If you are considering dental whitening, now is a good time to learn more about what is available “near me” in the London Area. Dr. David Favell and his hygiene team at Downtown Dental Centre Family Practice offer this insight. Retail options vs. professional whitening Most drug and retail stores have an aisle dedicated to teeth whitening preparations. Be cautious – some contain abrasive ingredients. While they initially scrub away surface stains, they leave scratches in enamel that worsen tooth color over time. Other products are made with peroxide bleaching solutions, but in a lower concentration than that prescribed by … Continue reading
The team of Downtown Dental Centre Family Practice is here to assist patients of all ages with achieving the smiles of their dreams. When it comes to imperfections of the smile, including areas of decay, London area patients in Canada are welcome to call Dr. David Favell to learn about the benefits of white dental fillings. What are fillings? Fillings are restorations that are used to fill holes left behind where tooth decay has formed. Decay, also known as cavities, can affect a smile when patients are not careful to brush and floss their teeth after every meal. These holes … Continue reading
Cavities are a common dental problem that we see in patients of all ages. As a family dental practice, we always want to offer our patients methods of restoration that are strong, beautiful, and healthy. At Downtown Dental Centre in London, we take cavities very seriously and make every effort to restore health as soon as possible. While we highly encourage visits every six months to professionally clean the teeth and reverse the early signs of decay, we understand that sometimes cavities still happen. Our team works quickly and diligently to restore the smile with the help of composite restorations. … Continue reading
Do you want to improve the appearance of your smile? If you answered yes, you could be a candidate for porcelain veneers. This versatile cosmetic procedure conceals cosmetic tooth imperfections to reveal a stunning, white smile. At Downtown Dental Centre in London, our providers can amplify the beauty of your smile and hide flaws with porcelain veneers. The ultra-thin pieces of porcelain are placed on the front of teeth to immediately improve the appearance and symmetry of the smile. The lustre and properties of modern porcelain help us create results that are beautiful and natural looking. In the following article … Continue reading
Gum disease is an infection in the tissues that support the teeth, including the gums, the ligaments, and the jawbone. When caught and treated in the initial stages, gum disease can be cured, and oral health can be restored. The best way to catch gum disease early is to maintain twice yearly dental check-ups and cleanings. When gum disease is left untreated it can advance and cause permanent damage. At Downtown Dental Center, we offer patients in London Ontario and the surrounding area non-surgical gum disease treatment. Why it’s important to treat gum disease There is a distinct connection between … Continue reading
Everyone wants a beautiful, healthy smile. Unfortunately for many, stains and permanent discoloration are common dental problems that can leave teeth looking dull and dingy. Professional cleanings and at home oral hygiene can keep some stains away, but certain foods, beverages, chemicals, and even aging can affect the teeth permanently. Luckily, teeth bleaching is an effective way to resolve most stubborn stains and give patients a vibrant, white smile. Professional teeth whitening from Downtown Dental Centre in London, Ontario is even safe for sensitive teeth. Avoiding stains Obviously, it’s a lot easier to avoid stains than it is to remove … Continue reading
Modern dentistry has given us many different avenues for improving the appearance of teeth. While good oral hygiene and regular dental care can help keep teeth looking nice, some things are simply beyond your control. If you are unhappy with the appearance of your teeth, whether they are stained, irregularly shaped, chipped, unevenly spaced, or have other imperfections, dental veneers from your London Ontario dentist may be the solution for you. What are porcelain veneers? Porcelain veneers are a natural looking cosmetic teeth enhancement option. The thin pieces of porcelain are just a few millimeters thick and reflect light in … Continue reading
If you want to make a great first impression, a vibrant white smile can be a real asset – but even with diligent oral care, teeth can become stained and discolored. Whether due to foods and beverages, smoking, or medicine, thousands of people in London Ontario turn to professional teeth whitening for stunning results. If you are looking to enhance your smile with teeth whitening, the team at Downtown Dental Centre has options to give you the result you deserve. Professional teeth whitening is a non-invasive cosmetic procedure and can be completed either in a single office visit or over … Continue reading
When imperfections are present on the teeth, many patients in ON, Canada turn to a cosmetic dentist to discuss the benefits of using porcelain veneers. What are porcelain veneers? Veneers are essentially shells made of ceramic that are custom-made to match the shape, size, and color of a patient’s teeth. They are bonded over the front of the teeth to cover imperfections and make the smile look beautiful. This is an elective procedure that many patients choose for improving their appearance and self-confidence. Why porcelain veneers? Porcelain veneers are: Natural-looking Easy to place Simple to care for Long-lasting Safe and … Continue reading
Patients in ON Canada want to keep their natural teeth. However, when conditions such as gum disease develop, it can have a negative effect on one’s smile. Gum disease, sometimes known as periodontal disease, is an inflammatory condition that can affect the gum tissues, bone, and teeth. At Downtown Dental Centre Family Practice, our team of professionals can provide non-surgical gum treatment to halt the damage caused by gum disease and bring the smile back to health. Non-surgical gum treatment solutions There are several non-surgical options for patients who are faced with gum disease. Choosing the right one for you … Continue reading
A graduate from the University of Western Ontario Dr. David Favell holds a Hons.BSc degree in chemistry, and a DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery). With over 30 years of experience, Dr. Favell is an established and reputed professional who aims to provide his patients with the best possible care.
A member of the London and District Dental Society, the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario and the Ontario Dental Association, Dr. Favell continues to polish his expertise by continuing to keep up with the latest research and findings in the field, to ensure the quality of his service.