Botox

Botulinum Toxin, more commonly known as Botox, is known for reducing the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. Since wrinkles form from repetitive muscle contractions, Botox works by stopping the communication between the muscle and the motor nerves responsible for motion. This forces the muscle to relax, which reduces the appearance of fine lines and […]

Bad Breath – Halitosis

Having bad breath can be an embarrassing problem – especially if you are regularly face to face with other people. Known professionally as halitosis, bad breath plagues many people every day. Most cases of bad breath can be remedied by efficiently brushing the teeth. However, some types of bad breath are chronic or recurring, which […]

Bone Grafting

Bone grafting – also known as ridge and sinus augmentation – is a procedure used to build up the bone beneath the surface of the gums. The bones in the upper and lower arch of the mouth are responsible for supporting the teeth. When one or more teeth fall out, bone resorption occurs naturally. When patients […]

Laser Therapy

For nearly two decades, lasers have been used for restorative and cosmetic purposes in dentistry. Today, lasers are approved for safety by the Food and Drug Administration, and they have become much more prevalent and standard in dental offices across the country. Lasers work by delivering energy in the form of light. This energy can […]

Sleep Apnea

Snoring and sleep apnea are two common sleeping problems that can be treated by your dentist. Both revolve around how you breathe while sleeping. Snoring occurs when one breathes through their mouth, causing the pharyngeal tissues to vibrate. Obstructive sleep apnea is a type of sleep apnea characterized by upper airway collapse that prevents airflow. […]

TMJ Disorders

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) resides underneath the ears on either side of the face. It is a ball and socket joint that allows the lower jaw to open and close, as well as connects it to the upper jaw. In addition to bones, the joint is also composed of muscles, tendons, ligaments, and nerves. The […]

Sports Guard

Dental mouth guards have long been used to protect the teeth, gums and supporting tissues from damage, injury and trauma. There are two types of sports mouth guards – over the counter and custom. While OTC guards are helpful for occasional use, many dental patients require the benefit of a customized dental mouth guard fitted […]

Night Guard

When it comes to protecting your patients’ teeth, nothing comes closer in effectiveness and convenience than a custom-made mouth guard, bite guard, or night guard. Mouth guards are used to protect the natural teeth and dental restorations from damage caused by activities or behaviors that pose a risk to the teeth. Your patients might benefit […]

Dental Implants

Dental implants are the latest in tooth replacement technology. They are fabricated to function as artificial tooth roots that are implanted into the jaw. As the implant heals, it will fuse with the surrounding bone, making it a strong anchor for a dental prosthetic. Depending on the number of missing teeth, dental implants can support […]

Root Canal Therapy

Root canals are valuable dental procedures used to treat and preserve teeth with badly infected roots. The pulp is the live portion of the tooth that extends into the root and contains nerve endings and tissues. When it becomes infected, patients can experience pain, swelling and even total tooth loss unless treated. Root canals remove […]

Preventative Dentistry

Preventative dentistry services are designed to maintain your oral health in order to prevent future dental issues from occurring. Practicing preventative dentistry keeps your smile beautiful and healthy. At Apollo Dental Centre, we will assist you in your family in developing a preventative dental care program that will work for your smile. The foundation of […]

Dentures

Dentures are an effective and affordable way of replacing missing teeth. Composed of a durable plastic resin and sometimes porcelain, both partial and full dentures can be fabricated to look and feel natural. Today’s dentures are custom-fit to make it possible to eat foods with confidence and speak articulately. Depending on the patient’s preferences and […]

Crowns and Bridges

Dental crowns and bridges are custom-fitted tooth prosthetics that are used to replace or restore damaged or missing teeth. Crowns – also known as caps – are fixed over the surfaces of natural tooth structures or dental implants. Bridges are used to fill in the gaps left by missing teeth and are anchored in place […]

Composite Fillings

Composite fillings – also known as tooth-colored fillings – are dental restorations designed to be inconspicuous and natural in appearance. They blend well with the teeth and appear more natural than amalgam fillings, which are darker and more easily seen by other people. Composite fillings are made of ceramic and plastic compounds that chemically bond […]

IV Sedation

Preparing for Intravenous anesthesia sedation (IV Sedation) is much like preparing for general anesthesia. There are some general prerequisites and instructions that patients must follow prior to IV sedation to ensure the safety of the procedure. It is important that all patients undergoing IV sedation thoroughly read and understand the directions we provide prior to […]

Sedation Dentistry

Sedation dentistry is the answer for everything from dental anxiety to full-fledged dental phobia. Nowadays, there are a variety of sedation methods available to make dental treatments less stressful for individuals who despise dental visits. At Apollo Dental Centre, we offer our patients the following dental sedation options: Nitrous Oxide (Laughing Gas) Nitrous oxide is […]

Dental Emergencies

Dental emergencies can occur at any time. Although they are generally not life threatening, dental emergencies still require timely treatment for the best treatment outcomes. At Apollo Dental Centre, we offer same day appointments and treatment for dental emergencies. Here are some examples of common dental emergencies, as well as how to manage them until […]

Pediatric Dentistry

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General Dentistry

General dentistry encompasses a broad range of diseases and disorders of the oral and maxillofacial region. Everyone should see a general dentist for routine oral health examinations, twice-yearly cleanings, and treatment of routine oral health complications, such as minor tooth decay. General dentistry is as much about prevention as it is about treatment. Patients who […]