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  • What is the Difference Between Whitening and Bleaching?

    According to the FDA, the term "bleaching" is permitted for products that can whiten teeth beyond their natural color. This applies to products that have active ingredients such as hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide. On the other hand, the term "whitening" is used to describe the process of restoring teeth…

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  • North Shore News Reader’s Choice Award

    Vote now for a chance to win 500$ We need your help in the North Shore News Reader's Choice Award. Thanks to your support we have been chosen as a finalist for the last eight years  Voting is easy and you will be entered for an internal draw within our…

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  • Vote For Readers Choice 2024 & Win!

    We need your help in the North Shore News Reader's Choice Awards. Thanks to your support we have been chosen as a finalist for the last eight years.  YOU COULD WIN A $500 DOLLARS PARK ROYAL GIFT CARD. Voting is easy and you will be entered for an internal draw within…

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  • Winner Readers Choice Awards 2023

    Thank you once again for voting Third Street Dental as your favourite cosmetic and family dental office on the North Shore. We are humbled and grateful for all the community support. This is the 27th annual Readers Choice Awards with almost 6700 ballots cast! That is great participation - thank…

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  • How to Find the Right Dentist

    Earlier this month news broke about David (Tung Sheng) Wu who operated an illegal dental office without any training or proper hygienic standards. The thought of patients receiving such poor dental care prompted me to write this article about what things you should look for when seeking a good qualified…

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  • 6 Causes of Bad Breath and How to Treat It

    Bad breath, also known as halitosis, can be an embarrassing problem. A supply of breath mints may not be enough. While nearly everyone has had an experience with bad breath at some point, Scientific American reports that 25 % of people worldwide experience chronic halitosis. There are many causes and…

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  • Say Cheese! Research Shows Smiling Promotes Longevity and Happiness.

    We have spent most of our early years smiling, but are you still smiling? In a recent TED Talk, Ron Gutman, CEO and founder of HealthTap, discussed the results of various studies on smiling. Thanks to 3D ultrasounds, it has been shown that developing babies actually smile in the womb.…

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  • How Often Should You Go for Dental Exams

    You brush your teeth every day, after every meal. You probably also floss once a day (if you don’t you really should). But taking care of your mouth is not just about cleaning: it is important to visit your dentist regularly to check your oral health and to be sure…

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