Dentist or orthodontist for treatment?

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Should I see a dentist or an orthodontist for treatment? We are often asked what the difference is between an orthodontist and a dentist who offers treatment to align teeth. The term ‘orthodentist‘ is beginning to appear, in blog posts and on websites. Our patients have asked us if that term is the same as…

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Dr. Shojaei and his team had a great time today at Port Royal Public School speaking about Oral Heath and Careers in the Dental Industry! Thank you for great day!

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Deadly Fashion Braces

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Katy Perry as her nerdy alter ego. When you think of Braces what do you think? The traditional metal brace face headgear! Rest assured, that is not what braces look like in the modern days! In Thailand, and increasingly in places like Indonesia and China, braces are becoming a huge teenage fashion statement. Which is…

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I don’t have my toothbrush, but I have CHEESE!

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GOOD ORAL HEALTHCARE IS SOMETHING most of us are great at when we’re at home, but most of us don’t bring along our toothbrush and floss when we’re out and about… So, here are a few ways you can prevent cavities while you’re away from home…  

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Bad Breath? There is a problem.

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A COMMON QUESTION WE GET ASKED HERE AT OUR PRACTICE IS, “What causes bad breath?” “How do we help or prevent it?” Of course, we also get asked if braces have anything to do with it. Many times the complaint is not from the offender but from a long suffering family member or friend. There…

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What’s the deal with mouthwash?

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EVEN THE MOST DILIGENT FLOSSERS AND BRUSHERS sometimes forget about the added benefits of mouthwash. But don’t worry—even if you already brush, floss, AND rinse with mouthwash everyday, you’ll find this content useful. The affect that mouthwash has on your oral health is often dependent upon the type of mouthwash you use.  

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THE POWER OF A SMILE!

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ARE YOU NEWLY GRADUATED, stuck in a mid-life crisis, starting a new career, or re-entering the dating scene? No matter what change your life may be going through, having an unforgettable smile may be just the thing to help boost your confidence and get you feeling unstoppable. Here at Aurora and Smiles on Yonge Orthodontics…

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