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Welcome back to Burloak Centre Dentistry
We're thrilled to share good news with you! We were given the go ahead by regulatory authorities allowing us to resume seeing patients at the office for all dental appointments. This includes fillings, crowns, hygiene, orthodontics, Invisalign, cosmetic procedures, dentures, etc.

We've made significant changes to how we manage patient flow and our office protocols for patient treatment - all with the sole purpose of ensuring you and your dental team remain safe by minimizing the risk of spreading the virus. These changes include physical barriers, allowing one person in the waiting room at a time, closed treatment rooms when required, air purifiers, enhanced PPE for patients and staff, and more.

There are new guidelines for patients as well. These include pre-screening before your appointment, hand hygiene, wearing a mask, and maintaining physical distancing. Details will be shared with you before your visit and also on our new COVID/Patient Safety page on our website.

We're excited about the changes to make your visit as safe and convenient as possible.

Our team is contacting all patients to reschedule missed appointments. If you need an appointment immediately, kindly contact the office at 905.581.4436, and we'll get you in as soon as possible. As you can imagine, we have a backlog of cancelled appointments from mid-March and your continued patience and understanding is truly appreciated as we get back and into a new routine at the clinic.
Thank-you for your patience, understanding, and words of support during the closure. We can't wait to see you again soon!

Sincerely,

Dr Tuli, Dr. Jha, and the rest of the team at Burloak Centre Dentistry

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Burloak Centre Dentistry - Location 3513 Wyecroft Rd, Unit H4, Oakville, ON L6L 0B6
Healthy Advice From a Kids Dentist in Oakville



Healthy advice from a kids dentist 'near me' in Oakville, ON

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Every day, conscientious parents in the Burlington and Oakville, ON area search the internet for a dentist "near me." They are looking for something more than the lowest cost on dental care for their kids. They want a dentist who takes time to share information that helps them put their children on a lifetime path to oral wellness. The team at Burloak Centre Dentistry shares these tooth-healthy eating tips.

Preventing gum disease

Just like adults, the mouths of children are home to many strains of oral bacteria. These organisms feast on sugars and starches left behind by the food your child eats. Some bacteria produce acidic waste that irritates soft tissues, causing gingivitis and (without treatment) full-blown gum disease.

Produce that is naturally high in vitamin C kills harmful bacteria. These snacks also prompt the body to produce necessary collagen in gum tissues. Good choices include:
  • Oranges
  • Kiwis
  • Cantaloupe
  • Papaya
  • Strawberries
  • Red, yellow, and orange peppers
  • Tomatoes
  • Sweet potatoes
A word of caution, though – wait at least 30 minutes after your child brushes before providing citrus fruits. That is when enamel is most vulnerable to erosion from high citric acid content.

Balancing pH

Starchy items like bread, pasta, and potatoes, break down into bacteria-attracting sugar in your child's mouth. Bacteria produce acids that cause cavities. Drinking milk or eating cheese or yogurt reduces acids and raises the pH level in the mouth. Calcium in these foods also helps to remineralize teeth and repair damaged enamel.

Instead of a sweet treat

After age 4, encourage kids to snack on nuts and seeds. Natural oils shield teeth from bacteria and strengthen enamel. At this age, you can also satisfy your child's sweet tooth with sugarless gum.

For more guidance on keeping your kid's mouth healthy, schedule an appointment at Burloak Centre Dentistry in Oakville, ON at 905.581.4436.

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Dr. Shefali Tuli | Burloak Centre Dentistry

With a passion to serve others while maintaining the highest quality of care at her practice, Dr. Shefali Tuli ensures that her patients receive the best treatments available. She and her team take pride in providing dental services to patients of all ages.

A graduate from the University of Western Ontario, she is the head of dentistry and owner of Burloak Centre Dentistry. She is renowned for her skill and wealth of knowledge, along with her innate ability to create a warm and trustworthy atmosphere for her patients.
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