How Often Should You Visit The Dentist?


A dental checkup/cleaning is about more than making your smile a little brighter, these checkups have a significant impact on your oral and general health. Most dentists agree, having two checkups a year is ideal and will reduce the number of oral problems you encounter, immensely. Some patients (usually with an underlying illness) are required [...]

How Often Should You Visit The Dentist?2021-04-27T15:21:59-04:00

How Diabetes Can Affect Your Oral Health


We’re all susceptible to tooth decay and other oral health problems, those with diabetes, however, face a greater risk for complications. About one-third of Canadians are already living with diabetes or are prediabetic but those numbers are expected to continue rising over the next few years. Diabetes Canada researchers are warning that millennials and other [...]

How Diabetes Can Affect Your Oral Health2021-04-27T15:18:32-04:00

What To Do If You Lose A Permeant Tooth


We all remember losing teeth as a child, it was fun, exciting… a celebration even (as long as it meant a trip from the tooth fairy). But once our permanent teeth come in we expect them to stay in place forever. This guide will help you, should you ever find yourself suddenly down a tooth. [...]

What To Do If You Lose A Permeant Tooth2021-03-05T13:53:22-05:00

The Importance Of Oral Cancer Screening


Specialists expect about 5,400 Canadians will be diagnosed with oral cavity cancer in 2021. Unfortunately, about one-third of those patients won’t survive. However, most oral cancers are curable if detected early which is why scanning the mouth for signs of cancer is now a regular part of your semi-annual checkup. HOW ORAL CANCER AFFECTS [...]

The Importance Of Oral Cancer Screening2021-03-05T13:47:14-05:00

Here Are Reasons To Consider Veneers


Sometimes the smallest imperfection in your smile can discourage you significantly. It’s understandable, your smile is one of the first things someone notices about you. It’s a memorable feature and impacts the way the world perceives you. Not being able to show off your smile every time you want to, can lower your confidence and [...]

Here Are Reasons To Consider Veneers2021-03-05T13:30:46-05:00

Why Is Wisdom Teeth Extraction Important?


Wisdom teeth grow in much later than permanent teeth, often between 16-25 years. That means there isn’t much room left in the mouth for them. This causes the wisdom teeth to become impacted in the gums and bone. Bacteria traps start to form leading to infections. Bone loss at the back of the mouth can [...]

Why Is Wisdom Teeth Extraction Important?2021-02-05T16:09:33-05:00

What Can You Expect From A Dental Exam


Regular dental exams are a necessary part of preventative health care. This isn’t just about your teeth (as if that isn’t enough of a reason), this is about your whole body’s health. That’s why for this article, we’re taking a look at what you can expect from a dental exam, starting with why they’re [...]

What Can You Expect From A Dental Exam2021-02-23T09:50:50-05:00

Signs That You May Require a Root Canal Treatment


Millions of Canadians receive root canal treatments every year to repair and protect a damaged tooth. Root canals involve the removal of decay from a tooth, which, if left untreated, can result in intense discomfort, infection and inflammation. Root canals prevent an infected tooth from re-infection; however, it doesn’t improve [...]

Signs That You May Require a Root Canal Treatment2021-02-23T09:35:49-05:00

3 Reasons to Brush Your Tongue


Oral hygiene is critically important to your overall health and wellbeing. Brushing and flossing are imperative because it eradicates bacteria that live inside of your mouth. Because most oral bacteria live on your tongue, it needs to be cleaned on a routine basis. […]

3 Reasons to Brush Your Tongue2021-02-23T09:51:57-05:00
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