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Periodontitis x Gingivitis: what is the difference?

Periodontitis x Gingivitis: what is the difference?

Your Manotick dentist should always encourage you to floss regularly. This ensures a more thorough cleansing of your mouth and gums to prevent cavities and gum disease. However, some patients do not floss properly, which can cause some problems like Gingivitis and...

Why is regular dental cleaning so important?

Why is regular dental cleaning so important?

When you visit our Manotick dental clinic for regular cleaning, you get a lot out of the money you invest. We don't just remove the plaque and polish your teeth. We give you a complete check-up and try to spot any early signs of problems that may be lurking under the...

What is fluoride and why is it good for your teeth

What is fluoride and why is it good for your teeth

For decades we have heard that fluoride is a mineral that will help the human body fight dental cavities. However, most people don't understand how the process works and ask themselves why their Manotick dentist recommends fluoride treatments. Fluoride helps teeth...

How to choose the right braces for you

How to choose the right braces for you

Most people are not born with a perfectly aligned smile. In fact, many people are self-conscious about how they look as they speak and smile. There is a solution: Manotick Braces. There are several different types, and generally, you will be able to find the best to...

When is the right time to take your child to the dentist?

When is the right time to take your child to the dentist?

As a parent, it seems there is a new decision to be made every day. Here's another one. When should you start taking your child to a Manotick family dentist? What should you expect? How can you help your child prepare for the experience? When Should Your Child Have...

The importance of a healthy smile

The importance of a healthy smile

Your Manotick dental clinic will tell you that a healthy smile is better than an unhealthy one any day, any time. It can go beyond crooked teeth or discoloration. Lack of proper oral hygiene can lead to even more significant overall health problems. The human body is...

Who is Invisalign for?

Who is Invisalign for?

Not every person is a viable candidate for every procedure offered at our Manotick dental office. That includes Manotick Invisalign. The great majority of people can significantly benefit from this procedure. Invisalign is an excellent orthodontic choice because the...

How drinks can affect your smile

How drinks can affect your smile

Sugary foods have an impact on our general health. They also affect our teeth. In fact, some beverages that are touted as healthy may be harmful to our dental health. But don't worry, our Manotick dentist can help! The effects of drinks in your smile Soft Drinks Even...

How to maximize the benefits of Invisalign

How to maximize the benefits of Invisalign

Our Manotick Main Dental office services many people with the Invisalign orthodontic process. We understand that you are investing in the Barrhaven Invisalign method, and we have some suggestions about how to make the most of your experience. How to get the most out...

Brushing Techniques

Brushing Techniques

Brushing is something we are taught as small children and is used to remove food particles, residue and plaque from teeth and gums.  When these items are removed in a timely fashion, bacteria does not have the opportunity to cause cavities. You will remember that...