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Selecting Sensitive Toothpaste

Dentinal hypersensitivity (or what is most commonly known as tooth sensitivity) effects many people on a daily basis. Having pain every time you eat, drink, breathe in cold air, or brush your teeth, can be debilitating and change quality of life for some individuals. Sensitivity can be the result of enamel wear, erosion, and/or receding […]

How To Select a Toothbrush

How to Select a Toothbrush and How to Brush Your Teeth Properly Yes, you heard right! Not all toothbrushes are created equally. Picking the appropriate toothbrush for your personal oral health needs can become confusing. Although the type or brand of toothbrush that you choose is not nearly as important as HOW you brush your […]

Baby Bottle Caries

Baby bottle caries (cavities) can happen to your baby’s or toddlers’ teeth. You may be thinking, “It’s just their baby teeth, they are going to lose them anyway,” but your baby’s first set of teeth are very important. Primary teeth help set the path for permanent teeth to come through. If you take out a […]

Cannabis and Oral Health

With cannabis being legalized in Canada, it is important to discuss the use of cannabis on your oral health. Cannabis use is generally associated with oral health effects. Some conditions that are related to cannabis use include: A) Xerostomia. This is a dry mouth condition. A decrease in saliva production leads to an increase in caries, […]

Periodontal (Bone Disease) and Its Implications in Men’s General Health

I thought, as we have just concluded Movember – the month of good and bad facial hair, to raise awareness of men’s health issues. It would be appropriate to write a blog on how periodontal disease affects men’s health. Periodontal disease, or as I like to call it, bone disease, is a chronic inflammatory condition […]

Children’s First Dental Visit “Happy Visit”

  Your child’s first visit to the Dentist should be around the age of one, unless you have any concerns.  We call this first visit a “Happy Visit”. We want this to be a happy, positive experience for your child. It is also a great opportunity for parents to share any concerns or get answers […]

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