Most people don’t think of dentists as true lifesavers, but they really can be. More than one dentist has found something suspicious during an oral cancer screening and sent the patient to a physician for further testing. And more than one patient can thank their dentist for helping them catch oral cancer early when the otherwise fatal disease is treatable. April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, so now is the perfect time to schedule a screening with your dentist in Scarborough.
Your dentists in Scarborough, Dr. Samantha Amaro and Dr. Arti Patel, like to see their patients–from children to senior adults–for routine dental care every six months. Their experience and knowledge tells the dentists that people who get oral examinations, digital X-rays as needed and professional cleanings preserve their oral health and have better overall well-being as well. What doe routine dental care involve for you and your family?
Dental insurance is critical for the modern family budget. Preventive and restorative services, such as cleanings, exams, sealants and fillings can really add up. Yet, they are so needed to keep kids and parents smiling. Dentist in Scarborough, Dr. Samantha Amaro, reminds her patients to use dental insurance benefits before the end of the calendar year. White Willow Family & Cosmetic Dentistry participates in many major dental insurance plans and assists patients in understanding and using their policies.
Experts at the Mayo Clinic state that there are 30 million new cases of gum disease each year. Surprisingly, this chronic inflammation of gum tissue affects more than older adults. In fact, kids school age and up suffer from gum disease. Your dentist in Scarborough, Dr. Samantha Amaro, wants her patients informed on the signs of this serious oral health problem and how it can be treated and prevented. (more…)
When your smile becomes dull and yellow, do you want to hide it so no one sees its defects? How can you improve tooth color and your personal outlook safely? Zoom! teeth whitening from Scarborough, ON dentist, Dr. Samantha Amaro, could be just what you need. (more…)
What’s the most important aspect of dentistry: aesthetics or restoration? Actually, it’s neither one. Dr. Samantha Amaro, your dentist in Scarborough, ON, says it’s preventive dentistry–those habits such as brushing, flossing and eating right. And, it includes 6-month examinations and hygienic cleanings at White Willow Family & Cosmetic Dentistry because a smile that’s maintained needs less restorative work, such as fillings and crowns. It just naturally looks better, too. (more…)