Gum Disease: A Treatable Condition

Periodontitis is the formal name of advanced gum disease. It’s one of the leading causes of tooth loss, and affects millions of people over the age of thirty. But advanced gum disease can be treated, and does not have to result in the loss of teeth. Gum disease is progressive. Before it reaches the advanced […]

The Cure, Not the Cause: Root Canals in Cornwall

Root canals have a bad reputation. Just hearing those words make a lot of people uneasy. They’re associated with pain, but at Cornwall Dental Arts, we stress that root canals do the opposite: they don’t cause pain, they relieve it. A root canal usually becomes necessary when a tooth is infected or badly damaged. Formally […]

Smile Makeovers: What You See And What You Don’t

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A smile makeover from Cornwall Dental Arts is the sum of its parts. And that’s what you want the world to see: the final outcome. There is a lot, however, that is going on behind the scenes. This post talks about three critical smile makeover components that are not readily apparent when you smile, but are […]

Creating Beautiful Smiles At Cornwall Dental Arts

Creating beautiful Cornwall smiles at Cornwall Dental Arts

I am glad you found our blog! I’m Steven Deneka, DDS, of Cornwall Dental Arts, a full-service dental practice in Cornwall. I am a proud member of The Canadian Dental Association. My profession is dentistry, but my passion is providing superior and affordable Cornwall dental care for my patients. I began serving Ontario residents in […]

When smiles are spooky: fear and the dentist’s chair

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Dr. Steven Deneka If you were expecting a Halloween column warning about the horrors of eating candy, you’ll be disappointed. Instead, I thought I’d write about something many of us might find a little scarier – fear of visiting the dentist, or “odontophobia”. I came across an article recently that said 40 per cent of […]

Has Your Toddler Had A Dental Exam?

Categories: Family Dentistry

If you have a toddler who has not been to a dentist, we urge you to consider making an appointment today by calling Cornwall Dental Arts at 613-932-2058/a>. The best time to start dental check-ups for young children is when their teeth first appear. This may seem a bit early, however it is a great […]

Let That Winning Smile Shine In Cornwall, Ontario K6J 3S2

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Grappling with yellowed, discolored, stained, or even multi-colored teeth in the K6J 3S2 zip code area? Teeth whitening might be the answer. Such irregularities are usually easy to repair, reverse or bypass and with few exceptions a smart smile makeover move! Everyone in Cornwall wants a winning smile. Call for a consultation today! 613-932-2058/a> A […]

Children’s Dental In Cornwall

Children’s Dental in Cornwall

For years, the American Academy of Pediatrics advised Cornwall parents to begin children’s dentist visits before the third birthday. The AAP now advises Long Sious and Lancaster parents to take their toddler to a Ontario dentist before their first birthday, or about six months after their first tooth appears. Why? Prevention, prevention, prevention! Sadly, Ingleside […]

Oral Health For Cornwall Diabetics

Oral Health For Cornwall Diabetics

Today’s Cornwall dental article is entitled ‘Oral Health For Cornwall Diabetics.’ Many Cornwall people with diabetes have dental problems. However, gum disease, tooth loss, and periodontal disease are not unavoidable. Blood sugar is the complicating factor. Cornwall diabetics who control their blood sugar have lower rates of dental problems. In fact, many Cornwall dentists have […]

Smile Renovation

We’re rough on our teeth. How many times have you chewed on ice or played sports without wearing a mouthguard? If you also skip semi-annual dental appointments and neglect a rigid homecare regimen of brushing and flossing, you compromise your smile even further. People damage or lose teeth every day from injury, disease, or decay. […]