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Welcome to the new Brown’s Line Dental

Welcome to the new website for Brown’s Line Dental! We are to excited to share with you our new website to help you learn more about our services, team and book your appointment! We offer cosmetic dentistry, oral hygiene, dental implants, children’s dentistry and more dental services in Etobicoke. For more information or to book
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Sugar Choices

Sugars are tend to be an unavoidable part of your diet. They do give you energy, but they can also have some extremely harmful effects on your teeth. Depending on the type of sugar you consume, will have different effects. Which sugars are good for us and which should we avoid? Here is a breakdown
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Goodbye Toothaches!

Tooth pain is not only uncomfortable but also very inconvenient to deal with! Toothache pain can last a while or be intermittent. Regardless of the circumstance, the problem should be addressed by a dentist. A toothache can source from a few different scenarios. It could be from an infected tooth, cavity, cracked tooth or from
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Senior Dental Care Awareness

If you take good care of your teeth, they can last a long time! However, as we get older there are other health factors to take into consideration for our oral health. Certain problems may be make us more susceptible due to our age.    Senior adults can sometimes suffer from dry mouth due to
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How to Floss, The Right Way!

Flossing should be part of your daily dental routine. How do you know if you are flossing effectively? A little extra time spent flossing, can make a big difference! Here are a few helpful steps to follow: Use a dental floss that contains fluoride.  Floss with 18 to 24 inches of dental floss. Wrap floss
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A Clear Picture: The X-Ray

A dental x-ray gives your dentist a photo of your teeth where they can see both the interior and exterior. This allows your dentist to analyze and identify any problems such as cavities or impacted teeth. A dental x-ray is often done annually or more frequently if your dentist wants to keep an eye on
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Jaw Pain?

Are you experiencing a throbbing or uncomfortable pain in your jaw? It can occur suddenly or become more intense with time. Identifying the source of the problem is the first step to treating the pain. Here’s what you can be aware of:   Grinding Your Teeth  This can cause terrible damage and lead to further
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No Smoking Here!

We are constantly warned that smoking is bad for our health. Cigarette packages warn us about the different dangers. It is important to remember that the dangers go beyond the damage to your lungs. Smoking has a negative effect on your oral and dental health too. Oral cancer is a potential dangerous result from smoking.
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Family Dentist Tips

The health of you and your family is very important. We understand this at Brown’s Line Dental in Etobicoke. We place the utmost importance on giving you the best dental health care possible. As a parent, work with guiding your family to some helpful daily tips to ensure good oral hygiene. Here are some of
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Healthy Snacks for Your Teeth

Do you love to snack? We know there are countless snacks that you might crave – chips, candy, popcorn and the list goes on! However, when choosing your snack of choice don’t forget to think about your dental health. Need some tips for healthy “tooth friendly” snacks? We have your back! Try some of the
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How to Brush your Teeth, The Proper Way!

There is nothing more beautiful than a shiny healthy smile! We all know brushing our teeth is an important aspect from childhood – but most of us have some misconceptions as to why we brush. Failing to do this properly can lead to a buildup of plaque, leading to problems such as gum disease. What
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The Water Flosser!

Most dentists recommend the use of a water flosser in addition to brushing and flossing  to improve and maintain proper oral hygiene. A water flosser can also be defined as an oral irrigator. It cleans the oral cavity by shooting water in a thin stream intended at the gum line and teeth. As a result,
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The Advantages of Using Inlays and Onlays

It is essential that you maintain optimal oral health to prevent further dental problems from happening. Inlays and Onlays are considered both restorative and cosmetic dental procedures that help solve issues of decay and cavities. In some cases, your dentist can recommend the use of inlays and onlays when you have a cavity that is
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Dry Mouth: What You Need To Know

Have you experienced dry mouth? Most people have experienced dry mouth at some point in their lifetime, and it is often temporary due to dehydration or breathing dry air. However, some people have a chronic dry mouth, wherein they have a drier mouth on a regular basis. Dry mouth or also known as Xerostomia happens
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Food that Fights Bad Breath

Proper dental hygiene is one of the most effective ways to prevent bad breath. However, there are also certain foods that could fight Halitosis (bad breath) too. Bad breath is commonly the result of two things: one improper oral hygiene and the second is gastrointestinal health. In both conditions, bacteria is the main culprit. To
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What Causes TMJ Syndrome?

