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AcceleDent® in Toronto

AcceleDent® Speeds Up Invisalign Treatment by up to 50% Our Invisalign treatment includes the use of AcceleDent® – a comfortable electronic device that shortens the length of treatment for a patient being provided with Invisalign, conventional or clear braces. Traditionally, tooth alignment is achieved by exerting a constant pressure on the teeth and thus stimulatingContinue reading

iTero™ Scanner in Toronto

iTero™ Scanner – Impressionless Scanning For optimum care and patient comfort during the Invisalign process, Dr. Kurtz uses the latest technology, The iTero™ Scanner. The iTero™ captures the contours of teeth and gingival structures, producing an accurate digital orthodontic scan in just minutes. Traditional impressions can be unpleasant and sometimes result in taking multiple roundsContinue reading

Children’s Dentistry

‘s practice provides dental care for children as well as adults. We recommend that a child begin dentist visits at three years old. We find that many of our youngest patients actually enjoy coming for dental appointments more than many adults! As a parent, your main responsibility is to instill good dental hygiene habits inContinue reading

Orthodontics – Six Month Braces

Powerprox Six Month Braces® If you are an adult (15 years and older) with crooked or spaced teeth and you’re not looking for a major alteration to your bite, this could be the solution for you! Most adults ARE candidates for Powerprox Six Month Braces® By focusing on the teeth that show when you smileContinue reading

Sedation Dentistry/2 Options

, Provides SEDATION For Anxiety-Free Dentistry Our office offers patients anxiety free dentistry by means of ORAL SEDATION and NITROUS OXIDE SEDATION ensuring that patients will be completely relaxed through their dental appointments. Candidate for Sedation Dentistry: have high levels of fear. have had traumatic dental experiences. have difficulty getting numb. have a bad gagContinue reading

Gum Disease

What are Gingivitis and Periodontitis? Gum disease is manifested in two forms: Gingivitis: The earliest stage of gum disease, causing an inflammation and some bleeding of the gums caused by plaque buildup at the gumline. Gingivitis causes gum inflammation but no bone loss. Periodontitis: The second stage where the supporting bone and fibers that holdContinue reading

Root Canal

What is a Root Canal? At the core of the tooth is soft tissue (otherwise known as pulp). The hollow area that houses this soft tissue contains a space towards the top of the tooth called the pulp chamber. This pulp chamber is connected to the root of the tooth via pipe-like canals, giving riseContinue reading

New Patient Visit

How Often Should You Visit The Dentist For a Check-Up? The standard recommendation is to visit twice a year for check-ups and cleanings. This frequency level works well for most people. Patients with implants, crowns and some people with gum disease, a genetic predisposition for plaque build-up or cavities, or a weakened immune system mightContinue reading

Dentures

What are Dentures? Dentures are a set of artificial teeth used when a patient has lost real teeth. Patients lose their teeth to a variety of reasons, including: severe malnutrition genetic defects poor oral hygiene trauma Dentures give better chewing abilities and greater aesthetic appeal by providing the illusion of natural teeth. The Dentures ProcedureContinue reading

Bonding

is specially trained in tooth bonding techniques. He has years of experience in cosmetic dentistry and has a natural flair for creating beautiful teeth. Why Bonding? Tooth bonding is used for a variety of purposes: Correcting a tooth gap. Covering discolorations. Repairing chipped/cracked teeth. Tooth bonding is dependent on the artistic ability of the dentist,Continue reading