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25
AUG
2017
Thornhill Dentist - World Dental - Sedation Dentistry

How Sedation Dentistry Can Help A Sensitive Gag Reflex

For some people, even the most basic Thornhill general dental services pose a problem due to a sensitive gag reflex. This can mean long, frustrating periods in the dental chair just to receive checkups and X-rays. One solution for patients in this position is sedation dentistry. What Causes the Gag Reflex? The gag reflex can be triggered by a physical sensation, but it is often also caused by psychological reasons. In either case, it leads to difficulty breathing and swallowing. This may be uncomfortable and embarrassing, but it can even cause panic attacks to some people. What Is... Read More →
18
AUG
2017
How To Manage Anxiety In The Dental Chair

How To Manage Anxiety In The Dental Chair

Whether due to a bad experience or just fear of the unknown, many people suffer from anxiety when visiting the dentist. This often leads to them skipping regular checkups. Fortunately, there are ways to combat your anxiety to ensure you receive the general dental care Thornhill you need. Explain Your Fears to Your Dentist Tell your dentist that you are feeling anxious and explain your reasons. Nothing you say will surprise dental staff — they are ready to help you cope. For instance, your dentist may take more time to explain every step of the procedure or you may be able to receive... Read More →
11
JUL
2017
Anti Snoring Devices: What Works And Doesn't Work?

Anti Snoring Devices: What Works And Doesn’t Work?

As snoring is such a widespread problem, it is no wonder there are so many options for anti snoring devices in Thornhill. Unfortunately, many of these devices have never been medically tested and can be expensive. What Doesn’t Work There is little to no evidence that pills, sprays, and herbal remedies do anything to reduce snoring. Some treatments can even be harmful, especially devices that prevent deep sleep, as this can lead to excessive tiredness. What Works A better option than buying the latest over-the-counter device is to ask your dentist for a snoring mouthpiece in Thornhill.... Read More →
04
JUL
2017
Thornhill Dentist - World Dental - cosmetic dentistry types

Cosmetic Dentistry Types

If you have teeth that are damaged, stained, or uneven, you could benefit from cosmetic dentistry in Thornhill. As there are many options to enhance your smile, you can choose a solution that best suits your needs without exceeding your budget. Inlays and Onlays When decay is mild to moderate, but too severe for a filling, your dentist can repair your tooth with an inlay or onlay. Both are made in a dental laboratory from porcelain and strengthen your tooth as well as enhancing your smile. An inlay sits within the cusps of your tooth, whereas an onlay covers one or more cusps or even the... Read More →