Fluoride: The Pros & Cons.

This is a tough topic to tackle in a short blog, but here goes. Calgary stopped adding fluoride to the water supply in May 2011.  However, this is still a very controversial decision. One recent study found that fluoride cessation in Calgary has had a negative impact on children’s dental health.  Compared to Edmonton (which still […]

Calgary Dentist Open During Covid19

Dear Valued Patients, I hope and trust that you and your loved ones are healthy and safe during this difficult time. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, changes are being made at Braeside Dental Centre to contain the spread of the virus. We would like to keep you, as our patients, informed and knowledgeable. On Tuesday, […]

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 much do dental implants cost?

In a conversation regarding the replacement of single or multiple missing teeth, I hear this question quite often. Dental implants can be a very effective way of replacing teeth for both functional and aesthetic purposes. At this time, dental implants are the closest thing we have to provide to our patients with when replacing a […]

Oral Cancer Screening

Cancer is unfortunately a topic that usually comes up at some point in our lives. Whether it be a family member, a friend, ourselves, or a friend of a friend, I think we all have had to deal with cancer in some way or another. Did you know that we offer oral cancer screenings here […]

Zoom Whitening

Spring is fast approaching, travel plans are being made, and wedding and prom season is coming up. Are you looking to brighten your smile? We at Braeside Dental Centre can help you! We are here to help you determine what option is best suited to you and your desired results. One of the possible options for […]

Are you brushing right? How to pick the most effective style of toothbrush for your oral health needs.

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 teeth, this task can nevertheless be daunting. So, the next time you […]

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 […]

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