Schedule Summer Checkups with Your Dentist in Scarborough

kids smiling for summertime fun getting ready to visiting their children's dentist in scarsborogh With more sunshine and longer days, many parents also find themselves spending more time with family. As kids get out of school for the summer, we recommend scheduling family dental checkups at White Willow Family & Cosmetic Dentistry. These summertime visits offer maximum convenience since you won’t have to worry about taking kids out of school. If it’s time for your child’s six month checkup, contact us to schedule an appointment today. We can’t wait to hear all about your child’s plans for summer fun!
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Dentist in Scarborough Tells Signs of Gum Disease

Gum disease causes tooth loss and systemic health issues. Read about its signs and treatment from your dentist in Scarborough, Dr. Samantha Amaro.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…)

Dentist in Scarborough, ON: Don’t miss your 6-month visit

Dentist in Scarborough ONWhat’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…)

Pediatric Dentistry: Your Child’s first Dental Visit

young child enjoying her pediatric dentistry visitAccording to the Canadian Dental Association (CDA), children should have an initial dental visit after they develop their first tooth or before their first birthday. This initial visit is quick, painless, and stress free for you and your little one. At White Willow Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, we offer our littlest patients oral health care that grows with their smiles beginning with these early childhood dental wellness checks.
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Children’s Orthodontics: What you need to Know

Young girl perfecting her smile with children's orthodonticsOver the past several decades, dentistry and general healthcare have undertaken a shift in priority. In the past, dentists and physicians emphasized treating problems after they occurred, but today, the focus is on preventive care to maintain optimal oral and whole body health. Years of research, training, and experience have shown it’s easier to stop a problem from happening than it is to correct damage after the fact. It’s no surprise that orthodontists have come to the same conclusion. For this reason, more young people than ever are receiving early orthodontic intervention to allow permanent teeth to develop in ideal alignment rather than shifting already developed smiles.
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