Which Came First?

It’s a little bit like the chicken-or-egg question: which should you do first, brush your teeth, or floss them? At Cornwall Dental Arts, our answer is: the jury is still out on that one. The answer to that question usually depends on who you ask. Some dentists will tell you it’s better to floss first. […]

Saliva And Dental Health

Saliva And Cornwall

In this post from Cornwall Dental Arts in Cornwall Ontario, we explore the importance of your saliva. Though most people may think it’s gross, saliva is essential for dental health as well as digestion. Saliva is mostly water, but a small portion of it is made up of enzymes, antibacterial substances, mucus, and minerals. The […]

Do You Have A Thumbsucking Toddler?

Open Bite

For years, Cornwall Dental Arts has warned parents that thumb-sucking can cause future dental problems for their thumb-loving kids. One of these problems is a type of malocclusion called an open bite. An open bite occurs when the front teeth in the lower and upper jaw have been moved forward, often to the extent that […]

Dental Questions? We Have Answers.

Lancaster cosmetic dental and tooth implants

If you have questions about oral health, cosmetic dentistry, preventative dentistry, bite issues, tooth implants, oral sedation, teeth whitening, or invisible braces, come to Cornwall Dental Arts – Family and Cosmetic Dentistry for answers. Our family friendly staff has helped develop an atmosphere of active listening. We enjoy getting to know our patients and determining […]