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Mississauga emergency dentist explains what to do in a dental emergency

Even with the best intentions and dental care, the unexpected can occur. Whether you get bumped in the mouth while playing a sport or your tooth cracks while eating, trauma can strike when you are least expecting it. When a dental emergency occurs, contact Dr. Rina Kotecha and Dentistry on 10 in Mississauga. An emergency dentist offers comprehensive care to assess and treat your dentistry needs. What to do in a dental emergency You may wonder what constitutes a dental emergency. By definition, a dental emergency may include: Lacerations of the soft tissue Tooth loss A cracked, fractured, or broken … Continue reading

Mississauga dentist keeps your family healthy with emergency dental care

It’s estimated that up to 80 percent of Canadians will have gum disease at some point in their lives. “At some point” is a very important phrase. Just because Dr. Kotecha diagnoses you with gum disease does not mean you must live with it for the rest of your life. Since gum disease is a progressive condition, in its earlier stages any effects can be reversed. Complications that are destructive to your oral and overall health are prevented with proper treatment and intervention, courtesy of your Mississauga family dentist at Dentistry on 10. One of the most serious complications of … Continue reading

Your emergency dentist near Port Credit knows how to handle a broken tooth

Dentistry is, ideally, one of those services that you get on a routine basis only. Dr. Kotecha and her staff work with patients to achieve optimal oral health with a goal of preventing problems. It is important to know, however, that you have a place to turn if you find yourself with a broken tooth. Depending on the extent of damage, a broken tooth could be a dental emergency. With your experienced dentist near Port Credit, you can regain comfort and peace of mind very quickly. Teeth are made of multiple materials, not all of which are dense or hard. … Continue reading

Mississauga dentist discusses importance of proactive, swift treatment in emergency situations

Dentistry on 10 takes great pride in the lifelong bonds formed with patients and generations of families. These types of relationships couldn’t be formed without taking into account the seemingly little features that add up to a comfortable experience. No one wants to see the dentist, especially when they’re embarrassed about the perceived appearance of their teeth or when a condition is causing pain. Dr. Rina Kotecha and her team appreciate where this reluctance is coming from, and have in turn designed a practice with optimal patient comfort in mind, down to a waiting area that feels less like a … Continue reading

Mississauga dentist discusses importance of proactive, swift treatment in emergency situations

There are generally two different types of emergencies that Dentistry on 10 may treat outside of regular office hours: Accidents Chronic conditions When it comes to accidents, Dr. Kotecha and her staff usually see patients whose teeth are either badly broken or knocked out. Broken teeth can almost always be saved. Treatment varies; if the break is significant, root canal therapy may be needed. If the break is small, tooth-coloured bonding may be all that is required to restore the tooth’s function and appearance. Knocked-out teeth can be tricky and minutes matter. The earlier Dr. Kotecha is able to securely … Continue reading

Mississauga dentist offers affordable payment options to help patients avoid emergencies caused by delayed treatment

University of Toronto researchers reported that more than 17 percent of Canadians avoided professional dental care due to cost concerns. As you might expect, these people had more decay, were missing more teeth, and experienced oral pain often. Potential Emergency No. 1: Tooth decay While you may associate emergency care with accidents, such as a knocked-out tooth, urgent needs also arise from untreated conditions. Decay and gum disease can be chronic, ongoing, and progressive. Tooth decay is rooted in the destructive acid from mouth bacteria thriving on sugars found in food and drink. In its earliest stages, decay can appear … Continue reading


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