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Thumb sucking and its effects on the development of the teeth, jaw, and palate

Are you concerned about the effects of thumb sucking on your child’s jaw and teeth? Here are some things you need to know.  Passive thumb sucking is not harmful to the baby but soothes any dental irritations and calms the baby but, this is of approval till the age of 3. It is after the age of 3 that babies begin developing the... Click here to read more
Posted on Fri, 9 Sep 2022

Steps to Take Care of your New Born Baby Teeth

New-born baby teeth are going to fall off sooner or later but, does that mean you don’t need to take care of them? No. It is important to take care of your baby’s initial teeth.  This is because all of the baby’s teeth are NOT going to grow at the same time as some have yet just pierced through. When the ... Click here to read more
Posted on Sat, 2 Jul 2022

What factors cause sensitive teeth?

Teeth sensitivity is a very common problem but not something you can let go of. When the protective layers over your teeth start withering, painful conditions like tooth sensitivity arise.  When you have sensitive teeth, activities like brushing, consuming hot drinks, and eating cold food items like ice cream, cause a sharp pain in ... Click here to read more
Posted on Mon, 30 May 2022

How to prevent early childhood tooth decay?

Every child is prone to get tooth decay as the enamel of the baby teeth is much softer and thinner than the permanent teeth. Though milk teeth are going to fall off, they play a vital role in helping children eat and speak. Along with that, permanent teeth are healthy only when milk teeth are preserved and kept clean.  Early childho... Click here to read more
Posted on Tue, 3 May 2022

Dentists Prescribing the Use of Porcelain Fillings vs. Silver Fillings

Fillings are usually prescribed under serious circumstances of cavities which is quite common once you enter your 20s. Though you might be brushing twice a day and flossing daily, bacteria play their chance and cause decay that requires filling. This is not inevitable if you are regularly making appointments for cleaning at your dentist.&... Click here to read more
Posted on Wed, 13 Apr 2022

Cold Sores What exactly are they and how do an individual can get eradicate them

Cold sores are commonly known as Fever Blisters that usually appear on the lips or near the mouth in the form of lesions that are caused by a virus called – Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 (HSV-1).  What is a Cold Sore?  A cold sore is a form of blister that is filled with highly contagious fluid. They are not as serious as ... Click here to read more
Posted on Wed, 2 Mar 2022

Advantages of the Herbal Remedies for Dental Cavities

Dental cavities are tiny black holes on the surface of your white teeth that further proceed to the internal part of the teeth. This is caused by bacteria that remain on the surface of your tooth enamel that creates acid out of the food or sugar present on the surface.  How do the bacteria cause Dental Cavities?  Bacteria when... Click here to read more
Posted on Wed, 9 Feb 2022

7 Worrying Health Issues Caused By Bad Oral Health / Teeth

You do not want to hear from your physician to go visit a dentist whilst looking at your health reports. Oral damages are reversible, but health damages due to oral insanitary are permanent. The way the rest of your body organs are affected by virus invasion, your mouth on the other hand gets teemed by bacterial infection. When these inf... Click here to read more
Posted on Wed, 5 Jan 2022

Can teeth straightening be done at any age?

There are various reasons why people want to go for teeth straightening. Usually, people get their teeth straightened to improve their dental structure or due to some medical reasons recommended by the dentist. Braces are the effective and most commonly used way to straighten uneven and misaligned teeth. For those who desire straight tee... Click here to read more
Posted on Wed, 22 Dec 2021

7 Ways for Reducing the Risk of Gum Disease at early stages

When it comes to your oral health, it is not all about keeping your teeth clean. Gums are the primary source behind the occurrence of oral issues that include tooth sensitivity and bad breath. Though you might have cavities in your teeth, that does not justify for you to be immune to gum diseases.  Gum diseases begin discretely whic... Click here to read more
Posted on Sun, 7 Nov 2021

