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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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Pacifiers, Thumb Sucking, And Your Child’s Teeth

Pacifiers, Thumb Sucking, And Your Child’s Teeth

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Many parents of young children are concerned that thumb sucking and pacifiers can make their baby’s new teeth grow crookedly. They’ve heard well meaning family and friends regale them with a horror story or two. But, is the concern justified? … Continue reading

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5 Foods That Can Whiten your Teeth – And 5 That Will Stain Them

5 Foods That Can Whiten your Teeth – And 5 That Will Stain Them

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Many people want to whiten their teeth, and our dental office can offer a range of tooth whitening procedures and services. But, those beautiful pearly whites will quickly begin to fade if you don’t support them with a good dental … Continue reading

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Oral Health and General Health – The Link

Oral Health and General Health – The Link

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Everybody knows that dental health is essential to avoid problems like cavities and gum issues. It sounds obvious, but many people don’t really make the direct connection there is between oral health and your general health overall. A healthy mouth … Continue reading

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Smoking and Your Oral Health – Part Four

Smoking and Your Oral Health – Part Four

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Let’s continue from where we left off in the last blog. 11) Dry Socket: When you take a puff of a cigarette, the negative pressure that occurs upon inhaling can pull the blood clot out of its socket. This results … Continue reading

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Smoking and Oral Health – Part Two

Smoking and Oral Health – Part Two

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Did you know? • There are over 4000 chemicals ingested with one puff of cigarette smoke…..namely formaldehyde, carbon monoxide and arsenic……who knew? • Smokers have a 2 ½ to 3 ½ greater risk of gum disease than non-smokers. • Smokers … Continue reading

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