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Alpha Dental Care is a family dentist located in Milton, Ontario. We know that there are often many questions when it comes to choosing a dentist or simply having general questions. Our blog is meant as a place to educate and hopefully answer questions related to family dentistry, children's dentistry, orthodontics and cosmetic dentistry.

Electric vs. Manual Toothbrushes

A tooth brush has come a long way toward reaching its current versatility. Today, we can hardly imagine our life without using it. Dental health is a crucial overall health factor.

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Foods That Stain Your Teeth

Foods That Affect the Color of Your Teeth

There is hardly a more tempting and admirable thing than a table laden with an abundance of delicacies, fruits, veggies, and sweets. During moments like this few of us think about dangers hiding behind this beautiful setting.

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Smoking and Oral Health

Smoking-related diseases go far beyond what we are pretty much used to hear about – lung cancer, emphysema, chronic cough, etc. Many of us forget about the mouth, which actually takes the whole brunt of it.

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Diabetes and Oral Health

Diabetes is a complicated chronic metabolic disease that causes many negative consequences. It affects the condition of important systems in the body as well as eyes, nerves, heart and kidneys of the person. Though the disease is so destructive, the patients are surprised when they discover one more serious complication of diabetes: deterioration of dental health. Actually, the condition features concomitant oral manifestations that harm dental issues. A study has revealed the prevalence of oral soft tissue diseases and tooth decay in diabetic group in comparison with non-diabetics. 

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Did you Know?

Super User
13 July 2017
Family Dentistry
What is root canal treatment?Root canal treatment is applied when the pulp of a tooth gets infected and has to be removed (pulpitis). After that, the dentist should clean, fill in and seal the canal. ...
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17 February 2017
Cosmetic Dentistry
Foods That Affect the Color of Your TeethThere is hardly a more tempting and admirable thing than a table laden with an abundance of delicacies, fruits, veggies, and sweets. During moments like this f...
Super User
04 May 2017
Cosmetic Dentistry
Everyone knows that toothbrushes need to be replaced from time to time. Yes, they wear down from regular use, just like any other consumable item. Bristles break down and/or become frayed and are no l...
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30 May 2017
Family Dentistry
Teeth are a kind of mirror of a person’s general health, and any change in the body may immediately leave its mark on teeth and gums. Pregnancy is one such thing: it causes hormonal shifts, which may ...
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17 September 2017
Children's Dentistry
Lots of nursing moms are as happy about seeing first teeth erupt in their babies as they are worried. This is quite painful for babies, and they often get anxious and sometimes extremely noisy....