Dentistry Articles


Teeth-Friendly Snacks for Your Child’s Lunch

A nutritious meal at lunchtime isn’t just important to give your child an energy boost to finish out their school day—it can make a big difference in their overall and oral health. If you’re concerned about expenses, packing a healthy lunch doesn’t have to be costly. Here are a few ideas to help fill your

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5 Common Causes of Jaw Pain

As your oral health experts, we care about more than just your teeth and gums. Have you ever woken up with a locked jaw that is difficult to move? Or how about jaw pain that seems to be deep and only getting worse? It’s important to get ahead of a serious jaw problem before it’s

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How to Take Care of Your Dentures

For a lot of people, dentures are a part of everyday life. But when it comes to maintaining your dentures, there are a few steps you should take to look after them for years to come. Whether you have been wearing dentures for a while or are just learning how to care for your new

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Soft Vs. Hard: Which Toothbrush Should You Choose?

It might not be a question as old as time, but when it comes to whether or not patients should be using a toothbrush with hard or soft bristles, it’s certainly one we hear often. So, what’s the answer? Here’s how it breaks down! Picking Your Toothbrush Opting for a hard-bristled toothbrush can give your

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3 Facts About Your Gums

At our practice, we care about more than just your teeth—when you visit us for a regular checkup, it’s important that we examine your gums to ensure well-rounded oral health. #1: Gums should not bleed when you floss. If you don’t floss regularly, chances are you notice a little bit of blood around your gums

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5 Signs of Ageing Oral Health

Routine dental cleanings can help maintain your smile for years to come. Growing older brings some of life’s best gifts—grandkids, retirement, and maybe even travel or more time for hobbies. But it can also bring unwanted health issues—especially related to your teeth. Here are some of the most common oral health issues faced by seniors.

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Overcoming Dental Anxiety

As your dentist, we strive to make you as comfortable as possible during your treatments. However, we know that for some, visiting our practice isn’t their favourite thing in the world. Don’t worry—we don’t take it personally! We understand that dental anxiety is a real thing, and we’d like to offer our patients a few

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Keep Your Pearly Whites Healthy During Pregnancy

An incredible time in a woman’s life, pregnancy is a time of not only changes in the body but oral health as well. So in addition to seeing your OB-GYN for regular visits throughout pregnancy, we also encourage you to schedule an appointment to see us for a checkup. Practice Proper Oral Hygiene While pregnancy

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Keep Your Teeth Tough As You Age

Adding years to your life doesn’t have to mean subtracting teeth from your smile. Celebrate those extra candles on your birthday cake by ensuring that your teeth stay senior strong. Here are some easy yet effective ways to keep your teeth healthy for a lifetime. Ensure you get enough calcium. Because calcium can decrease bone

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Is Your Life Too Sweet?

It’s something most people strive for—many may see living a “sweet life” as a compliment, but not if we’re talking about your teeth! With the over-consumption of sugary beverages running high across the world, it’s possible that your life can actually be too sweet. The Problem With Sugary Drinks We all know sugar isn’t great

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