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What Are the Five Most Common Dental Problems?

October 2, 2018

You can’t be healthy without good oral or dental health. According to Dental Hygiene Canada, Canadians spend approximately $13 billion dollars a year on oral health care, diseases, and injuries that are almost all preventable. The good news is brushing twice a day, flossing, eating properly and regular dental check-ups are essential steps in preventing dental […]

Teeth Whitening Techniques

Four Teeth Whitening Techniques You Should Consider

September 26, 2018

In recent cosmetic dentistry industry surveys, findings showed that teeth whitening was the most popular performed dental care treatment in most dental offices. However, with so many options out there, you want to ensure you’re choosing the best and safest product. Knowing the answers to these questions will help you decide which option is most […]

What is the Best Age to Get Braces?

September 19, 2018

You may be considering braces and probably have some questions and concerns of your own about braces. Some of those questions may include how you’re going to pay for them, length of treatment, and what is the best age to get braces. Here’s the lowdown on this aspect of dental care. Most common reasons why […]

Eight Tips to Maintain Good Oral Health

September 5, 2018

Oral Health is so important because everyone wants to have a healthy smile! Having poor oral hygiene can lead to a variety of dental and medical problems. Some of these are gum disease, infection, bone loss, heart disease, strokes and more. Here are eight tips that dentists recommend for maintaining or improving your oral health. […]

What Causes Halitosis and How Can You Treat It?

What Causes Halitosis and How Can You Treat It?

August 29, 2018

When you’ve got bad breath, you might not realize it, as it’s difficult to actually smell your own breath. But when people start to drift away from you when speaking or breathing, it’s probably a good indication that you have halitosis (the medical term for bad breath), which is more normal than you may think. […]

Five Health Issues Caused By Bacteria

Five Health Issues Caused By Bacteria

August 15, 2018

Oral health is about so much more than just the health of your mouth, teeth, and gums since your mouth is how most things get into your body. Because the mouth has about six million bacteria particles, it’s important to keep your mouth clean and implement a proper dental regime. Bacteria can have detrimental effects […]

Warning Signs of Oral Cancer: Are You at Risk?

August 11, 2018

Cancer is a serious disease and has several different variants,  but oral cancer is particularly dangerous because it’s not always caught early. It can fester for months without producing pain or symptoms you’re familiar with and often when it’s detected it may be too late as the tumours may have already started to grow. According […]

Main causes of bleeding gums

July 30, 2018

Do you ever notice that your gums are bleeding after you floss or brush your teeth? Many people see this as a normal occurrence, but the reality is that the gums should not be sensitive enough to bleed from slight pressure. If a person’s gums are bleeding, it may be a sign that they are […]

When You Need a Deep Teeth Cleaning

July 26, 2018

Deep cleaning your teeth sounds like something you should do after you’ve missed a few visits to the dentist. It is actually a specific procedure performed by your dental hygienist to treat gum and periodontal disease. When is a deep cleaning required? Everyone experiences some form of plaque buildup, but a deep clean is not […]

13 Ways You Can Treat Gum Disease

July 18, 2018

You probably weren’t aware that most people experience gum disease at some point in their lives.  The good news is that treating mild gum disease (i.e. gingivitis) is really easy. Once treated, you can prevent re-occurrences by following a simple oral hygiene routine. If you have sore or bleeding gums and think you have gum […]