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Cleanings & Prevention

Dental Exams & Cleanings

At Signature Smiles, we provide comprehensive patient exams that include: Medical history review Evaluation of existing dental conditions and treatment recommendations Oral cancer screening Smile evaluation Blood pressure screening A review of any concerns you may have...
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Fluoride Treatment

Fluoride is important for the prevention of tooth decay.  Fluoride treatments can be done at home or in the office.  In office, treatment is done during a regular exam using foam or gel fluoride. Home treatments may include a prescription toothpaste or...
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Sealants

Sealants are applied protect your enamel from plaque and acids that contribute to tooth decay and cavities.  Sealants are a material made of plastic resin that is applied to premolars and molars.  They are most helpful for areas that toothbrushes cannot...
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Mouth Guards

Mouthguards are important in protecting teeth against sports injuries.  A properly fitted mouthguard by a dentist can help prevent oral injuries like broken teeth and injuries to the lips, tongue, face and jaw.  While boil and bite options are cheaper, custom-made...
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Home Care

At Signature Smiles our goals when treating a patient is to help them have a beautiful, healthy smile that lasts a lifetime.  We call it your signature smile.  To accomplish our goal, we provide our clients with some personal home care tips.  These tips play an important...
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Dental X-Rays

Dental x-rays are now done with digital radiography.  This technology uses electronic sensors that capture and store digital images.  These images can be instantly viewed by the dentist to detect dental issues.   This new technology reduces...
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Oral Cancer Exam

According to the Canadian Cancer Society, in 2017, 4,700 Canadians were diagnosed with oral cavity cancer, and 1,250 people died from it.  Approximately 70% were men versus 30% of women.   Oral cancer signs may not be noticeable by a person for some time as it develops...
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