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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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Dental Implants vs. Dentures

Dental implants and dentures are used when it comes to replacing tooth crowns and/or tooth roots that are damaged beyond repair. Millions of people lose teeth for various reasons and face the necessity of fixing the problem.

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Myths About Root Canal Treatment

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. This kind of tooth damage results from tooth decay left untreated for a long time, and/or traumas. The condition can be extremely painful and may require emergency dental help.

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Pregnancy and Teeth

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 reveal underlying disorders that you have not noticed before or trigger new ones. It is not uncommon for a pregnant woman to realize that her teeth are decaying faster than before. This is quite something to consider if you are planning to have a child.

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What Causes Sensitive Teeth?

Do cold or hot food and drinks give you pain? Does it hurt badly when you brush or floss your teeth? If you say yes to these questions, you have sensitive teeth. It is an increasingly common issue, and there are a number of factors that contribute to sensitivitity.

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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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Welcome to Alpha Dental Care's Milton Blog

Welcome to our blog and we hope you follow us for frequent updates.  The Milton Dental Blog will be a place where we post important information, tips, updates, promotions and local Milton Information for our visitors.  We will also provide information on things like children's dentistry, teeth whitening, oral health, orthodontics and more!

Thanks for visiting!

The Alpha Dental Care Team.

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19 September 2017
Cosmetic Dentistry
Family Dentistry
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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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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24 August 2017
Orthodontics
A shining smile is a much sought-for attribute of life for people of all ages and walks of life. The dental industry is responding by developing and introducing new sophisticated tooth correction meth...
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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....
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02 September 2017
Cosmetic Dentistry
Family Dentistry
Dental implants and dentures are used when it comes to replacing tooth crowns and/or tooth roots that are damaged beyond repair. Millions of people lose teeth for various reasons and face the necessit...