Oral Health Assessment
Our comprehensive oral assessment is completed prior to any dental hygiene service. What is involved? Observation of the soft tissues, gums, tongue, lips, throat, face,…LEARN MORE
What is Scaling? Scaling is the procedure in which bacterial soft and hard deposits “tartar” is removed from the teeth. The objective of scaling and root…LEARN MORE
What can I Expect with In Office Whitening? I offer free screenings to determine if you are a good candidate for teeth whitening as everyone…LEARN MORE
I provide preventive dental care to those who wouldn't normally be able to receive it by going directly into private homes and care facilities. My…LEARN MORE
What is Stain Removal and Polishing? Professional polishing (prophylaxis) is performed to remove stain on the teeth that cannot be removed during the dental cleaning. Selective…LEARN MORE
Why do dentures require professional cleaning? Dentures form plaque and tartar build up just like natural teeth. Once plaque hardens into tartar, it can be…LEARN MORE
IST – Temporary Fillings
What is Interim Stabilization Therapy (IST) Fillings? IST- is a temporary filling that releases fluoride through a glass ionomer material. This therapeutic intervention is used to…LEARN MORE
What is Fluoride Varnish? Fluoride varnish contains 5% sodium fluoride in a colophony/resin base which is applied to the teeth by painting it on the…LEARN MORE
Pit and Fissure Sealants
What is a Sealant? A sealant is a thin, flow able BPA free resin that is placed in the deep grooves and pits of the…LEARN MORE
Silver Diamine Fluoride
What is Silver Diamine Fluoride? An antimicrobial liquid that can be brushed on cavities to stop tooth decay — painlessly. What does this fluid do…LEARN MORE
In My Office or Your Home
Expectations of Oral Care
• Medical & Dental Review
To assess your health status and understand your unique needs to plan for your visit
• Following the Dental Hygiene Process of Care
Assessment of your oral health condition. We check the gums, teeth, and perform an oral cancer screening for all of our clients. There will be no surprises, we work together to piece together the best care options. Promotion of total wellness and oral disease prevention is a priority.
• Any Necessary Referrals
Identification of concerns and risks are outlined to maximize health promotion while providing referrals to a healthcare provider of your choice.
Focusing on Each Person’s Needs
At Muskoka Gentle Dental we recognize that each person’s life experiences, challenges, capabilities and resources are unique to that person. You can expect flexible, non- judgmental treatment, & equality for all!
We focus on ethical, quality care that you can expect from a dental professional.
At Muskoka Gentle Dental we provide care for those who want better oral health and don’t know where to start.
Our practice ensures that current scientifically accepted infection prevention and control practices are followed with IPAC guidelines from Public Health and our regulatory body the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario. In office spore testing is completed daily to ensure the autoclave is functioning properly. We follow strict protocols for reprocessing instruments, dental unit waterline considerations, equipment maintenance and much more. At Muskoka Gentle Dental, our policy and procedure manual is a live document and is updated as recommendations change. All protocols exist to ensure safety of the public and healthcare professional.
Cost & Fees
Inquire with your insurer if dental services performed by a dental hygienist practicing independently are accepted for reimbursement. We help you submit the necessary “codes”.
Visa, MasterCard, debit, e-transfer, cash or cheque payment accepted
Government Plans accepted but not limited to:
O.D.S.P. Ontario Disability Support Program
V.A.C. Veterans’ Affairs Canada
My goal is to make dental care accessible for everyone!
Our fees are priced fairly to promote better oral health and to increase access to dental care in Muskoka. Muskoka Gentle Dental fees are approximately 10 years behind current Ontario fee guide.
Oral Health Assessment: $35.00 as stand alone service
Scaling: $25.00 + /per half unit
1 Unit: 50.00, 2 Units: $99.00, 3 Units: $155.00, 4 Units: $200.00
Wicked White: $130.00 (In Office)
Take Home: $130.00
Retirement or Assisted Living Facilities: Complimentary
House Calls: $20.00 / visit
Stain Removal/Polishing: $14.00
Denture Cleaning & Labeling
Denture labeling: $10.00/per denture
Denture cleaning: $23.00/per denture
IST Temporary Filling
$25.00/when additional teeth in same quadrant
Fluoride Varnish: $20.00
Pit and Fissure Sealants
Sealants $20.00/per tooth
Silver Diamine Fluoride
$ 41.00 + based on number of teeth and surfaces