FAQ

An average healthy adult typically benefits from a professional cleaning and checkup at a minimum of every six months. If you have been diagnosed with gum disease, you may require more frequent visits. We will phone to remind you about scheduling your next visit. Even though daily brushing and flossing help in maintaining a healthy mouth, it is important to come in for regular checkups and cleanings to guard against tooth decay and gum disease and check the overall health of your oral cavity.

We have plenty of free parking. We are located at Cedarbrae Mall and benefit from the ample free parking within the Mall. We are also easily accessible by public transit.

Yes. We are accepting new patients. We have experience working with clients of all ages. We also have convenient appointment times with evening and weekend appointments available.

You should bring your child to visit us when the first tooth is visible in the mouth. It is recommended that you bring your child to see the dentist within six months of having the first tooth or by one year, whichever comes sooner.

There are several methods available for bleaching the teeth: in-office, overnight or daily. One session of in-office bleaching generally lasts one and a half to two hours, and you can read or relax during the treatment. For overnight bleaching, we make an impression of your teeth and create a mouthguard that fits your bite. Each day you fill the mouthguard with a small amount of bleaching gel and wear it overnight or for a few hours during the day. The overnight bleaching process takes approximately two weeks. Other over-the-counter daily bleaching products are available, but it is important to use any bleaching product only under the supervision of a dentist. To achieve the whitening results you desire, we recommend that you seek the professional advice of a dentist, including examination and diagnosis of the cause of tooth discoloration, before you begin any bleaching program. Call us for an appointment and we can help recommend the appropriate type of bleaching program.

If you think you are having a dental emergency, please call our office right away and we will assist you further.

Millions of people struggle with halitosis, or bad breath, despite daily teeth brushing. Here is a checklist of procedures that can eliminate the problem: twice daily brushing, daily flossing, and tongue cleaning; regular professional cleanings, and careful cleaning of any dentures or removable dental appliances. However, if your hygiene is meticulous and the problem persists, we can offer several solutions. First, we can provide a plastic tool called a tongue scraper that cleans away bacterial build-up on your tongue and significantly alleviates odor. Or, we can recommend a specially prepared rinse or toothpaste designed to actually break the odor-causing sulfur bonds that cause bad breath. Finally, we may also suspect a systemic or internal problem such as an infection or underlying condition, in which case we may recommend a visit with your family physician or specialist to identify the cause.

We are happy to accept referrals from other dental offices. Many of our patients also refer us to their family and friends. Your referrals are our best compliments!

There are several ways to replace missing teeth. Our clinic uses dentures, bridges or implants to restore your smile. Schedule an appointment with Cedarbrae Dental to receive a personalized consultation regarding the best way to replace you missing teeth.

People grind their teeth for many reasons, sometimes due to physical or emotional distress. Grinding your teeth can have several negative consequences, including headaches and severe tooth damage. A custom-fit mouth guard from Cedarbrae Dental can help relieve the issues brought on by heavy tooth grinding.

Trust Cedarbrae Dental to remedy crooked teeth using veneers and cosmetic bonding. These solutions cannot improve your bite and are not ideal for every patient. Orthodontic treatments may be necessary to fully correct your crooked teeth. No matter your specific dental needs, contact Cedarbrae Dental today to restore your smile!

Absolutely. The problem may be due to exposed dentin caused by chipped teeth, injury from tooth grinding, or receding gums. Cedarbrae Dental recommends using a soft bristle toothbrush to prevent any gum irritation. You can also find toothpaste specially designed for people who suffer from sensitive teeth.

Establishing and following a healthy dental care routine is paramount. Cedarbrae Dental in Toronto recommends brushing at least twice a day using a Canadian Dental Association (CDA) approved toothbrush, and toothpaste as well as flossing once per day.