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How To Tell If You Need a Dental Filling

Posted Mar 28th, 2023 in General

If you have a cavity, you will likely need a dental filling to restore your tooth. In this post, our Antigonish dentists explain why you might need a tooth filling and the different types of fillings that can be used for cavities.

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TMJ: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

Posted Mar 14th, 2023 in General

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is one of the most complex joints in the human body. In this post, our Antigonish dentists explain three main types of TMJ disorders (TMD), their symptoms and their treatment options.

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How to Choose the Right Dentist for You

Posted Feb 28th, 2023 in General

Looking for a new dentist in Antigonish? Finding the right dentist for you can be tricky, so our dentists at Drs. Daniel McKenna & Robert Dunphy are here to offer some advice on how to make the right choice.

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Do These Simple Things to Avoid Gum Disease

Posted Feb 28th, 2023 in General

Gum disease is a common issue among Canadian adults, and it’s often caused by poor oral hygiene. Our Antigonish dentists discuss how poor oral hygiene leads to gum disease, and what you can do to avoid it.

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Dentistry for the Entire Family: How Dental Services Differ by Age

Posted Feb 14th, 2023 in General

In this post, our Antigonish dentists explain the ins and outs of family dental services and how we help kids, teens, adults and seniors keep their smiles healthy.

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Why Does My Tooth Hurt? 5 Possible Answers

Posted Jan 31st, 2023 in General

If your tooth or gum is causing you pain, contact your dentist immediately to schedule an appointment. Our Antigonish dentists explain some possible reasons for your tooth pain and what you can do about it until you get to the dentist.

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How to Know if You are Having a Dental Emergency or Not

Posted Jan 17th, 2023 in General

Many people will have a dental emergency at some point in their lives due to injury or an underlying medical issue. Here, our Antigonish dentists disclose how to know if you're experiencing a dental emergency and what to do in case of one.

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