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Dentist in Kitchener

Visiting a dentist regularly is a must because this will help you maintain a beautiful and healthy smile. Additionally, most of us will experience a dental problem at one point or another, so having a dentist in your community is a must because they will be able to treat your condition and eliminate your pain.…

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Everything You Need To Know About Veneers

You may have given braces, teeth whitening and other cosmetic dentistry services a try, but still aren’t completely satisfied with the results. Most people are not born with perfectly straight, white teeth, but fortunately, they can achieve this smile easily with veneers. Teeth deficiencies affect many Canadians and can, unfortunately, play a large role in…

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Am I A Candidate For Dentures?

If you’ve recently lost a tooth, or have been living without teeth for some time, you may be wondering if dentures are a viable solution for your needs. What will determine if you’re eligible for dentures is the number of teeth you’re missing and your overall dental health. There are three different types of dentures…

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Types Of Gum Disease

Gum disease is a peril that is faced by anyone who has teeth, which most likely includes everyone who is reading this article. The whole time we’re growing up we hear from our dentist’s, our teacher’s, and our parent’s that brushing and flossing are our only lines of defense. While this is largely true, we…

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Fun Facts About Teeth

Your dental health is important and should be taken seriously, but there is always time for a bit of fun too. These are some facts about teeth that you might not have known about. Knowing more about your teeth and how your lifestyle affects your oral health can help you take better care of your…

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Can I Keep My Wisdom Teeth?

When our patients hear the words ‘wisdom teeth’ its not unusual for them to wince, as many of them have become convinced that there’s only one road for those who develop wisdom teeth. That road ends in a surgery where their molars get surgically removed and they come out with an embarrassing video showing them…

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What Is A Composite Filling?

Composite resins are a durable and attractive way of treating teeth that, through damage caused by accidents or decay, have become compromised. This style of filling works to restore the tooth while retaining a natural appearance using a material that is stronger and more effective than silver or mercury amalgam fillings. These fillings can be…

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Long Term Planning

When people think of long-term medical planning they almost inevitably start thinking about their relationship with their physician and what kind of family history they have that may indicate what’s coming down the road. It isn’t often that they consider that a long-term plan for your dental health is just as important, with just as…

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The Structure Of Your Teeth

There are a series of white monuments that stand within the pink cave that is our mouths, and we all most commonly know them by the name ‘teeth’. But aside from their incredible utility in speaking and eating, how much do most of us know about them? The answer, sadly, is “not much”, a sorry…

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What Periodontists Do For Patients

We’ve all heard of dentists, dental assistants, and hygienists, but there aren’t as many of us that are familiar with the specialty within dentistry known as a periodontist.  What a dentist does for your teeth, a periodontist does for your gums and other supporting structures for your teeth, making them an important part of your…

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A Checklist for Your Next Dental Visit

At Forest Hill Family Dental, we realize that visiting the dentist can be a somewhat stressful occurrence. Even if you don’t suffer from dental anxiety, the business of everyday life can also make important details tough to recall. In order to get the most from your dental appointment and maximize your time spent in the…

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7 Ways to Help Your Child Overcome Dental Phobia

No matter how gentle and compassionate your dentist is, your child may harbor fears about their dental appointments. Advanced numbing medicines and technology are increasingly allowing patients to relax more, but it’s always hard to convince little children; 20% of school kids reportedly get anxious about dental visits. Forest Hill Family Dental in Kitchener has…