1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 3 Reasons To Get Porcelain Veneers

    Most people wish they could change something about their teeth, whether that be their shape, color, alignment, or general appearance. Thanks to advancements in cosmetic dentistry, the possibilities are endless for people who want to correct cosmetic imperfections in their teeth. At Constitution Dental, our dentists use porcelain veneers to cover up cracked or chipped teeth, as well as yellow teeth…Read More

  9. An Overview Of Removable & Permanent Dentures

    When dental patients are missing one or more of their teeth, there are many options available to replace them with fake teeth. Some patients opt for dentures, whereas others prefer a more permanent solution, such as dental implants and implant-supported restorations like permanent dentures. At Constitution Dental, we offer a range of restorative dental treatments and procedures to replace missing …Read More

  10. Preparing For Your Wisdom Tooth Removal

    It’s normal to dread wisdom tooth removal — after all, it is a type of oral surgery. For many of us, wisdom tooth removal is the only time we’ll ever undergo dental sedation, and the thought of having our teeth pulled out while we’re asleep is enough to make our skin crawl. However, wisdom tooth extractions aren’t always the nightmare they’re made out to be. Really, it all comes down t…Read More