It’s natural to feel nervous about going to the dentist, but experiencing complete anxiety is another story. Such anxietyoften makes the time leading up to your appointment more stressful than the appointment itself. About 20% of Canadians avoid regular check-ups out of fear. Unfortunately, routine dental appointments are too important to skip. During your regular [...]
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Healthy teeth don’t just happen. They’re the result of consistent daily care, including maintenance with the right products. This article aims to help you be mindful of your mouth, with simple daily habits. These are the best everyday dental hygiene practices. BRUSH BEFORE BED Brushing your teeth before bed is the biggest, most effective [...]
There’s nothing quite like the pain of a sensitive tooth. As though that sharp discomfort isn’t enough, we also have to feel it while eating some of our favourite foods, like ice cream or hot chocolate. Tooth sensitivity actually means different things to different people. For some it’s a sign of a cavity, for [...]
We only get one set of teeth, ideally, they would last us our entire lives. But life happens and whether it’s a hockey accident or not enough brushing, there comes a time that you may lose a permanent tooth. Fortunately, we have many options available to us, we’re going to explore the difference between [...]
X-rays are radiographs that let your dentist see inside your teeth. Being able to see the whole tooth including the roots, jaw, and facial bone composition - helps your dentists find and treat dental problems before they get worse. This article helps explain dental x-rays and why they’re important. WHAT SHOWS UP IN A DENTAL [...]
Missing teeth is not something to smile at. Not only are people more self-conscience with an incomplete smile, but the gap can lead to bone loss in the area and cause your other teeth to shift. There are several options to replace missing teeth, including dentures, bridge, or implants. Our dentists are highly recommended [...]
Oral health is vital to your overall health and wellbeing. When the time comes for your child to visit the dentist, it’s important for you to relay dental health’s significance to them. Starting them out with good oral health habits will give them a head start as they enter their teenage [...]
We all know how important it is to brush our teeth three times a day – once in the morning, once midday and once right before bed. However, one aspect of oral hygiene that is not taken seriously enough is flossing. When we ask our patients if they floss every [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]