Say Cheese: What Does Your Smile Say About You?

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Being generous with your smile can do wonders for you. Doors begin to open and new connections can be made by those who smile often, and confidently. You have probably considered your own smile. Whether in photographs or in front of the mirror, having a smile you feel confident sharing can improve your life and relationships with others. If you aren’t sure why your smile is so important, read  ..

How to Handle a Knocked Out Tooth

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Dental emergencies are no fun. Pain and an altered appearance immediately come to mind when one’s teeth are injured. If you or a loved one accidentally had a tooth knocked out, don’t hesitate in seeking emergency dental services in Calgary ( Abougoush Family Dental Clinic has emergency dentists available to hel ..

4 Out of 5 Dentists Agree: What Does It Really Mean?

Wednesday, April 06, 2016
You have heard the ads and read the claims for years: “4 out of 5 dentists” recommend, agree, or would advise their patients the same thing. What does that really mean, though? And what does the fifth dentist have to say? Unsurprisingly, the majority of dentists stand behind a regular and thorough oral hygiene routine for patients of all ages to keep their teeth and gums clean and healthy. ..

Perfect Smile without Loose Wires: Tips for Maintaining Teeth with Braces

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Braces ( are a fantastic option for achieving a perfect smile. Unfortunately, having braces can be far less enjoyable than the results. Your Calgary orthodontist ( will suggest ways to minimize the discomfort you feel ..

Keep Your Teeth White: Avoiding Teeth Stains

Wednesday, March 09, 2016
Everybody wants a bright and white smile to show the world. As we get older, though, our teeth start to show their years of hard work and can start to appear discoloured. It can be disheartening to look in the mirror and feel that your smile is taking away from your looks. There are some ways to prevent further tooth discolouration and also some tried and true methods to remove existing teeth  ..

Fun Tooth Facts

Thursday, February 25, 2016
Your teeth are amazing, and you know it! That is why you brush twice a day (hopefully) and floss. Your teeth will be with you for the rest of your life and help you do everything from eating to talking to smiling. While you know these basic facts, there are a few others you may be unaware of. Interesting Facts About Teeth These facts are fun and may even motivate you and your children to  ..

What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

Friday, February 12, 2016
Cosmetic dentistry has become increasingly popular over the past few years. From tooth whitening ( to shaping to correcting crooked teeth (, dentists have access to a wide range of tools and technologies that make cosmetic procedures attainable, affordabl ..

Options for Tooth Replacement

Thursday, January 28, 2016
Until a few years ago, patients seeking tooth replacement only had one or two options. Today, there are multiple options available. Determining which is right for you comes down to comparing the pros and cons of each. The two most popular methods for tooth replacement are dental implants ( and dentures. Why Denta ..

How to Protect Teeth During Sports

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Most of us know that teeth and gum injuries can occur in accidents, but what about during sports? Contact and non-contact sports alike have their risk for oral injury. From being hit in the face with a baseball to being accidentally elbowed during a football game, you need to take the proper steps to protect those teeth whether it is you playing or your child. Take Precautions before Playing  ..

Afraid of the Dentist? Dental Anxiety is a Real Condition

Thursday, January 14, 2016
Being afraid to go to the dentist is not uncommon and for some people, that fear can turn into extreme anxiety. Hundreds of Canadians will avoid the dentist simply because of that fear, and put themselves at risk for serious oral health problems later on. Those afraid of the dentist’s chair often become anxious or scared at the idea of going to the dentist and it forces them to only see a dent ..

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