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Invisalign at Aurora Family Dentistry

How To Straighten Teeth Without Braces

Straighten Teeth Without Braces in Aurora ON | Clear Braces Whether you are a teenager or an adult, Invisalign is the invisible way to straighten your teeth without braces. To discuss clear braces in the Aurora Ontario area, please call or email us to schedule an appointment. The Invisalign treatment uses a series of clear removable aligners to straighten your teeth. This is done without the traditional metal wires or brackets. The aligners are made through a combination of the expertise of the

New Year Resolutions | Aurora Family Dentistry

The Top 5 New Year’s resolutions for taking care of your Teeth and Gums!

The Top 5 New Year’s resolutions for taking care of your Teeth and Gums! It’s coming to the third week of January and this is generally the time when supposedly three-fourths of all people who have made resolutions for the new year has found a way to break one or all of their resolutions. Twitter Canada claims that the number one resolution by Canadians at the start of 2018 was to “Volunteer more or to donate more to charity”. This was followed

Dental Implant stages | Aurora Family Dentistry

Dental Implant Stages: What to Expect When Getting Implant Surgery

Dental Implant Stages: What to Expect When Getting Implant Surgery Do you have a tooth (or teeth) that is missing or needs to be removed? A dental implant can restore your smile permanently. Dental implants replace broken, rotten, and missing teeth and allow you to skip the bridgework and dentures. However, the process doesn’t happen overnight. There are three major dental implant stages that every patient goes through. And you could spend up to a year completing them. They include: Pre-surgical appointments The

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Why Do I Need a Dental Exam?

Why Do I Need A Dental Exam? The mouth is the gateway to a person’s health. A comprehensive standard Dental Exam at Aurora Family Dentistry will be done by either a Dentist or a Dental Hygienist. These exams are a critical part of preventive Dental care. They allow us to identify areas in your mouth before they become problematic concerns that need treatment. Your Dentist at Aurora Family Dentistry will also provide you with tips about Dental Hygiene or about Oral

Dental Implant

Benefits of Dental Implants

Benefits of Dental Implants   Cost Effective: The first benefit of Dental Implants is their cost effectiveness. Implant tooth replacement while seemingly expensive can actually be very cost effective. The reason is that one implant can cost significantly less than a dental bridge in which three teeth are replaced instead of one. Tooth Longevity Enhancing: Dental implants are very effective in that it’s only your missing tooth that is replaced. The two neighbouring teeth are not altered to support the missing tooth. This results

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DENTAL APPOINTMENTS!

Fear Could be one of the top reasons why people skip dental appointments!  The ADA found in a 2014 study that 22% of all people skipped a visit to the Dentist on account of fear (https://www.ada.org/en/science-research/health-policy-institute/dental-statistics/patients) This is a pretty large number and represents on the average more than 1 in 5 people in the general population. Sometimes the fear is that of pain, while for some people it’s the fear of needles etc. etc. At Aurora Family Dentistry we try

Health Gums. Healthy Smiles

How to Improve Your Gum Health

Your Gum Health Your gum health affects how you feel inside, as well as the smile that the rest of the world sees. Taking a few steps to improve your oral health will not only improve your smile but will improve your overall well being. The onset of Gum disease occurs when the buildup of plaque on your teeth reaches your gum line creating an environment for infection to potentially occur in your gums. What you would notice would typically be swollen

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Invisalign treatment – Some FAQ

What is Invisalign treatment? Invisalign treatment is a process in which the patient is provided a series of clear, removable aligners that are worn on top of the teeth. These aligners gradually straighten your teeth. Invisalign is elegant, there are no brackets and wires and certainly none of the restrictions that you would have with metal brackets. What are Invisalign clear aligners made of and what do they look like? Invisalign aligners are thin and fit snugly over your teeth. The Invisalign

5 Ways to Make a Dental Visit Easy for Your Kids

Starting early and starting small holds true even for dental hygiene and clinic visits. Instead of motivating kids with fear, educating them about their own bodies and familiarizing them with doctors at a young age will greatly reduce the stress of dental visits. 1. Don’t make the dentist into a bogeyman. Scaring your children into brushing their teeth every night with dental horror stories is a bad way to get them to take care of their teeth. Such tactics only backfire when

Is teeth whitening safe? Will there be any side effects?

Many people feel that all those advertisements on TV with people getting pearly whites are too good to be true. A general notion is that using chemicals may cause some side effects. Some over-the-top advertisements may be the reason for this partially unfounded fear. Though treatment from excessively amateur medical practitioners use may cause some side effects, if properly used under the guidance of a licensed dental practitioner in moderation, it is quite safe. Also, exercise caution while purchasing oral

COVID-19 UPDATE

We recognize the trust you place in us as your family’s Dental office.

That’s why we wanted to share an update on the actions we are taking at Aurora Family Dentistry, to keep you, and our team members safe amidst the COVID-19 outbreak.

The World Health Organization has declared the outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus a pandemic. We in Canada are also being affected by this pandemic.

At Aurora Family Denitstry, we would like all our patients, staff and service providers to adopt safety-first protocols recommended by Health Canada.

The Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO) has recommended that all non-essential and elective dental services should be suspended immediately. As a consequence, Aurora Family Dentistry Offices will be closed with immediate effect to the general public.

However, RCDSO has also advised that Emergency treatment should continue, and as a result, our phone numbers will continue to be operative during business hours, and any emergency will be seen by the dentist as soon as possible.

In order to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19, everyone has a role to play. It takes more than governments and actions from the health sector to protect the health and safety of Canadians.

Each one of us can help ourselves and be prepared in the event of an emergency by understanding how coronavirus spreads and how to prevent illness.

Please visit the Health Canada website for updates and more information.

Dr. Fahimay Naqvi & Dr. Amy Hothi
Aurora Family Dentistry

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