We’ve missed you here Esquire Dental Centres ; Welcome back!

All of us here hope that you and your family have weathered the Covid-19 crisis. As we have opened our doors, we want to give you some insight into how we prepared for the return.

In addition to our regular stringent infection control protocols we have added enhanced infection control procedures:
  1. Increased sanitization of frequently touched surfaces
  2. Reduced flow of patients through the office
  3. Hand sanitizer and mask use for patients
  4. High CFM HEPA filtration system to improve air quality.
  5. Reception plexiglass barriers
  6. Physical distancing office modifications
Please be safe!
Dr. Awadalla and Team

You may not need metal braces for straight teeth in Scarborough and surrounding areas

For most of the history of dentistry, the only way to correct misalignment has been with metal braces. At first, metal bands wrapped entirely around each individual tooth, with the archwire running through. As technology advanced, metal bands were fortunately replaced by metal brackets. Though more compact, metal brackets have their own drawbacks.

Dr. Amir Awadalla at Esquire Dental Center, Proving Braces For Straight Teeth

Many people shy away from getting braces. The two most common reasons that braces seem unappealing are their aesthetic and their comfort, or potential lack thereof. Covering the smile with metal for eighteen months or more can feel dissatisfying, even when you know the end result will be a great, beautiful smile. This is especially true for adults. Secondly, the corners of metal brackets can cause irritation or out and out discomfort should the lip or cheek get caught.

Once again, advances in technology have changed the face of orthodontic treatment. Today, many teens and adults may find that they do not need braces to get the straight teeth they desire. In our Scarborough, Pickering, and North York offices, we consult with patients about the option of Invisalign for smile correction.

Invisalign really can’t even be called braces, although the end result is the same. This method of teeth straightening does not have metal, nor brackets or wires. The Invisalign system is designed for discretion, convenience, and comfort and is made with aligner trays fabricated from BPA-free plastic.

It may seem unlikely that wearing trays over teeth that look much like a mouth guard or teeth whitening trays could produce a straighter smile, but this is exactly what our patients find with Invisalign. Using CAD-CAM imaging and computer simulation, aligners are made in a state-of-the-art laboratory to achieve progressive movement one day at a time.

Invisalign breaks the straightening process down into micro-movements using custom-fitted molds for each stage. Each mold, or aligner, is made in the shape of the next step. As such, teeth are gently encouraged into their predetermined spot. Over the course of twelve to twenty-four months, the target alignment is achieved. Throughout this time, there is no need to give up certain foods or to feel uncomfortable about the appearance of your smile.

There are many reasons for the popularity of Invisalign. Learn how your smile can be improved by calling one of our conveniently located offices.


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Dr. Amir Awadalla

Dr. Amir Awadalla

Dr. Mark Awadalla

Dr. Mark Awadalla

Dr. Ashraf Awadalla

Dr. Ashraf Awadalla

We are incredibly proud of our Esquire Dental Centres staff. We are here to help our patients appreciate everything about their smiles. Our priority is your satisfaction and trust in our abilities and knowledge. We have professionals in every discipline of dentistry who genuinely care about our patients. Our committed team of physicians comprises Dr. Ashraf Awadalla, Dr. Amir Awadalla, and Dr. Mark Awadalla. They are highly skilled and experienced dentists who are members of many professional organisations. They are here to help you with all your oral health needs in a friendly and comfortable setting.