Dental Crowns Can Protect And Reignite Your Smile

At West Ridge Family Dentistry, many of our patients have had dental crowns (or crown & bridge treatment) to restore their beautiful smiles. But many haven’t, and we often get questions about what a crown is and why we would place one. We’re glad to take a moment today to give you a general overview and let you know why …

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Oral Cancer Awareness – Early Detection Saves Lives

At West Ridge Family Dentistry, as dentists in Orillia we have the expert skill and training to detect many diseases of the mouth, including oral cancer. Did you know that three Canadians die every day from oral cancer? In fact, more people die from oral cancers than either cervical or skin cancer. And because two-thirds of oral cancers are discovered …

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Why Reviews On A General Dentist In Orillia Matter

If you’re interested in trying a new product or booking a trip somewhere you haven’t been before, what’s one of the first things you do? If you’re like most people, you’ll go to your computer or pull out your phone to check out online reviews. This has also become the norm when searching for a general dentist in Orillia. Selecting …

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Wisdom Teeth: Not So Wise After All – Wisdom Teeth Removal In Orillia

If you’re like most people, you’ll have your “wisdom” teeth removed at some point in your life. Perhaps you’ve already undergone this procedure and now your son or daughter is experiencing mouth discomfort due to these large third molars. Is the pain affecting their sleep? Are they having trouble eating? What’s in a name? Our third molars are called wisdom …

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Digital Technology From Your General Family Dentists in Orillia

At West Ridge Family Dentistry, our commitment is to always provide a comfortable and convenient experience for you while we take a preventive approach and become your co-partners in care. Part of that commitment is the use of diagnostic technologies, because they provide many advantages for our valued patients. In this blog … I’ll talk about the technology that helps …

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A Worry-Free Visit At Your Orillia Dentist

Many people don’t look forward to going to the dentist. Are you, or someone you love, one of the 15% of people who experience dread when it comes to their appointment with their Orillia dentist? Dental fear can be due to a previous bad experience, challenging developmental or anxiety disorders, an intellectual disability, or simply fear of the unknown. No …

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All-On-4 Teeth In A Day – The Best of Both Worlds

Almost 30 million North Americans are missing one, several, or all their teeth. We might shrug this off and say, “They can wear dentures, can’t they?” But there is an invisible problem associated with tooth loss hiding below the gumline. Bone tissue needs stimulation to maintain its strength and health. Wherever your jaw is missing teeth, bone disintegrates. But do …

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Dentures – Your Total Smile Solution From Our In-House Denturist

When you’re missing some, most, or all of your teeth, you have many options when it comes to restoring your smile. As a denturist in Orillia, I have helped countless people regain both their confidence as well as their ability to eat the healthy, nutritious foods that support excellent health … with dentures. Dentures can restore your natural appearance and …

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Restore Your Smile And Quality of Life With Dental Implants in Orillia

Losing one or more teeth doesn’t have to spell the end of your healthy, beautiful, natural-looking smile. At West Ridge Family Dentistry, we’ve rejuvenated many patients’ smiles and protected their oral health for future years with dental implants in Orillia. Did you know … if you happen to lose just one tooth due to gum disease, decay, or trauma, neighbouring …

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Veneers in Orillia Can Restore An Imperfect Smile

A healthy shiny smile goes a long way. But many of us aren’t completely satisfied with how we look when we flash our pearly whites … when they become stained, dull, or damaged. Time and age can take their toll on our smiles. After all, our teeth get plenty of wear every day. With today’s dentistry techniques and technology, our …

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