause some [...]

2022-09-29T12:05:49-04:00September 28th, 2022|Waterdown Dental Blog|

Why Invisalign Clear Aligners May Be The Right Choice For You

Why Invisalign Clear Aligners? Everyone wants a beautiful straight smile. It can boost your confidence, self-esteem, and leave a lasting impression. Braces have been the traditional route many have taken to achieve just that. However, there is a second and much less noticeable option. Invisalign braces are a great alternative for correcting misalignment, overbites, [...]

2022-09-29T12:02:48-04:00September 28th, 2022|Waterdown Dental Blog|

Choosing The Right Waterdown Dental Clinic For Your Family’s Needs

It is recommended by the Canadian Dental Association that children should have their first dentist appointment no later than 12 months after birth and continue to see their dentist at least twice a year. That’s why when choosing a dentist, you’re not only deciding on oral health care for you but your children as well. [...]

2022-09-29T12:02:39-04:00August 19th, 2022|Waterdown Dental Blog|

Dental Emergencies and How to Avoid Them

Dental Emergencies Imagining a dental emergency usually conjures mental images of someone with a missing or chipped tooth. While a damaged tooth is 100% classified as a dental emergency, many would be surprised to find out that oral catastrophes are quite common and come in many shapes and forms. From infected gums, fractured teeth, busted [...]

2022-09-29T12:02:32-04:00August 19th, 2022|Waterdown Dental Blog|

When are Dentures the Right Choice?

As a family dentist in Waterdown, Dr. Aaron Langdon sees many patients who have lost one or more teeth due to accident or declining oral health. Dr. Langdon offers a few options for replacement teeth, like dental implants, crowns and bridges, dentures. When you picture dentures, you probably picture an elderly person – perhaps one [...]

2022-06-22T13:42:14-04:00June 22nd, 2022|Waterdown Dental Blog|

Summer Dental Tips from a Kid’s Dentist

As a kid’s dentist, I know summertime fun doesn’t always mean sticking to a routine. Summertime and spontaneity go hand in hand. Some of the best summertime plans come from no planning at all. Later bedtimes, camping, barbecues, summer camps, and family road trips. All those fun times outside your daily routine. But of course, [...]

2022-06-22T13:28:38-04:00June 22nd, 2022|Waterdown Dental Blog|

Does a Crown and Bridge Look Natural?

If you lose one or more teeth in an injury, your dentist may recommend a crown and bridge as a way to fill the gap with natural-looking replacement teeth. Proper replacement of missing teeth is important to keep your teeth aligned, maintain your facial shape, and help you eat and speak naturally. A crown and [...]

2022-05-26T15:08:35-04:00May 24th, 2022|Waterdown Dental Blog|

Which is Better – An Interdental Brush or Floss?

Family dental care involves more than just cleaning teeth – it includes helping patients make good choices for dental care in between visits. Part of this is advising patients on how to best clean their teeth at home. Our Cranberry Hill Dentistry website includes many helpful articles to assist our patients in making the right [...]

2022-05-24T16:14:31-04:00May 24th, 2022|Waterdown Dental Blog|

Do Braces Hurt? Answers to Common Questions about Getting Braces.

When you are looking for a “braces dentist near me”, here are answers to some of the questions you may have. Braces were once thought of as a rite of passage for many teens. But people of any age can benefit from braces. According to the Canadian Association of Orthodontists, of the thousands of Canadians [...]

2022-05-01T14:22:04-04:00May 1st, 2022|Waterdown Dental Blog|

What is the Best Age to Start Taking Children to Visit the Dentist?

If you are a new parent, you may be wondering when you should start taking your child to the dentist, and may even be searching for a “children’s dentist near me”. The truth is there is no “best” age to start taking children to the dentist, but the Canadian Dental Association recommends having your baby [...]

2022-05-01T14:12:08-04:00May 1st, 2022|Waterdown Dental Blog|
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