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The Centre Dentaire Pierrefonds blog is a valuable source of information for those who wish to take care of their oral health and stay informed about our clinic, specialities and innovations as well as our community involvement. Happy reading!

Invisalign Vs Braces - Comparison Factors

Invisalign vs Braces: 9 Comparison Factors

Looking to address misaligned teeth or bite issues? You'll likely need to decide between two of the most popular orthodontic methods: Invisalign vs braces. While both orthodontic options aim to…

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Isabelle Piwek Dentiste

The Team at Centre Dentaire Pierrefonds is Growing

The Centre Dentaire Pierrefonds is pleased to announce that our team is continuing to expand in order to better serve you. We are honoured to welcome to our team Dr.…

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Invisalign Treatment What You Should Know

What You Should Know About Invisalign® Treatment

If you are unhappy with the appearance of your smile, there are a variety of cosmetic dentistry procedures that can help you achieve the smile you want, including orthodontic treatment.…

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What Is Bruxism Or Teeth Grinding

What Is Bruxism or Teeth Grinding?

Teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, often causes jaw pain and structural damage to the teeth. Many people don’t realize they are grinding their teeth until pain develops or, in…

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CDP Team

A Warm Thank You From Centre Dentaire Pierrefonds

This past August, our dental clinic on the West Island proudly celebrated our 10th anniversary. To celebrate this milestone, we hosted a fundraising BBQ to raise money for the Canadian…

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CDP Fundraising BBQ

Fundraise and Catch Some Rays This Friday!

Dear friends, family, and colleagues, A few weeks ago, I invited you to join us in celebrating the 10-year anniversary of the Pierrefonds Dental Center with a fundraising campaign for…

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Types Of Dentures, Complete And Partial

Types of Dentures: Complete and Partial

When it comes to replacing missing teeth, there are many choices. Bridges, implants and dentures are all available options. Your dentist and/or a denturist will be able to evaluate your…

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Centre Dentaire Pierrefonds- Anniversary Fundraising BBQ

Come Celebrate and Donate!

On August 26th, Centre Dentaire Pierrefonds is hitting the double digits as we celebrate our clinic’s 10th anniversary! Over the years our West Island dental clinic has expanded and our…

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Wisdom Teeth Extraction What You Need To Know

Wisdom Teeth Extraction: What You Need to Know

For many teens and young adults, the decision to have your wisdom teeth removed can be a big one. Perhaps your dentist told you that you need to do so,…

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Symptoms And Signs You May Have Gum Disease

Symptoms and Signs You May Have Gum Disease

Gum disease should not be treated lightly. Therefore, it is important to be aware of gum disease signs and symptoms because not only does gum disease cause bleeding, but it…

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Receeding Gums, Gum Grafts Explained

Gum Grafts: What You Need to Know

Gingival recession happens when your gum tissue gradually wears away. This leads to exposure of the root of the tooth, resulting in increased sensitivity, especially to hot and cold foods.…

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Gold Fillings And Gold Crowns

Gold Crowns and Gold Fillings: What You Need to Know

Loss of tooth structure can occur due to decay, root canal treatments, or trauma. Rebuilding and reinforcing the tooth is critical in preventing it from recurrent chipping or fracturing. This…

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Dentist Fees How Does It Work

Dentist Fees: How Do They Work

Many of you are wondering which dentist fees are covered by RAMQ. Do all dentists have the same prices? Who decides the fees? How does private insurance work? Etc. We…

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Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures To Improve Your Smile

6 Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures to Improve Your Smile

Over the years, cosmetic dentistry procedures have transformed countless lives by improving smiles, as well as dental health. From teeth whitening to dental veneers and implants, there are many procedures…

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Dental Veneers Everything You Want To Know

Everything You Need to Know About Dental Veneers

A confident, healthy smile makes a great first impression. Nothing should stop you from being able to smile with confidence. If your teeth are not as white as they used…

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Root Canal Infection Symptoms And Treatment

