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How to Know if You are Having a Dental Emergency or Not

No one wants to experience a dental emergency, regardless of the cause. Either untreated dental conditions, diseases or injuries can cause these. Our Halifax dentists advise on knowing if your dental issue is an emergency and what to do in these situations.

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TMJ: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

Your jaw is connected to the TMJ or temporomandibular joint in your face, which helps to move your jaw for speaking, eating and more but this joint, like others, can experience injury. Here, our Halifax dentists explain three main types of TMJ disorders (TMD), the symptoms and possible treatment options.

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Do's and Don'ts After Dental Fillings

Dental fillings are required if you experience a broken tooth or cavity in order to protect the soft inner pulp of the tooth. Our Halifax dentists share some tips about what to do and what not to do after you've had a dental filling.

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Do These Simple Things to Avoid Gum Disease

Oral hygiene directly affects the state of your oral health and poor dental care can lead to conditions such as periodontal disease. Here, our Halifax dentists talk about the causes of periodontitis and share some ways that routine dental care can help you avoid gum disease.

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How Can I Prevent Periodontitis (Gum Disease)?

Gum disease can have a serious adverse effect on the entirety of your health. Today, our Halifax dentists talk about the seriousness of periodontitis and some ways that you can help prevent gum disease.

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How To Tell If You Need a Dental Filling

When you have a cavity, getting it filled needs to happen as soon as possible before any further damage occurs. In this post, our Halifax dentists share the purpose of dental fillings and what types of fillings there are available.

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Dentistry for the Entire Family: How Dental Services Differ by Age

In this post, our Halifax dentists talk about everything you need to know about the different dental services and how they help every kid, teen, adult and senior in your family.

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Why Does My Tooth Hurt? 5 Possible Answers

If you have persistent gum or tooth pain then it is important to make a dental appointment as soon as you can. In this post, our Halifax dentists explain some causes of tooth pain and what you can do to relieve it until it can be examined.

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What Jaw Pain Means: What Causes It and How to Treat It

Jaw pain can indicate a dental issue such as a toothache, TMJ Disorder, or perhaps a more serious condition. In this post, our Halifax dentists explain possible causes of jaw pain and what to do with those sore joints.

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Dental Appliances Can Help You With Sleep Apnea

Sleep is essential to your health and wellbeing, and sleep disorders can seriously impact physical health. There are dental appliances available to help treat sleep apnea, and today our Halifax dentists explain the options.

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Scotia Dental
5251 Duke St #602 Halifax NS B3J 3S1 CA

Phone Number

(902) 444-8550

Hours of Operation

  • Monday:08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Tuesday:08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Wednesday:08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Thursday:08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Friday:08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Saturday:Closed
  • Sunday:Closed

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