Dentures, General, Implants, Pain, Senior Oral Care, Smile Makeovers, Tooth Loss, Your Smile Dental Care

The Real Truth about getting all your Teeth removed to get Dentures

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

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

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

Osteoporosis 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

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, Oral Hygiene, Pain, Prevention

Cavities under Dental Crowns

Q: Can I get a cavity if my tooth is covered by a cap? This is a common question. Actually, it's a good question because people are often surprised to learn that the tooth is still susceptible to the decay process even with a strong crown fitting snugly over it. It is one of the… Continue reading Cavities under Dental Crowns

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Nutrition, Oral Hygiene, Prevention, Your Smile Dental Care

Want to Lower Your Dental Costs?

This old piece of wisdom certainly holds true when it comes to your dental health. Good dental care starts with you, but unfortunately, so many people still neglect the basics, let alone making other lifestyles changes that will help keep the mouth healthy. An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure! "Brush three… Continue reading Want to Lower Your Dental Costs?

Emergency, Pain, Root Canal, The Patient Experience, Your Smile Dental Care

Sinus Toothache

You may not realize how closely associated your teeth and sinuses are related. There is only a very thin layer of bone that actually separates the roots of the upper teeth and the facial sinuses. This is why your teeth may ache when you are experiencing a sinus cold or infection. Likewise, many times an… Continue reading Sinus Toothache