Dr Arun Narang & Associates Smile by Design

First Nations Dental Care: Why First Nations Are Battling Oral Health

  First Nations dental care faces an uncertain future. 90 percent of adolescents suffer from tooth decay. That’s in comparison to 58 percent of non-First Nations children. Your oral health is closely tied to your overall health. Bacterial infections in the mouth can penetrate into the bloodstream and enter organs. Being unable to chew food properly can […]

Addressing Dental Cavities: Tips and Tricks from a Mississauga Dentist

About 13% of children and 26% of adults have untreated cavities. If you’re worried you have a cavity, it’s important to take action right away. Otherwise, an untreated cavity could cause pain. You might need extensive treatment as well. Thankfully, there are a few tips and tricks you can use at home before your dental appointment. These […]

How Painful is the Dental Implant Procedure?

  Many are familiar with the term ‘cosmetic dentistry,’ but have you ever heard of ‘restorative dentistry?’ When dentists talk about restorations, they refer to procedures involving repairing a missing or damaged tooth structure. These can be direct or indirect. Examples of direct restorations include fillings and direct dental bonding. Veneers, dental crowns, bridges, inlays, […]

How to Determine if You Need Emergency Dental Work?

                          Do you have a serious dental problem that needs immediate attention? Or is it a minor problem that can wait until your next dentist appointment? In short, how can you tell when you need an emergency dentist in Mississauga? If you don’t […]

Fact vs Fiction: Busting Fluoride Myths With a Mississauga Dentist

                        Did you know that only 75% of Canadians visit the dentist annually? Keeping your teeth healthy can be tough, especially when there’s so much conflicting information out there and a wealth of products. From whether you should use teeth whitening toothpaste to what kind of mouthwash […]

8 Reasons to Visit a Cosmetic Dentist in Mississauga

Are you concerned about missing, damaged, or crooked teeth impacting the state of your smile? You’re not alone. With more people turning toward cosmetic dentistry, the global industry could reach $32.73 billion by 2026. If you’re on the fence about visiting a cosmetic dentist Mississauga residents love, keep reading. Here are eight reasons you should start searching “where to […]

New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthy Mouth

Did you know that dentists go back to the 19th century in Canada? In March 1868, the ODA passed the Act Respecting Dentistry in the Ontario Legislature. It’s the first of this law to pass around the world. If you’re concerned about your oral care, now is a great time to set a New Year’s resolution […]

What Is Root Canal Treatment?

Are you considering a visit to a dentist in Mississauga for persistent tooth pain? The discomfort could be nothing more than a cavity, but it could also be a sign of an infection or deep decay. If your tooth is too damaged to repair with a standard filling, your dentist may recommend a root canal. […]

Can Cosmetic Dentistry Fix an Overbite?

Most people are aware they can go to the dentist to get whiter teeth and deep cleaning. They also know they can go to the dentist if they have uneven teeth or a gap. There is one thing though that makes a lot of people wonder if correction is even a possibility. It’s an overbite. […]

What Is a Dental Emergency and How Should You Deal With One?

Over 30% of adults ages 20 to 44 live with untreated dental caries. According to the CDC, almost 20% of children have untreated cavities, too. In the United States, millions of people visit the emergency room for dental pain every year. Most of these visitors have dental decay, which could have been prevented in the first place. When […]