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Most people know that routine check-ups at the dentist are important. But did you know that taking good care of your teeth and gums is an important part of maintaining your overall health too? Poor oral health is associated with major chronic diseases, such as cancer and heart disease. It may also cause complications with…

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Just like making their bed or taking a bath, getting your kids to brush their teeth can be challenging. Here are some ideas on how you can make it fun for them. Set a Good Example Brush your teeth while they’re nearby and appreciate how clean they feel when you’re done. If your children see…

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Clenching or grinding your teeth at night is a condition called bruxism, and it usually requires nightly use of a protective mouthguard to preserve your teeth. But how do you know if you have bruxism? After all, it is a condition that occurs while you’re sleeping. Unless someone points out that you click and grind…

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The use of Botox Cosmetic and Dysport to reduce the appearance of wrinkles is on the rise, with the number of treatments administered in North America during 2015 reaching over six million. Here are some of the things you need to know about these cosmetic treatments before pursuing them. The Effects of Botox & Dysport…

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Looking for a dentist in Calgary can be overwhelming. There are literally hundreds of dental clinics and practitioners, all of them with strengths, merits, and professional expertise. Here are three big things look for when choosing your family dentist. 1. Do They Offer All the Services You Need? There is no real standard list of…

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When it comes to medical care, it’s important to make sure the doctor you choose is suited to your unique requirements as a patient, the same is true when choosing a dentist. Your dentist should cater to your individual needs, not only in terms of dental care but personality and bedside manner as well. Here…

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Replacement teeth have come a long way in the past few decades. Your dentist may be able to fit you with artificial dental implants that look and feel very similar to natural teeth. What Is a Dental Implant? A dental implant is one part of an artificial tooth that replaces a damaged or missing natural…

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When the time comes to have a tooth extracted, many people find they have lots of questions. Here are some of the things you may want to know before having a tooth extracted. Why Do Teeth Need to be Extracted? There are four main reasons that teeth need to be extracted. Overcrowding: This occurs when…

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Gum disease is a serious issue. It affects 80% of people over the age of 35. But how do you know if it will affect you? Taking care of your gums is an integral part of your overall oral health routine. What’s Gum Disease & What’s Periodontitis? Periodontitis is the proper name for what most…

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