Wednesday, January 22, 2014

How an Oakville Dental Professional Can Help People with Missing Teeth

Aside from access to more dental care, people with missing teeth can benefit from more advanced dentistry that includes better dentures. Oakville dental professional Arun Narang, DDS, who has written many columns in The Oakville Beaver, shares the following:

Thanks to modern high-tech dentistry, today’s dentures are stronger, longer lasting, better fitting, and better looking than ever before. Advances in dental procedures and materials now enable dentists to help patients without teeth to eat, speak and smile without worrying about slipping or uncomfortable dentures.

Sunday, January 19, 2014

The Effects of Sugar on our Teeth, According to an Oakville Dentist

Fortunately, we can easily keep plaque from developing or building up by taking a few steps. Aside from brushing our teeth at least twice a day, we floss daily to remove any plaque under our gum lines and in-between the teeth. Additionally, we visit regularly our preferred dentist in Oakville for oral examinations and cleaning.

While concededly a tall order, we can also keep our intake of sugary foods to a minimum. One in every five calories that we consume comes from sugar, although we may get dietary sugar naturally from fruit and milk. Besides, we can improve our overall health by consuming fruits, vegetables, and whole grain.

Friday, January 17, 2014

Dentists in Mississauga: Mouthwash Not A Substitute For Teeth Regimen

“Using a mouth wash or rinse is not an acceptable substitute for a proper home care regimen that includes brushing with a fluoride toothpaste, followed by flossing, along with routine trips to the dentist for regular check-up.” Dr. Arun Narang, one of the dentists in Mississauga concerned with people using OTC mouthwashes, recommends preparing safe and inexpensive alternatives at home:

A saline solution rinse containing ½ tsp of salt mixed with 8 ounces of water, or
A stronger saline solution using ½ tsp of salt mixed with 4 ounces of water.
A sodium bicarbonate solution using ½ tsp baking soda with 8 ounces of water.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Mississauga Dentist to Patients: Seek Help, Treatment for Bad Breath

Have you ever experienced talking with someone who can't help but stand a few meters away from you? How about hesitating to speak in public or fearing intimate conversation with a loved one? Suffering from chronic bad breath is never a good experience. It carries a social stigma, causes emotional distress, lowers your self-esteem and hampers your daily activities and social interactions.

What causes bad breath in the first place? Dr. Arun Narang, Mississauga dentist and a staunch advocate of oral health and hygiene, claims that most cases come from gum disease, smoking, poor oral hygiene, and medical conditions or prescription drugs.

Monday, January 6, 2014

Friendly Dentists in Mississauga Can Properly and Safely Restore Teeth

"Digital scanning is an innovative technology that is used by dentists in Mississauga. Cosmetic dentistry uses it quite extensively. Those looking for Smile Makeovers, from crowns to veneers and/or dental implants in Mississauga should visit an established dental office, like Dr Arun Narang & Associates. When coupled with sedation dentistry, patients only have to sit back and relax as their dentist restores the optimum function and beauty of their smile."