FAQ


Q: How does plaque cause tooth decay?
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Q: What is a cavity?
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Q: How does plaque cause gum disease?
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Q: Who is at risk for gum disease?
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Q: What should I do if I think I have gingivitis?
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Q: What is tartar?
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Q: How do I keep my teeth naturally whiter between dental visits?
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Q: What is periodontitis?
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Q: What symptoms should I be looking out for?
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Q: How do I help prevent periodontitis from developing?
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Q: How should I floss?
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Q: How long does it take for flossing to start paying off?
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Q: My gums bleed when I floss; should I stop when this happens?
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Q: I've never cleaned in between my teeth before; is it too late to start?
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Q: What kind of floss is best?
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Q: Are there flosses for special conditions?
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Q: My teeth have wide gaps between them; do I still have to floss?
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Q: Are there other methods of cleaning in between the teeth?
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Q: When should children start flossing?
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Q: How do I choose the right toothbrush for me?
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Q: What's the best way to brush your teeth?
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Q: How do I brush with a power toothbrush?
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Q: Early Childhood Tooth Decay-Is Your Child At Risk?
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Q: Tips for Parents to Decrease the Risk of Early Childhood Tooth Decay
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Q: What is the difference between being awake and asleep?
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Q: What is local anesthetic?
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Q: What is general anesthesia?
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Q: Who should receive dental care with General Anesthesia?
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Q: Is General Anesthesia safe?
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Q: Are there any special instructions for General Anesthesia?
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Q: How are patients put to sleep?
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Q: Will I remember anything?
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Q: How will the patient feel after the appointment?
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Q: What is nitrous oxide (laughing gas)/oxygen?
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Q: Who can benefit from nitrous oxide/ oxygen?
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Q: How does plaque cause tooth decay?
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Q: What is a cavity?
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Q: How does plaque cause gum disease?
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Q: Who is at risk for gum disease?
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Q: What should I do if I think I have gingivitis?
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Q: What is tartar?
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Q: How do I keep my teeth naturally whiter between dental visits?
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Q: What is periodontitis?
Click here to view the answer.

Q: What symptoms should I be looking out for?
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Q: How do I help prevent periodontitis from developing?
Click here to view the answer.

Q: How should I floss?
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Q: How long does it take for flossing to start paying off?
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Q: My gums bleed when I floss; should I stop when this happens?
Click here to view the answer.

Q: I've never cleaned in between my teeth before; is it too late to start?
Click here to view the answer.

Q: What kind of floss is best?
Click here to view the answer.

Q: Are there flosses for special conditions?
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Q: My teeth have wide gaps between them; do I still have to floss?
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Q: Are there other methods of cleaning in between?
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Q: Interdental brushes
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Q: Irrigators
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Q: When should children start flossing?
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Q: How do I choose the right toothbrush for me?
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Q: What's the best way to brush your teeth?
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Q: How do I brush with a power toothbrush?
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Q: How do I brush with a power toothbrush?
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Q: Tips for Parents to Decrease the Risk of Early Childhood Tooth Decay

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Q: What is the difference between being awake and asleep?
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Q: What is local anesthetic?
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Q: What is general anesthesia?
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Q: Who should receive dental care with General Anesthesia?
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Q: Is General Anesthesia safe?
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Q: Are there any special instructions for General Anesthesia?
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Q: How are patients put to sleep?
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Q: Will I remember anything?
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Q: How will the patient feel after the appointment?
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Q: What is nitrous oxide (laughing gas)/oxygen?
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Q: Who can benefit from nitrous oxide/ oxygen?
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Q: What does the patient feel when breathing nitrous oxide/ oxygen?
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Q: Are there any special instructions for nitrous oxide/ oxygen?
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Q: How safe is nitrous oxide/ oxygen?
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Q:Does sugar cause cavities?
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Q: There are so many different toothbrushes. Which one should I buy?
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Q: How does fluoride help my teeth?
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Q: Why do my teeth feel sensitive?
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Q: Is there anything I should do before my appointment?
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Q: Do you take x-rays?
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Q: Are x-rays safe?
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Q: How common is gum disease?
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Q: What if I am already in the early stages of gum disease?
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Q: Why do I have bad breath?
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North Hill Dental Center

Family Dentist Richmond Hill

9993 Yonge Street
Richmond Hill, ON, L4C 1T9

Phone: (905) 508 2244
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North Hill Dental Center is conveniently located at the southeast corner of Yonge and Major Mackenzie in Richmond Hill, Ontario.
North Hill Dental Center proudly serves the surrounding areas of Richmound Hill, Thornhill, Vaughan, Maple Purpleville, King City, Gormley, Greensborough and Markham.