Signs of a cavity and how to avoid them

By Sunset Dental on October 31st, 2018

According to our dentists, oral cavities are one of the most common health problems faced by the majority of patients they see. Don’t let this alarm you. Cavities are treatable and with the proper techniques you can drastically reduce the chances of you ever getting a cavity. However, do you know what the warning signs Read More…

Tips for Teaching Your Kids Better Dental Habits

By Sunset Dental on October 24th, 2018

Healthy teeth are important to your child’s overall health because it helps set good oral health habits as your child grows. If dental care for kids is overlooked, it can lead to infection, disease, or other teeth problems. Kids live by their parents’ example, so remain calm at the dentist’s office in front of your Read More…

Fast Facts on Oral Abscesses

By Sunset Dental on October 19th, 2018

What is an oral abscess? An oral abscess is an infection at the root of the tooth or between the gum and a tooth. It’s a result of tooth decay and erosion, which is caused by cavities or poor oral health habits. It creates buildup of pus that forms inside the teeth, gums or throat. Read More…

Does Chewing Gum Replace Brushing Your Teeth?

By Sunset Dental on October 16th, 2018

If you’ve heard the rumours that chewing gum is as effective as brushing your teeth, you’re not completely wrong. According to the American Dental Association (ADA), sugarless gum containing xylitol helps prevent tooth decay, especially after eating. More than just freshening your breath, chewing gum can also help improve your oral health.  These are just Read More…

What Are the Five Most Common Dental Problems?

By Sunset Dental on October 2nd, 2018

You can’t be healthy without good oral or dental health. According to Dental Hygiene Canada, Canadians spend approximately $13 billion dollars a year on oral health care, diseases, and injuries that are almost all preventable. The good news is brushing twice a day, flossing, eating properly and regular dental check-ups are essential steps in preventing dental Read More…