Did You Know?

More than 25 percent of oral cancers occur in people who do not smoke and have no other risk factors. Despite advances in the treatment of oral cancer, the five-year survival rate in Canada is only 62 percent – a marginal improvement in survival over the last several decades. The problem is that many oral cancers are diagnosed at advanced stages.


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. . .