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Want to learn more about the people taking care of your mouth? We’ve asked Dental-X CEO and Registered Dental Hygienist Anaida Deti a few questions about oral health, preventative care, and what she loves about her job.
Anaida Deti

Anaida Deti
Registered Dental Hygienist

 1. What made you want to become a dental hygienist? 

I was a dental student in Albania and I wanted to stay in the same field. I love working with people and making them smile!

 2. What sets Dental-X apart from other dental offices?

Dental-X is a modern dental office offering the best dental care using the latest trends and technology. We are focused mostly in the preventative dentistry.

 3. In your opinion, how many times per day should we brush, and how often should we floss?

We have to brush twice a day, in the morning and night time. We should floss at least once a day, before we go to sleep.

 4. Which common bad dental habit do you wish people would stop doing?

Smoking is very dangerous to our oral health and overall health.

5. What is your favourite part of your job?

Making patients feel comfortable in the dental chair.

6. Do you have any dental advice that you’d like to share with our readers? 

The best dental advice is to take care of your teeth as much as you can by brushing twice a day, flossing once a day and visiting the dental hygienist/dentist at least twice a year for a dental check up.

 Do you have any questions for our dental health team? Comment below, or email info@dentalx.ca

Dental-X Smile Centres, along with our very own CEO Anaida Deti, was recently featured in Post City Magazines – both the Bayview and North York issues.

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In the feature, entitled “Oral Health & Overall Health”, Anaida outlines the importance of mouth health to a person’s full-body health. Here is an excerpt:

“The mouth is a critical factor in determining what is going on in the rest of the body but most people do not connect their mouths to the rest of their bodies.  Tooth decay (cavities) and periodontal (gum) disease may contribute to many serious health conditions.

Bacteria from oral infections can enter the blood stream or airways and travel to other parts of the body and they have the potential to worsen or increase the risk for other types of health problems such as heart disease, stroke, and respiratory disorders.”

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To read the full article, grab a  copy of City Post in North York or Bayview, view it online here, or – better yet – stop by the office at 106-500 Sheppard Ave and read it at the front desk.

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Everyone knows that it’s important to visit your dentist/dental hygienist for check-ups regularly. But have you ever stopped and wondered why? While it’s true that regular brushing and flossing go a long way toward optimal dental health, there are very good reasons for your regular check-ups. (more…)

If you’ve been noticing that your teeth are becoming increasingly yellow, you may be considering having them whitened. But with all of the teeth whitening options these days, including various at-home versions, it can be hard to know which route to choose.

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At Dental-X Smile Centres, your oral health is at the forefront of each one of our services. Because of that, you can rest assured that our in-office whitening is a completely safe and effective alternative to store-bought strips and creams. We use Boost Opalescence, which is 40% hydrogen and provides immediate results. So you will have a noticeably brighter, whiter smile as soon as you leave our office.

But teeth whitening is not for everyone – if you suffer from a particularly sensitive mouth, you may want to steer clear. In addition, crowns, bridges, veneers and tooth-coloured filling will not whiten, and so it is best to avoid whitening your teeth if you have many of these.

Teeth whitening technology has come a long way over the years, and we’re glad to make your smile brighter –  painlessly, quickly, and effectively. Call today to book your appointment! 647-839-1374

 

 

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April 10, 2014

Oral Health Month

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April is Oral Health Month, and we thought we should share a few important tips to keep your mouth as healthy as possible. While these may seem common, you’d be surprised how many people skip one or more of these vital steps. When used together, they help you to achieve optimal oral health.

Important steps to good oral health:

Brush your teeth twice daily
Eat healthy foods
Check your mouth regularly
Avoid tobacco products
See your dental professional regularly

And in the spirit of Oral Health month, we are working with the York Region Anti-Bullying Coalition for our “Give Back A Smile” event – we’ll be offering free dental services for children whose parents are unable to afford the dental care they require. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

If you’d like to step up your oral care during Oral Health month, be sure to book an appointment– call 647-839-1374.