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Preventive Dental Hygiene in Toronto

Regular oral examinations and hygiene cleanings at Yonge Street Dental in Toronto can help you prevent dental issues from developing and keep your smile healthy.

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Oral Examinations in Toronto

Regular oral exams at 4-6 or 9 month intervals, give your dentist the opportunity to identify oral health issues early and treat them before they become more severe and difficult to treat. 

During your exam, your dentist will take a close look at the health of your teeth, gums, jaw and bite. Exams may also include dental x-rays, an oral cancer screening and other diagnostic procedures as needed.

Oral Cancer Screening in Toronto

Oral cancer can affect any part of the mouth or surrounding tissues. During your exam, your dentist will check the face, neck, lips, tongue, throat, tissues, and gums for any signs of oral cancer which are difficult to detect with the naked eye. 

Oral Health Care at Home in Toronto

To keep your smile healthy between dental appointments, brush your teeth thoroughly twice daily for two minutes each time, and floss at least once a day. 

Hygiene Cleaning in Toronto

Your dental hygienist will clean your teeth and gums to prevent and treat disease. Your hygienist will begin by using a scaler to remove tartar and plaque. Next, they will use a polisher and coarse toothpaste and finish your cleaning with a thorough flossing.

Fluoride Treatment in Toronto

If you or your child has an increased risk of tooth decay, your dentist may recommend a fluoride treatment. Fluoride is a natural mineral that can strengthen the minerals in your tooth enamel to help prevent, slow down the progression of, or in some cases remineralize, areas of early tooth decay.

Periodontal (Gum) Therapy in Toronto

Gum disease is an infection of the soft and hard tissues of the mouth. It may impact the gums, bone, and other structures. If caught early, preventive therapy is often successful in treating treat gum disease. The need for other treatment depends on the type and severity of the condition.

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