Did You Know?

Awareness about the dangers of oral cancer is low, and screening for it is rarely done. It is commonly diagnosed when it is a stage three or four disease. At these stages, it is not hard to detect. If detected early survival rates are in the 80 to 90 percent range. Late stage detection yields a less than 20 percent survival rate.


Mission

Leading Edge Dental Hygiene offers quality hygiene care at affordable prices with extended hours to accommodate the citizens of Quinte West and 8 Wing Trenton.

Leading Edge Dental Hygiene offers professional teeth cleaning and periodontal assessment, comprehensive oral assessment, personalized home maintenance program, teeth whitening, oral cancer screening, custom sports guards and sealants and referral to dental professionals as required. The clinic will have extended hours for military families and citizens of Quinte West.


Got A Question?  Ask The Hygienist

Q: My dental professional gives fluoride treatments after every cleaning. Are they worth the extra cost?

A: If you're prone to cavities, fluoride treatments, done about every six months, are a good. . .


Q: Can Dry Mouth Cause Dental Problems?

A: When the soft tissues of the mouth are constantly dry, they can become inflamed, painful, and more susceptible to infection. Tooth decay can develop. . .


Q: What are the signs of Periodontal Disease in Children?

A: our basic signs will alert you to periodontal disease in children: Bleeding - Bleeding gums during tooth brushing, flossing or any other time. . .