June 18, 2015
In case you’ve missed it, our CEO and Registered Dental Hygienist Anaida Deti has been staying busy. Not only by working with Dental-X patients and keeping their smiles healthy, but she’s also had appearances on TV and radio, as well as in articles, sharing her dental expertise.
Here are a few of the places you may have seen Anaida recently:
This Parents Canada article from May 25, 2015 featured expert advice from Anaida:
On February 17, 2015, as Finalist of the 2015 Mompreneur Award of Excellence, Anaida appeared on Rogers Daytime Toronto:
May 25, 2015
One of the best parts about warmer weather is the tasty cold treats – who doesn’t enjoy popsicles, ice cream, or an icy drink to cool us down? But for those that suffer from tooth sensitivity, those treats can cause a great deal of pain. And if you’re one of the sufferers, read on – we have some tips to help you with those painful sensitive teeth:
Use Toothpaste for Sensitive Teeth
Sensitivity is a common occurrence, and so there are many toothpastes available that help. Ask your dentist which brand they recommend, or visit your local drug store and compare.
Switch to a Soft Toothbrush
Your toothbrush may be too hard for your sensitive teeth. Opt for one with softer bristles – they’re even recommended for those without tooth sensitivity.
Avoid Acidic Foods
Fruit, fruit juices, colas and other highly acidic food wears down the enamel on your teeth, causing that painful sensitivity. Try to avoid these items to help keep your tooth enamel strong.
Use a Straw
If you’re going to take the plunge and drink those cold or acidic drinks, try using a straw to minimize the contact to your teeth.
Visit Your Dental Professional
We’re here to help, no matter what dental problems you may have! Call us at 647-839-1374 and book an appointment today.
April 20, 2015
When the warmer weather returns, it’s often time for many home owners to “spring clean” their house – get to all the chores we’ve been ignoring over the winter, and make our homes as fresh and clean as possible. But have you ever thought about doing the same with your dental care?
Here are some tips to freshen up your dental hygiene and give your teeth a spring clean:
Replace Your Toothbrush:
While you should replace your toothbrush every 3-4 months, many people don’t. Spring is the perfect time to throw out that old, used toothbrush and pick up a brand new one. Remember, soft bristles are your best bet for a fresh, clean mouth.
Start Flossing Regularly (If You Aren’t Already):
Are you one of those people that only floss right before a dental check-up? (Yes, we’re on to you!) Keep your gums healthy by start the flossing habit now – once it’s a regular part of your hygiene routine, you’ll wonder why you avoided it in the first place! Your mouth will be much better for it.
Cut Down On Teeth-Staining Foods & Drinks:
With the warmer season upon us, it’s easy to replace some teeth-staining items with their non-staining replacements. Switch your red wine for white and change that coffee for a refreshing green tea. And if brightening your teeth is a part of your “spring clean”, visit us for teeth whitening.
Visit Your Dental Professional For a Cleaning:
March 9, 2015
Dental-X Smile Centres At Dundas is focused on providing the high-quality dental hygiene care you would expect from our dental team. At this location, we offer teeth cleaning, teeth whitening, oral examinations, fluoride treatments and much more.
December 9, 2014
Dental-X was recently featured in OH Canada! (Oral Health Canada) Magazine, with our CEO Anaida Deti discussing a charity initiative we are involved in called Gift From The Heart.
Last year, independent dental hygienists across Canada opened their clinics to provide oral health care services at no cost to those who need those most.
For this event, we had three dental hygienists on site and a dentist working from 8:30am to 5:30pm. Dr. Kamalbake performed dental check-ups as well as emergency dental procedures. We had a tooth fairy, who entertained children while promoting proper dental care and educating everyone on the link between oral health and overall health.
Everyone in Canada deserves access to proper oral health care, but unfortunately many are not financially capable of accessing such services. By joining in the Gift from the Heart campaign, we hope to reduce the number of those in need of dental care.
We were glad to be able to participate in this wonderful event, and so we’re happy to announce that we will be taking part this coming year as well – February 7, 2015!
Please share the word, and help those in need receive free dental care this February.