Plessis Dental Centre Blog

Stay informed with our oral health tips & fun facts about dentistry. We want to share our experience & expertise to help you make the best decision about your dental care & take better care of your teeth. Check back regularly to learn more about that art, science & everyday habits that contribute to a clean, beautiful smile.

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3 Ways to Re-Shape Your Smile Without Braces

When people think of a smile makeover, many people think of braces. And it’s true that braces can create a very powerful before and after image.

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Do Drugstore Teeth Whitening Products Work?

The most effective and best teeth whitening treatment you can receive is a professional teeth whitening session at the dentist. The dentist has access to specialized whitening products and knows how to whiten teeth quickly and effectively.

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Is Tooth Polishing Necessary?

We know that for most of our patients, their favorite part of a dental cleaning is how smooth and clean their teeth feel afterward, not to mention how shiny they are. Tooth polishing has long been part of the dental checkup routine ever since the 1700s when Pierre Fauchard, the father of modern dentistry, recommended it.

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What Is Toothpaste Made Of?

These days people are being more and more conscious of what’s in the food they eat and the products they buy. But do you know what your toothpaste is made of?

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5 Things You Didn’t Know From Dental Care History in the U.S.

We’ll bet the early history of dental care and dentists in the United States is far more interesting that you would have guessed, filled with famous names and genius innovations. While the technology and discoveries that led to modern dentistry happened all over the world, many notable firsts took place in the United States.

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