Oral Cancer Screening
During routine dentistry examinations at our London practice, we perform comprehensive oral cancer screenings. Early detection is the best defence against cancer, and we take this threat to our patients’ health seriously at The London Centre for Cosmetic Dentistry.
Using a special wand that emits UV light, we can search for signs of discolouration within the gum tissue and other abnormalities that may indicate cancerous tissue. If we believe that you are at risk for cancer, we will direct you to a specialist so that you can undergo prompt treatment.
A quick and simple treatment that can be performed during routine examinations, we believe that the potential benefits of cancer screenings are far too great to not provide this service to our patients.
The temporomandibular joint connects the lower jawbone with the upper jawbone. If this joint is out of alignment or the muscles surrounding the joint are inflamed, it can result in TMJ disorder.
The symptoms of TMJ disorder include headaches, jaw aches, tenderness, dizziness, and prominent clicking or popping sounds while opening the jaw. In most cases, the symptoms can be greatly alleviated through jaw and mouth exercises and the use of a specially designed mouth guard.
Our associate is an expert in the treatment of TMJ disorder, and lectures at London University on the subject.
Emergency Dental Care
We utilise a 24-hour pager service at our dental practice to meet the needs of patients requiring prompt treatment. Individuals who suffer dental emergencies or trauma are urged to contact our practice via phone as soon as possible. We will arrange treatment at our earliest possible opportunity to help ensure your health.
If a tooth has been knocked out, please keep the tooth in milk or saltwater until you receive proper dental care, and control any bleeding that may occur through the light application of gauze.