Now and again a patient will say, "Maybe I should get all my teeth removed and just get dentures." All dental office staff have heard a patient say this and most times, it said out of frustration due to dental or financial issues. Although it may be said jokingly, the underlying thought process behind a… Continue reading The Real Truth about getting all your Teeth removed to get Dentures
Your body needs water to function properly and constant dehydration can cause problems. Is it possible your dental issues are being caused by not drinking enough water? Your Smile also depends on water and not getting enough of it can affect your oral health. Bad Breath When you become dehydrated, your body does not produce… Continue reading Dehydration and Your Smile
Osteoporosis is a condition in which the bones become less dense making them more likely to fracture. The term "porosis" means spongy, which describes the appearance of bones when they are broken in half and the inside is examined. Normal bone marrow has small holes within it, but a bone with osteoporosis will have much… Continue reading Osteoporosis and Your Smile
Ask yourself, is missing teeth causing: you to hide your smile? you to have to wear uncomfortable, unstable dentures? you difficulty while eating? your food to become stuck in between teeth? your face to look sunk in? Your dental health is important and having teeth that allow you to smile, speak, eat and laugh confidently… Continue reading Looking for Your Smile?
Although e-cigarettes have been around for more than a decade, user rates have skyrocketed in recent years, especially among teens. Listening to a recent radio ad for a popular vaping company, it’s not hard to understand the appeal. With it’s cool-styled marketing offering so many fun flavors, colours and styles, they’re selling cool. Of course,… Continue reading Vaping and Your Dental Health
Why is my dentist is referring me to a dental specialist? Although a general practitioners may recommend various treatment options for the care of your teeth and supporting structures and perform many different types of treatment, sometimes they may refer your care to a dentist who has received extensive training in a particular area of dentistry that… Continue reading What is a Dental Specialist?
Habe a dental emergency? What are you to do when you find yourself needing a safe home remedy until you can get to a dentist for further care?
This is the time of year that we start to think of winter sports and the one piece of equipment that we want our patients to include in their purchases - mouth guards! Risk Management Most sports related activity carry some element of risk for injury. The more contact involved in the activity the higher the risk. We've… Continue reading Defend Your Smile!
Dental implants have long since been the standard of care for missing teeth and have changed the face of dentistry! Dental implants act as a complete replacement for missing teeth and provide a strong foundation for permanent crowns, bridges, or dentures. "Made to match your natural teeth, a tooth implant provides a strong foundation for permanent… Continue reading Dental Implants: Your Best Solution for Missing Teeth
So many people want whiter than white teeth that many will often go to extremes to get it. Make no mistake - we love white teeth too and promote the use of whitening in our office, but when it comes to overdoing it, we have seen a few unfortunate mishaps arise from the DIY playbook. Beautifying… Continue reading Too Much of a Good Thing