The COVID-19 pandemic is unlike anything most of us have seen in our lifetimes – the unprecedented shutdown of virtually every business that deals with in-person customers has changed our society’s dynamic. Social distancing and self-isolation efforts are currently in place throughout Canada, including Alberta, which has restricted the number of patients that dental clinics [...]
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Going into your family dentist’s office for a routine check-up is imperative to ensure your oral health stays in good standing. Upon further inspection by your family dentist, they may notice that one or more of your teeth are showing signs of decay. Decay is often a sign that you [...]
Dental whitening services are an amazing, stress-free procedure that will truly benefit the life of any person dealing with tooth discolouration. Your smile is a major part of who you are. We commonly hear from people dealing with tooth discolouration that they don’t feel like they can boast their smiles without being judged. Options are [...]
Boasting a smile that you’re proud of and confident of is important to your self-esteem and your self-confidence. Not everyone is born with a picture-perfect smile, which is why taking adequate care of your oral health is especially important. However, there are some things that you cannot change on your own, regardless of how often [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]