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From the walk in dental emergency patient to the patient who simply needs a mouth guard for their recreational sports, Preston Dental Centre strives to provide comprehensive dental care in a modern, paperless vibrant location on Preston Street in Ottawa.

TOOTH SENSITIVITY

We recognize that tooth sensitivity is a real and painful issue for many patients. The cause of this sensitivity could range from gum recession and tooth grinding to something as simple as brushing your teeth too hard. If you suffer from tooth sensitivity, please call for a visit and we will do our best to diagnose and treat the problem.

ORAL CANCER SCREENING

The National Cancer Institute in Canada (2004) states that there are more than 3000 new cases of oral cancer diagnosed each year in our country. The first line of defense against oral cancer is your dentist. The dentists at Preston Dental Centre are trained to look for and identify lesions that may be oral cancer. The dentists at Preston Dental Centre will then work in conjunction with your doctor and, if necessary. eventually an oncologist to properly diagnose and treat these lesions.

TMJ SYNDROME

TMJ is an acronym or short form for Temporomandibular Joint (thejoint in yourjaw that connects your lowerjaw – mandible – to your skull) and TMJ syndrome is a comprehensive term for the pain and inflammation in thatjoint. Your dentists at Preston Dental Centre are trained and licensed to treat TMJ with options that range from medication, reconstructive dentistry and bite planes. TMJ can be a very difficult problem to treat effectively and your dentist may refer you to other specialties such as a physiotherapist or neurologist (via your doctor) if short term treatments prove ineffective.

SLEEP APNEA

Sleep apnea affects millions of people across North America. Obstructive sleep apnea can be caused by excessive tissue at the back of the mouth, the tongue or nose. The dentists at Preston Dental Centre may be able to help you with obstructive sleep apnea by fitting you with an appliance to aid in keeping the airway clear. Sleep apnea can be a very serious disorder and your Preston Dental Centre dentist will recommend you speak with your physician.

WISDOM TEETH

Wisdom teeth start to develop in your ore-teen years and eventually should surface In your late teens or early twenties. The wisdom teeth or back molars can lead to tooth crowding, tooth movement and pain. The removal of your wisdom teeth is a decision that must be made with your dentist and yor oral surgeon.

Trying cases for wisdom teeth should and will be referred to an Oral Surgeon.

BAD BREATH (HALITOSIS)

Bacteria around the teeth and gums can often lead to bad breath. Halitosis can be common in people who practice poor dental hygiene, who wear dental appliances, In smokers (periodontal disease) or it can even be caused by some medications. At Preston Dental Centre we are trained to help you with good dental hygiene, help you with the issues around halitosis.

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