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Diabetes and your Oral Health

Lets start with what is Diabetes? Diabetes is a chronic condition associated with abnormally high levels of sugar or glucose in the blood.  Insulin, which is produced by the pancreas, lowers blood glucose. Absence or insufficient production of insulin or an inability of the body to properly use insulin causes diabetes. There are different types […]

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TMJ DIsorder – Frequently Asked questions

What are the Symptoms of TMD? Pain and tenderness of the ear, jaw, jaw joints and facial muscles. Headaches, temple pain Throat pain Pain with opening and closing of jaw Pain with chewing Neck, shoulder, back and arm pain Clicking, popping and grating noises in the jaw joint when jaw opens/closes or during chewing   […]

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The Story of Fluoride

By A. Kamal, our dental hygienist In 1901 Dr. Mckay opened a dental practice in Colorado spring. He was faced with a society that had lots of brown spots on their teeth that was known among dentists in community as Colorado brown stains, he surprisingly found out that the people with these brown stains has […]

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How to get Whiter teeth

How to get Whiter teeth

  Step by step guide: Let’s start with the basics. Brush frequently and correctly. Whether you use an electric or manual toothbrush, opt for a soft head. Hard brushes can damage your enamel and cause recession and sensitivity. Brush for two minutes at least twice a day – gently and floss daily also. You can […]

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Dental Implants: Frequently Asked Questions:

  Do you place your own Implants, and what system do you use? : Yes I place my own implants. I completed a year long continuing education residency course at UofT for their placement. My chosen Implant system to use is Straumann.  It is made in Switzerland and is considered the leading implant system worldwide […]

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First Aid for Teeth

It happens in a split second.  Don’t blame yourselves parents. Been there myself.   If a baby, toddler or young child injures their gums or baby teeth here’s a check list of things you can do to help.  Apply mild pressure to the area if it is bleeding with a cold wet gauze.  If he or […]

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Taking care of your child’s teeth. How to make it fun!

I consider myself an expert in tooth brushing motivation, not just because I’m a dentist, but also because I am a mom.  My children are now 14 and 11, and believe it or not, one of them is a sugar monster, he’s so cute, and so everyone loves to give him treats.  But he doesn’t […]

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Proud to sponsor Battle Royal Olympic Style Boxing Event

Dr. Karen Kassabian is proud to sponsor and support our local Ontario boxers from Gideon Boxing Academy.

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The boxer’s mouthguard

A well constructed mouthguard is probably the most important piece of equipment a boxer can have throughout his career. It’s purpose is not just the protection of teeth from fracture or displacement. It also minimizes injury to surrounding soft tissue and the bony structures of the head and neck.  A professional mouthguard with the correct […]

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Continuing education, a life long passion!

In order to serve our patient clientele better, Dr. Kassabian is continually taking courses to update and keep current with all new and exciting technologies. She is taking a year long Implant Residency course at the University of Toronto and will be placing and restoring all implant cases within the clinic. Please feel free to […]

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Special Offer

Special offer valued at $149

FREE professional whitening offer when you come for comprehensive oral exam and xrays. Valued at $149.

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Welcome to our website

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new site, digilabs.ca/kassabian. A site where you can find information about our services, see pictures of before & afters, check out our clinic location, address and phone number and get useful tips about dentistry and how to keep you teeth healthy. Any feedback is welcome, you can fill up the contact […]

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