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Oral Conditions During Infancy

August 4, 2020

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Herpectic Gingivostomatitis 

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This condition is a contagious mouth infection caused by the herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV1.) It is commonly experienced at its first onset in childhood before the age of 5, but can also be experienced in adulthood in some cases.

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What Is Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease?

July 27, 2020

What Is It?

Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a contagious condition caused by a virus and is seen in young children. The virus that most commonly causes this condition is called coxsackievirus.

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Breathe Safely At Salvaggio Dentistry

July 20, 2020

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The safety of our patients has always been our first priority. We now exceed all of the guidelines recommended by the Dental College of Ontario.

Salvaggio Dentistry now features 7 hospital-grade HEPA filtration units along with 5 extra oral suction systems to continuously filter and reduce aerosols. A combination of these systems ELIMINATES ALL AEROSOLS.

High-Efficiency Aerosol Vacuum Traps And Kills Virus & Bacteria At A 99.9% Rate Using Quad Filter Technology.

During your next dental visit with us, rest assured that you can breathe safely and easily.

Is Dentinogenesis Imperfecta Affecting Your Smile?

July 13, 2020

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Dentinogenesis Imperfecta is a condition that causes issues with the development of teeth. Teeth affected by this condition tend to have a blue-ish, grey or yellow discolouration and are slightly translucent. Dentinogenesis imperfect can make teeth more fragile and therefore more prone to chipping, fracturing and breaking. It can affect both primary (baby teeth) and permanent teeth (adult teeth).

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We’re Open & Ready To Serve You!

July 2, 2020

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Salvaggio Dentistry is OPEN and ready to serve you! Check out our video below to take a look at the safeguards and precautions we are taking to ensure your safety during your dental visit!

Salvaggio Dentistry is OPEN and READY to serve you!

We look forward to seeing your smiles soon! Please contact us to schedule your appointment today.

Learn About The Colours of Tooth Stains

June 25, 2020

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Tooth stains can be broken down into two categories. The two categories are extrinsic staining, meaning on the outside surface of the teeth, and intrinsic staining, meaning inside the teeth. Extrinsic staining is removable staining and will come off at a regular dental cleaning. In contrast, intrinsic staining is permanent and can only be removed with whitening products that enter into the underlying tooth structure.

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Learn About Dental Fluorosis

June 16, 2020

What Is It?

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Dental fluorosis is damage to the teeth caused by the consumption of too much fluoride while the teeth are forming. Fluorosis most commonly affects the adult teeth because they form at the pivotal time when a child begins using a fluoridated toothpaste for the first eight years of life. Once the teeth are formed and erupt into the mouth, they are no longer susceptible to fluorosis. 

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Learn All About Oral Thrush

June 5, 2020

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Candida (or fungus) is a normal organism in the mouth, but oral candidiasis is a condition where the fungus accumulates in more significant amounts on the surfaces of the mouth. The layman’s term for oral candidiasis is oral thrush. 

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Reopening Update

May 28, 2020

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Dear Valued Patient,


       We are truly excited to have the opportunity to welcome you back! As we move closer to reopening, we are actively looking into various scenarios of increasing dental services for you. Of course, our social responsibility and concern for your safety are paramount in any decisions we make.  We will not consider expanding our current level of service (which right now amounts to emergency and urgent care only), until we have the blessing of both the Chief Medical Officer (and the Minister of Health) as well as the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario.

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HYGIENE HUB with Dr. Al Khoury @ Salvaggio Dentistry

May 20, 2020

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Dr. Al Khoury shares some vital information to help you maintain your oral health during COVID-19 until we can see you again in our office : )

Stay safe everyone!

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