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
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?
Children hit many different milestones in their young lives with some children reaching developmental stages well before others. It’s not uncommon for parents to be concerned and seek our opinion when their child does not lose their baby teeth on time. While there is a usual pattern and time frame for teeth to emerge into… Continue reading Retained Primary Teeth
Building Relationships ~ One patient at a time! Like many of our patients who "grew up in our practice," Mary never had a fear of going to the dentist. From a young age she has always been a happy smile that we get to see twice a year. She brightens up our office every time… Continue reading Something About Mary, A Dental Story…
It happens all the time! The one child in a family who is dental, health and food conscious is the one who gets all the cavities whereas the sibling who never brushes their teeth and snacks all the time is the child who gets to enter their name into the "Cavity Free" Club. Even… Continue reading Genetics and Soft Teeth
Plan on staying healthy and keeping your teeth for life? At Your Smile Dental Care we know the value of a smile, but with so much attention given to one's smile, it's easy to overlook other important elements of your mouth. Taking care of your teeth and gums isn't just about preventing cavities or fixing… Continue reading The War inside your Mouth!
It was a horrific moment. We all watched helplessly as the Canadian bobsled 3 team careened out of control; trapped as their heads bobbed against the wall of ice. Then came the collective sigh of relief when they emerged from their sled. As the world was busy processing the aftermath, we couldn't help but notice… Continue reading Of COURSE we notice other people’s teeth!