Just like your family doctor, your dentist may work with dental specialists to provide you with the best care possible.Learn more »
Prevent problems early. Your child's first dental visit should occur by age one or within six months of when you see the first tooth.Learn more »
Dental care during pregnancy is not only safe, regular dental visits support your health and your baby's.Learn more »
Most dental disease is preventable—starting with these five steps to take at home.Learn more »
Clenching or grinding your teeth (often at night) may be the reason and can also cause damage to your teeth and jaw.Learn more »
Your dentist may recommend a number of treatment options to replace missing teeth, such as a denture.Learn more »
Teeth undergo natural changes in colour and your smile doesn't have to be bright white to be healthy. Certain foods and beverages may stain your teeth; smoking, some medications and trauma to the teeth can also cause discolouration.
There are a variety of methods and products available to whiten your teeth either at home or at your dentist's office. Whitening mouthwash, toothpaste and floss as well as whitening strips, are among the products are available from your drugstore. Your dentist can also provide in-office treatments or make you customized take-home trays. Different methods have varying costs, time-commitments and potential side-effects and not all options are for everyone.
Talk to your dentist about your expectations as well as the pros and cons of tooth whitening options to determine what's right for your teeth.
To keep your teeth looking as white as possible try the following:
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