Please note that our office is closed for renovations and we will be reopening on July 15th. If you have an emergency, please visit queenstondental.com or brushdentists.com/locations/paramount/ to book an appointment.

Learn more about your dental health

Do you want to know more about how to keep your teeth healthy? Eastgate Dental Centre’s blog can give you helpful tips and tricks to take care of your and your children’s smiles in between appointments. If you have any questions, call our office in Hamilton.

 

THE FITTING CHOICE: THE IMPORTANCE OF CUSTOM-FITTED MOUTH GUARDS

July 22, 2019

There are many good reasons to get a mouth guard, from protecting your teeth while playing sports to preventing teeth...

GETTING TO THE ROOT OF YOUR TOOTH PAIN: 10 COMMON CAUSES

July 22, 2019

Nothing spoils a day quite like a toothache. Very quickly, it can make even the most normal and routine experiences...

WHAT’S THAT SMELL? THE CAUSES OF BAD BREATH THAT MIGHT SURPRISE YOU

July 22, 2019

Halitosis, the medical term for bad breath, can be embarrassing. Even with brushing, flossing and swirling around the mouthwash, you...

CAN I UNDERGO DENTAL WORK WHILE PREGNANT?

July 12, 2019

As an expectant mother, or one trying to become pregnant, you know that the list of what you must avoid...

WHEN DO YOU NEED TO REMOVE YOUR WISDOM TEETH?

July 16, 2018

Around the age of twenty, your third molars, or wisdom teeth, begin to make an appearance. At the Eastgate Dental...

BITE INTO A HEALTHIER DIET TO NATURALLY CLEAN YOUR TEETH

July 16, 2018

What you eat can have a huge effect on your oral health. You’re probably frequently told what foods to avoid...

TAKING CARE OF YOUR BRACES WHILE ON VACATION

July 16, 2018

At home you have all the equipment you need to maintain your braces, as well as easy access to your...

THE ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF DENTURES AND IMPLANTS

July 16, 2018

If you’re looking to replace missing teeth, you’ll need to choose between dentures and implants. While dentures are the traditional...

HOW TO LOOK AFTER BRACES AND RETAINERS

July 16, 2018

With the help of your braces or retainer, you’re on your way to attaining that beautiful movie star smile you’ve...

WHY YOU SHOULD MAKE A SMILE PART OF YOUR STYLE

March 8, 2018

Beautiful smiles open doorways to friendship, career opportunities, companionship, not to mention your health. We’d like to share with you some of...

MAKE THESE YOUR 2018 ORAL HYGIENE RESOLUTIONS

January 10, 2018

According to the Canadian Dental Association, only 64% of Canadians visited a dentist in the past year. Come 2018, let’s resolve to...

WHAT FACTORS AFFECT THE COST OF DENTAL IMPLANTS IN HAMILTON

December 21, 2017

One question our Hamilton dentists trained in implant dentistry receive a lot is how much dental implants can cost. This is of...

DENTAL IMPLANTS ARE A PERMANENT SOLUTION TO MISSING TEETH

December 15, 2017

Eastgate Dental Centre in Hamilton, Ontario, knows that missing teeth can be a source of embarrassment or difficulty when it comes to...

DENTAL OFFICE USES STATE-OF-THE-ART STERILIZATION PROCESS FOR YOUR SAFETY

November 26, 2017

Eastgate Dental Centre in Hamilton, Ontario, knows that the key to safe dentistry is the proper sterilization of equipment, and it...

ARE THERE ALTERNATIVES TO INVISALIGN?

November 20, 2017

Invisalign, a series of clear aligners that resemble mouth guards, have become increasingly popular for orthodontic treatment. And yet, they aren’t for...

HOW TO AVOID THE SCARY EFFECTS OF HALLOWEEN CANDY

October 17, 2017

Halloween can be a delightful time for children, but it can also wreak havoc with their teeth! The last thing you will...

HOW TO HELP YOUR CHILD DEVELOP GOOD DENTAL HABITS

July 29, 2017

You probably can’t remember the time before you brushed your teeth. You realize that your parents must have taught you...

CHEWING GUM AND YOUR TOOTH HEALTH

July 29, 2017

There are many different philosophies regarding chewing gum. Some may think it’s a dirty habit, and others find it a...

HOW TO CORRECT BAD DENTAL HABITS BEFORE THEY BECOME A COSTLY PROBLEM

June 6, 2017

You brush, floss and rinse daily. So, it is easy to assume that you are taking great care of your...

BROKEN BRACE? HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

June 6, 2017

There’s nothing worse than having a brace break. It’s uncomfortable, inconvenient and embarrassing. But a broken brace doesn’t have to...

WHEN TO HAVE YOUR WISDOM TEETH REMOVED

June 6, 2017

Unlike the rest of your adult teeth, which come in during childhood, your wisdom teeth don’t fully descend until you’ve...

HOW TO FIND A DENTIST FOR A CHILD

June 6, 2017

Whether your child has a few freshly-sprouted teeth or already has a mouthful of them, starting good oral habits early...

DO I NEED TO WEAR MY RETAINER EVERY NIGHT?

June 6, 2017

After having an orthodontic treatment, such as braces, you may wonder if you need to continue wearing your retainer or...

HOW TO IDENTIFY CRACKED TOOTH SYNDROME

June 6, 2017

If you are experiencing pain and discomfort in your mouth every time you eat or drink a hot or cold...

WHAT IS DENTAL CROWDING?

June 6, 2017

Dental crowding or malocclusion is a hereditary condition that occurs when there is an insufficient amount of space for all...

“SOFT TEETH” AND OTHER DENTISTRY MYTHS: UNCOVERING THE TRUTH WITH YOUR HAMILTON DENTIST

June 6, 2017

Most people know that good oral hygiene is important to maintain their overall and dental health. Brushing and flossing get...

HOW DOES DENTAL FREEZING OR “ANESTHESIA” WORK?

June 6, 2017

Are you worried about your upcoming tooth extraction in Hamilton? Have you just scheduled your oral surgery? No matter the case,...

10 UNEXPECTEDLY DETRIMENTAL DENTAL HYGIENE HABITS

May 6, 2017

You spend time on dental hygiene because you expect your brushing and flossing to fight off cavities. If you want...

VISITING THE DENTIST: THE SOONER, THE BETTER

May 6, 2017

Say cheese! Most children, regardless of age, know exactly what to do when the words “say cheese!” are heard: smile!...

8 SURPRISING THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW WERE STAINING YOUR TEETH

May 6, 2017

Yes, skipping that morning brew will help maintain your pearly whites, but did you know that coffee is not the...

WHAT TO DO IN A DENTAL EMERGENCY

May 6, 2017

An injury to the teeth or gums is potentially serious and you should never ignore it. By delaying a dental...