How to Know If You Need a Root Canal Treatment

A root canal infection can be painful and will require a visit to the dentist who will perform a root canal treatment on your tooth to relieve the pain. But…

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Food-drive (1)

Food Drive Benefiting Food Banks In The West Island

Last year, many of you took part in our fund-raising for the food banks of the West Island. This year, given the global pandemic we are experiencing, families in need…

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Everything You Need To Know About Root Canals

Everything You Need to Know About Root Canal Treatment

Root canal treatment may seem like a scary term, but it doesn’t have to be. We think that much of the fear associated with this dental procedure comes from misinformation.…

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Recovery From A Dental Implant Procedure

What to Expect During Recovery From a Dental Implant Procedure

If you’re a candidate for a dental implant, understanding the process can help you with the procedure and the recovery period afterwards. We’ve outlined some main points in order to…

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Anatomy Of Healthy Teeth And Tooth Dental Implant In Human Denturra.

What to Expect During a Dental Implant Procedure

A dental implant is an artificial root that is inserted into your jawbone, and acts as an anchor to hold a replacement tooth in place. If you’re thinking about whether…

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Dental Emergencies

Dental Implants: Everything You Need to Know

Dental implants are titanium posts that are surgically implanted into the jaw bone in replacement of the tooth’s natural root. It behaves as an anchor offering stable support to hold…

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Dental Crowns And Caps

Dental Crowns and Dental Caps

Dental crowns and dental caps are terms that are used interchangeably to refer to the same type of procedure. It is a process that involves covering or repairing a cracked…

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Dental Bridges

Dental Bridges

Diseases, tooth decay, trauma, and many other factors can lead to missing teeth. However, there are solutions for missing teeth, such as a dental bridge. A dental bridge is a…

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Root Canal

Root Canals and Root Canal Treatments

You might experience pain in your mouth for many reasons. However, discomfort resulting from inflammation of the dental pulp can be agonizing. If left undiagnosed, the pain will persist, and…

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Dental Emergencies

Dental Emergencies: What You Should Know

Many patients often do not know what constitutes a dental emergency. However, it is important for people to understand that a dental emergency is classified as a dental issue that…

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Pierrefonds - Team 1

Our team was present at the International Dental Institute for a 2-day training

In order to offer you the most beautiful experiences and the best care, the entire Pierrefonds Dental Center team was present at the International Dental Institute for a 2-day training,…

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Relay For Life 2018

Relay for Life 2018

On June 8th, 2018, the Canadian Cancer Society held its 11th annual Relay for Life in Pierrefonds, the purpose of the event is to walk is to vanquish cancer by…

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Children's Dental Health

Everything You Need to Know about Children’s Dental Health

Children’s dental health is a wide topic. As a parent, you naturally want what's best for your children, even if they don’t always want to cooperate. Children's oral healthcare is…

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Dental Homecare Guidelines From Centre Dentaire Pierrefonds - Soins Dentaires Des Enfants

Dental homecare guidelines for your children

As a Dental Hygienist, I get a lot of questions from parents about how to properly care for their children’s teeth. Here is a simple guide to help you maintain…

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CDP - Team Picture - Relay For Life

Relay For Life

Relay For Life is a community fundraising event that brings together teams of friends, family and colleagues to raise funds for the Canadian Cancer Society, which funds the most promising…

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First Dental Visit At Centre Dentaire Pierrefonds

Your Child’s First Dental Visit

All parents want the best for their kids. When they are babies, we can be so protective of their health and basic needs. Routine visits to the family doctor are…

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Website Launch and Much More!

As one of the main dental clinics located in the West Island, Centre Dentaire Pierrefonds is proud to launch its new website. It is user-friendly, informative, and easy to read.…

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Dry mouth and its side effects

Dry Mouth (xerostomia) is a dental condition in which less saliva is produced in the mouth. Everyday in our dental office we encounter individuals of all ages with dry mouth.…

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