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
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!
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
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
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?
Live Well | Laugh Often | Floss Much Of all the new and exciting news from the world of dentistry last year, surely the report from the Associated Press report, which found an apparent lack of evidence to support the claim that flossing was effective, generated the most buzz throughout dentistry. Equipped with their own advisories and statistics… Continue reading It’s 2017: Keep Calm and Floss On
Q: Why does the dentist need to know my medical history and what medications I am taking? I don’t see how this has anything to do with getting my teeth cleaned. The Intimate Connection Between Oral Health and Overall Health As the old song goes, the neck bone is connected to the... Many people are… Continue reading Why your dentist asks health questions.
Recently, one of our staff member's spouses retired from General Motors. In fact, earlier this year GMC offered retirement incentives to eligible employees at it's Oshawa Plant, so we will see hundreds of General Motor employees retire soon. While financial advisors suggest that we "practice retirement" for at least a year before our actual retirement date,… Continue reading Your Smile Before You Retire
It seems these days that more people than ever are trying their best to make wiser choices when it comes to a more healthy lifestyle. Personal social media sites are full of friends sharing healthy ideas concerning our food, exercise, grocery shopping, food labelling, relationships, minds, etc... We know that happiness and healthiness is important to our… Continue reading Improving Your Overall Health