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Why Choose a Family Dentist?

March 16th, 2021

If you are in the market for a new dentist, a family dentist could be the perfect fit for you. You don’t have to be a kid to appreciate the benefits of visiting a family dentist. Family dental practices extend the care they show to young patients to all patients. Dr. Ami Barakat, a dentist in Stittsville, ON, describes the benefits you can expect from a family dentist. Prioritizing patient […]

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3 Cosmetic Dentistry Solutions for Fall

September 11th, 2020

Transitioning to a new season is always an exciting time, especially when it comes to making changes to your smile. Whether you are starting back to school, planning a vacation, or getting ready for the upcoming holidays, now is as good of a time as any to pursue cosmetic dentistry solutions and better your smile. If you’re ready to make a change to your smile’s appearance, here are three cosmetic […]

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A Dentist’s Approach to Sleep Apnea

August 7th, 2020

Many patients are unaware that obstructive sleep apnea is considered a dental concern. However, we see many patients who deal with the signs and symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea in our Kanata, ON dental office. Dr. Ami Barakat is an obstructive sleep apnea expert and is happy to recommend solutions to help you manage your sleep apnea. Here is some additional information on how Dr. Barakat helps patients with sleep […]

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Root Canals: What You Should Know

July 20th, 2020

The words “root canal” tend to strike fear in those that hear them. Root canals don’t have a good reputation in the public mindset. However, that reputation is wholly unearned. Dr. Ami Barakat of Villanova Dental Studio, a dentist in Ottawa, ON, explains root canals and why they don’t have to be something you fear. What is a Root Canal? Technically, the root canal is actually a part of your […]

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Why Choose Laser Dentistry?

May 19th, 2020

At Villanova Dental Studio, we strive to use the latest in dental technology. Updated dental techniques make dental procedures easier for both the staff performing them and the patients receiving them. This is why we offer laser dentistry for a variety of services. Dr. Ami Barakat, a family dentist in Stittsville, ON, discusses laser dentistry and why you should make sure it’s used for your next dental procedure. What Can […]

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Top Tips for Dental Health

August 31st, 2019

With so much advice out there, it can be hard to know the best way to care for your teeth. Going to the dentist is always a good choice, but you can’t do that every day. What do you do for the rest of the year? Here are a few tips on how to keep your teeth looking and feeling their best year-round. Brush Twice a Day This is an […]

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How to Deal with Dental Anxiety

August 1st, 2019

Surveys show that up to 75% of adults experience dental fear. In fact, anxiety is one of the leading reasons that people avoid their dental visits. Unfortunately, regular cleanings are more important than you might think. Skipping routine visits can let your small problems turn into big ones that are harder to treat. Regular maintenance is the easiest way to keep your oral hygiene routine easy. For people with severe […]

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What To Know About Tooth Decay & Cavities

November 30th, 2018

What Is Tooth Decay? Tooth decay is a widespread dental concern among patients of all ages. Tooth decay is the result of a build-up of plaque and can often be prevented through good oral hygiene and regular preventive dental care. What Causes Tooth Decay? Sugar and starch activate the plaque, creating a chemical reaction that breaks down the tooth enamel. As tooth enamel erodes, it compromises the integrity of the […]

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What Are My Options For Teeth Whitening?

October 31st, 2018

A brighter, whiter smile can benefit many aspects of your overall wellness and boost your sense of confidence in your appearance. Professional teeth whitening can offer safer, more consistent results when compared to over the counter options. Our team will work with you to determine if teeth whitening is right for you and can offer alternatives for tooth stains considered resistant to bleaching materials. What Are My Options For Teeth Whitening? […]

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Treating Crooked Teeth Beyond Cosmetics

December 19th, 2017

Did you know that crooked teeth could impact more than just the appearance of your smile? Crooked teeth could increase your risk of developing gum disease. And not just gum disease, crooked teeth are often a factor in a whole range of secondary dental health concerns. From TMJ to malocclusion, crooked teeth can affect all aspects of oral health. Many patients view crooked teeth as a cosmetic concern, but in […]

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