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Important Announcement

Dear Princeview Patients, The royal college of dental surgeons strongly recommended that all non-essential dental treatment be suspended due to COVID-19. Therefore our office will be closed until our college re-asses the situation. If you have a dental emergency, please call the Dental emergency clinic at (416) 485-7121. We thank you for your patience at this difficult time. We look Continue Reading

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Halitosis and Your Oral Health: 7 Reasons Behind Bad Breath

Occasional bad breath is normal. In fact, everyone has bad breath from time to time after eating a particularly garlic or onion-laden meal. While bad breath can be embarrassing, it’s usually nothing to worry about as long as you practice good oral hygiene. But if you find that your breath is offensively stinky the majority or all of the time, Continue Reading

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Dental Fillings: Which Type Is the Best Option?

Cavities are a common dental problem that are caused by a number of factors including poor oral hygiene and eating too many sugary or acidic foods. Dental fillings are typically administered with the purpose of filling in and correcting the negative effects that cavities can have on your oral health. The longer a cavity goes untreated, the worse the problem Continue Reading

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5 Reasons to Choose Teeth Whitening

Perfectly white and straight teeth are like the gold standard when it comes to dentistry. It’s something we all want to achieve every time we get our teeth cleaned. Maintaining white teeth, on the other hand, is an entirely different story. There are so many daily habits and indulgences we all engage in that can cause tooth discolouration over time. Continue Reading

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How to Get Rid of White Spots on Your Teeth

Perfectly white teeth are usually a sign of excellent dental health and disciplined at-home and professional dental care. But sometimes you might develop white spots or blotches on your teeth. Although white spots on your teeth aren’t necessarily a cause for concern, they may be a symptom of potential dental health issues like worn-out enamel. For the most part white Continue Reading

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What Are the Pros and Cons of Dental Veneers?

Dental health issues are more common than you might think. Tooth discolouration, cavities, gaps and other problems can be caused by a variety of factors including genetics and poor or lack of oral care. Dental veneers are a great solution to help repair and remedy a lot of these issues. But it’s important to carefully consider all of the pros Continue Reading

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6 Things You Can’t Hide from Your Dentist

Many patients don’t realize just how instrumental proper dental care is in their overall physical health, which is why fibbing, lying to your dentist or underplaying your oral hygiene habits can actually do more harm than good. You may be inclined to try to impress your dentist by stretching the truth a little about how well you actually take care Continue Reading

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Top 8 Dental Myths Debunked

Proper overall oral care is important to leading a healthy lifestyle, but there are a lot of dental myths floating around the Internet and through word-of-mouth that can make it difficult to know if you’re doing everything properly. Obviously, the best source of dental care information is always going to be your dentist so you should definitely ask them any Continue Reading

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Everything You Need to Know about Tooth Pain

Toothaches come in a variety of pain intensities and have several different reasons for occurring. Poor dental health and oral care habits are the top culprits, but there are many causes as to why you might be experiencing one or more toothaches. Tooth pain is typically a symptom of potentially serious underlying oral health issues like gum disease, abscess/oral infection, Continue Reading

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Habits to Follow to Help Your Kids Maintain Their Teeth

As a parent, one of your biggest responsibilities other than protecting your kids from potentially harmful situations is to ensure that they develop sustainable healthy habits from an early age. Teaching your kids how to practice proper oral hygiene on a regular basis is an important aspect of taking care of their health. If you’re unsure where to begin, consult Continue Reading

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Everything You Need to Know about Oral Abscesses

Gum disease is one of the most widespread oral health issues afflicting Canadians. According to the Canadian Dental Association, “seven out of 10 Canadians will develop gum disease at some time in their lives”. Oral abscesses are just one type of gum disease that many Canadians may develop throughout their lifetimes. Most oral abscesses typically begin with food particles becoming Continue Reading

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Dental Bonding for Tooth Gaps

As you get older, your teeth will go through a variety of changes. Sometimes, even if you take excellent care of them through regular brushing and flossing certain damage can still occur. If you have cracked or discoloured teeth, then dental bonding may be the right solution for you. Visiting the dentist on a regular basis is essential because you Continue Reading

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5 Common Beverages That Are Destroying Your Dental and Oral Health

From the moment it enters your mouth everything you eat and drink has the ability to impact your physical health in some capacity, starting with your teeth. In fact, the state of your dental health is very telling about the state of your overall physical health. Certain oral health problems like abscessed teeth or infections can be linked to greater Continue Reading

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4 Ways Dental Flossing Can Improve Your Oral Hygiene

By now everyone knows about the important benefits of dental flossing—or at least, you should. It helps keep your teeth clean by removing plaque and bacteria from hard-to-reach parts of your mouth like between your teeth and behind your molars. Yet, for some reason, a large portion of the population doesn’t floss on a regular basis and they also fail Continue Reading

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How Booking Regular Dental Checkups Can Help You Improve Your Oral Hygiene

Life is busy and as a result, it’s often easy to overlook the importance of making and keeping regular appointments for dental checkups. But if you care about maintaining excellent oral health, then you should make a determined effort to see your dentist on a regular basis. How regularly you schedule your dental checkups depends entirely on the current state Continue Reading

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Everything You Need to Know about Cavities

Cavities are a lot more common than you might think. According to the Canadian Dental Association, nearly 100% of adults worldwide have tooth decay! Plus, oral health isn’t an isolated thing; it’s connected to other aspects of your overall physical health and can actually impact your organ function if severe oral conditions are left untreated for too long. So what Continue Reading

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Root Canal Myths Debunked: Why Getting a Root Canal Isn’t as Scary as You Think

For many dentophobes (people who experience an irrational fear or anxiety when visiting the dentist), getting a root canal is their absolute worst nightmare. And it doesn’t help that there are a lot of negative depictions of root canal treatments and what they entail. Most of these root canal myths are misconceptions that are perpetuated by modern pop cultural portrayals Continue Reading

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