TMJ disorders or Temporomandibular Joint syndrome is a collective term used to describe problems relating to the temporomandibular joint and surrounding parts of the jaw. The TMJ connects the lower jaw to the skull and forms a triangular shaped area below the ear. TMJ syndrome is also often called “lockjaw” because it causes the jaw
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Managing Bad Breath

Bad breath is one of the most self-conscious dental problems. It can be caused by a variety of factors like the food you eat, your dental routine, medications and underlying health conditions. If you’re suffering from bad breath or medically termed as ‘Halitosis’, don’t worry because there are ways to treat this problem. Here at Browns Line Dental,
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Wisdom Teeth Extraction Recovery Tips

People who have had wisdom teeth extraction know that post procedure can sometimes be uncomfortable due to some tenderness and swelling symptoms. If you are down the road to recovery after wisdom teeth removal, and you want to make sure that your recovery period is the best as possible, at Brown’s Line Dental in Etobicoke, we
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Bruxism: Teeth Grinding Solutions

Teeth Grinding or Bruxism is a condition in which a patient clenches their teeth involuntarily. Over time, bruxism can have a direct impact on one’s teeth and can lead to jaw pain, cracked teeth, and tooth sensitivity. Bruxism can affect people of all ages and usually happens at night. It is considered a complex disorder because it
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Enamel Erosion Causes and Treatment

Before we begin to tackle the topic of enamel erosion, you may be wondering what tooth enamel is and why it’s essential. Enamel is the outer layer of your teeth, which is made of a dense mineral that protects your teeth against chemical and physical damage. Enamel is a very tough and hard protective coating
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Cracked Molars

Do you have unexplained pain and sensitivity when eating? If yes, then you might be suffering from a dental problem. It could be tooth sensitivity, cavity or cracked teeth particularly your molar teeth. When tooth enamel is cracked or fractured, you can experience pain and sensitivity on the affected tooth when eating. If it’s your
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Reasons to Brush Your Tongue

Flossing once daily and brushing your teeth at least twice a day for several minutes at a time helps you get rid of unwanted bacteria and food residues. However, tooth decay, bad breath, and other dental problems can still occur. You’re probably wondering why. The main reason is that cleaning your teeth don’t necessarily make
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Save your Teeth and Say No to Sugar!

Cakes, cookies, candies, and chocolates are “happy” or “comfort” food that makes you feel better because it hits your brain, boosts your energy and improves your mood! However, this type of food is rich in sugar, which is one of the most common causes for tooth decay and cavities. Consuming sweets or food high in
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How is a Root Canal Performed?

Are you scheduled for a root canal procedure? Millions of people are treated each year through a root canal treatment. Usually, the procedure will take about one or two dental visits. If you’re curious on how the process will be performed, here’s the step by step guide of a root canal procedure: Your endodontist will take
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What to Do About Bleeding Gums?

Have you experienced bleeding gums when brushing your teeth? You may initially think that you are just brushing too aggressively. However, healthy gums shouldn’t bleed very easily. Bleeding gums indicates that there is something wrong! There are many causes of gum bleeding. Some could be due to vigorous brushing or flossing, trauma or injury, inflammation
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Tips on Choosing Braces Colours

Braces are not just part of your teeth but also part of your overall appearance. It is essential that you pick the right colour of braces that match your style and personality. Here are some of the things that you can consider in choosing the colour of your braces: Pick a colour that complements your
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Therapeutic Botox: Treatment for TMJ

When you hear the word Botox, the first thing that would come to your mind is that it helps slow down the aging process. However, even before the cosmetic use of Botox for wrinkles and fine lines, it was used by doctors to treat a wide range of health problems, which includes TMJ disorders. Here at
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How to Protect Your Teeth During the Holidays

With the holidays here, you’ll be busy running around and your dental care may fall to the sidelines. Not to worry, our team at Brown’s Line Dental is happy to help with a few friendly reminders to keep your teeth happy this holiday season. Tip #1: Indulge a Little! It’s the holiday’s and of course
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Professional Dental Whitening Procedures in Etobicoke

Are you looking to whiten your teeth for the holiday season? Professional tooth whitening is becoming more affordable and accessible than ever, and many say that it is indeed worth the price. It never hurts to have a brighter smile in holiday photos or to look great for your friends and family. But there are
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What You Need to Know About Thumb Sucking

Thumb sucking is normal for babies because it helps them relax, feel secure, and happy. At the age of two or three, thumb sucking should be minimal, and suck should be halted before the permanent teeth come in. Thumb sucking that persists after the eruption of the permanent teeth can lead to dental and speech
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