Oral Hygiene, Prevention, Your Smile Dental Care

Simple New Year’s Resolutions to Shape Up Your Smile!

At Your Smile Dental Care, we're here to help make your New Year’s resolutions more attainable and get your healthy smile ready for the whole year! Here's a few tips that can help improve your oral health, and in turn, your overall well being during 2020 and beyond: Visit your dentist regularly  Dental care can… Continue reading Simple New Year’s Resolutions to Shape Up Your Smile!

Children, General, Oral Hygiene, Prevention, The Patient Experience, Your Smile Dental Care

Swallowing Toothpaste

For some children, getting them to brush is no problem at all - but preventing them from swallowing the tooth paste is! The younger the child, the more difficult it may be to teach them to spit and rinse properly after tooth brushing. While your child may be swallowing a little bit of toothpaste each… Continue reading Swallowing Toothpaste

General, Nutrition, Oral Hygiene, Prevention, Senior Oral Care, Tooth Loss, Your Smile Dental Care

Dehydration and Your Smile

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

General, Oral Hygiene, Prevention, Your Smile Dental Care

Extreme Bad Breath

We’ve had some of our patients tell us over the years that they’ve had close family members tell them that they had really bad breath, something they had not been aware of. They came to us looking for solutions and we were happy to offer them our professional advice. Interestingly enough, many people do not… Continue reading Extreme Bad Breath

Implants, Prevention, The Patient Experience, Your Smile Dental Care

Cardiac Devices and Your Smile

Today, most of us are aware of the important link between our oral health and our overall health. Cardiovascular health is one area of special consideration. Not only can the signs in the mouth warn us of undetected diseases or conditions, studies show that you are at a greater risk of heart disease if your… Continue reading Cardiac Devices and Your Smile

General, Oral Hygiene, Prevention, Tooth Loss, Your Smile Dental Care

Vaping and Your Dental Health

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

General

Bleeding Gums

Although, gums that bleed while being brushed or flossed is a common and mild form of gum disease called gingivitis, it is neither normal nor something that should be ignored. Gum disease is the number one reason for tooth loss in Canada. Early intervention Receiving early treatment is critical if you want to reverse any damage… Continue reading Bleeding Gums

Emergency, Oral Hygiene, Pain, Prevention, Tooth Loss, Your Smile Dental Care

How to Manage Your Dental Emergency

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?

Children, Oral Hygiene, Orthodontia, Prevention, Senior Oral Care, Your Smile Dental Care

Choosing Dental Floss

So you've decided to make flossing an addition to you home oral care routine. Great idea! Your local pharmacy is be stocked with all kinds of different types of floss and the choices can be confusing. Which one is right for you? Floss comes in different flavours, coatings, sizes, thicknesses, textures and specialized uses. Finding… Continue reading Choosing Dental Floss

Oral Hygiene, Prevention, Your Smile Dental Care

Bad Breath Buster

So, you've just spent 5 minutes carefully and attentively brushing your teeth and flossing. They feel great and your mouth smell minty fresh - or does it? What about that other place in your mouth full of strands of tissue that make the perfect hiding place for all of those nasty germs that you just… Continue reading Bad Breath Buster