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Dentists in Uptown Toronto Says Education is Important

December 17, 2016

Dentists in Uptown Toronto, Drs. Janet Tamo and Milene Riccardi. stress preventive care through patient education. Good oral habits create strong smiles.Your oral health depends on how well you take care of your smile–and that you do so regularly. Dentists in Uptown Toronto, Dr. Tamo and Dr. Riccardi, teach patients how to brush, floss and eat tooth-friendly diets. They also ask that you and your family come to Dentistry @ 1881 every six months to receive complete oral exams and professional cleanings. These services are a great investment in the health of your smiles.

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The Top 7 Risk Factors For Oral Cancer*

April 29, 2016

Filed under: General Dentistry,Preventative Dentistry — dr_tamo @ 2:49 pm

*The following information was adapted from the ADA website.

oralcancerscreening-torontoDentists are looking for more than just cavities at your check-up appointments! At each visit we do an Oral Cancer Screening that checks your throat, cheeks, tonsils, the back of the tongue and the floor of the mouth for any signs of cancer. Regular visits to the dentist can help to detect oral cancer early and will result in a better outcome for the patient. There are 42,000 new cases of Oral Cancer every year in the U.S. alone! (more…)

Why 2 Dental Visits Per Year?

December 29, 2015

Filed under: General Dentistry,Preventative Dentistry — dr_tamo @ 2:56 pm

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Why do you need two dental visits each year? You may not. That answer may surprise you, but like all dental and medical care, the number of times any patient visits the dentist should be based on individual needs. The Dentistry @ 1881 team offers patients the highest quality oral health care, and that includes developing a regular dental checkup and cleaning routine that ensures optimal oral health and wellbeing. (more…)

Preventative Dentistry

November 29, 2015

Filed under: General Dentistry,Preventative Dentistry — dr_tamo @ 2:45 pm

Dr. Tamo, Dr. Riccardi and their Team Are Focused on Prevention

Preventive Dentistry Is The Heart of Our Practice

Dentistry @ 1881 is a family friendly practice that offers a range of dental services, including restorative and cosmetic treatments. But we know the very foundation must be healthy before anything else can succeed — and that’s why our biggest focus is on prevention.

We want all our Toronto neighbors to have healthy teeth that last a lifetime, and the most crucial ingredient to that end is a good understanding of the basics in oral hygiene. Twice annual visits to the dentist combined with a dedicated at-home hygiene routine of brushing gently for two minutes, twice a day and flossing once a day, are all necessary for teeth that last for years and years. (more…)