General Dentist Ancaster

Root Canal

When the tissue inside a tooth becomes inflamed or infected as a result of decay, cracks, chips, or trauma, a root canal treatment may be needed. 

Sensitivity to cold/hot, dull ache in the jaw, tooth ache, or sharp pain when biting down or applying pressure are some common root canal pain symptoms.

The myth of root canal treatment being a painful dental procedure is no longer true. Thanks to modern technology and anesthesia, this procedure can be performed painlessly. In fact, having root canal treatment feels no different than having a simple routine dental filling.

Root canal procedures can prevent the need for tooth extraction by removing the infection from the tooth. Dr. Taimish adamantly believes in preserving your natural tooth structure whenever possible, while focusing on patient comfort. 

By preserving your natural tooth with a root canal treatment, you are able retain your natural smile, prevent other teeth from shifting out of alignment, enjoy the foods you love, and avoid future costly dental work. 

Root canal procedures are simple and a frequently performed procedure at Norton Dental Ancaster. Dr. Taimish understands that root canal pain can cause severe discomfort and routinely accepts walk-in and emergency root canal patients, to help relieve pain as quickly as possible.The entire root canal treatment can be completed in just one or two dental appointments. 

Complications with root canals are rare. Teeth that have undergone a root canal procedure can last as long as natural teeth, with the help of regular oral hygiene. 

Our dentist will begin your root canal procedure by using local anesthesia to effectively numb the area being treated. When the area is completely numb, a rubber dam will be used to isolate and prep the tooth for the root canal. 

He will then create a tiny opening in the tooth in order to clean out any injured or infected pulp. Once the tooth is disinfected,he will then fill and seal the root canal. To prevent potential fractures or cracks, a dental crown will then be placed on the tooth. Patients may feel minor soreness in the gums caused by the rubber dam once the anesthesia wears off, particularly when chewing on the treated tooth.

You may return to your normal activities immediately following the procedure. Dr. Taimish may recommend chewing on the opposite side in order to allow the tooth to rest, this minor discomfort will subside in a day or two. 

As with all dental restorations, a root canal  treatment cannot prevent future decay from forming. In order to prevent further damage to the tooth, consistent brushing and flossing is essential. 

Root canal cost is determined by the tooth that is being treated. Incisors typically have one root canal, whereas molars generally have 3 or 4. To schedule your root canal with Dr. Taimish call (905) 648-6116 today. 


Restorative dentistry is defined as the management and diagnosis of oral health issues involving the teeth and their supporting structures for both functionality and aesthetics. 

Restorative dentistry procedures repair the structure of damaged teeth caused by decay, trauma or other oral health issues. If tooth extraction is necessary, dental restorations can replace a tooth to restore your smiles appearance and functionality.  

By incorporating cosmetic dentistry techniques into our dental restorative procedures, we at Norton Dental Ancaster, are able to preserve and restore a patient's natural tooth structure while also providing natural and aesthetic looking results. 

Some dental restorations procedures include but are not limited to:

  • Dentures
  • Dental Crowns
  • Dental Bridges
  • Tooth colored fillings
  • Dental implants
  • Dental Inlay/Onlays

Our dentists offer restorative dentistry procedures  that are long lasting, durable, and natural in appearance, while avoiding tooth extractions whenever possible. At Norton Dental Ancaster, our patients’ comfort is our main concern. Depending on the materials and the type of procedure, restorative dentistry cost may vary. Please call (905) 648-6116 to schedule your consultation today. 

General Dentistry (Family Dentist)

The goal of general dentistry is to detect, treat, and prevent oral health issues to ensure a lifetime of brilliant and healthy teeth.

At the Norton Dental Ancaster we offer an array of solutions for oral health issues. With regularly scheduled dental checkups and teeth cleanings twice a year, we can notably reduce your contingency for severe decay, disease and further oral health concerns.

We provide a safe, inviting, and pleasant environment for our clients by offering amenities such as enjoying a favorite tv show or listening to calming music during treatment. 

For clients who are apprehensive or fearful of treatment, we offer sedation dentistry to help make visits less stressful and more enjoyable.

The dentist will perform the following procedures during your general dentistry appointment: 

A Comprehensive Smile Exam: In which Dr. Taimish with perform a digital x-ray to identify such issues as cavities between teeth, impacted teeth and jaw alignment concerns. We will thoroughly examine your teeth and gums for signs of decay, inconsistencies, and gum disease and advise you on suitable treatment options. 

Oral Cancer Screening: We perform an oral cancer screening to detect any signs of oral cancer with each dental checkup. We can identify symptoms and signs that can indicate oral cancer including discoloration, bumps, pimples, and sores. Upon finding such symptoms, we conduct further testing to safeguard your optimal health. 

Along with these general dentistry procedures we also offer professional teeth cleaning to ensure the thorough removal of plaque or calculus. Our esteemed staff will polish and floss your teeth to give you a brilliant revitalized smile. We also perform sealants for younger clients who have trouble brushing hard to reach spots to help prevent bacteria from causing cavities. Call (905) 648-6116 to book your general dentistry consult today.

Oral Hygiene

Oral hygiene is a crucial to ensuring your teeth and gums remain healthy and protected against the damaging effects of tooth decay and gum disease. 

Regular brushing and flossing are an essential aspect of oral hygiene. However, we recommend dental checkups and professional teeth cleanings twice a year to help ensure the early detection of oral health issues so they may be addressed as soon as possible and prevent the need for more extensive dental procedures. 

Perhaps the most beneficial service we offer our patients is preventative care. Our dental professionals have the precision tools required for the safe removal of tooth decay, plaque and calculus in hard to reach areas that your toothbrush and floss cannot reach. 

Each dental checkup with Dr. Taimish, will be used to examine your overall oral health and identify any potential oral health issues. We offer gentle yet thorough dental scaling and root planing to safely remove tartar and dental plaque in order to prevent the development of gum disease and gingivitis. 

Norton Dental Ancaster provides quality oral hygiene treatment and preventative care to help make our patients at home oral care easier and more convenient. We also provide dental sealants for children who may have trouble cleaning hard to reach spots such as back molars. To book your oral hygiene consult or preventative care appointment, call Norton Dental Ancaster at (905) 648-6116. 

Dental Emergency

At Norton Dental Ancaster, our dentists frequently treat dental emergencies for both current and new patients.

Here at Norton Dental Ancaster, we provide emergency walk-in dental treatment for patients seeking relief from infection, injury, and severe pain. Some emergency dentistry procedures include, but are not limited to: 

  • Jaw ache 
  • Emergency wisdom tooth removal 
  • Braces repair
  • Severe toothache
  • Fractured teeth 
  • Knocked-out teeth
  • Lip and gum injuries 
  • Cracked, chipped, or broken teeth
  • Emergency root canal treatment
  • Partially dislodged teeth
  • Loose or lost dental restorations

Through simple dental checkups and professional teeth cleaning twice a year at Norton Dental Ancaster, Dr. Taimish can help detect oral health issues before dental emergency symptoms become too painful to ignore. This preventative care can drastically reduce your risk for emergency dental treatment. For emergency dental treatment, please call Norton Dental Ancaster at (905) 648-6116. 


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