Many believe that dental emergencies only involved trauma or injury to a tooth. The reality is that some of our most urgent emergencies occur when a patient is experiencing a severe and persistent toothache. Tooth pain is never normal and should be evaluated by a dentist as soon as possible to assess the problem. While over-the-counter pain relievers, compresses or heat therapy may temporarily relieve the pain of a toothache, they will not treat the underlying issue. If left untreated, the source of the toothache can progress and cause serious damage to the mouth. Two of the most common reasons … Continue reading
Your family is your number one priority. The demands faced by busy families in the Mississauga area are real. Work, after-school activities, household duties, hobbies, professional commitments, and social events can fill up the calendar quickly, making scheduling time for dental appointments fall lower on the priority list. The team at Dentistry on 10 wants to make it easy for you and your family to receive the oral health care you need and deserve. Our family-friendly office offers comprehensive care for patients of all ages and flexible scheduling hours to make seeing the dentist easy. One of our greatest joys … Continue reading
Learn about foods that stain your teeth as explained by our dentist in Mississauga and the solutions available
any patients in the Mississauga, ON area want their dentist to explain to them how to achieve and maintain a healthy and attractive smile. When discoloration, staining, and yellowing become such a problem that patients are hiding their teeth from others when they laugh, talk, and smile, it may be time for these patients to learn more about the foods that stain their teeth and find ways to counteract this discoloration. Having a whiter, brighter smile is not only for the Hollywood elite, but can be enjoyed by patients in the area from a quality cosmetic dentist such as Dr. … Continue reading
Dentistry on 10 in Mississauga, ON is a family practice, providing dental services for patients of all ages. This includes complex procedures such as laser management of gum disease, root canal therapy, and extractions. Yet treatment of tooth decay remains a frequently-needed service. While Dr. Rina Kotecha certainly provides removal of dental caries, her commitment to cavity-free smiles goes well beyond. What is a cavity? A dental cavity is simply a hole in a tooth. There is a common misconception that sugar causes cavities. In truth, oral bacteria thrive on sugars and starches left behind by beverages and foods. A … Continue reading
Our Happy Patients Say
What issue did you have before you came here with your teeth? Before I came to see Doctor, there was a front tooth of mine which broke and that were two teeth put for me in front. Many years ago, in Tanzania and a slum. So, one day when I was eating something hard It broke so I had to come to doctor. I came and I showed Doctor and Doctor said this has to be removed. Once I remove this, we will have to put a bridge for you And I said Okay because without that two teeth in the front, I could not smile. I was looking terrible You know, so I said to doctor. Okay I’ll, I’ll, put a bridge, she said I’ll put fight for you and I said how much will it cost Doctor, and Doctor gave me the price and I told her OKAY. I have my son in Tanzania. I’m going to tell him about it, tell him about the price and see what he’s saying and asking should I do it here, Should I come to Tanzania and do it, and he told me no mum. I want you to do it with Doctor Rena. So go ahead. So, I came back and I told doctor I want to do it and she started working on me and one day I was called. That’s the day I was going to get my bridge. She told me you’ll have to have patience. You have to for three hours this work will take. I said Okay she handled me so well. The reason is I cannot lie flat on the bed, so I brought my pillow. I put my pillow and doctor worked and worked. Maybe Doctor was getting tired because you know they had to bend down, but she did it then she gave me a break after one and. 1/2 hour. I got up. I came out, had a walk, went back again, then she started again and after three hours she fixed the bridge and she said to me. Look, how do you look now? Oh God, I was shocked. I was shocked. I said doctor, look at my smile, it’s so good Now I don’t have to worry You know, so I can show Everybody, my teeth now like. That so that was it. And I’m so happy with Doctor Reena and I would recommend her to Anybody who ever wants to do a bridge Because she really handled me with care. I do not really know If I had gone some other dentist, if they would have had the patience, the patience she took with me was fantastic and I’m always thanking God for giving such a good doctor.