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Fluoride – Friend or Foe

Fluoride – Friend or Foe

A Closer Look at Fluoride Fluoride is probably one of the most debated subjects in dentistry. Is fluoride really necessary for strong, healthy teeth, can you live without it or can it be hazardous to your health are all questions that need to be answered. The fact is that fluoride is not dangerous or toxic when it is used correctly…

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The Impact of Crooked Teeth On Your Well-Being

The Impact of Crooked Teeth On Your Well-Being

Crooked Teeth & Your Smile Misaligned teeth are more common than many may imagine. However, some people remain unaware of the multiple causes of crooked teeth or the potential health benefits of corrective treatments. So, what causes crooked teeth? Your Genes An underbite or overbite is, more often than not, an inherited characteristic. If your jaw misalignment is not causing…

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4 Tips to Achieving a Healthy Summer Smile

4 Tips to Achieving a Healthy Summer Smile

4 Tips to Achieving a Healthy Summer Smile It is difficult to believe that summer is here already! The new season ushers in plenty of fun and schedule changes as well.  However, just because we are increasing our time spent on sports, travelling, and outdoor fun doesn’t mean we can ignore our oral health habits. Summer, in fact, can be…

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The History of Dental Fillings

The History of Dental Fillings

The Evolution of Dental Fillings The history of dental fillings spans hundreds of years, albeit in different types to the modern white fillings and amalgam we are used to today. In this article, you will learn about the history of dental fillings and why modern dental fillings are a miracle to behold. Early Fillings Humans have used dental fillings for…

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Do I Have A Cavity?

Do I Have A Cavity?

Signs You Might Have A Cavity A tooth cavity can be described as the decayed area of the teeth, which commonly starts as tiny holes/openings in the enamel, then progresses to more visible ones with time, especially when/if left unattended. The initial stages of a cavity may go unnoticed as the damage is too minor with little to no signs…

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What to Do When Your Child Gets Their First Cavity

What to Do When Your Child Gets Their First Cavity

Cavities Happen! When a dentist advises a parent that their child has a cavity it can come as a real shock. This is especially true if you have been being diligent about brushing and flossing every day. Cavities happen for many different reasons, of course, a sugar-heavy diet is one reason, however, they can also be somewhat hereditary, such as…

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Activated Charcoal and Your Teeth

Activated Charcoal and Your Teeth

How Safe Are Charcoal Activated Products for Your Teeth? Dentists have been getting asked the same questions regarding charcoal and charcoal products for dental hygiene. So just how safe are they? Are they just the latest fad? Safety Concerns Regarding Charcoal on Teeth Activated charcoal is a well-known element that has been used throughout the world in both cleaning and…

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Choosing the Best Mouthwash

Choosing the Best Mouthwash

Find the Right Mouthwash If you shop for a mouthwash, you’ll find a huge selection of products available to you. How can you find an option that works for you? What products do dentists stand by? These are some products that have the backing of the Canadian Dental Association. To find the right product for your needs, read more below.…

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