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Alex Kaykin

Dentist

Dr. Alex Kaykin is a top Dentist in Scarborough, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Alex Kaykin is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Alex Kaykin is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Alex Kaykin is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Scarborough, Ontario, Dr. Alex Kaykin is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Alex Kaykin
  • Scarborough, Ontario
  • Accepting new patients

What's the difference between DDS and DMD?

Absolutely none. Different schools, but all the same.

Experiencing some discomfort in teeth. What should I do?

Usually, the best treatment is to see your dentist.

When do dentists use an x-ray?

At least once a year, at the dentist's discretion. It depends on age, oral health, etc.

The best way to get my children to brush their teeth?

The sooner you teach, the easier it will be. It is like a little war and you have to win. Try making it like a game, some incentives, anything.

If my gums bleed, does it always mean a disease?

Normally, gums don't bleed. Most likely, it's initial inflammation of the gum. You will never get better advice in your life than your mom's, but when you have a dental question, READ MORE
Normally, gums don't bleed. Most likely, it's initial inflammation of the gum. You will never get better advice in your life than your mom's, but when you have a dental question, better ask a dentist.

How often do you need your teeth cleaned?

It is really a mistake. You must see a dentist regularly if you want to keep your teeth.

What are the early signs for gum disease?

Gum disease is unlikely, but I would suggest to see your dentist for different issues.

Can biting my cheek cause canker sores?

Biting your cheeks is a trauma which can be painful and can be avoided. Canker sores can be caused by some types of food, ill-fitted dentures, braces, or medical conditions. See READ MORE
Biting your cheeks is a trauma which can be painful and can be avoided. Canker sores can be caused by some types of food, ill-fitted dentures, braces, or medical conditions. See your dentist.

When should I consider porcelain veneers?

Veneers are the best. See your dentist to learn and understand the different options.

Does an impacted tooth require surgery?

Yes, but if you need an extraction is a different story.

What should I do if my dentures feel loose?

Good day, I would suggest to reline them, which means to add acrylic and your teeth will not been touched, and it'll save you the money. If the teeth are worn and the denture READ MORE
Good day,

I would suggest to reline them, which means to add acrylic and your teeth will not been touched, and it'll save you the money. If the teeth are worn and the denture just looks old, you may consider a new one. As advice, educate yourself about dental implants before doing any treatment.

Anything I can do for my tooth gap?

Good day,

A few options are available; veneers made of ceramics and bonding made of composite can solve your problem very well.

How many times a year should kids get a teeth whitening?

6 months is a good time for a check-up. No bleaching needed for a 10-year-old.

Should I have my teeth cleaned more than twice a year?

Some people have more build-up than others. Maybe try 3 times a year. Most important is to keep the gums healthy.

My front tooth just cracked. How can it be fixed?

If it's really small like hairline, not really visible, I might leave it alone. More than that, maybe a filling or a veneer.

My crown fell out. What should I do to protect?

Rinse well and place a cotton pellet or piece of gum. Really find the time to see your dentist to avoid pain if the tooth still has a nerve.