Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at The Smile Team, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area of expertise here on our website through these articles.... read more »

Kids and Dentistry

If you have a young child, these basic tips may help you prepare them for their first dental visit. -Bring them in for a check up early on. -Read 📚 or watch videos about children going to the dentist. -Don’t let them inherit your dental anxiety 😩 and allow them to create their own experience 🙃. -Ask the dentist clinical... read more »

Dental Anxiety and Nervous Patients; We Can Help!

Anxiety is real. And dental anxiety is certainly real. At The Smile Team, we have many options. I am so proud of this patient. Her dog Chester is an adorable therapy dog who is always welcome at my office. Here’s her review: This is the best dentist I have been to! I have bad anxiety when it comes to going... read more »

Dental Anxiety and Nitrous Oxide (Laughing Gas)

Dental anxiety is real. But, you don’t have to deal with it alone. We have solutions to help you. One of the many solutions is nitrous oxide, also called the laughing gas or happy gas. Used in both adults and children, laughing gas is easy to administer. It dramatically reduces anxiety and leaves your system quickly with no post-operative effects.... read more »

Emergency Dental Visit

When dental pain strikes, it can be debilitating. Many rate dental pain as worse than childbirth!  But THE SMILE TEAM is here to take care of all your emergency needs.  Most dental emergencies involve three main issues:  Bone loss and subsequent infection or mobility of teeth  Trauma that can range from a tooth being broken to being completely avulsed  A... read more »

Abid Hidayat holding baby boy after dental exam and cleaning

Child’s First Visit

This handsome 15-month-old baby was brought in for an exam. We are a family centric office, and we love seeing young ones! It is recommended to have your child visit the dentist within six months of eruption of the first tooth or one year of age. Even a cursory exam at this age can determine: 1. Dietary habits 2. Hygiene... read more »

Some Important Things To Know About Root Canals

Here’s some information about root canals that can help you better understand this procedure. Here at The Smile Team in Scarborough, Toronto, we perform many root canals each month. Feel free to call Scarborough’s top clinic when you are in pain to evaluate if a root canal is needed.  Why do I need a root canal?  Root canals are needed... read more »

Wisdom Tooth Extractions

Wisdom tooth extraction is basically a process to remove one or more of your third molars. Molars are the last set of teeth to erupt and they usually develop when people are in their late teens. These teeth are often susceptible to issues. Here are some facts about wisdom teeth:  Wisdom tooth extraction is a common dental procedure. Wisdom teeth... read more »

Kids Oral Health in Scarborough

Does Your Child Need a Dentist?   I often get asked, “My child brushes but still gets cavities!” The answer is - it depends on multiple factors.  Simply put, the best method to prevent tooth decay in children is through good overall health that includes brushing teeth at least twice a day and following a nutritious diet.  But factors such... read more »