Why You Need that Root Canal

Many patients cringe when they hear they need root canal treatment.  Minimally, a tooth ache is an inconvenience in your busy life or it can be an all-encompassing life event that occupies every conscious thought when the pain becomes unbearable. For the most part,...

Dr. Vlahos’ Favourite Tools of the Dental Trade

A VERY IMPORTANT PART of dentistry in Dr. Vlahos’ office in St. Catharines is having the right tools for the job. These tools are what make it possible for us to take care of our patients’ teeth, so we wanted to give them some time in the spotlight. Tried And True...

Your Child’s Teeth and Fluoride

Our municipality of St. Catharines does not add fluoride to our drinking water.  Fluoride can help prevent tooth decay by strengthening dental enamel.  Addition of fluoride to public drinking water can be a good public health measure to prevent tooth decay especially...