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!


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

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Local Oakville, ON dentist: A mouthguard can avoid an emergency situation

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Ontario is ice hockey central, with lacrosse, football, and soccer not far behind in popularity. What do these sports have in common? Risk of injury to the head, face, and mouth. Sports injuries to those areas can be common and most will require emergency dental treatment for children and adults. As a dentist committed to the wellbeing of patients in the local Burlington and Oakville, ON area, Dr. Tuli and her team at Burloak Centre Dentistry share this insight.

Avoiding trauma

A custom-fit mouthguard should be worn for any activity that can cause impact to the face – including a fall to the ground (basketball, horseback riding, or cycling) or a ball to the face (baseball or tennis). Almost any athletic activity can cause the jaw to snap shut suddenly with great force.

These are frequent sports injuries that can be minimized with a mouthguard:
  • Soft tissue – Biting tongue, lip, or inside of cheek, or external trauma to lips.
  • Teeth – Broken, fractured, dislodged, or knocked out.
  • Dental work – Damaged fillings, crowns, bridges, dental implants, and veneers.
  • Orthodontics – Braces knocked loose or damaged.
  • Concussion – By absorbing shock and helping to stabilize the head and neck, a mouthguard limits movement from direct impact to the jaw. This may reduce risk of trauma to the jaw and a concussion (mild traumatic brain injury).

A cost-effective measure

A custom-fit mouthguard costs a little more than a store-bought model but provides a superior level of protection. Because it is comfortable, allowing speech and natural breathing, your child is more likely to wear it conscientiously and correctly. The price is far less than the expense of an emergency dental appointment or visit to the hospital.

Remember – if you do have any type of dental emergency, we are here to help! Walk in or call 905-581-4436 for prompt, compassionate assistance.

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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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