Southern Ontario Dental College

Category: Dental Health

Which New Dental Technologies Have Made the Hygienist’s Job Easier?

The dental hygienist job outlook is increasing. By 2028, this role is expected to grow by 11%. Today is a great time to become a dental hygienist because of the rise in dentistry technology. Technology helps improve patient’s oral care, ...

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Dentophobia: 3 Calming Things to Recommend for Dentist Anxiety

The fear of going to the dentist is known as dentophobia. And it’s something that so many people seem to exhibit. While some just have general anxiety about going to the dentist, others are absolutely paralyzed from fear. In fact, thi ...

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See-Through Teeth: 5 Interesting Things to Show Patients on a Dental X-Ray

Dentists often make dental X-rays seem routine, boring, and maybe even a little scary. But, you can make them interesting and use the images to teach patients about the structures they typically cannot see. When people see through teeth for ...

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Basic Dental Care: 5 Facts Everyone Should Know

Healthy teeth are essential for oral hygiene and a beautiful smile. It is one of the first things that someone notices about you. You could say that your teeth are like your personal calling card but it goes way beyond looks. Failing to sta ...

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5 Reasons to Get a Gum Graft Surgery

Receding gums is an issue that affects 57 percent of Canadians, leading to problems like enamel erosion and teeth sensitivity. While this problem was previously only seen with age, dentists and periodontists alike have seen that change. To ...

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Brush, Brush, Brush Your Teeth, Gently With Your Brush: How to Teach Oral Hygiene for Kids

How to Teach Oral Hygiene for Kids Your child hates brushing their teeth and you have to practically drag them into the dentist office kicking and screaming. You know it’s important to teach them good oral hygiene when they are young ...

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My Healthy Mouth and Me: How Taking Care of Your Teeth Helps Your Whole Body

Oral diseases affect 3.9 billion people in the world and for many of these people, their dental problems end up affecting other parts of their body. The truth is that you need to take care of your teeth for reasons other than the aesthet ...

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