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What You Should Know About Cannabis Use And Your Oral Health.

April 24, 2019

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cannabis use and dental health

With the new legislation making cannabis legal, there are more people accessing it. There are certain health issues associated with cannabis usage. Frequent cannabis usage can affect your oral health as well as your overall health. The type and frequency of usage can have different effects on your body. Your dental care provider wants to be able to educate you on risks and how to protect yourself properly.


Learn How To Manage Your Dental Anxiety

March 18, 2019

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Man biting his nails Similar to the doctor’s office, most people do not look forward to going to the dentist’s office too. However, the reasons for avoiding the dental office can be due to extreme fear or anxiety. Some patients may nervously schedule their dental appointment and show up at the dentist. However, there are some patients who flat our refuse to see the dentist. It is estimated that between 10 to 15% of North Americans avoid seeing their dental due to fear. There is no need to feel worried, ashamed, or guilty during your dental visit. Dental professionals are trained to make dental appointments as comfortable and stress-free as possible. Keep these tips in mind to help you to manage your dental anxiety.


Do You Have Congenitally Missing Teeth?

January 17, 2019

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Having congenitally missing teeth is also called hypodontia. Hypodontia is a condition where at least one tooth is naturally missing in the mouth. Estimates show that around 20% of people are missing one or more of their wisdom teeth. Approximately 5% of individuals lack one or more of their premolars or teeth near the front teeth. Congenitally missing teeth is a genetic trait that is inherited. Some environmental factors may also play a role. In some cases, teeth may develop with a misshapen look if they develop.


How Can Crown Lengthening Benefit You?

January 4, 2019

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tooth-crownsCrown lengthening is a common dental procedure that is used to improve or change a person’s smile by exposing more of the tooth through the removal of excess gum tissue. It involves the removal of gum tissue in most cases. In other cases, the removal of bone and or gum tissue may be involved as well. It may also be used to place a dental restoration on some teeth.


Tooth Cleaning Aids

December 28, 2018

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Brushing TeethTooth cleaning aids are items that are used to help maintain oral health. These tools can be used to clean your teeth, gums and tongue to prevent gum disease, dental decay and bad breath. Most of us know about the common cleaning aids such as dental floss, toothbrushes and floss piks. However, there are other tools that are needed for certain dental conditions.


Manage Dental Anxiety with Dental Sedation

December 18, 2018

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Woman scared of dentistEven though most dental procedures aren’t uncomfortable, a significant portion of the population avoids dental visits. It is estimated that between 9 to 20% of people avoid going to the dentist due to dental anxiety. Dental phobia is an intense fear that prevents patients from having dental care, often for many years. Patients with dental anxiety are still able to attend dental appointments, but they may endure a lot of stress and anxiety during the appointments.


Dental Health During Pregnancy

December 10, 2018

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Pregant Woman sitting on BedWe all know that pregnancy brings a variety of changes to the body. What is not commonly known, are the changes that occur in the mouth, that can affect dental health. These changes to dental health, often require changes in dental treatment plans as well.


What Is An Implant-Supported Bridge?

December 4, 2018

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Example of Dental Implant Bridge Similar to a traditional dental bridge, an implant-supported bridge looks the same. However, the benefits of an implant-supported bridge far exceed that of the conventional dental bridge. Natural teeth support a traditional dental bridge. However, an implant-supported bridge is supported by dental implants.


Learn How To Overcome Dental Anxiety

November 30, 2018

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Woman in Dental Chair giving Thumbs UpDental anxiety means different things to different people, and as a result, affects each person in a unique way. There is a difference between dental anxiety and phobias. Phobias are a severe or intense fear, which is unfounded. Learning how to overcome dental anxiety is essential to maintaining good oral health, and overall health.


Teeth Whitening Options

November 19, 2018

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Teeth whitening before and afterWhen it comes to whitening your teeth, numerous teeth whitening options are available for every type of smile. Learn about teeth whitening options to decide which is best for you. There are two main types of teeth whitening options, over-the-counter and professional whitening.

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