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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|

Ask your Waterdown Family Dentist: Is Sparkling Water Bad for My Teeth?

Ask your Waterdown Family Dentist: Is Sparkling Water Bad for My Teeth? Short answer is yes…a little. All carbonated beverages are acidic, and acid can eat away at your tooth enamel. The longer answer, however, is that pure sparkling water is no worse – and in many cases better - than other foods or beverages [...]

2022-05-02T14:23:24-04:00March 30th, 2022|Waterdown Dental Blog|

Family Dental Care: Why Does the Dentist Take X-Rays of Your Teeth?

Family dental care is the practice of preventative dentistry. The goal is to catch problems early to prevent or slow major problems like gum disease or root decay. While dental X-rays are used for emergency dentistry, they are also an important part of family dental care. Most patients visit the dentist twice a year for [...]

2022-05-02T14:27:54-04:00March 30th, 2022|Waterdown Dental Blog|

The Best Options for Tooth Replacement

When we’re young, nature has a simple option for tooth replacement – you lose a baby tooth, and your adult, or “permanent” tooth grows in. Too bad it’s not that easy when you’re older! As an adult, losing a tooth can be stressful. You can lose a tooth as a result of an injury, like [...]

2022-02-25T13:09:45-05:00February 25th, 2022|Waterdown Dental Blog|

The Benefits of Cosmetic Dentistry Go Beyond Face Value

You may have heard the term “cosmetic dentistry”, but may not know what services are included under the cosmetic dentistry umbrella. Cosmetic dentistry is generally defined as any service that improves the look of your teeth. Cosmetic dentistry services include bonding or dental veneers, tooth replacement (including implant dentistry), orthodontics (like Invisalign), teeth whitening, and [...]

2022-02-25T12:45:32-05:00February 25th, 2022|Waterdown Dental Blog|
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