Dentistry Blog

Overcoming Fear

Overcoming Fear

Photo Credit: Designed by Freepik The most common objection we at Guelph Line Dental face from patients who do not schedule regular visits is fear. A fear or phobia of visiting the dentist is exceedingly common, and something that our talented Burlington,ON based staff are uniquely and expertly trained in handling. Unfortunately, avoiding the dentist causes many problems: tooth decay and gum disease are the most common issues we find,
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Importance of healthy gums

Importance of healthy gums

You probably brush your teeth at least once a day. Maybe even twice a day (that’d be awesome!). Usually we have the image of our teeth getting whiter and more beautiful with every brush, making us easily motivated to pick up that toothbrush and get to work. But, how many of us think about our gum health while we brush? More importantly, who is thinking about keeping our gums healthy
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What is happening to my teeth? Tooth sensitivity explained

What is happening to my teeth? Tooth sensitivity explained

Who doesn’t have wonderful childhood memories of licking into an exquisite ice cream cone? What a rude awakening when we attempt to relive those memories in our adulthood, only to be met with a painful chill in your teeth as you bite in. What is happening to you? Why do very cold items cause so much pain? Let’s dive into it a bit! Tooth sensitivity can stem from any number
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Energy Drinks Vs Your Teeth! A Rivalry Is Born!

Energy Drinks Vs Your Teeth! A Rivalry Is Born!

Photo Credit: Designed by Freepik It seems more and more our culture is moving away from regularly consuming sugary soft drinks multiple times a day. That’s great! However, there’s a more concerning move afoot, and that move is towards “energy drinks” that contain MORE sugar and are jacked up with crazy levels of caffeine and other dangerous, harmful substances. Energy drinks are everywhere, and their branding is exciting and attractive,
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Thank you Barb for 46 Wonderful Years

Thank you Barb for 46 Wonderful Years

We’re not crying, you’re crying! The entire team at Guelph Line Dental want to give their best wishes to a member of our family who is retiring. Barb Edwards has been with Guelph Line Dental since 1972 and has been an absolute fixture for the clinic through many changes, both to our clinic and our world! Barb joined Guelph Line Dental as an assistant and held the position for many
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Why Dental cleaning is essential

Why Dental cleaning is essential

Photo Credit:  Designed by Pressfoto / Freepik   At Guelph Line Dental we recommend that our patients visit us a minimum of every 4 – 6 months for a regular dental hygiene cleaning appointment. This may seem like a lot, and that is understandable. Why do we need to brush and floss TWICE a day if we still need to “see the dentist” every 4 – 6 months? Seems like an
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What will happen at my Dental checkup?

What will happen at my Dental checkup?

Getting regular dental check-ups is a cornerstone of optimal dental health, but that doesn’t mean we all get them. If it’s been a while since your last appointment you may not remember exactly what will take place. Forgetting these details may lead to unneeded anxiety or fear over the unknown. So, lets get the details out there so you can feel confident heading into your check-up.   Evaluation When you
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