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Wisdom Teeth – Why Do We Have Them?

Wisdom Teeth – Why Do We Have Them?

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Wisdom teeth – why do we have them, anyway? According to one study, about 53% of us have (or had) at least one wisdom tooth, and men are more likely to have them than women. The first set of molars … 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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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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Acid Erosion and its Effects on the Oral Cavity – Part Four

Acid Erosion and its Effects on the Oral Cavity – Part Four

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Our last blog on the subject of ‘Acid Erosion and its Effects on the Oral Cavity’ was posted on November 22nd, 2016. It may be helpful to reread this blog as this next one is a continuation. In this blog, … Continue reading

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Can You See what I See? A Case Study

Can You See what I See? A Case Study

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In this blog, we will continue our educational series of what entities can be seen on a dental x ray…in this case, a panorex. The image above shows a full complement of 28 teeth. What we’re going to focus on … Continue reading

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Smoking and Your Oral Health – Part One

Smoking and Your Oral Health – Part One

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  Happy New Year everyone! Hope 2015 brings health, happiness and peace to you. New Year’s resolutions….yes, we all have them. How many people try to quit smoking? I’m sure it’s up there with starting to exercise and eating better. The … Continue reading

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Meth Mouth

Meth Mouth

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I know that a picture is worth a 1000 words, but in the case of Meth Mouth, you’ll have to take my word for it: either that or Google ‘Meth Mouth’ and see for yourself. But be warned, it gets … Continue reading

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Your Diet and Dental Health: Food Glorious Food

Your Diet and Dental Health: Food Glorious Food

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A healthy diet not only affects your general physical health, but also your dental health.    We’re not referring only to your teeth, but your gums as well. Proper nutrition results in improved immunity of your gum tissues.   Healthy gums … Continue reading

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Fluoride and your Dental Health: Part Three

Fluoride and your Dental Health: Part Three

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We’ll end our discussion of Fluoride with a brief list as to when it is recommended. Here we go: 1. Patients who are in a moderate to high risk group of developing decay. This includes those undergoing radiation therapy to … Continue reading

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Tongue Thrust

Tongue Thrust

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Try this…Push your tongue forward until it protrudes through your mouth. You may notice that it encounters and pushes against the back of your upper teeth as it does so. This singular action is ok, because it is just that…a … Continue reading

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