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Oral Health During The Golden Years: What To Expect

Posted on Feb 22, 2017

It’s no secret - advanced age brings with it health issues. And although we pay more attention to body health than oral health, age has a dramatic effect on the mouth and teeth. The problem is that many seniors tend to react to oral health problems instead of being proactive. The fact is, there is much that can go wrong inside the mouth, and...

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Why Cigarette Smoking Is Bad For Your Teeth

Posted on Feb 14, 2017

The ill effects of cigarette smoking are well known and well established. Anyone who is unaware is certainly taking great risk with their overall health. Cigarette smoking (and tobacco chewing) has a direct and negative effect on oral health. In fact, smoking is likely one of the most damaging things when it comes to oral health – and it...

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The Benefits of Non-Ceramic Implants Over Ceramic Implants

Posted on Feb 08, 2017

Today’s modern implants are a direct outcome of the original titanium dental implant that was created decades ago. From day one, titanium seemed to be the most ideal material for implants, with physical properties that made it both effective and practical. After many years of technical advancement, titanium implants now represent...

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The Inherent Problems of Missing Teeth

Posted on Feb 03, 2017

The last thing a dentist wants to do is remove a diseased or injured tooth. The truth is, dentists are focused on saving teeth, and so removing teeth is somewhat counter. But when teeth are missing, there is always concern for the remaining teeth. The idea of not replacing a missing tooth, or teeth, is simply unsound. Whenever there is loss of a...

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For Those Who Play Sports - Don't Forget the Mouth Wear!

Posted on Jan 26, 2017

Protecting the mouth and teeth should not go unrecognized, especially while playing sports. This is much more than just oral hygiene - it’s about properly taking care of the mouth and teeth. And today, lifestyles are far more active than in years gone by. So much is going on - from bike riding, to racquet sports, to a wide range of...

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Early Diagnosis of Oral Cancer is Important

Posted on Jan 17, 2017

For a dentist, diagnosing oral cancer would include the assessment of growths inside the mouth, cheeks and tongue. Like other cancers, age is a risk factor with oral cancer (most people are 50+). Unfortunately, the national statistics for oral cancer are somewhat shocking. Worse still, delayed diagnosis is one of the main reasons for...

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A Better Understanding of Laser Dentistry

Posted on Jan 11, 2017

With so many technology advances in the dentist’s office, laser dentistry may already be commonplace for some patients. It has become a very effective approach with many dental procedures, allowing for the treatment of very specific areas of the mouth, without the potential to damage surrounding tissue. Whether it’s gum related or tooth...

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Getting a Better Understanding of Teeth Whitening

Posted on Jan 04, 2017

Today, more and more people (both men and women) are having their teeth whitened. It’s a sign of the times, and professional treatments at the dentist’s office have become quite commonplace. Overall, the formulated whitening agents are safe, and the finished results are better than ever. Clearly, teeth whitening is a cosmetic procedure,...

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Cosmetic Dentistry Can Do Wonders For Self Esteem

Posted on Dec 27, 2016

Cosmetic dental procedures have come a long way in recent years – they are more affordable and the results are far better than ever. Today, cosmetic dentistry is accessible to anyone who wants a nicer, more attractive smile. And with better tools, techniques, and technologies, the outcomes are simply better. Depending on the need,...

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Dental Health Care For Children Should Start Young

Posted on Dec 21, 2016

For children of any age, a visit to the dentist can be a stressful experience. Even with suggestions from the Canadian Dental Association, parents still have a hard time managing. Needless to say, it would be great for every kid to have a “cavity free” childhood, but the best a parent can really do is to establish good...

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