All About Teeth Gap- What, Why, and How of it

How does Teeth Gap occur? Smile is the primary thing that people notice about you. But what if the smile is interrupted by a small gap right in between your front teeth? Embarrassing right? Have you ever felt the same because of your front teeth gap? If you thought you were the only one bearing this problem, think again because you are ... Click here to read more
Posted on Thu, 21 Oct 2021

Things to Know About Dental Veneers

Our smile is the charm of our personality however as age goes on, our teeth start wearing down naturally becoming more vulnerable to damage and sensitivity. Sometimes it becomes a tough task to chew even the soft food items. In this situation, one may definitely search for Dentists in Ottawa and come across Kanata Highlands Dental which i... Click here to read more
Posted on Tue, 14 Sep 2021

Can I Get Cavities Under My Dental Implants?

A tooth develops cavities when plaque begins to grow on the surface of the teeth and is not taken care of before it’s too late. Dental implants or Crowns are not made up of enamel due to which plaque does not develop on the surface and cavities are NOT formed.  However, Dental Implants are prone to several gum diseases that ar... Click here to read more
Posted on Tue, 17 Aug 2021

7 Important Tips for a Healthier and Prettier Smile

Keeping up with your oral hygiene is more than just keeping your teeth clean – it is tied with some basic but important aspects that are highly undermined. These include: 1. What devices are you using and HOW? 2. Which teeth whitening natural treatments are available? 3. What are your eating habits? 4. Overall bod... Click here to read more
Posted on Tue, 6 Jul 2021

5 signs that indicate you need to fix your teeth problems

Poor oral hygiene is a hideout for bacteria causing gum diseases and tooth decay right in the sight of others. Along with that, it can also lead to heart diseases, cancer and diabetes.  This is why dental clinics in Ottawa can impart oral hygiene habits in you as a lifelong commitment.  Bad breath  One major cause ... Click here to read more
Posted on Mon, 7 Jun 2021

Get a routine dental check-up done.

Get a routine dental check-up done. Why it's important for your teeth A routine dental check-up is extremely important in order to keep your gums healthy and all of your teeth intact for the longest span of your life. It is advised to schedule a dental visit every six months that includes a complete oral examination and oral cleaning... Click here to read more
Posted on Tue, 11 May 2021

5 Pro Tips to Get Healthy White Teeth at Home

It is with age our teeth begin to turn yellow and it is inevitable to stop this process. However, there are several teeth whitening tips at home with which you can slow down and even possibly reverse the yellowing of your beautiful teeth.  Let’s find out the ways that can help you get your beautiful smile back Bru... Click here to read more
Posted on Thu, 8 Apr 2021

What do you need to know about teeth straightening?

Teeth straightening is a process to align your crooked, misaligned teeth for you to enjoy a proper chew. Teeth alignment at Kanata Highlands Dental aims to improve your dental health by treating underbites, overbites, deep bites, crossbites, open bites, teeth gaps, and remove the flaws that may cause discomfort. Benefits of teeth straigh... Click here to read more
Posted on Fri, 19 Mar 2021

Why Aligners and You are a Perfect Match!

Wear and tear of teeth lead to distort or skew the alignment of the teeth. This may begin with one tooth and you may not worry, but eventually, as one tooth begins to lose its alignment and inclines on the neighbouring teeth, other teeth start to adjust position and may begin to wobble. Clear Aligners treatment is a painless process of w... Click here to read more
Posted on Fri, 19 Mar 2021

How to Adjust to Aligners in your Everyday Life

Clear Aligners, also known as clear aligners help align your teeth to their original position. It’s a perfect substitute for traditional braces. Similar to what braces do, clear aligners also make use of a tool that controls tooth movement, but without those metal braces.   Clear Aligners treatment Kanata All orthodontic dev... Click here to read more
Posted on Tue, 12 Jan 2021

Clear Aligners for Teens 5 Questions a Parent Might Have

Let's face it. With school, sports, and hanging out with friends, braces are not something that you would want your child to wear. But guess what, clear aligners can get the awkwardness out of the way. Your kid is free to enjoy the things that make these years the best times of their life. As a parent, you might have some questions on how... Click here to read more
Posted on Tue, 12 Jan 2021

