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The complete dental examination: Bite wing x-rays are a hot search item. Let me explain what they are.  A bite wing x-ray looks at the crowns of teeth to check for dental decay.  Sometimes we capture the whole tooth on the x-ray. We can check for pathology in the crown and root.  For those of.. read more →

Health care: Decisions about our dental health some times come early in life for some people. Sometimes it a simple one like don’t eat a 5 inch lolly pop. That’s an easy one. Some decisions are harder to make. Who to go to for my dental checkups? The list goes on and on as one.. read more →

A tooth ache: There is nothing worse than a tooth ache.  Oh, I hear that several times a month, and you have my sympathy. So where does one start if you have a tooth ache? http://drdavidkaplaninscotia.com/i-cant-tell-which-tooth-hurts/ Diagnosis: Proper diagnosis is essential to accurately treat the source of your pain.  I understand that many people would.. read more →

I can’t tell  which tooth hurts. Most tooth aches are straight forward to diagnose.  One either has broken a tooth and the problem is self evident.  Occasionally one knows exactly which tooth is it and you can point to the offending tooth.  X-rays examination can lead to a definitive diagnosis of the source of the.. read more →