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
Tooth whitening is still a popular and effective way to brighten Your Smile without removing any of your natural tooth surface. With all the commercial and dental professional whitening solutions available, your choices are many. Very few of us have brilliantly white teeth and there are many things that can cause discolouration of the surface enamel… Continue reading Prolonging Your Teeth Whitening
Having nice straight teeth with an ideal bite makes for a beautiful smile. However, if they are marred with these permanent white spots or riddled with cavities it can affect your smile for years to come, so you’ve really just traded one dental problem for another.
Over time. missing teeth can result in serious complications, if left untreated. A tooth here, a tooth there. With the human dentition containing a total of 32 teeth (28 if the wisdom teeth have been removed), it is understandable why some people still believe that it is not essential to replace missing teeth when there… Continue reading The Consequence of Missing Teeth
We get a lot of calls at Your Smile Dental Care from patients that suffer from what we call dental anxiety. Some people describe themselves as being dentalphobes and it is not uncommon for people to tell us that it has taken more than a year just to summon up the courage to make their… Continue reading Feeling Anxious about your next Dental Visit?
Whew! You're taking a break from some heavy duty activity and you're sweaty and thirsty. A cold, refreshing sports drink is usually your beverage of choice to quench your dry mouth and help replace those important electrolytes you've just lost. Seems health and harmless enough, but did you know, with consistent use, many sports drinks… Continue reading Sports Drinks and Your Smile
People want beautiful, healthy smiles and getting their teeth whitened is one of the more popular ways to achieve this! In fact, it is the number one requested cosmetic dental procedure in Canada. 50 Shades of White Teeth come in many shades of white and in dentistry we use shade guides to select or determine the colour… Continue reading How to Whiten Teeth Naturally