Common Dental Problems During Pregnancy: Prevention and Treatment

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
You may have heard the popular old wives’ tale “a tooth lost for every child.” This myth stems from the belief that pregnancy hormones interfere with calcium absorption, leading to dental problems and missing teeth. While studies do link pregnancy (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15580121) with dental problems, you don’t have to lose your teeth. Through proper oral hygiene, you can prevent  ..

Which Halloween Candy Is a Nightmare for Your Children’s Teeth?

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Halloween is just around the corner, which means your children are already gearing up to go trick-or-treating in their costumes. However, with all of that sugar, some of the candy your children will collect might be more of a trick than a treat. You want your children to have fun and enjoy the rewards of walking around the whole neighbourhood. But you want them to stay healthy too. With ou ..

Healthy Habits for a Lifetime of Good Teeth

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Every stage of life presents us with new challenges and opportunities. As you change and grow, so do your teeth. From early childhood into your senior years, your teeth require special care and attention; their needs can also change with your age. To take care of your children’s teeth through childhood and adolescence, and your own teeth throughout adulthood, follow these age-based oral health ..

4 Common Causes for Tooth Loss

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
When adults lose teeth, they don’t grow back. Playing the tooth fairy to a child may become a fun tradition in a young family. But the tooth fairy doesn’t leave money under an adult’s pillow when they lose a tooth. Adults can lose permanent teeth for any number of reasons. Read the top 4 reasons for tooth loss below. Growing Up Baby teeth start coming in as early as three months or as  ..

How to Keep Your Mouth Its Cleanest

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
A beautiful smile gives confidence to its owner and offers happiness to those who see it. But when your mouth feels unclean, you may not feel like showing off those pearly whites. To keep your mouth beautiful and healthy, know how to take care of it like the professionals. Clean the Right Way Complete oral care begins with brushing, flossing, and using mouthwash. We’ve given you tips on how to ..

Five Myths about Root Canals – What You Should Know, But Don’t

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
It is not uncommon for most people to cringe at the words “root canal,” but why does this common dental procedure get such negative reactions? Unfortunately, root canals got hit by a reputation as being “painful.” A number of myths still exist and patients tend to avoid root canal therapy for all the wrong reasons. Hopefully, these myth busters will put your mind at ease. Whether you need  ..

Persistent Bad Breath? See a Calgary Dentist Today!

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Occasional bad breath is normal, but it is still unpleasant. If you have persistent bad breath, you need to examine why. While sometimes it is as simple as the foods you eat, other times your bad breath is an indicator something more serious could be going on. If you are worried about bad breath, visit a family dentist in Calgary right away for a check-up. What Your Persistent Bad Breath M ..

Tips for Getting Your Kids to Floss

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Oral care for children is just as important as adults. Getting your children to brush and floss regularly is not easy. Most children, even those who brush daily, do not floss as much as they should. While you may be tempted to bribe your children with treats or toys, there are other ways you can make flossing fun. How to Get Kids to Floss Regularly Your family dentist in Calgary (http://ww ..

How to Encourage Good Dental Habits Early

Friday, July 31, 2015
You make sure your child takes his or her vitamins, eats healthy, and drinks plenty of water, but what are you doing to ensure long-term oral health? Even if your child has not lost his or her baby teeth, it is important to start good dental habits early on. Poor hygiene can lead to costly dental problems early in life, including, gum disease and painful cavities. Instilling great habits f ..

Living Life with Braces: Why It Doesn’t Have to Be a Nightmare

Friday, July 31, 2015
We live in a post-braces world – a world that no longer stigmatizes those who wear braces. Quite the contrary, with recent advancements in orthodontic medicine, braces can be as much a fashion statement as a medical treatment. Of course, as much as the medical community continues to make progress in the orthodontic field, there’s no doubt that adjusting to wearing braces takes more than a litt ..

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