How can I prevent tooth decay and gum disease?
Good oral hygiene starts at home, though it needs to be supplemented by regular visits to our Mississauga Dental Care. There are important steps you can take to prevent tooth decay and gum disease. Brush at least twice a day using a soft bristled toothbrush and an ODA/ADA-accepted fluoride toothpaste. Be sure to replace your toothbrush every couple of months. Flossing regularly is also vital to the health of your teeth and gums and the prevention of gum disease.

Does fluoride help prevent tooth decay?
Yes of course, fluoride will strengthen your teeth, offering them protection against tooth decay.

What causes sensitive teeth?
Sensitive teeth are caused by a wide range of factors. Dentin can become exposed by fractured or chipped teeth or by teeth injured by clenching or grinding. The porous part of the tooth, is the section that registers pain..

How can sensitive teeth be cared for?
Pain from tooth sensitivity can be sporadic, but if you experience constant pain, you may have a more serious problem.
Many viable treatment plans for sensitive teeth that include:
·         A soft bristled toothbrush to prevent irritation of your gums
·         Toothpaste specifically designed to insulate the nerve that registers pain
If you have sensitive teeth, visit Mississauga Dental Care to discuss your symptoms. We can help determine the cause of your pain and develop a course of treatment.

Cosmetic Dental Services sound great, but my dental plan won’t cover it. What are my options?
At Mississauga Dental care, we offer  in house payment plan that is very convenient  and affordable. You can get the cosmetic dental work that will make you feel great, with an easy payment you can afford.

I still have questions, Who do I contact?
Our patient  are continually complimenting us about the kindness, caring and compassion expressed by our staff. We are here to help. Contact us directly at (905)848-5500.
Do you accept new patients?
Yes, despite being around for 20 years, we are continually growing and welcome new patients. Referrals from family and friends are always greatly appreciated.
Can the dentist do the treatment that is covered only by my insurance?
The dentist is obligated to treat you, not your dental plan. Treatment recommendations are based on your own and unique dental health needs, which may differ widely from what your insurance plan covers. You have the option to accept or refuse the treatment recommendations. Make sure you understand the implications of refusing or delaying any recommended treatment may have on your health.
Do you know what my dental plan covers?
Unfortunately not. Your dental plan coverage is determined by you and your employer. We can help you understand your coverage and assist you in obtaining pre-determinations for treatment. You can also discuss details of your plan with your employer’s human resources department.
Can you create a treatment plan based on my dental plan coverage?
The dentist’s first responsibility is to your health. If there’s a concern with your oral health, the dentist will present treatment options to meet your oral and overall health needs. Your treatment plan is not based on your dental plan coverage. We can help you obtain a pre-determination for treatment to understand what costs may be covered by your dental plan.
Are teeth whitening covered by my insurance?
Unfortunately, not. Teeth whitening procedures are considered cosmetic procedures and most dental insurance do not cover the cost associated with cosmetic dental procedures.