Hamilton Mountain Dental Group

The Many Benefits of Invisalign® Treatment

If you’ve been discussing beginning Invisalign treatment with your dentist then you’re likely aware of everything they can accomplish like straightening teeth, having an easy cleaning routine, being virtually invisible, and feeling more comfortable than traditional braces. However, it’s important to know the benefits that come along with each of those accomplishments. While improving your self-esteem is something your dentist definitely wants to help you achieve, having straight teeth can also be very important to your overall health and wellbeing. We’ll go into more detail below. Top … Read more

How Crooked Teeth Impact Your Oral Health

Hamilton dentist showing retainer to child with crooked teeth

Did you know that nine in ten people have misaligned teeth? It’s become more and more common in this day and age, especially as modern diets have changed the way we use our jaws and facial muscles. As our faces and mouths become smaller, we’re more prone to having misaligned, overcrowded or crooked teeth. What a lot of people don’t know is that it’s not just an aesthetic problem. Crooked or misaligned teeth can affect our overall health and wellbeing as well. What Causes Crooked Teeth? While … Read more

How To Teach Children Good Oral Habits

Young child brushing teeth with child-friendly toothbrush

A good dental hygiene routine is established early on in a child’s life. Good oral habits, like regular brushing and flossing, can help keep their mouth healthy and ward off cavities, tooth decay, tooth loss and other oral health diseases like gum disease. In order to keep your child’s smile healthy and vibrant, teach your kids how to take care of their teeth properly. 5 Steps For Teaching Children Good Oral Health 1. Start Their Oral Hygiene Routine At An Early Age One of the best ways … Read more

Early Signs Of Gum Disease

Woman pulls down lip to show swollen gums caused by gum disease

How To Know If You Have Gum Disease And What You Can Do About It We all know how essential it is to take care of our oral health. On every visit to the dentist, we are always reminded about the importance of brushing and flossing. This is because dental care is an essential part of our overall bone health and well-being. Poor oral hygiene can lead to a variety of dental concerns, including cavities, tooth decay, and gum disease. It has also been linked to heart … Read more

How To Reverse Gum Disease

Man with goatee shows off bright smile free of gum disease

Gum disease, also known as periodontitis, is a gum infection that damages the soft gum tissue. Without treatment, the infection can erode the bone that supports your teeth, causing tooth loss. Thankfully, there are many treatment options so you do not lose any permanent teeth. Hamilton Mountain Dental Group‘s team of dental professionals know how important your oral health is. This article will cover the signs, symptoms, and treatments of gum disease so you can keep your oral health on track. We hope to put your mind … Read more

How Often Should You Go To The Dentist?

Hamilton dentist greeting smiling teenage girl in grey sweater and dental bib

The general rule of thumb is to go to the Hamilton dentist every six months for a regular checkup. This way with regular dental visits you can protect your teeth and gums and minimize the risk of cavities and gum disease and possible tooth decay. However, a dental visit twice a year may not be enough, so depending on your unique oral health and coinciding circumstances you may need to see your dentist more or less often than twice a year. So, How Often Should You Visit … Read more

How To Choose A Hamilton Dentist

Hamilton dentist and dental hygienist performing teeth cleaning on patient

Are you and your family new to the busy and beautiful City of Hamilton? First of all, welcome! Second, are you worried about finding the right family dental office who will take care of all your specific oral needs? Finding the right fit for you and your family can be tough, especially if you were so used to your previous dentist, but we’re offering easy tips to follow that can help you make the right decision. Don’t be afraid to approach dentists with a series of questions … Read more

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