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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

New Patients & Emergencies Welcome! 905.581.4436
Burloak Centre Dentistry - Location 3513 Wyecroft Rd, Unit H4, Oakville, ON L6L 0B6

Protect your teeth with a sports mouth guard in Oakville, ON

While playing sports is great for your physical and mental health, proper protection is crucial to preventing painful and expensive injuries. While most athletes hit the field with pads and helmets, many of them neglect to protect their teeth. The dental team at Burloak Centre Dentistry offers custom-fitted mouth guards to help cushion blows to the jaw and prevent tooth trauma.

The benefits of a custom-fitted sports guard

Even low contact sports offer a significant risk for head injuries. While there are many options for protecting your teeth, they are not all created equally. Ready-to-wear mouth guards rarely fit well, and they are likely to slip out on contact. Boil and bite mouth guards have minimal padding and are often difficult to fit correctly. You may have to hold your haw in an awkward position when wearing them, and it can make it harder to breathe without offering significant protection.

Sports guards that are custom fitted to your teeth and jaw offer better cushioning without interfering with speaking or breathing. While the price is higher, the cost of injuries they prevent can easily be 20 times more. Professionally formed mouth guards are more comfortable, last longer, and can save you money on dental care. Additionally, mouthguards can reduce your risk of concussion and head injuries when you take a blow to the jaw. Wearing a mouthguard during practices and games can help ensure you keep your full smile for years to come.

What to expect from the fitting process

To get fitted for a mouth guard, your dentist will make an impression using dental molding. You will need to bite down on the putty-like substance for a few moments and wait for it to harden. Once it is ready, we will send the impression to the dental lab, and your mouth guard will be ready to pick up within a couple of weeks. Your dentist will discuss the proper way to wear and care for your mouth guard to help it last longer.

Your mouth guard should be replaced every season or after a severe blow to the face. If you do suffer a serious tooth injury, we offer emergency appointments six days a week, and in many cases, we can help save a lost tooth. To learn more about our mouth guards, contact our office in Oakville, ON, today 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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