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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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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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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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Why Does The Dentist Examine My Tongue?

Why Does The Dentist Examine My Tongue?

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When you visit your dentist for a regular check-up, they will examine teeth and gums, that goes without saying. But, they will also have a look at your tongue, including the sides and bottom. You may be wondering why. Oral … Continue reading

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Is it a Toothache or Sinusitis?

Is it a Toothache or Sinusitis?

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You’re experiencing a dull ache in your teeth, and it’s becoming uncomfortable. Naturally, your first thoughts focus on the teeth or gums, and a visit with your dentist. But, there may be another explanation for what you feel as a … Continue reading

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How Often Should You Change Your Toothbrush?

How Often Should You Change Your Toothbrush?

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Brushing your teeth is the most important, and most basic part of oral hygiene. It helps you fight against plaque build up, and reduces the risk of gum disease and infection. It’s well established that oral health has a significant … Continue reading

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How Do I Deal With My Sensitive Teeth?

How Do I Deal With My Sensitive Teeth?

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Tooth sensitivity is one of the most common dental issues. According to estimates, about 30 percent of us, or nearly 10 million Canadians, suffer from some degree of tooth sensitivity. There are a few different causes that you can consider … Continue reading

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