The In-Chair Teeth Whitening Process

The In-Chair Teeth Whitening Process

Step 1: Consultation In chair teeth whitening must only be done if or when recommended by a Dental Professional. This is because dental grade in chair teeth whitening is very strong and you must be deemed a good candidate first. A consultation with your Dental...

Gummy Smile Treatment Options

Gummy Smile Treatment Options

I see a lot of patients who are bothered by the amount of gum they show when they smile. There are many ways to tackle this but, you must be assessed by a Dentist to know what could work for you. Potential options could include: Gum lift - this can be done surgically...

Why do my Gums Bleed?

Why do my Gums Bleed?

Why do my gums bleed???? A mystery many people want to solve. The most common cause of bleeding gums is buildup of plaque and tartar (bacteria) causing gums to become inflamed. They can appear red, puffy and will often bleed when brushing and flossing. But if my gums...

Clenching and Grinding Teeth

Clenching and Grinding Teeth

Teeth clenching and grinding is becoming increasingly common in today’s fast paced, stressful lifestyle.   We put so much pressure on ourselves to do it all that it can start to take its toll and manifest in our bodies in so many ways. Holding...

Getting your smile wedding ready requires planning and reflection.

Getting your smile wedding ready requires planning and reflection.

A lot of brides and grooms feels self-conscious about smiling in their wedding photos. Boo to that! It’s important to understand WHY? What is it about your smile that bothers you in photos or otherwise? Once you know that, plans can be made with the...

The Veneer Process

The Veneer Process

There is a common misconception out there that veneers involve grinding teeth into stumps. This is NOT true, veneers are by definition, bonded to enamel, the outer layer of the teeth. You could liken them to false nails. In fact, did you know that acrylic nails were...

What is trending in cosmetic dentistry?

What is trending in cosmetic dentistry?

What is trending in cosmetic dentistry? The Smile Clinique is here to give you the inside knowledge. Fortunately, we have evolved from an age of pulling teeth and making dentures to an era of minimally-invasive dentistry where we do everything we can to keep teeth...

Managing phobias and anxiety

Managing phobias and anxiety

Anxiety is normal. We all feel it at different points in time and for different reasons. It is certainly not uncommon to feel anxious about entering a clinic of any kind. We find most patients who feel anxious about coming to our clinic have at least one incident from...