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What is Xylitol, And Is It Good For My Teeth?

What is Xylitol, And Is It Good For My Teeth?

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Xylitol is a word you may have only seen on gum packages, but it looks like the naturally-sourced sweetener is much more than a sugar substitute. While the body of research is still in its earlier stages, there is good … Continue reading

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Dry Mouth? Don’t Ignore It

Dry Mouth? Don’t Ignore It

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Is your mouth constantly dry? Don’t ignore it. If adjusting your hydration doesn’t solve the problem, it can be a sign of other health issues. A dry mouth is out of balance, and it can lead to even more problems … Continue reading

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What’s the best way to brush your teeth?

What’s the best way to brush your teeth?

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Brushing your teeth is essential to good oral health. It helps to protect both your gums and teeth by removing plaque and bacteria. But, if done incorrectly, it may not be working for you the way it should. Our collective … Continue reading

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Diabetes and Dental Health

Diabetes and Dental Health

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Diabetes can affect the body in many ways. But, did you know it also affects your dental health? According to Diabetes Canada, about 3.4 million Canadians live with diabetes – and about 1 million of them don’t know it. That’s … Continue reading

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I Chipped My Tooth – Now What??

I Chipped My Tooth – Now What??

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Whoops! You just chipped your tooth. What’s your next step? It’s a good question. You may not feel anything other than the sharp new edge of your chipped tooth, but chipped teeth can cause extreme pain, and may be hypersensitive … Continue reading

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Phytic Acid And Your Teeth (And What Is Remineralization?)

Phytic Acid And Your Teeth (And What Is Remineralization?)

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In recent years, you may have heard claims about remineralizing your teeth. You may have even read that it is possible to heal your own cavities just by changing your diet. This whole theory revolves around phytic acid, a compound … Continue reading

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Snoring – How Can Your Dentist Help?

Snoring – How Can Your Dentist Help?

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If you snore, it is something we’re often a little embarrassed about, but if you do, you’re certainly in good company. It is estimated that one in four women, and one in three Canadian men, snore on a regular basis. … Continue reading

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Why Do I Grind My Teeth?

Why Do I Grind My Teeth?

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Many people grind their teeth occasionally for various reasons. When it happens only once in a while, it usually causes no harm to your teeth or jaw. However, when it becomes chronic, your teeth can be damaged, and there may … Continue reading

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Eight Things You Need To Know About Dental Implants

Eight Things You Need To Know About Dental Implants

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Dental implants are an increasingly common restorative and cosmetic procedure, and one of the strong options you can consider when you lose a tooth. There may be many factors at work in any individual case that make one option more … Continue reading

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Six Everyday Steps To Healthy Gums

Six Everyday Steps To Healthy Gums

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Oral and dental health doesn’t begin and end with your teeth. Your gums are very important, not only to the development of your teeth, but to your overall health. Your teeth may be in great shape, and you may not … Continue reading

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