Dental Cleaning – Why, When and How

Why do I need dental cleaning? There are many heart, lung and other diseases that you are at an increased risk of developing if you oral health isn’t up to snuff!  In addition, professional dental cleanings & checkups help reduce tooth decay, cavities, gum disease and more severe tooth problems. Dental cleaning care (dental prophylaxis) is usually…

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Tooth Coloured Fillings And Other Dental Fillings Alternatives

Tooth Coloured Fillings a.k.a. Composite Fillings There’s air abrasion, dental sealants, dental fillings & more – dive in to the what, when and why of preventative dental care. Dental Sealants:  This treatment is a great alternative to dental fillings when there is only minor decay on the top surfaces of teeth, especially for children.  Dental…

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Oral Cancer Screening Technology – Velscope, at Bowmanville Dental

VELscope available at Bowmanville Dental At Bowmanville Dental, we use VELscope during adult oral examinations.  VELscope is a tool used for enhanced oral cancer screening. Oral cancer that is caught early has a survival rate of 80-90%.   When not caught early, the survival rate is only approximately 30%. Did you know that approximately 25% of oral…

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Fun Tooth Fairy Ideas From Bowmanville Dental

Tooth Fairy Ideas For All Parents – From Your Favourite Bowmanville Dentists! Some parents start planning for the tooth fairy with the first dental visit, or earlier, and some wait until the first tooth is waiting under a pillow. Whatever your style, there are tons of wonderful and easy ideas available to make your child’s tooth…

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Oral Health Tips for Expectant Mothers

Nine Months of Smiles: Avoid Periodontal Disease During Pregnancy As you know, every woman undergoes massive changes during pregnancy. Not a single part of your body is left unaffected by the process, from your lustrous, thicker hair to your swollen ankles. Unfortunately, for many women, one of the changes they don’t see coming is gum…

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