About Dr. Komal Dhir

My name is Dr. Dhir and I'm a Dentist in Delta, BC. I've been called "One of BC’s most sought after dentist," but decided to open my own dental office in my hometown of Delta, BC.

I’m interested in changing the shape of my teeth. What options are available?


Several different options are available to change the shape of teeth, make teeth look longer, close spaces between teeth or repair chipped or cracked teeth. Among the options are bonding, crowns, veneers, and recontouring. Dental bonding is a procedure in which a tooth-colored resin material (a durable plastic material) is applied to the tooth [...]

I’m interested in changing the shape of my teeth. What options are available?2018-03-04T20:24:11-08:00

Top 10 Dental Questions You Should Ask


From a very early age, you're encouraged to ask questions – to parents, in school and especially in the dentist's office. But when in medical environments, asking dental questions is an important part of your long-term healthcare. Here are 10 you should ask. 1. How Can I Improve the Whiteness of My Teeth? A [...]

Top 10 Dental Questions You Should Ask2017-08-22T15:44:45-07:00

Delta Dentist Addresses Teeth Grinding


Bruxism (BRUK-siz-um) is a condition in which you grind, gnash or clench your teeth. If you have bruxism, you may unconsciously clench your teeth when you're awake (awake bruxism) or clench or grind them during sleep (sleep bruxism). Source: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research What causes you to grind your teeth? Although teeth grinding can be caused by stress and [...]

Delta Dentist Addresses Teeth Grinding2018-03-04T20:22:33-08:00

Receding Gums: Causes, Treatment, Surgery, and Prevention


Gum recession is the process in which the margin of the gum tissue that surrounds the teeth wears away, or pulls back, exposing more of the tooth, or the tooth's root. When gum recession occurs, "pockets," or gaps, form between the teeth and gum line, making it easy for disease-causing bacteria to build up. [...]

Receding Gums: Causes, Treatment, Surgery, and Prevention2018-03-03T07:11:04-08:00

Teeth Whitening? Everything You Need to Know


Teeth whitening can be a very effective way of lightening the natural colour of your teeth without removing any of the tooth surface. It cannot make a complete colour change, but it may lighten the existing shade. Why would I need my teeth whitened? There are a number of reasons why you might get [...]

Teeth Whitening? Everything You Need to Know2018-03-03T07:06:45-08:00

What To Look for in a Dentist


Take your time choosing a dentist; don't wait for an emergency! There are several things to consider when looking for a dentist. Location and office hours Choose a dentist close to home or work. This will prevent you from saying "It's too far, or I just don't have time". Therefore will make it easier [...]

What To Look for in a Dentist2018-03-03T07:02:45-08:00

Smoking and Oral Health


The majority of dental patients are now aware that smoking is bad for their health. Smoking is linked to many different medical problems and, in some cases, fatal diseases. However, many patients still don't realize the damage that smoking does to their mouth, gums, and teeth.Smoking can/will lead to tooth staining, gum disease, tooth loss, [...]

Smoking and Oral Health2018-03-03T07:02:43-08:00

Root Canals Could Be No More


Experts are predicting that root canal procedures will go by the wayside in the not-too-distant future. Scientists from the University of Nottingham and Harvard University’s Wyss Institute sure hope so. Using the patient’s own stem cells, they’re developing a new dental treatment instead of a root canal that could someday help heal a damaged [...]

Root Canals Could Be No More2017-06-16T22:38:10-07:00

How to Care for Your Teeth When Pregnant


BEFORE You Get Pregnant Make sure you visit your dentist regularly to make sure your teeth and gums are in good shape. Understand that increased hormones during pregnancy can make your teeth and gums more sensitive. 1st Trimester Inform your dentist of your pregnancy See if your dental insurance gives you additional benefits when [...]

How to Care for Your Teeth When Pregnant2017-04-07T13:45:10-07:00
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