Smiles at North York Dental

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Your dental health is our priority at Smiles at North York Dental in North York. We provide a wide range of dental services to ensure your teeth and gums stay healthy and beautiful. Whether you need a routine check-up, specialized treatment, or cosmetic dentistry, our experienced team led by Dr. Mahwish Raza is here to assist you.

About Tooth Roots

Understanding the anatomy of your teeth is essential for maintaining good oral health. The root of a tooth is a critical component that resides below the crown. It is typically encased within the jawbone and plays a vital role in supporting and anchoring the tooth in place.

Key facts about tooth roots:

  • Composition: The root is primarily composed of dentin, a hard tissue similar to but not as hard as enamel.
  • Root Canal: Within the root lies the root canal, which contains the dental pulp—blood vessels, nerves, and connective tissue that nourish the tooth during development.
  • Covering: The outer surface of the root is covered by cementum, a calcified tissue that helps anchor the tooth to the jawbone and provides a surface for periodontal ligaments to attach to.

Your tooth's roots play a crucial role in maintaining the stability and functionality of your smile. Issues with tooth roots can lead to various dental problems, including tooth mobility and tooth loss.

Our Dental Services

At Smiles at North York Dental, we offer a comprehensive range of dental services to address your oral health needs, including:

  • Preventive Dentistry: Regular check-ups, cleanings, and preventive treatments to keep your teeth and gums healthy.
  • Restorative Dentistry: Solutions for damaged or missing teeth, including fillings, crowns, bridges, and dental implants.
  • Cosmetic Dentistry: Enhance the appearance of your smile with teeth whitening, veneers, and other cosmetic treatments.
  • Orthodontics: Straighten your teeth and correct bite issues with orthodontic treatments such as braces and clear aligners.
  • Oral Surgery: Surgical procedures, including tooth extractions and dental implants, to address complex dental issues.
  • Endodontics: Specialized care for root canal treatments, addressing infections and preserving teeth.
  • Periodontics: Treatment of gum diseases and gum health management to maintain a strong foundation for your teeth.

We are committed to providing you with personalized care, using the latest techniques and technology to ensure your comfort and satisfaction.

Contact Us Today

Whether you have concerns about your tooth roots, require specific dental treatments, or simply need a regular check-up, we are here to help. Don't hesitate to reach out to us at 416-494-5488 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Mahwish Raza. Our practice is conveniently located at 4815 Leslie Street in North York, ON. We look forward to taking care of your dental needs and helping you achieve a healthy and beautiful smile.

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