The Best Treatments for Teeth Sensitivity

The Best Treatments For Teeth Sensitivity If you’ve ever experienced pain or discomfort in your teeth after biting into a cold treat or sipping a hot beverage, you aren’t alone. It’s a common concern—teeth sensitivity, also known as dentin hypersensitivity, occurs in approximately 1 in 8 adults. It occurs [...]

Why You Should Visit Your Dentist During the Pandemic

Why You Should Visit Your Dentist During the Pandemic We are in a pandemic… why do I need to be brushing and flossing regularly? And do I really need to go to the dentist right now? COVID changed many things for many of us. We've had times where we [...]

How to Remove Tartar & Plaque At Home

How to Remove Tartar & Plaque At Home Plaque is a film of saliva, bacteria and cellular components that cover your teeth. It can contribute to a slight yellow discolouration of your teeth. If it is not removed it can mineralize on your teeth and become a buildup of [...]

The Best Dental Floss Types For You

The Best Dental Floss Types For You Earlier, we talked about how to floss your teeth. Now we will get into the nitty-gritty about choosing dental floss types. Not all mouths are the same and what works for some definitely won’t work for everyone. With so many dental floss types [...]

Back to School Snacks for Healthy Teeth

Healthy Snacks For Kids Teeth It’s back to school time and parents know what that means. A new adventure awaits, complete with its own unique set of challenges and routines to navigate. It’s rarely easy and that's why we put together a list of smart snacks that will bolster [...]

How to Brush With an Electric Toothbrush

What’s the Buzz? How to Brush With an Electric Toothbrush These days, electric toothbrushes are all the rage, and it’s easy to see why: Studies have shown that battery-powered brushes are 21% better at blasting plaque and 11% more effective at beating gingivitis than their manual alternatives. Thinking of [...]

What Does Mouthwash Really Do?

What Does Mouthwash Really Do? Does It Actually Work? What Does Mouthwash Do? Mouthwash freshens bad breath, can help reduce plaque and gingivitis, as well as fight tooth decay and prevent cavities. Mouthwash can really help improve your oral health.  Mouthwashes containing fluoride can even help remineralize your teeth. [...]

Should I Or Shouldn’t I? Buying An Electric Toothbrush

Should I Or Shouldn’t I? Buying An Electric Toothbrush Electric toothbrushes seem capable of doing everything. So the question then is – why doesn’t everyone have one? Are they worth the money? Do dentists recommend them? Choosing the best electric toothbrush goes beyond what seems great on paper. Proper [...]

Everything You Need To Know About Brushing and Flossing With Braces

Everything You Need To Know About Brushing and Flossing With Braces For a lot of people, braces are a necessary evil on the path to attaining a more functional and aesthetic smile. Everyone at Lewis Estates Dental Centre, and our partners at Oasis Orthodontics know what it’s like. We’ve [...]

The Mouth-Body Connection: Oral and Overall Health

The Mouth-Body Connection: Oral and Overall Health Clean, healthy gums, sparkling teeth, and fresh breath: A vibrant smile brings us undeniable confidence. With daily brushing and flossing, we avoid potential problems such as plaque buildup, tooth decay, infection, gum disease and more. However, did you know the benefits of [...]