Sleep Apnea: More Than Just Snoring, It’s a Hazard to Your Health

Sleep apnea is one of the most prevalent sleep disorders in Canada. While some people conflate sleep apnea with simple snoring, it’s much more complicated than this. Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that disrupts your breathing during sleep. If you have sleep apnea, your breathing will continually stop and start during the night. Snoring […]

The Many Benefits of Teeth Whitening

Before and After of a woman's smile getting teeth whitening.

Would you like to have a brighter, whiter smile? Would you be interested in a service that could deliver more self-confidence, better career opportunities, improved interactions with others – even a better romantic life? While this might sound like a too-good-to-be-true sales pitch, the benefits of teeth whitening cannot be discounted (though it is very […]

7 Coping Strategies for Nervous Patients

man in a dental chair smiling at his dentist

Many of us suffer from dental anxiety. In fact, 1 in 5 people experience some degree of moderate fear during their treatment. Fortunately, there are some coping strategies for nervous patients that actually work. Here are 7 techniques that you can try before and during your dental treatment that will calm your nerves and help […]

Cosmetic Dentistry: Beyond the Surface for Healthy Smiles

Close up of a dentist checking teeth for a porcelain inlay.

As a trusted provider of family dentistry in Carleton Place and surrounding communities, one of our service offerings which is in significant demand is cosmetic dentistry. The term “cosmetic dentistry” itself is a bit of a misnomer, as “cosmetic” has a certain connotation that implies surface only, something superficial or perhaps even a service of […]

TMJ: Frustrating But Not Beyond Hope

Having a problem with your TMJ (temporomandibular joint) can be very frustrating, to say the least. You may feel extreme jaw pain and even experience the so-called jaw lock if you leave the causes of the problem untreated. You may even suffer from migraines, neck pain, or ear pain without knowing that this particular joint […]

Improve Your Smile with Veneers

Do you have teeth that have cracks, chips, stains, mismatching and/or wear and tear from aging? If so, you may be a good candidate for porcelain veneers. Veneers are an increasingly popular service within cosmetic dentistry, helping to restore confidence in one’s smile as well as contributing to the strength and function of your teeth. […]

Why Haven’t I Lost All of My Baby Teeth

Do you still have a baby tooth even though all of your other adult teeth have come in? If so, don’t worry, it’s actually quite normal. There are many adults who still have at least one baby tooth left in their mouths. If you haven’t lost all your baby teeth and are not sure what […]

5 Common Emergency Dentist Appointments

Wondering what counts as an emergency when it comes to your teeth? We’ve listed some of the most common emergency dentist appointments that we deal with. If you or a loved one experiences any of these, contact us any time and we’ll arrange an appointment to have it looked at and treated as soon as […]

Sedation Dentistry: Reducing Fear, Stress & Anxiety

Does going to the dentist make you feel nervous or anxious? Are you concerned about feeling uncomfortable at an upcoming dental procedure? If so, sedation dentistry in Kemptville, Kanata or Carleton Place could be right for you. Sedation in dentistry has been used safely and effectively for many years. Thanks to the two forms of […]

6 Things to Consider When Choosing a New Dentist

Choosing the right dentist is important because if you aren’t happy with them, you’ll be less inclined to get the oral care you need to maintain a healthy smile. Finding a dentist that you can feel comfortable with and trust is essential, especially for those who experience any dental phobias or anxiety during appointments. Before […]