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August 2014 - Tips, eNews & More!
Warm weather, long days and so much to do!

There's always a palpable hurry in August to get as much done before the summer is over and it's time to go back to school.

The CNE at Exhibition Place is always a fun place to be on a summer's day. If you're like most people, a must-see attraction is the famed Food Building wherein you'll find all sorts of fantastical delights.

While it's fun to be gluttonous and enjoy yourself every once and a while, be sure to take care of your mouth and avoid eating anything too hot, too spicy, or too sugary. At the very least, chew sugar-free gum (preferably a gum like Trident Xtra Care Gum) after you eat. Chewing sugar-free gum helps protect your teeth and gums between meals as it helps the mouth to produce more saliva - the mouth's natural defense against acid. And don't forget: chewing sugar-free gum is no substitution for brushing, so make sure you still brush your teeth when you get home.

School is just around the corner...

If you are heading off to college or university, bring your good oral health habits along with you. Be sure to check your school's student health plan as it may include dental coverage. Remember to review the coverage offered to you and let us know if you have any questions. As for the younger kids, August is a great time to come in for a checkup before the hectic school year begins. Call or click here today to book an appointment.


Dr. Modi and the Parkway Dentistry team


Laughter is the Best Medicine

 
Once again, Parkway dentistry is helping to support the Brant Community Healthcare System Foundation by sponsoring the 5th Annual Brantford Comedy Festival.

This year, the festival will go from September 18-20 with events happening at the Best Western Hotel, Station Coffee House, and the Sanderson Centre. To go along with hilarious up-and-coming comics as well as local talent, this year's festival is headlined by Just For Laughs comedian, Jeremy Hotz!

Parkway Dentistry is proud to support the Brant Community Healthcare System, a regional mental centre providing Brant County with medical services in paediatrics, mental health, obstetics, surgical care, and more.

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How Would You Rate Your Smile?

 
Is it a perfect TEN! A seven, or perhaps even lower?
Does your smile make you look younger, sexier, and smarter? It can.


When you look at pictures do you ever wish your teeth were straighter, whiter, more aligned? Cosmetic dentistry allows dentists to perform porcelain veneer 'smile makeovers' which can address all of these issues. We are delighted to be able to offer this revolutionary technique to our patients.

What are Porcelain Veneers?
Porcelain veneers are custom, porcelain facings that are bonded to the front surfaces of your teeth to cover any imperfections and fix your smile. The veneers are very thin, only about 1 mm thick. That same thickness is "smoothed" off the natural tooth surface so when the veneer is bonded to the tooth, the tooth feels and looks the same thickness as before. Uneven, discoloured, or even damaged teeth can be restored or repaired using this procedure.

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Chocolate Coconut Pudding

 
We know ice cream is great on a warm summer day but to enjoy this frozen delight, it needs to stay in a freezer. So what to do when you want the sweet, refreshing cool taste of ice cream, but also want to enjoy the great outdoors for an afternoon?

Pack along some cool Chocolate Coconut Pudding!

Click here for the recipe

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