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Should you use a manual or powered toothbrush?

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 ...

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Overcoming Dental Problems That May Be Caused By Wearing a Mask

Overcoming Dental Problems That May Be 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 ...

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What’s The Best For Your Teeth This Summer?

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 ...

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Athletes and Dental Care

Athletes and Dental Care

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 ...

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5 Habits That Harm Your Teeth

5 Habits That Harm Your Teeth

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 ...

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What Could Be the Cause of My Dry Mouth?

What Could Be the Cause of My Dry Mouth?

If you’re taking an exam or making a presentation, it’s normal to experience a dry mouth. But when it persists for an extended period, there’s likely an underlying problem. Dry mouth, or xerostomia, happens when there is insufficient saliva to keep your mouth wet. From causes to treatments, ...

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Signs You Need To See A Dentist

Signs You Need To See A Dentist

If it’s been a while since you’ve been to the dentist – or maybe you go every 6 months for a check-up – you still may need to make an emergency appointment for pain or other dental issues . Here are some signs that you need to make an appointment soon.  You’re experiencing tooth pain Any ...

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What Do Dental Hygienists Do?

What Do Dental Hygienists Do?

  It’s time again for your dental checkup, and you know you’ll be spending most of the appointment with your dental hygienist. Besides cleaning your teeth, you wonder what other tasks dental hygienists complete regularly. As valuable members of your dental office team, ...

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What’s the Difference Between a Dental Bridge & Dental Implant?

What’s the Difference Between a Dental Bridge & Dental Implant?

You did the right thing – after losing a tooth, you made a dental appointment . But after meeting with your dentist, your head is now spinning with the information they provided you. You wonder: What type of tooth replacement option is best for me? Will a dental bridge last longer than a ...

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4 Common Dentist Myths and Misconceptions

4 Common Dentist Myths and Misconceptions

When it comes to advice for optimal dental health, there’s plenty of material available online, through literature, and from family and friends. Unfortunately, not all of what you encounter is true – which can make it difficult to know which messages you should pay attention to. ...

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