Category Archives: Doctor’s Corner

9th Annual Victorian Christmas

Sunday, December 16th, 2018 • 12 – 4 pm Victorian Christmas at Heritage House Dental turns nine years old this year! This event has become a favourite family tradition in Mississauga. If you have been to one of our previous Victorian Christmas celebrations, we … Continue reading

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Five Tips to a Healthier Mouth

Want to improve your dental health? Follow these 5 tips to a healthier mouth! Commit to Flossing: This is the perfect time to start a flossing routine. Brushing alone is not enough to remove the daily plaque build up. Flossing … Continue reading

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Kid and Dentist Approved Hallowe’en Treats

With Hallowe’en fast approaching, your costume isn’t the only thing you need to consider. Finding the perfect treat to hand out is just as important as the Jack-o-lantern carved and perched on your porch! For many of us, getting an … Continue reading

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Flossing: Your Most Important New Year’s Resolution

One of the sure fire questions you’ll hear from your dentist or hygienist during your routine dental hygiene visit is: “Do you floss regularly?” For about 40% of adults, the answer will be yes. For most, the answer is no … Continue reading

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Dental X-rays: are they necessary?

You may have found yourselves at one time muttering “why do I need x-rays”? either quietly to yourself or out loud to your dental provider. Dental x-rays (radiographs) are an invaluable diagnostic tool used to detect decay, damage or tooth … Continue reading

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5 Mischievous Causes of Headaches

You are not alone: the unwelcoming pounding and numbing pain of headache is shared by many people. Affecting more teenage girls than boys, common headache triggers include stress, lack of sleep, excessive heat or sunlight, smoking and diet. Understanding some … Continue reading

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The Average Tooth Fairy Rate: What’s a Tooth Worth on the Playground Nowadays?

Children will start to lose their baby teeth between the ages of five and seven. By this age they’re already in school, where friends and classmates will talk about how much money the Tooth Fairy left under their pillow for … Continue reading

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Your Dental Hygienist Trumps Brushing Your Teeth with Toothpaste

Brushing with toothpaste alone may feel like you’re getting rid of the build-up on your teeth from daily meals and snacks. However, if you skip flossing, you’re missing out on cleaning a third of your teeth. Even with diligent home … Continue reading

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Smile All the Way to Victory this Sporting Season; Wear A Customized Mouth Guard

The hockey season is here with us again, and for ardent lovers of the game this is a perfect season to take your championship story to a whole new level. But, even as the much awaited season draws to a … Continue reading

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Dental Implants Proven to be More Cost Effective

The choice of dental implants over traditional teeth replacement is fast becoming the optimal treatment alternative for many. Not only are dental implants proving more cost effective; patient satisfaction with the results is higher as well. These findings were reported … Continue reading

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