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November 2016: Dental Tips, eNews & More!

Can you believe that the year is almost over? November sometimes feels like an in-between time; some very cool days, occasionally mild days; after Thanksgiving, but still sometime before the end of year holidays, why not use the time to get ready for the winter season? As you're snacking on your Halloween candy stash, try and tackle an item or two off your check list of annual winter chores. Here's what's on our list of things to do; get out those winter jackets and boots from storage, put snow tires on if you have them, remove the garden hose so your pipes don't freeze, enjoy a steaming cup of hot chocolate.

As it gets colder, you might have noticed some increasing sensitivity with your teeth, when eating or drinking or even just going outside in the cool weather. Tooth sensitivity can be caused by a broken or decaying tooth, or worn down enamel from grinding. If you've been experiencing tooth sensitivity, make sure to get in touch with us, so we can get to the root of the problem. With the end of the year approaching, if your dental benefits are based on the calendar year, you'll want to make sure you get in your checkup so they don't go to waste! Try and book an appointment as early as possible since they're sure to fill up fast.

Have a safe and healthy month,

The Team at Hillcrest Dental Centre

Our November Giveaway Contest

Do you want a chance to win a $50 giftcard to the Hillcrest Mall? With great new stores like Sporting Life and H&M, it's not too early to start thinking about holiday shopping!

All you have to do is:
  1. Click here and leave a review on Facebook


  2. Click here and leave a review on Google

**Note you MUST be a patient of the office


  • Winner will be announced on Facebook and contacted by phone. Contest closes on
    November 30th at 11:59pm EST.
  • The Winner will be announced in early December.
  • Winner will be selected by a Random Draw.
  • In the event that a selected winner does not meet the full requirements for contest rules, the prize will be automatically re-drawn and a new winner will be selected.

  • How Should We Contact You?

    At Hillcrest Dental we are always looking to improve in any way we can. Starting in November we will be contacting patients for appointment confirmations via email or SMS. You have the choice to receive appointment confirmation via text or email.

    Please contact us let us know what your preferred method of communication is.

    Mind the Gap!

    Are you hesitant to show your teeth when you smile?
    Is your smile missing something?
    Maybe even a full tooth!

    Many people, for one reason or another, have lost a tooth. Reasons range from poor dental hygiene to any variety of accidents. Whatever the reason for the missing tooth we can repair your smile and replace your tooth with a dental implant.

    A dental implant is a small prosthetic post that is placed into the bone of the upper or lower jaw. The post functions as the root portion of a lost natural tooth and serves as an anchor for a replacement tooth. An artificial tooth is then attached to the post. Dental implants look and feel exactly like natural teeth - in fact, no one other than you and your dentist will be able to tell the difference.

    Click here to find out if dental implants are right for you!

    Overnight Oats!

    Everyone knows breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Start you day off right with this fast, easy, and nourishing jar of Overnight Oats! Packed with protein, fat, fibre, and complex carbohydrates, this little jar will keep you full and fueled through to lunch!

    Click here for the full recipe!