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Taking care of your teeth this summer

While summer is perfect for spending time outdoors, it can also negatively affect your oral health. Hot and dry environments can damage teeth and surrounding tissues. Additionally, high humidity causes sweating, leading to dehydration and tissue problems. Here are a […]

Tips to Reduce Nail Biting

Although teeth might seem stronger than nails, over time, nail-biting can harm both teeth and gums. As teeth grind against nails, enamel gradually wears away or even cracks. In addition to damaging teeth, biting nails can also cause them to […]

Xerostomia / Dry Mouth Tips

Xerostomia, or dry mouth, is a condition in which saliva flow is affected, making your mouth feel dry. Saliva keeps your mouth working properly. In addition to keeping your mouth moist, saliva helps you digest your food and swallow. Additionally, […]

Are home remedies for teeth whitening safe?

Teeth whitening is one of the most popular procedures in dentistry. In addition to making teeth whiter and stain-free, teeth whitening also creates a more aesthetically pleasing smile. The best way to maintain a healthy smile is to follow a […]

Most common myths about flossing

Dental professionals recommend brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing once a day. Nevertheless, there are still some people who choose not to floss for various reasons that are actually myths. Here are some of the most common myths […]

Fluoride: Myths & Facts

Fluoride is a controversial topic, and many of our patients feel strongly about the issue. Fluoride is a mineral found naturally in food and water. It has several health benefits. Though it has proven to boost bone density to some […]

Dental Implant Recovery: FAQs & Tips

A dental implant is a surgical procedure that allows a fixture to be placed into the jawbone, and it fuses with the bone over several months. They are used to fix your smile, replace natural teeth, support crowns, bridges, or […]

How to Cope with Dental Anxiety

According to Stats Canada, around 40 percent of the Canadian population have a strong fear of the dentist. For some, it’s a generalized fear, however, for others, it’s intense anxiety, which means they will stay away from dentists at all […]

A Guide to Using Mouthwash: Should I Use Mouthwash?

Having good oral health is important for your overall perfect health. It is recommended that you brush twice a day and floss regularly to keep your teeth healthy. However, even with flossing and brushing, there can be harmful bacteria left […]

How can crooked teeth impact your overall health

Misaligned or crooked teeth are more than just a matter of aesthetics. They are harder to clean, build up plaque and lead to more complications including heart disease, stroke and diabetes.  Crooked teeth are not always natural. There are a […]

A Guide to Using Toothbrush

Brushing your teeth every day isn’t just a way to keep your teeth and mouth clean. It also keeps your whole body healthy too. When you use your toothbrush correctly, you eliminate the plaque buildup and bacteria that can otherwise […]

Why is it necessary to get a dental cleaning every 4-6 months

Some of us have the misconception that they don’t need professional dental cleaning if they clean their teeth by themselves regularly. This is true if you want to develop serious gum disease and further complications, leading to losing your teeth. […]

Misconceptions & Myths About Dental X-Rays

Your dentist can’t treat you without diagnostic radiology also known as X-rays. The images of intraoral basic radiography, in 3D or panoramic help your dentist determine the best treatment plan for you. Some of us have the misconception that dental […]

Why should you visit your dentist more often during the pandemic?

Your overall health is directly linked to your oral health. It’s well known that poor oral hygiene and gum disease are directly linked to diabetes. New researches prove that bacteria from gum disease travel through airways and into the lungs, […]

Why Pediatric Dentistry is Important

Good oral health is important at all ages, even for children. Most parents tend to overlook the dental care need of their children, which may lead to dental complications when they grow up. The sooner children start getting their regular […]

Silver vs White Fillings: What’s the difference

Almost everyone has to deal with cavities at least once in their lifetime. Dentists treat cavities by removing the decayed portion of the tooth and fill that area with filling materials. Dental fillings can also be used to repair cracked, […]

Dental Implants vs. Bridges: What’s best for you?

Replacing missing teeth is an important aspect of your dental health and helps you with getting a perfect smile. The best and most common options are dental implants and bridges to replace your missing teeth. Previously, we’ve published an article […]

Recovering From Wisdom Teeth Extraction

Wisdom teeth are the last molars and last adult teeth to come into the mouth. Most people have a total of four wisdom teeth at the back of their mouth, two of them on the top and two on the […]

Periodontal Disease: Why it’s important to visit your dentist regularly

Have you ever experienced blood coming out of your teeth while brushing or flossing? You are not alone. Study shows 7 out of 10 Canadians develop gum disease at some point in their lives. In the beginning, you may experience […]

Root Canal Treatment: What you need to know

The term “Root Canal” is not a treatment, but an inner part of the tooth between the pulp and the tooth roots. It contains blood vessels, nerves, and other cells. Root canal treatment is a procedure that treats the pulp […]

Prevention & Treatment of Dry Socket After Tooth Extraction

Having an adult tooth extracted is not particularly an enjoyable experience. Especially due to the discomfort afterwards. You may think you can endure it, and it is possible to endure. But what if the pain worsens or becomes too intense […]

A guide to dental implants – Should I get an implant?

You must’ve heard thousands of times in your lifetime – dental implants can replace a broken or lost tooth. But what are dental implants? What are they made of? Shouldn’t having a foreign object plugged in your jawbone hurt? Modern […]

What should you do during a dental emergency?

Dental emergencies may include toothaches, cracked or chipped teeth, abscesses, losing a filling, etc. These emergencies need to be treated right away. An urgent dental issue can be painful and scary, and infections in your mouth can be life-threatening if […]

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