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An Update From Dr. Niromi Fernando & Dr. C.R. Fernando

Dear Patients, As you may have heard on news reports or in the media the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO) has recommended that Dental offices close their practices to all procedures except for emergency dental services. The health and welfare of our patients and our staff is our priority so, in accordance […]

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How to Brush and Floss Correctly

By now we all know brushing and flossing regularly is very important for your overall health. But, how you brush and floss your teeth matters just as much as how often you do it! Just like anything, practice makes perfect, but the Canadian Dental Association provides very handy instructions on how to both brush and […]

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What to Eat and What Not to Eat for Optimal Oral Health!

Good oral habits certainly help you ensure optimal oral health, but what you eat and drink can have an even bigger impact on keeping you on the right track. There is so much misinformation out there on diet in general, but what are the foods you should be incorporating more into your diet to help […]

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Toss the Floss? Not So Fast! Benefits of Flossing

There are all sorts of things in our lives that we know we should be doing every day to achieve optimal health, and yet we don’t find a way to do them. Exercise, healthy eating, journaling, meditation…there is no shortage of daily “tasks” that we often fall short of achieving. Flossing often fits right into […]

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Getting to Know Dr. Niromi Fernando – Part 1: Why?

In Simon Sinek’s best selling book “Start With Why”, he mentions the following: “Working hard for something we do not care about is called stress, working hard for something we love is called passion.” Anyone who has been close to someone who has opened a dental practice will agree, it requires very hard, diligent work. […]

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Reasons for a Regular Check Up #4: Getting a Clear Picture

As a patient at Dentistry at the Grove, we are going to STRONGLY encourage you to come for regular dental check-ups. As much as we love spending time with you, the reasons for this have more to do with your overall health and wellness! In this series of blog posts, we’ll discuss the main reasons […]

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Reasons for a Regular Check Up # 2: Trends!

As a patient at Dentistry at the Grove, we are going to STRONGLY encourage you to come for regular dental check-ups. As much as we love spending time with you, the reasons for this have more to do with your overall health and wellness! In this series of blog posts, we’ll discuss the main reasons […]

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Reasons for a Regular Check Up # 1: Prevention!

As a patient at Dentistry at the Grove, we are going to STRONGLY encourage you to come for regular dental check-ups. As much as we love spending time with you, the reasons for this have more to do with your overall health and wellness! In this series of blog posts, we’ll discuss the main reasons […]