Articles posted by Dr. Mandeep Johal

Dental Office Open During Covid

Oral Health and Covid 19

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” -Helen Keller Family Dental Centre is Open for Service Family Dental Centre has received clearance to open for service from the Royal College of Dental Surgeons. At this time, please read our safety protocols below and schedule an appointment by phone or email.

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Jaw Causing Back and Neck Pain

Is Your Jaw Causing Back and Neck Pain?

Head-Jaw-Neck-Back Pain Connection Alignment Do you have a headache or neck, shoulder, and/or back pain? Do you feel tired when you wake up? Sleepy during the day? Your mouth may be playing a minor or major role in how you are feeling. The Alignment of your head, bite and spine can relieve pain and fatigue

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How To Know If You Or Your Child Is Tongue Tied

What Is A Tongue Tie? Tongue-tie (ankyloglossia) is a condition present at birth that restricts the tongue’s range of motion. If it is not corrected as an infant, a person can grow to childhood and even adulthood without having it addressed. A tongue-tie is an unusually short, thick or tight band of tissue (lingual frenulum)

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Is Your Baby Tongue Tied?

Simply answer the following questions to determine if your baby is tongue tied. Is the baby having difficulties in gaining weight? Do your breasts hurt? (sore/cracked nipples)? Is the baby feeding frequently? If you answered yes, to any of these questions your baby may be tongue tied. What is a Tongue tie? A tongue tie

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Teeth Whitening Family Dental Centre Guelph

Teeth Whitening

Whitening procedures have effectively restored the smile of people with stained, dull, or discolored teeth. The darker tissue of your teeth, the dentin, can become exposed as the outer layer of enamel is worn away by the effects of aging or things like caffeine and tobacco. Food particles are naturally attracted to a tooth’s enamel

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Prevention Tips for Children

Prevention Tips for Children

Plaque is an insidious substance—a colorless, sticky film—that blankets your teeth and creates an environment in which bacteria erode tooth enamel, cause gum irritation, infection in inner structures such as pulp and the roots, and in extreme cases, tooth loss. Some of the biggest culprits causing plaque are foods rich in sugar and carbohydrates, including

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What Is Tooth Decay Family Dental Centre Guelph

What Is Tooth Decay?

Plaque is an insidious substance—a colorless, sticky film—that blankets your teeth and creates an environment in which bacteria erode tooth enamel, cause gum irritation, infection in inner structures such as pulp and the roots, and in extreme cases, tooth loss. Some of the biggest culprits causing plaque are foods rich in sugar and carbohydrates, including

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Braces Family Dental Centre Guelph

Braces

Braces are applied to teeth for various reasons, including poorly aligned jaws, crooked, crowded and missing teeth, or a bad bite (also called malocclusion). Various things can cause teeth to become crooked or jaws misaligned, including thumb-sucking or a traumatic injury. Some conditions are inherited. Children between the ages of 7 and 14 are typical

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Crowns Family Dental Centre Guelph

Crowns

Crowns are synthetic caps, usually made of a material like porcelain, placed on the top of a tooth. Crowns are typically used to restore a tooth’s function and appearance following a restorative procedure such as a root canal. When decay in a tooth has become so advanced that large portions of the tooth have been

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Extractions Family Dental Centre Guelph

Extractions

General Procedure When restoration procedures such as root canal therapy, crowns, or fillings are not enough to save a tooth, it may need to be pulled, or extracted. Tooth extraction procedures today are far less painful than ever before, thanks to powerful anesthetics and sedatives. In many cases, a patient who has tooth pulled experiences

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