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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Dental Concerns and Your Children

Dental Concerns and Your Children

Every parent enjoys their child’s smile, from their first smile and beyond. Here we look at a few common concerns that parents often have about the dental health of their young children. Baby Bottle Tooth Decay Babies can develop dental problems like Early Childhood Carries or Baby Bottle Tooth Decay. However, you can keep your little one from undergoing such…

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The Tongue: How to Care for Your Tongue

The Tongue: How to Care for Your Tongue

Four Reasons To Watch Your Tongue Do you have something on the tip of your tongue? How about on top? Perhaps on the side? A majority of people can go an entire day without giving their tongue a thought – we take it for granted. Your tongue, believe it or not, is a strong indication of the state of your…

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Root Canal Fundamentals

Root Canal Fundamentals

The Root Canal – More Effective and Comfortable Than Ever Before It is true that root canals have a bad reputation, but the fact is that they represent one of the best options to save natural teeth that are otherwise failing. Because of technological advances in dentistry, this procedure is now more effective and comfortable than ever before. It used…

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