1. Dental Bridges Explained

    Edentulous patients have lots of options when it comes to tooth replacement: dentures, dental implants, and dental bridges are the most popular. However, each of these fake tooth prosthetics comes with its own pros and cons, so it’s important to fully understand them before choosing one option over the others. Dental bridges are a restorative dental application that not many people know about, s…Read More

  2. Tips To Overcome Your Fear Of The Dentist

    Dental fears and phobias are not uncommon, even among adult patients. For some people, just the sound of dental tools makes their skin crawl, and they’d rather do anything else than visit their family dentist. So, why is this? In many cases, dental fears and phobias develop during childhood due to an unpleasant experience with cavity fillings, tooth extractions, and even braces. Even patients wh…Read More

  3. Things To Consider Before Getting Dental Implants

    Modern dental technology has made it possible for patients to get permanent solutions for their missing or decaying teeth, including dental implants, dental bridges, and other implant-supported dental restorations. Dentures are no longer the only option, nor are they the best choice for patients who want to regain some functionality of their bite. That said, dental implants and implant-supported r…Read More

  4. Your Invisalign® Questions Answered

    If you’re considering Invisalign as a more attractive alternative to braces, odds are you have some questions about the treatment. Invisalign is still a fairly new dental technology, but it has quickly become a popular choice among dental patients who want straighter teeth. To learn whether Invisalign is right for you, contact our dentists at Constitution Dental in Downtown Ottawa, or continue r…Read More

  5. The Importance Of Flossing Your Teeth

    If you’re like most people, you probably floss less often than you should. According to a report by the Canadian Dental Association, “Most Canadians (73%) brush twice or more a day and over a quarter (28%) floss 5 times a week.” Ideally, you should be flossing your teeth at least once per day, though many people fall short of this due to a number of reasons. Some have sensitive gums that ble…Read More

  6. How Having Straight Teeth Boosts Your Confidence And Self-Esteem

    Nearly everyone has something they’re self-conscious about, and for many people, it’s their teeth. Perhaps you’re not a fan of your “gummy smile,” or maybe you refrain from smiling in social situations because your teeth have been stained by coffee, wine, or cigarettes. Maybe you have an overbite, underbite, tooth gaps, or you have crooked teeth that others stare at when you talk. Whatev…Read More

  7. 5 Home Teeth Whitening Tips For A Beautiful Smile

    It’s an unfortunate fact that some of our favorite foods and beverages stain our teeth, including coffee, wine, dark berries, citrus fruits, and pasta sauce. However, the good news is that you don’t have to live with yellow teeth forever — you can pick up a home teeth whitening kit and transform your smile without even having to visit your local dental clinic! At Constitution Dental, we offe…Read More

  8. What Are Dental Crowns?

    If you’ve had extensive dental work done in the past, you probably have a few metal crowns to show for it. Thanks to technological advancements in restorative and cosmetic dentistry, dentists are now able to offer porcelain and ceramic dental crowns, which are a far more attractive option for patients who have extensive tooth damage and still want a beautiful white smile. But what exactly is the…Read More

  9. Common Misconceptions About Invisalign®

    Braces and Invisalign are the two main orthodontic treatments patients consider when they want to straighten their teeth. Though there are benefits and drawbacks of each teeth straightening method, Invisalign is often the clear choice (pardon the pun) for teens and adults who want straighter teeth without the hassle of metal brackets and wires. However, there are many misconceptions about Invisali…Read More

  10. 5 Ways To Prepare For Your Child’s First Dental Visit

    For many parents, scheduling their child’s first dental appointment is intimidating. And who can blame them? They aren’t sure how their little one will react when they visit the dental clinic for the first time, or whether or not they’ll like their pediatric dentist. Not only that, but the sight and sound of dental tools can be intimidating for children, causing them to form dental fears and…Read More