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Tips for good oral health

Eight Tips to Maintain Good Oral Health

September 5, 2018

Oral Health is so important because everyone wants to have a healthy smile! Having poor oral hygiene can lead to a variety of dental and medical problems. Some of these are gum disease, infection, bone loss, heart disease, strokes and more. Here are eight tips that dentists recommend for maintaining or improving your oral health. […]

What Causes Halitosis and How Can You Treat It?

What Causes Halitosis and How Can You Treat It?

August 29, 2018

When you’ve got bad breath, you might not realize it, as it’s difficult to actually smell your own breath. But when people start to drift away from you when speaking or breathing, it’s probably a good indication that you have halitosis (the medical term for bad breath), which is more normal than you may think. […]

Five Health Issues Caused By Bacteria

Five Health Issues Caused By Bacteria

August 15, 2018

Oral health is about so much more than just the health of your mouth, teeth, and gums since your mouth is how most things get into your body. Because the mouth has about six million bacteria particles, it’s important to keep your mouth clean and implement a proper dental regime. Bacteria can have detrimental effects […]

Warning signs of oral cancer

Warning Signs of Oral Cancer: Are You at Risk?

August 11, 2018

Cancer is a serious disease and has several different variants,  but oral cancer is particularly dangerous because it’s not always caught early. It can fester for months without producing pain or symptoms you’re familiar with and often when it’s detected it may be too late as the tumours may have already started to grow. According […]

Main causes of bleeding gums

July 30, 2018

Do you ever notice that your gums are bleeding after you floss or brush your teeth? Many people see this as a normal occurrence, but the reality is that the gums should not be sensitive enough to bleed from slight pressure. If a person’s gums are bleeding, it may be a sign that they are […]

When You Need a Deep Teeth Cleaning

July 26, 2018

Deep cleaning your teeth sounds like something you should do after you’ve missed a few visits to the dentist. It is actually a specific procedure performed by your dental hygienist to treat gum and periodontal disease. When is a deep cleaning required? Everyone experiences some form of plaque buildup, but a deep clean is not […]

how to treat gum disease

13 Ways You Can Treat Gum Disease

July 18, 2018

You probably weren’t aware that most people experience gum disease at some point in their lives.  The good news is that treating mild gum disease (i.e. gingivitis) is really easy. Once treated, you can prevent re-occurrences by following a simple oral hygiene routine. If you have sore or bleeding gums and think you have gum […]

dental implants

Dental Implant Procedures: The Differences You Should Know

July 13, 2018

You have just had a tooth removed or you are about to get one removed.  Your dentist has recommended dental implant surgery. Traditional dental implants continue to be excellent choices for replacing missing teeth; however, there are many options for implants. It is important to talk to your dentist about all the options so you […]

Wisdom teeth extraction and recovery

Wisdom Teeth Extraction and Recovery

July 11, 2018

Don’t be alarmed if your dentist recommends that you should have your wisdom teeth pulled. They only recommend wisdom teeth removal for patients who have impacted teeth. If you do have wisdom teeth that have fully grown in but are not causing any crowding or pain, the choice is absolutely yours to have them removed. […]

Emergency Dental Appointment

How to Know You’re Ready For an Emergency Dental Appointment

July 6, 2018

Your tooth is hurting…but does that actually qualify as a dental emergency? We know that discomfort is easy to identify, but knowing whether you need to make an appointment after office hours isn’t always as easy. Many of our patients try to simply ignore their pain, thinking it will go away on its own, or […]