Dental Hygiene


Dental Hygiene

One of the first things we will notice about you is your smile; it tells us who you are. Therefore a daily routine for dental hygiene will not only give you a smile but also save you time and money. In case you have built up, contact our dentist in Etobicoke will perform teeth cleaning. You should regularly ensure that every 3-4 months you clean your teeth; this is a major factor in helping keep your teeth healthy.

Dental Hygiene in Etobicoke, ON


Brush every day, precisely twice a day. Ensure that you brush all the surfaces of your teeth for at least 2 minutes; taking an equal amount of time in each quadrant of the mouth. While brushing you should grasp your brush 45-degree angle pointed towards your gums. At the same time ensure you brush all the surfaces of your teeth including all the sides and the top chewing surface.


Flossing is an essential process of maintaining dental hygiene, because it allows you to clean areas the toothbrush cannot reach, like between consecutive teeth. You should Floss your teeth at least once a day and ensure you floss teeth at the back of your mouth. 45 cm floss is recommended; wrap the floss ends around fingers and gently lower it in between the consecutive teeth. To avoid damaging gums, you should follow the teeth's curve. It should be repeated for every tooth space as you take dirty floss out with one finger and unwind clean floss tied on the other finger


After you have brushed and flossed, it is imperative that you rinse your mouth with mouthwash swish a mall sip of mouthwash around in your mouth for 30-40 seconds, and then spit it out Mouthwash should be used daily to let fluoride make your teeth strong, give a fresh breath and keep gums healthy.


Put toothpaste on the toothbrush and brush the tongue in circular motions. It is advisable that you clean much of the tongue area before gagging and rinsing your mouth. Floss can also be used to tongue clean. The floss is gently used to scrape and clean the tongue. Rinse your mouth after scrapping with the floss. For a tongue scrapper, it is specifically created to scrape and clean your tongue.

Through Lakeshore Smiles Dentistry in Etobicoke, you can improve and maintain your dental hygiene; our dentistry will do a thorough examination of each tooth and gum. X-rays can confirm incidence of cavity or infection and appropriate treatment advised. Besides, make a regular effort of examining your mouth to make sure there are no abnormalities and finally eat a healthy diet.


We strive on creating great experience for our patients. From opening till late hours including the weekends, crafting great and cost effective offers to welcoming patients in a state of the art dental practice. This is our objective; putting a smile on your face.


We take the trouble of dealing with your insurance company instead of letting you handle it. Unlike other dental practices, we will process the insurance claim on your behalf so you have less worry about the hassle and enjoy our enhanced experience.


We make it easy. We understand that financials could be difficult so we work with our patients to make it less of a burden. We work with our patients to agree small monthly payments if necessary. Just ask our front-desk and we will get it arranged.

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