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Why dental insurance is an economically sound investment

Lakeside Dental in Hamilton helps debunk some of the myths about dental insurance and explains why it may be one of the best investments you can make for your and your family’s health. “My kids are too young to worry about major dental problems.” Oral care begins at six months…

Periodontal disease is not fixed with normal cleaning

ums that bleed during a regular cleaning are a sign of periodontal disease, and Lakeside Dental in Hamilton stresses the importance of treating the disease before it causes more oral complications. Periodontal disease occurs when bacteria causes an infection in the gums, which swell and bleed when you brush or…

The Benefits of Bridges

Bridges provide a perfectly natural replacement for missing teeth. They look natural and feel natural for a comfortable bite. Dental bridges usually consist of two abutment crowns that are inserted over existing teeth and a false tooth or teeth in between the abutments called pontics. Bridges can be crafted using…

4 Things You Can Do To Make Your Trips To The Dentist A Breeze

Lakeside Dental in Stoney Creek wants all of your trips to the dentist to be a breeze. They do their part to use a gentle, comfortable and professional approach with customers. When you book an appointment at Lakeside Dental, you’ll be aware of every step involved in the treatments you…

4 Things To Consider When Seeking Out The Right Dentist

Lakeside Dental in Stoney Creek knows that choosing the right dentist comes down to four key factors: competence, convenience, cost and compatibility. Dr. Corinne Contant and her team at Lakeside Dental excel greatly in each of those four areas, which is why they have been one of the most successful…

One Dental Clinic That Can Calm You Down Like No Other

Lakeside Dental in Stoney Creek gets it. Dr. Contant and her team do whatever it takes to calm you down in the dentist’s chair. Her team understands that the mental anguish that comes with a visit to the dentist doesn’t necessarily fade away when you grow up and unlike when…

Dr. Corinne Contant, Lakeside Dental

At Lakeside Dental in Stoney Creek, Ontario, you and your family can achieve and maintain excellent oral health. Great oral health starts at home with regular brushing and flossing, but an essential part of any great oral hygiene routine includes regular visits to the dentist's office.  Dr. Corinne Contant and her team…

3 Easy Ways To Deal With Sensitive Teeth

Lakeside Dental in Stoney Creek has been providing families with quality dental care since 2001. Dr. Corinne Contant and her team have been running a successful practice for 13 years now because of the team’s commitment to serving individuals in a patient-focused, serene and comfortable setting where being attentive to your…

Oral Care: Vizilite and Soft Tissue Laser Treatments

When it comes to discovering life-threatening issues such as oral cancer your dentist will do a thorough check of your mouth and tongue to look for lesions or sores that might be signs of cancer. A new diagnostic tool available to dentists is called ViziLite. According to ViziLite, this tool…

Why do I need dental x-rays?

Many people are not sure if they should be getting dental x-rays even at the recommendation of their dentist. If you are unclear why you need dental x-rays or are concerned about exposure to radiation here is a little overview to explain why they are important to your overall health…

Smart snack choices for healthy teeth

Many people know they are not supposed to eat too much sugar as it is bad for their teeth. However most people don’t know why. Sugar feeds plaque. When you eat sugar plaque “eats” the sugar. As plaque eats sugar it produces acid which causes cavities as it breaks down…

Special dental needs for teens

Your wisdom teeth are the last teeth to erupt. They most commonly appear in your late teens and even into your early 20’s. It is not uncommon for your wisdom teeth to not have enough space to emerge which can lead to impacted wisdom teeth. When impacted, your wisdom teeth…

The Importance of Replacing Missing Teeth

Your missing teeth can sometimes be ignored especially if they are not front teeth. Although you might feel that because your missing teeth are not noticeable at the side or back of your mouth, missing teeth can do more than ruin your smile. It is important to replace missing teeth…

The importance of seniors’ dental care

Many seniors may be taking medications that can cause a condition called dry mouth. If you notice your mouth seems to be dry all the time, this can prove detrimental to your oral health. Your saliva plays a key role in your overall oral and dental health as it helps…

Bonding: The Most Affordable Cosmetic Treatment

Dental bonding is a dental treatment that has many uses. It is also referred to as composite bonding and your dentist uses this treatment for restorative purposes for cavities, chips and cracks as well as cosmetic treatments. Bonding works with a resin that your dentist is able to shape and…

Home teeth whitening versus dental office whitening

Your teeth are exposed to staining everyday. Beverages such as wine, coffee and tea, foods such as blueberries and habits such as smoking can all contribute to the discolouration of your teeth. Medications you might have taken during your childhood can also cause discolouration to your teeth as well as…

Choosing the best cosmetic dental treatment for you

Porcelain veneers can correct any number of issues from stains and overlaps to chips and gaps. They are bonded to your existing teeth and improve the look of your smile with a very attractive, natural look. There are a few issues that can prevent you from getting veneers including insufficient…

When to take your child to their first dental appointment

Many parents overlook their baby’s oral hygiene as it does not seem necessary to be brushing the teeth (or tooth) of such a tiny child. However good oral hygiene begins as soon as your child’s first teeth begin to appear. You can start caring for your child’s baby teeth with…

The impact of dry mouth on your dental health

Dry mouth can lead to many unpleasant conditions including the discomfort caused by difficulty swallowing and more serious issues such as yeast infections, bad breath and tooth decay. When your mouth is not producing adequate amounts of saliva it can irritate your gums as well as allow bacteria to build…