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Family, General & Corrective Dentistry Ajax

Ajax Dentist
WELCOME TO Discovery Dental
Where Everybody Knows Your Name

It’s more than a recognizable lyric line from a classic 80’s TV show. It’s also how we define dentistry in Ajax for you and your family.

Cheers, the TV show that featured a Boston bar, created an iconic focus on personalized customer care. “Where everybody knows your name…,” became a mindset for how you should be treated when you walk in the door.

Our patients repeatedly tell us that they feel that same level of comfort when they enter Discovery Dental.

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MEET Dr. Shields

A Smile Is The Best Reward

My daughter once asked me how I can enjoy working in people’s mouths all day. The answer is quite simple. You see, the mouth is where the smile is located. I get great satisfaction from helping someone put a smile on their face. As a dentist, I can do that literally, with a cosmetic smile makeover. And I can do that emotionally, by easing the tension of a stressful situation.

What could be more rewarding?

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Dental Services

At Discovery Dental, we provide a wide array of General Dentistry services for all of life’s stages in the comfort of our relaxed Ajax dental office. If you need a check-up and teeth cleaning or are suffering from a dental emergency, we offer early morning and evening appointments to help you fit your family’s dentistry into your busy schedule. And for a limited time, we are offering our new adult patients FREE TEETH WHITENING!

Discovery Dental is primarily a Family Dental Office, but below you will find some of our unique services that are available in our dental office.

0% Financing

Your Ajax dentist provides you a simple, cost-effective option for your dental treatment. 0% financing is available at Discovery Dental.

You have the option of spreading your dental treatment costs over a period of 24 months. And this payment period is interest-free.

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New Patient Information

Thank you for choosing Discovery Dental to be your new dental home for you and your family!

When you first visit Discovery Dental there are some “get acquainted” forms we ask you to complete, in order to provide us with information we need to ensure your best possible care. We encourage you to print these forms and complete them prior to your first visit.

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What is considered a dental emergency?

Any dental problem that necessitates immediate treatment would be considered a dental emergency. Read More

What should I expect at my first appointment at Discovery Dental?

During your first appointment you will have a series of routine X-rays taken that check for cavities. If you have any specific concerns, such as tooth pain, broken or missing teeth, or wisdom teeth further X-rays will be taken to visualize these areas of concern. Dr. Read More

What should I bring to my first appointment?

You should bring your dental insurance information, a list of your medications and allergies, and any medical conditions that you have. Read More


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Ways To Help Your Parents Avoid Dental Problems As They Age
| 26 February 2018

As we get older, we may not put some much effort into our oral care. Whether your parents are in their fifties or pushing 90, you can help them avoid these dental problems as they age: Extreme dry mouth: Older people are at risk for dry mouth due to the physical changes in their bodies and certain medications. Read More

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