A Dental Office is the Safest Place during a Pandemic

Posted by Dr. Joanne Baldos and Dr. Adam Szymczak on Feb 10, 2022 4:16:12 PM

When it comes to catching COVID, people are safer at a dental office than in their own homes!

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COVID-19 in Ontario: 7 Principles for a Safe Journey to Normal

Posted by Dr. Joanne Baldos and Dr. Adam Szymczak on May 5, 2020 10:24:04 PM

Other countries are returning to normal, other provinces are returning to normal... When is Ontario returning to normal? Will we return to normal or a "new normal"?

 

The most current Emergency Order by the Ontario government extension is ending June 9. What happens next?

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): We Will Do Better if We Act Together

Posted by Dr. Joanne Baldos and Dr. Adam Szymczak on Mar 20, 2020 12:00:00 PM

The number of people that will die in Canada is within OUR control!!!

If we ALL act TOGETHER with compassion towards each other, the impact on YOUR health is extremely unlikely, but EACH of us must do our part.

 

There are EXTREME differences between different countries with respect to the number of people infected and the number of people who die from COVID-19.

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Root Canal Cost: Save Money, Time and Frustrations

Posted by Dr. Joanne Baldos and Dr. Adam Szymczak on Dec 28, 2019 7:40:23 PM

Root canals have a bad reputation.

 

When a dentist says “you need a root canal”, the most common response from a patient is :(

 

We searched the internet to find out why people feel negatively about root canals:

    1. Root canal costs are high, ranging from $532-$1,240 (depending on your tooth)
    2. Patients have negative experiences ( other root canal costs):
        • root canal pain: before, during and after
        • root canal cost ended up being higher than quoted = Financial Pain!
        • root canal dangers:
          • “root canal tooth broke in half” AND/OR
          • “recurring tooth abscess after root canal”

 

No matter where you live, this blog post will guide you to reduce your financial root canal costs AND eliminate your "emotional root canal costs” ( negative experiences).

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SEDATION DENTISTRY: OVERCOME DENTIST FEAR!

Posted by Dr. Joanne Baldos and Dr. Adam Szymczak on Nov 30, 2019 7:25:21 PM

Do you suffer from dental anxiety? Dentist fear is very common, you are not alone! 

 

AND/OR

 

Are you considering a dental procedure that scares you like a root canal or wisdom tooth removal?

 

AND/OR

 

Is your child in need of dental work and you are concerned that your little one will not tolerate the procedure well?

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DENTAL COSTS: Avoiding Unnecessary Dental Work

Posted by Dr. Joanne Baldos and Dr. Adam Szymczak on May 3, 2019 5:25:32 PM

Most people trying to save on dental costs go about it the wrong way. They look for a “deal”, which lands them in a “business dentist office” as opposed to a “doctor dentist office”. They end up spending more on dental costs.

 

No matter who your dentist is, you can significantly reduce your dental costs by asking 3 simple questions when a dentist recommends a procedure:

  1. What happens if I do nothing?
  2. What are the costs and risks of the dental procedure?
  3. Are there simpler, safer options?

It will help you avoid unnecessary dental work: the best way to reduce dental costs.

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BEST DENTIST is the one you do NOT need!!!

Posted by Dr. Joanne Baldos and Dr. Adam Szymczak on Mar 13, 2019 5:57:56 PM

Let’s face it, no matter how awesome your dentist may be, there are many other things that you would rather do with your time and money.

 

Ideally, the best medical doctor is the one who helps you be so healthy that you do not need their services. The best dieticians, the best personal trainer etc. are the ones who you no longer need.

 

Similarly, the best dentists nurture your oral health to a point that you do NOT need any dental services! How?:

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Dental Insurance: The TRUTH

Posted by Dr. Joanne Baldos and Dr. Adam Szymczak on Jan 25, 2019 1:51:20 PM

Q: Will my dental insurance cover the dental work?

is the most common question we get asked regarding dental insurance.

 

Most people think they know what dental insurance is, but in reality most people have many misconceptions about dental insurance. These misconceptions sometimes lead to misunderstandings with the dental insurance company, your employer or dental office.

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Thumb Sucking and Thumb Sucking Teeth

Posted by Dr. Joanne Baldos and Dr. Adam Szymczak on Dec 22, 2018 11:41:27 AM

Q: WHY DOES THUMB SUCKING OCCUR?

A: It's a natural process!

We are genetically programmed to have a sucking reflex, without it infants would not be able to breastfeed. Infants will instinctively suck anything placed in their mouth.

 

Infants quickly learn that sucking not only provides food, but it is also pleasant and comforting. As such most infants are involved in finger sucking, most commonly thumb sucking.

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Baby Teeth Order and Baby Teeth Chart

Posted by Dr. Joanne Baldos and Dr. Adam Szymczak on Dec 12, 2018 8:24:33 PM

STOP WORRYING ABOUT YOUR BABY’S TEETH ORDER!

STOP LOOKING AT BABY TEETHING CHARTS!

 

BABY TEETHING CHARTS show averages and ranges, this means that MOST kids’ teeth will  NOT follow the teething order of the chart that you are looking at!

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