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Signs of a cavity and how to avoid them

October 31, 2018

According to our dentists, oral cavities are one of the most common health problems faced by the majority of patients they see. Don’t let this alarm you. Cavities are treatable and with the proper techniques you can drastically reduce the chances of you ever getting a cavity. However, do you know what the warning signs Read More…

Tips for Teaching Your Kids Better Dental Habits

October 24, 2018

Healthy teeth are important to your child’s overall health because it helps set good oral health habits as your child grows. If dental care for kids is overlooked, it can lead to infection, disease, or other teeth problems. Kids live by their parents’ example, so remain calm at the dentist’s office in front of your Read More…

Fast facts on oral abscesses

Fast Facts on Oral Abscesses

October 19, 2018

What is an oral abscess? An oral abscess is an infection at the root of the tooth or between the gum and a tooth. It’s a result of tooth decay and erosion, which is caused by cavities or poor oral health habits. It creates buildup of pus that forms inside the teeth, gums or throat. Read More…

Does Chewing Gum Replace Brushing Your Teeth?

October 16, 2018

If you’ve heard the rumours that chewing gum is as effective as brushing your teeth, you’re not completely wrong. According to the American Dental Association (ADA), sugarless gum containing xylitol helps prevent tooth decay, especially after eating. More than just freshening your breath, chewing gum can also help improve your oral health.  These are just Read More…

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 Read More…

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 Read More…

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 Read More…

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. Read More…

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. Read More…