More than 80% of Canadians will need to have their wisdom teeth extracted at some point in their lives. The reason behind having them extracted can be precautionary, but for most people, pain, irritation and infection will occur if wisdom teeth are left in. Even if you don’t feel any [...]
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Every year in Canada, thousands of teens and adults from ages 15-25 get their wisdom teeth extracted. Humans have evolved enough to no longer need wisdom teeth, which historically, were used to assist our ancestors as they chewed through tough or hard substances such as raw animal meat, nuts and leaves. [...]
Ensuring that your oral health is in good standing is imperative for your overall well-being. Unfortunately, simply brushing and flossing every night does not guarantee that your teeth, gums and tongue are in good health, although it is a start. You should be scheduling dental checkups every six months; therefore, if [...]
Your diet directly affects your physical health, including your oral health. Establishing a hearty & healthy diet provides the body with the correct nutrients to strengthen and invigorate your gums, teeth and bones. A proper diet will help improve your immune system and prevent diseases including gum disease and cavities from [...]
Children all over the world are losing their baby teeth, and some are being rewarded with monetary gifts from the tooth fairy; however, for an adult, losing a tooth can signify some potentially harmful side effects and future repercussions. Most missing tooth cases are directly caused by physical trauma (i.e. sports incident, slipping/falling on [...]
Establishing and maintaining proper oral care is an imperative component to sustaining your permanent teeth for the rest of your life. However, there is a common fear or phobia of visiting the dentist and sitting through the dental procedures, which results in patients postponing routine checkups or surgical procedures. For individuals [...]
Everybody wants a great, attractive smile which is achievable through proper care and some investments along the way. Traditionally, people have considered braces to be the only method to achieve straight teeth. As modern technology advances, it has opened the door for more efficient and less invasive means of straightening [...]
Many people believe that simply by brushing their teeth, it will make their breath smell revitalized and fresh. While brushing your teeth does improve your breath, there is a lot of bacteria in your mouth that can contribute to poor smelling breath; so how do you kill it? Here are a few tips to [...]