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April 2013: Tips, eNews & More!
 
April is Oral Health Month
Did you know that oral health is more than just clean teeth and healthy gums? Your healthy smile is a source of confidence, comfort and joy. It is often the first impression you give others.

It's also important to know that your mouth can offer early warning signs of health issues. A dental exam can tell us many different things about you and your mouth. At Dr. Benedict's office, our team thoroughly looks for warning signs, sleep or stress issues (such as grinding) and side effects of medications and other conditions. An oral cancer screening is also completed during the examination.

Take some time this month to learn more about your oral health, visit the Canadian Dental Association's Health Month section and feel free to ask us about any oral health topic.

If you would like to come in for a 'Spring Cleaning' and Oral Health Exam, give us a call today or click here to request an appointment.

April Also Hosts:
National Dental Hygienists Week (April 7-13)
Daffodil Month in support of Cancer Awareness and Research
April 22 is Earth Day, visit this link , for events happening throughout the month.

Until next month,

Dr. Jordan Benedict and Team

What's New!


Blood Donor Clinic
Dr. Benedict sponsored the Blood Donor Clinic for the month of March. The Blood Donor Clinic was a huge success!
Please be reminded that Blood Donor Clinics are held on the third Monday of every month at the Port Hope Lion's Recreation Centre from 2pm 7pm. Please visit www.blood.ca or email Edith at edicar@sympatico.ca for more information.



Team Appreciation

Did you know March & April recognize a week to celebrate Dental Assistants, Dental Hygienists, and Dental Administrative team members? Dr. Benedict surprised his team with Tim Horton's gift cards to show his appreciation for all of their hard work and dedication over the last year. Thank you!



Family Wellness Day Expo
Dr. Benedict and team were thrilled to attend the Family Wellness Day Expo at Cobourg Community Centre on Saturday April 6, 2013. Our member of parliament, Rob Milligan stopped by to say hello. We saw many familiar faces, including one of
our patients, Iris! Click here to see more pictures.




Zoom! Whitening is now available at Dr. Jordan Benedict's Port Hope Dental Office

 
This in-office procedure is safe, effective and fast. Zoom! Whitening is ideal for anyone looking for immediate results for a brighter, whiter smile in just one office visit. Click here for more information.

We recommend that you get your teeth cleaned before getting the whitening done for best results, click here! To see results in our smile gallery, click here!



 
Sedation Dentistry at Port Hope Dental - Don't be afraid anymore!
Did you know that fear is the number one reason why people avoid the dentist. Avoiding the dentist might help you ease your nerves and anxiety, but it can also make a negative impact on your oral health.

Dr. Benedict is thrilled to offer Sedation Dentistry. Sedation Dentistry allows us to care for your oral health needs, while you are relaxed, under supervised sedation. Sedation Dentistry can be used for patients with dental anxiety or other conditions.

Click here to learn more about Sedation Dentistry.


New Patients Welcome!

 

If you know of someone who would benefit from our dental services, please let us know.

We truly appreciate your confidence and your referrals!





Straighten your teeth with Invisalign


 
Do you ever wish your teeth were straighter?
Will braces get in the way of your routine, your work, your look?
If an alternative were available, would you be interested?


At our office we are proud to offer our patients Invisalign. Invisalign is a revolutionary alternative to traditional braces and a great tool in Adult Orthodontics. The Invisalign system allows us to offer you a more beautiful smile, without the inconveniences and aesthetic hassles associated with braces.

Please call our office to book a complimentary consultation. Click here to learn more about Invisalign and watch a video.





Kale Slaw Salad
 
What's in it:
  • 1 bunch if kale (any variety), chopped into bite size piece with rib removed
  • 1 fennel
  • 1 head red cabbage, shredded
  • 2 carrots, shredded
  • 1 beet shredded
  • 2 tbsp hemp seeds
  • ½ cup olive oil or hemp oil
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 2-4 tablespoons raw unpasteurized honey
  • 1 tsp sea salt
Click here for the steps!

If you have a favourite recipe and you would like to see it featured in a future newsletter, we invite you to submit your recipe to dentistry@porthopedental.com.