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Preventive Dental Hygiene

Prevent dental issues from developing and keep your smile healthy with regular oral examinations and hygiene cleanings at Bernstein Dental Centre in North York.

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Oral Examinations

Twice yearly oral examinations give your dentist an opportunity to identify any oral health issues that may be developing and to create a personalized treatment plan to provide you with effective treatment options. 

During your exam, your dentist will take a close look at the health of your teeth, gums, jaw and bite. Your examination may also include dental x-rays, an oral cancer screening and other diagnostic procedures.

Oral Cancer Screening

Oral cancer can affect any part of the mouth or surrounding tissues. During your exam, your dentist will check the face, neck, lips, tongue, throat, tissues and gums for any signs of oral cancer which can be difficult for patients to detect on their own. 

Great Oral Hygiene For Healthy Smiles

To keep your smile healthy between dental appointments, or dentists recommend brushing your teeth thoroughly twice a day for two minutes each time and flossing at least once daily. 

Hygiene Cleaning

Before or after your examination, your dental hygienist will perform a professional cleaning of your teeth and gums to prevent and treat disease.

Your hygienist will begin by using a scaler to remove any tartar and plaque build-up. Next, a polisher will be used with coarse toothpaste to remove any leftover stains or plaque, followed by flossing to help remove loosened debris from between your teeth.

Fluoride Treatment

Fluoride is a natural mineral that can help to rebuild the minerals in your tooth enamel to prevent or reverse tooth decay. If you or your child has a high risk of tooth decay, your dentist may recommend a fluoride treatment as part of your hygiene exam. 

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Looking for a dentist in North York? We're happily accepting new patients at our dental clinic! Contact us to get started today. 

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