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Do's and Don'ts After Dental Fillings

When you have a cavity, getting a dental filling from your dentist is a necessary next step. Here, our Antigonish dentists discuss the do's and don'ts of after-filling dental care.

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How to Avoid Needing a Root Canal

Root canals are important procedures used to treat deep tooth decay and damage, but the best form of preventing this operation is with routine care. Our Antigonish dentists share how to avoid needing a root canal.

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What Jaw Pain Means: What Causes It and How to Treat It

Jaw pain can be indicative of a number of oral health issues, including temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and muscle disorders. In this post, our Antigonish dentists explain the causes, symptoms, and treatment of TMJ disorders.

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Dental Appliances Can Help You With Sleep Apnea

Sleep disorders can impact not only your physical health, but your mental wellbeing, as they have the potential to cause anxiety. Here, our Antigonish dentists discuss some dental appliances that can help you with sleep apnea.

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How Can I Prevent Periodontitis?

Periodontal disease affects not only the health of your mouth but of your whole body, if left untreated. In this post, our Antigonish dentists explain how to prevent periodontitis and maintain good gum and tooth health.

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How To Tell If You Need a Dental Filling

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

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

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

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

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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