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August 2016: Dental Tips, eNews & More!



With August coming to a close it's important that you get out and enjoy the summer before it's too late! While we've had to endure record-setting heat over the last month, the weather has been a little more comfortable lately, leaving you with no excuses to stay indoors. Have you been to the Zoo? What about Canada's Wonderland? There's still time to enjoy what the GTA has to offer!

While summer official runs until September 22nd, August often feels like the last month of the season with kids heading back to school. If you have children we suggest booking an appointment for a cleaning before schedules fill up with after school activities and clubs. If you are heading off to college or university, don't forget to look into your school's dental coverage. Make sure you maintain good oral health while in school and consider scheduling an appointment to get your smile in shape for your first day of class.


The Team at Hillcrest Dental Centre


Our August Giveaway Contest




Do you want a chance to win a $50 Oxford Properties Giftcard?

All you have to do is:
  1. LIKE our Hillcrest Dental page on Facebook.

  2. You MUST be a Patient of the office.


CONTEST RULES AND REGULATIONS

  • Winner will be announced on Facebook and contacted by phone. Contest closes on August 31 at 11:59pm EST.
  • The Winner will be announced in early September.
  • 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.

  • Choosing the Right Tooth Brush



    Sourced from flickr.com

    If you go to any supermarket or drugstore, you will probably find entire shelves filled with different types of products that can be used to improve your oral health care, from mouthwash to toothpaste, all with its own unique benefits. However the key to good oral health care all begins with a quality toothbrush suitable to your specific needs. Long stems, thick handles, hard bristles, round edges...where to start? With so many options how do you know which option is right for you?

    Click here to learn what you should look for in a toothbrush.
    Paleo Teriyaki Stir-Fry Zoodles

    Maintaining a healthy diet is important, but it seems like every season we need to keep up with a new dietary fad or trend.

    One of the latest trends is the Paleo diet, which is a diet that consists of meats, veggies and fruit while excluding dairy, grains, and processed foods. This diet is rich in omega 3 fatty acids and protein while improving digestion and building muscle.

    This Asian-inspired zoodle dish is a loaded with veggies and is also gluten-free!

    Click here for the full recipe!