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All About Gum Recession

January 17, 2020

Gum recession is where the margin of your gum tissue surrounding your teeth pulls back or wears away and exposes more of your tooth or root. When you have gum recession, the first sign is gaps or “pockets” that form between your gum line and teeth which makes disease-causing bacteria build up easier. If you don’t have […]

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New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthy Mouth

January 17, 2020

The New Year is always an exciting time for change and resolutions — a time when many people vow to live a healthier life. New Year’s resolutions for a healthy mouth can go a long way in giving you a brighter, healthier smile in 2020. Read on to discover some of the best ways to […]

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Top Teeth Care Tips

December 23, 2019

Taking care of your teeth and gums throughout your life is vital. Adults only get one set of teeth! That means learning good practices early and giving them the force of habit is the only way to set yourself up to get the longest possible use out of your natural teeth, even into old age. […]

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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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