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Dental Health Tips & Advice

Read the Bay Street Dental Associates blog for tips and advice on your dental health from our Toronto dental team, and information on dentistry under anesthesia or sedation.


TMJ: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

The temporomandibular joint, commonly referred to as TMJ, is one of the body’s most complex joints. Here, our Toronto dentists explain three main types of TMJ disorders, symptoms and how they are treated.

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What Jaw Pain Means: What Causes It and How to Treat It

Jaw pain can indicate a dental issue such as a toothache, TMJ Disorder, or perhaps a more serious condition. In this post, our Toronto dentists explain possible causes of jaw pain and what to do with those sore joints.

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Do's and Don'ts After Dental Fillings

If you’ve got a cavity, having a dental filling placed by your dentist is a necessary procedure. There are a few tips that can make the time immediately following the filling a bit easier. Our Toronto dentists offer some advice about what you should and should not do after a filling.

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Do These Simple Things to Avoid Gum Disease

Gum disease is a very common issue among Canadian adults, and it’s often caused by poor oral hygiene. Here, our Toronto dentists explain how poor oral hygiene leads to gum disease, and what actions you can take to avoid the condition.

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Why Does My Tooth Hurt? 5 Possible Answers

If tooth or gum pain is plaguing you, contact your dentist immediately to schedule an appointment. In this post, our Toronto dentists explain some possible reasons for your pain and what you can do until you get to the dentist.

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How Can I Prevent Periodontitis?

Periodontal disease can negatively affect not only our oral health but our overall physical health. Today, our Toronto dentists define periodontitis and offer tips on what you can do to help fight and avoid it.

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Dental Appliances Can Help You With Sleep Apnea

Sleep is essential to your health and well-being, and sleep disorders can seriously impact physical health. There are dental appliances available to help treat sleep apnea, and today our Toronto dentists explain the options.

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How to Choose the Right Dentist for You

Are you looking for a dentist in Toronto? Finding the right dentist can be a tricky task, so today our dentists are offering some advice to help you make the right choice.

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How To Tell If You Need a Dental Filling

If you have a cavity, you will likely need a dental filling to restore your tooth. In this post, our Toronto dentists explain why you'd need a filling, and describe different types to consider depending on your needs.

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How to Avoid Needing a Root Canal

While a root canal is an effective way to treat an infected tooth, it's always best to avoid needing one in the first place! We believe prevention is the first line of defence. Here, our Toronto dentists explain how you can avoid needing a root canal.

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