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6 Misconceptions About Oral Health

December 9, 2019

Even though everyone relies on their teeth for a good quality of life, not everybody is on the same page about how best to care for them. There are many stubborn misconceptions about oral health that keep us out of the dental hygiene office or keep us from finding our ideal smile. Here’s a look […]

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Dental Hygiene and Your Cardiovascular Health

December 8, 2019

Heart disease is the second leading cause of death in Canada, affecting one in 12 adults over 20 who are diagnosed and likely more who remain undiagnosed. Because heart disease is such a common life-threatening condition, many people want to understand all their potential risk factors. Let’s take a closer look at what heart disease is and […]

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Ways to Help Protect Your Child’s Teeth

December 2, 2019

One of your biggest goals as a parent is probably to keep your kids healthy. When it comes to dental health, however, it can be difficult to know how much care is needed. Here are a few child dental care tips to help protect your child’s teeth. Start Teeth Cleaning Early You should start cleaning […]

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What Makes a Good Dental Patient Experience?

November 26, 2019

Visiting the dentist regularly is an important part of maintaining good oral health. Unfortunately, not everyone looks forward to seeing their dentist. Some people experience anxiety surrounding dental care, while others may have endured frustrating experiences related to dental in the past. Given the importance of routine dental care for maintaining oral and overall health, […]

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Signs You May Need Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

November 22, 2019

The wisdom teeth are a third set of molars that usually grow in when people are a little older, between the ages of 17 and 21. They are located in the very back of the mouth. Some people have no problems with their wisdom teeth. Often, however, there isn’t enough room in the mouth for the […]

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Does Chewing Gum Hurt Your Teeth?

November 17, 2019

Many people love the satisfying crack of gum as they pop a bubble or work their jaw muscles, but can chewing gum lead to tooth decay? You may worry that your habit leads to poor oral health. The good news is that chewing gum can actually have some benefits if you choose the right type. Here […]

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The Wand

November 11, 2019

Do you feel anxious every time you know you need anesthesia for a dental procedure? Many patients may feel uncomfortable with the traditional dental syringe method of dosing anesthesia. Others may not enjoy the overall numb sensation in the mouth from a needle injection. However, there’s a new solution called The Wand, which can leave […]

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How Does Thumb-Sucking Affect Teeth?

November 5, 2019

Do you have a little one who sucks their thumb for comfort? Thumb-sucking is a natural reflex for children, especially youngsters who have only recently stopped nursing or bottle-feeding. Toddlers and even preschool-aged kids often suck their thumbs or fingers as a soothing tactic to fall asleep or feel secure. While you might find your […]

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Tooth Brushing Techniques

November 1, 2019

Are you looking for tips on keeping your teeth clean? Your family’s dental care is key to their overall health — and regular brushing is one of the most important habits for maintaining your mouth. But proper oral care is about more than when you should brush your teeth — it’s about how you should […]

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Preparing for a Visit With the Dentist

October 30, 2019

Proper oral health can positively contribute to your mental, physical and social well-being. It may allow you to eat, speak and socialize without discomfort, pain or embarrassment. Maintaining healthy teeth and gums with proper oral care is a lifelong commitment. Eating nutritious foods, brushing and flossing and having routine dental visits are all vital parts of your ongoing […]

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