Wisdom teeth are the third and final set of molars to come in. They start to erupt during a person’s late teens or early 20s. There are a total of four wisdom teeth, two on the top and two on the bottom. Are Wisdom Teeth Always Removed? No. If your wisdom teeth are aligned properly, […]
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Caring for Your Children’s Teeth This Valentine’s Day
Does it seem like as soon as your children eat their last candy cane, it’s already time for Valentine’s Day treats? As a parent, it can feel like there is no shortage of candy this time of year. Valentine’s Day just wouldn’t be the same without chocolate. It’s okay to indulge in sugary treats now […]
Preparing Your Child for Their Routine Dental Checkup
Helping your child establish good oral health habits early is an important step in keeping their smiles beautiful for a lifetime. While the thought of taking your little one to dental checkups every six months can be overwhelming, knowing what to expect and taking a few simple steps to make sure they are ready will […]
Look for Ways to Brighten Your Dental Outlook for 2020
When you look around Ontario, you’re truly living in a winter wonderland. While the air is cold, the month of December is a great time for enjoying family time and checking things off your to-do list. Dr. Gao knows that going to the dentist is not your favourite thing to do, but it’s the surest […]
New Year, New Smile
As the year draws to a close, families in Richmond Hill are spending time together. This is a time to reflect on the past year and make plans for next year. Many people make New Year’s resolutions about their health, but how many think of their teeth? Dental Care is Health Care Dental health is […]
Indulge in Holiday Sweets and Keep a Healthy Smile
The month of December is full of holidays, and often full of sweets! For many of us, desserts like butter tarts and yule logs are a tasty tradition. You already know that the less sugar you expose your teeth to, the better. But most of us just can’t resist a tray of homemade sugar cookies! […]
Brushing Tips for Acidic Foods!
We often hear the importance of brushing twice a day. Sometimes we hear that it is a good idea to brush after every meal. However, brushing immediately after eating is not always the most ideal time to brush! If you have just finished eating something acidic, such as oranges, grapefruits or any other acidic food […]
Take Care of Your Teeth During This Spooky Season!
We hope that you and your kids had a fun Halloween! A spectacular night of dressing up, trick or treating and handing out candy! We want to share a few helpful tips on how to keep teeth healthy during this sugar-filled time of year. – Try to eat Halloween candy and other sugary foods with […]
Dental Services to Keep You Smiling!
At ToothMatters, we want our patients to feel confident in their smiles. A healthy and confident smile can improve your overall health and daily life. It can also affect the mood of others around you. How can we help you achieve the smile you want? We provide a range of cosmetic dentistry services to further […]
Tooth-Friendly Tips for Thanksgiving
It’s the time of year for gratitude and a delicious Thanksgiving feast! How can we make sure this delicious holiday isn’t too harmful for your beautiful smile? At ToothMatters we have a few helpful tips. You can have a delicious feast that is also good for your teeth. – For appetizers, snack on cheese, raw […]