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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.


How long does sedation take to wear off?

Dental sedation is often a recommendable option for patients suffering anxiety or having difficulty undergoing oral surgery and other dental procedures. Sedation is generally safe and effective - one question many people have, however, is how long it takes for dental sedation to wear off.

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Is there such a thing as a cosmetic dentist?

Cosmetic dental procedures are a staple of many dental clinics, but is this considered a specialty that a dentist can focus solely on? Our Toronto dentists are here to explain.

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How to Overcome Dental Anxiety

Dental anxiety or fear is very common, and it can prevent you from receiving the dental care you require. Our Toronto dentists will explain your options for dealing with your fears.

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Dental Bonding vs. Dental Fillings

Dental bonding and fillings are excellent ways to improve the appearance of your smile. Our Toronto dentists are available to discuss the advantages of each procedure and how they can improve your smile.

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When is Sedation Used in Dentistry?

The majority of our Toronto patients find that local anesthetic is sufficient to prevent pain during dental procedures. However, for those patients who suffer from dental anxiety or heightened sensitivity, dental sedation can be beneficial.

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How To Care For Dental Veneers

Veneers provide a relatively quick and long-lasting fix for teeth that are stained, chipped, misaligned, or irregularly shaped. They are a fantastic way to help reshape your smile. Toronto dentists are here to tell you how to take proper care of them.

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Dental Sedation for Children

Our Toronto dentists may recommend dental sedation for children who experience extreme fear or anxiety about visiting the dentist, or who have special needs that would make undergoing oral care difficult.

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Teeth Whitening: In-Office vs. At-Home

You may be wondering about the difference between teeth whitening at your dentist's office compared to do-it-yourself treatments at home. Here, our Toronto dentists shed some light on your options for this popular cosmetic dental procedure to lighten your smile. 

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Side Effects of Dental Sedation

Dental Sedation can provide many benefits for anxious patients, and it's possible you are wondering if it is right for you. In today's post, our Toronto dentists discuss the potential side effects of dental sedation to help you make an informed decision.

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How Professional Teeth Whitening is Done

If your teeth have become discoloured, whitening is an option. Learn how professional teeth whitening at our Toronto office is done, as well as the types of teeth whitening procedures your dentist can perform.

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