How a Teen's Smile Affects Their Confidence

During our teenage years, there are various changes going on with the bodies. Who doesn’t like celebrity-like smiles? Like it is seen in the movies or magazines where everything is perfect, especially those beautiful white smiles. During the growing years, many children develop crooked or misaligned teeth or even have gaps in their teet... Click here to read more
Posted on Sat, 7 Nov 2020

In-Home Oral Healthcare Tips

Looking for the best dentist in Kanata? At Kanata Highlands Dental we continuously work on our services and facilities to enhance your comfort and lessen your pain during dental treatments. We offer many services ranging from dental bonding to filling to teeth whitening along with root canal, veneers, Clear Aligners, and Dental Braces i... Click here to read more
Posted on Tue, 20 Oct 2020

Removable vs Fixed Braces | Everything You Need to Know

Everything You Need to Know About Dental Braces in Kanata Who doesn't like a charming and attractive smile! For it, the basic care is that you must keep your teeth and mouth as healthy as possible. Luckily, brushing with braces is really not a difficult task than it is normally. You can use a usual toothbrush, with regular bristles. You... Click here to read more
Posted on Tue, 20 Oct 2020


Hunger can arrive at the most inconvenient time and at that time making a healthy choice can be a challenge. As with any other meal of the day, healthy snacking requires some planning. This list of snacks will keep hunger at bay during those odd hunger pangs. It is pertinent to know what to look for in a healthy snack. For example... Click here to read more
Posted on Fri, 14 Aug 2020


It is a very occurrence that we switch jobs, move houses, or relocate to another state. In times like these, we struggle to find a good dentist. There are a lot of dental offices to choose from, however, you should prefer the one that suits your needs the best in terms of services offered, proximity to your house or place of work, etc. He... Click here to read more
Posted on Tue, 7 Jul 2020

7 Best Practices To Maintain Your Oral Hygiene

Good oral hygiene is a requisite for healthy teeth and gums.   When we talk about oral health, we mean something more than cavities or gum diseases. Research has confirmed an association between the person’s dental health and their overall health.  Experts contemplate having oral health problems is the first step... Click here to read more
Posted on Fri, 17 Apr 2020

5 amazing things you can do for preventing and Repair Dental Cavities

You got those bad dental cavities. Do you want to fight them off? You need to know various techniques that serve as allies, and they're certainly beyond the simple healthy habits of regular brushing and flossing. It turns out there are various unexplored habits you can pick up to strengthen your daily routine to prevent and Repair Den... Click here to read more
Posted on Wed, 4 Mar 2020

What is the importance of Pediatric dental care?

When it comes to the health of your child's teeth, there is no better time than now when you start practicing oral hygiene. While you can practice oral care in the home, pediatric dentistry ensures your child's teeth stay healthy and free of decay and other dental diseases. The sooner children begin to get regular dental checkups, the he... Click here to read more
Posted on Mon, 3 Feb 2020

Top 5 Dental Tips for healthy teeth and Smile Makeovers

Are you thinking about getting a smile makeover? Good for you. There are numerous fresh options to improve your smile. All thanks to the availability of enhanced Dental Check-up technologies. There is just no reason for you to wait any longer.   Just think the feeling that comes with not feeling self-conscious whenever you are ea... Click here to read more
Posted on Tue, 21 Jan 2020

Why choose Kanata Highlands Dental?

Your smile is one of the first things that catch other’s attraction. Therefore, proper care of your teeth, mouth, and gums should be a  life-long commitment. Good habits formed in younger years will make brushing, flossing. As a matter of fact, it’s best on your part to tie up with local dentists. Regular visits to your l... Click here to read more
Posted on Tue, 21 Jan 2020

What is better, braces or clear aligners?

Finding out you may benefit from orthodontic treatment can bring with it many questions. What kind of treatments are available? Which is more affordable? Which is most effective? The good thing about orthodontic dental treatments that use Braces or Clear Aligners is that they do more than just straighten the teeth. These are also valu... Click here to read more
Posted on Thu, 26 Sep 2019

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