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Implant Dentistry

June 30, 2015

When a tooth or multiple teeth are lost due to decay, periodontal infection, or for other reasons such as trauma, dental implants are an excellent solution to their replacement. A dental implant acts to replace the root of a lost tooth. The implant itself is usually a titanium alloy material resembling a screw-like shape. In […]

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Is Invisalign® a Good Option For Me?

June 17, 2015

Invisalign® is a series of aligners custom-made to fit patient’s teeth and move them in a certain way to create a better alignment. Patients always ask if Invisalign® is a good treatment option for them. I will highlight few steps that a patient can make to see if invisalign® is a good treatment option. First […]

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Raising Awareness of the Importance of Oral Health, Even at a Young Age

May 1, 2015

Raising Awareness of the Importance of Oral Health, Even at a Young Age This year we celebrate Mother’s Day on Sunday May 10th and we at Dental Choice know that our patients’ moms are one of the reasons our younger patients teeth are so healthy. We also understand the challenges and obstacles a parent has […]

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A Tooth-Friendly Easter

March 27, 2015

Well, it is that time of year again. Easter. Where families get together and celebrate with feasts of delicious dishes while children hunt for the heaps of candy the Easter Bunny leaves behind. Amongst all this fun, going on behind the scenes, these sugary treats from the Easter Bunny are attacking our teeth. OralB states […]

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BOTOX® In Dentistry

March 9, 2015

BOTOX® is a natural purified protein that is used to temporarily relax muscles. In the past, it’s use in dentistry has been focused on relaxing overactive muscles around the jaw joint that cause chronic pain. However, in recent years Alberta dentists’ scope of practice has broadened to include the administration of BOTOX® and dermal fillers […]

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What to Expect From Your Wisdom Teeth Extraction

January 21, 2015

What to Expect Before Wisdom Teeth Extraction Many patients have concerns about getting their wisdom teeth extracted and want to know what to expect. Commonly asked questions include: Do I need medications before the procedure? Is the procedure going to be painful? What is the healing process like after extraction? Medication is often prescribed beforehand […]

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When Should I Take My Kid To The Dentist?

May 2, 2014

Parents often wonder when is the right time for their child’s first visit to the dentist.  Most dentists prefer to see your child around the age of 2, unless there is an issue with their teeth before that time. It is important to remember that a child’s first impression of the dental office starts at […]

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Calgary’s Dr. Kevin Philipow on TMD / TMJ treatment

April 4, 2014

How do I know I have TMD? What are the symptoms of TMD? How do these symptoms affect me? These are frequent questions my patients ask at our Calgary practice Macleod Dental Choice. We are going to shed some light on the subject and explain the disorder and it symptoms. Temporomandibular joint dysfunction, also known […]

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Ways for Kids to Keep Their Teeth Healthy

December 30, 2013

Healthy Smiles in the New Year The holidays have come and gone, as have the sweets and goodies that accompany each fete.  Trays of cookies, pounds of pound cake, and boxes of chocolates have all seemed to disappear in a flash, and all that you and your family remain with are questions about your oral […]

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Quell Dental Fear

December 15, 2013

Dental Fear and Dental Choice Canada You wake up in the morning and feel pain radiating from your mouth.  “What is that feeling?” you exclaim as you grab your jaw.  “This cannot be good!”  You begin to think about the last time that you visited the dentist, and cannot recall the last year or even […]

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