Is it necessary to remove wisdom teeth?
Wisdom teeth are late-stage molars that generally appear when a person is in their teens or early adulthood. It has become common practice to remove these teeth as they often do not have enough room or they become impacted. In extreme cases, wisdom teeth have even been recorded to have ...View More
How to Enhance Your Smile
Having a great smile can make you look and feel more confident. It can help you feel more comfortable in business and social situations - and help you ace that job interview or get that date! Many of us, however, are not completely happy (no pun intended) with our smiles. The good news is that ...View More
Dental Phobias: How to Overcome Your Fear of the Dentist
Going to the dentist isn’t everyone’s favourite thing. In fact, it probably isn’t anyone’s favourite thing, but regular checkups and good oral health is crucial for your overall health. For some people, it’s a general feeling of nervousness, while for others, it’s an overwhelming fear of ...View More
Stress and Your Oral Health
It is common knowledge that experiencing higher than average levels of stress can manifest itself in physical ways, affecting both the mind and body. If you experience chronic stress, you may start to experience issues with your oral health as a result. Here is what you need to know about ...View More
Ultrasonic vs Manual Scaling (pros & cons)
When you go to your dentist for a regular hygiene appointment , the dental hygienist will clean a thin film of bacteria off your teeth called plaque. Removing plaque is a great way to prevent tooth decay and gum disease, so regularly visiting the dentist is important. There are two ways to ...View More
Should you use a manual or powered toothbrush?
Taking care of your teeth is an important part of your overall health, but there are many conflicting messages about exactly how to take care of your teeth and what is best for them. You may hear that some dentists recommend manual while others recommend electric toothbrushes and wonder which ...View More
Overcoming Dental Problems Caused By Wearing a Mask
Over the past couple of years, people have become really divided on many of the measures that were implemented to mitigate the pandemic and help prevent the spread of COVID-19. One measure that caused controversy early on was that of mask mandates. And while many of the arguments about the ...View More
What’s The Best For Your Teeth This Summer?
As the warmer weather approaches, there is a need to enjoy some traditions of the season. Sitting on a patio in the sun while sipping a cold drink or maybe walking down the boardwalk with your favourite ice cream in hand. However, our summer habits might not be the best for our teeth. Here are ...View More
Athletes & Dental Care (sports drinks & mouth guards)
Taking care of our teeth is an important part of life, but for those who play contact sports on a regular basis, there can be times when your teeth may get damaged, or the proper care can be difficult. Dentists often see the aftermath of contact sports and need to provide care for chipped or ...View More
5 Habits That Harm Your Teeth (nail biting, smoking)
No matter how much you brush, floss, and visit your dentist, certain habits will harm your teeth. Some of them – like chewing on ice – may seem harmless but are wreaking havoc on your teeth. To maintain a healthy smile, avoid the following five tooth-damaging habits. Smoking ...View More
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