Lip Filler

Lip Filler, Happy Saturday, “Lip filler is a cosmetic procedure that can give you fuller, plumper lips. These days, an injectable dermal filler is the most commonly used method of lip augmentation. There are many types of dermal fillers that can be injected in your lips. But the most common filler is hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic…

Canker Sores and Cold Sores

Happy Thursday,   Have you got a sore in your mouth or around your lips? We all have got it at some time or another and it is very painful and ugly looking, isn’t it? Canker sores appear inside our mouth. They are shallow ulcers and the source of them is unknown. It can be stress related or…

Piercings of tongue and lips

Happy Wednesday and happy Halloween, Piercing does not feel so hip when it causes infection and pain.  Yes, indeed we can get infection from piercing our tongues and lips.  They can also harm our teeth especially if they are made out of metal.  They also carry the potential of causing allergic reactions. Tongue is a…

Mouth and Alzheimer

Happy Wednesday, Summer is back to Ajax again. Today is supposed to be 32 degree. I am inside with air conditioner and it feels like 22 degree!! Last Thursday, when I was in Rotary club lunch meeting, one of my patients and an old Rotarian was kind and concern enough to give me a cut…

Sun and skin cancer

Happy Monday, This post is not just for “Sun worshippers!” but for the rest of us who enjoy living as well! We all have heard about the ozone layer, ozone is a molecule living in the atmosphere, and the ozone layer protects us against the harmful effects of sunshine.  It absorbs the ultraviolet portion of radiation…

Sugar, sugar and more sugar

Happy Monday, We all have heard about the effect of sugar on our teeth. We have bacteria in our mouth, after all our mouth is the biggest opening with the environment,they love sugar, they eat the leftover sugar found in our mouth to produce acid and acid eats our teeth away. Now, I was reading…

Sports Guard

Happy Beautiful Fall Tuesday, ” Sports guard? eh? At this time and age with all the progress of human knowledge and technology, we can play safer. Wow, that is great. Is not it? And we as dental professionals can help. With sports guards, the injuries to our mouth and teeth during games, hockey, basketball, etc……

Wisdom Teeth

Happy Tuesday, Wisdom teeth are the last molar teeth in every corner of our top and bottom jaw.  Like everything else there is an exception here as well, few of us don’t have all four of them and in rare cases some have more than four! Once a colleague called the extra ones, genius teeth!…

Teeth Whitening

Happy Thursday, Whiter teeth is always wanted. After all it is an easy way to make us look younger. There are at least four ways of trying it. 1) Teeth whitening tooth paste. Though personally I think they prevent our teeth from getting yellower but about getting them whiter!! 2) White strips. They are sold…