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
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!