Dental Services

Our dental team is well experienced in all areas of modern dentistry:

  • Bonding

    Composite bonding can work wonders for your smile. Using materials that match the shade, translucency and the texture of your teeth, gaps between teeth can be closed, spots and discolorations can be eliminated, and your self-confidence can be enhanced through the improved appeara...

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  • Crowns & Bridges

    Dental crowns shield and reinforce injured, discolored, cracked or root-canal-treated teeth. Dental bridges fill or restore spaces within the dentition typically resulting from prior tooth extraction(s). Crowns and bridges strengthen teeth and drastically minimize the risk ...

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  • Dental Implants

    Implants are indicated whenever at least one tooth is missing. If the missing space(s) is not filled, the teeth surrounding the space often drift, the opposing teeth in the other arch will erupt further into the oral cavity (hypereruption) which can change your bite, bone ero...

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  • Dental Sedation

    If you experience anxiety or panic during or in advance of dental appointments, let us know. You always have the option to have dental treatment completed under sedation. Sedation ranges from mild or light to moderate to full sedation. Mild sedatives allow you to remain fu...

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  • Dentures

    Complete and Partial Dentures Complete Dentures replace all teeth within the upper or lower arch. Partial dentures are fabricated for patients who have lost only some of their teeth within an arch and have a number of natural teeth remaining. Complete Dentures Com...

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  • Emergency Services

    At Danube Dental Clinic, Dr. Hornby makes his best effort to see emergency patients same-day and often works through his lunch hour to accommodate emergency situations. We also participate in a local on-call emergency service arranged by the Waterloo-Wellington Dental Soci...

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  • Extractions

    Tooth extraction is performed for a variety of reasons. Sometimes, major structural defects related to large “cavities” or tooth fracture render a tooth “unrestorable” or beyond saving and extraction is warranted. In other cases, infection from inside or outside the too...

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  • Fillings

    Dental caries (commonly referred to as a “cavity” or “tooth decay”) is a process by which oral bacteria digest sugar residues, producing byproduct acids that soften your enamel and dentin. In some cases, tooth decay causes pain and sensitivity while, in other cases, ther...

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  • Hard Tissue/Bone Grafting

    Bone Grafting and Socket Preservation Socket preservation is a short and simple procedure conducted following tooth extraction to maintain bone and gum levels at the healing site. In the absence of socket preservation or bone grafting, jaw bone adjacent to the healing socket ...

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  • Oral Surgery

    Oral Surgery is a form of dentistry that includes the diagnosis, surgical and related treatment of diseases, injuries and defects involving both the functional and aesthetic aspects of the hard and soft tissues of the head, mouth, teeth, gums, jaws and neck. It involv...

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  • Periodontal Therapy

    Periodontal or “gum” disease causes destruction of jaw bone and gum attachment to your teeth. Periodontal disease can result in progressive recession or deepening gum pockets. Periodontal disease is a leading cause of tooth loss among adults in Canada. Excellent oral h...

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  • Root Canal Treatment

    Root canal treatment involves removal of the soft tissue nerve and blood supply from the interior of a tooth. Often, root canal treatments are performed to enable your dentist to remove bacteria and other irritants that lead to infection, swelling and pain. Occasionally...

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  • Soft Tissue ‘Gum’ Grafting

    Gum Grafting involves covering exposed tooth root surfaces and reverses gum recession. This is a common or typical treatment for individuals with extreme hot or cold sensitivity due to recession and root exposure. Gum grafting is also indicated where recession is progressive le...

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  • Wisdom Tooth Removal

    Wisdom teeth or 3rd molars typically erupt into the mouth between 18 – 24 years of age. Often, these teeth become impacted or obstructed by the 2nd molars in front of them. Impacted wisdom teeth can cause pain, decay on adjacent teeth, and lead to soft tissue or gum infec...

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