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 and adult years. [...]
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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 day, we’re frequently met with [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]