General dental news and information.

Dental Cleaning

You may be on top of your oral hygiene routine — brushing twice a day with the latest do-it-all toothpaste and top of the line toothbrush, flossing regularly and properly, using the best mouthwash and even scraping your tongue too. That’s great but it doesn’t mean you don’t a dental cleaning. A deep cleaning of…

Dental-Phobia

Dental Phobia

Fear of the dentist is not uncommon. In fact, over 40% of Canadians admit to having a fear of the dentist that is so strong it causes them to avoid going in at all. For some, this may originate from past trauma such as a painful experience at the dentist, while other people may have had anxiety…

Thoughts On Toothpaste

Everyone has teeth, or has had teeth at one point, and all you have to do is brush and floss. But there’s so many different types of toothpaste available — which is the best one for you? Every mouth is different and no toothpaste can address the needs of every individual person, which is why there…

Gapped Teeth

Gapped teeth, or diastema, is a distinctive gap between teeth. The term diastema or gapped teeth is used most often for describing a gap between the two upper front teeth — the condition is very common in children at the early stages of dental development. About 50% of children between the ages of 6 and…

Knocked-out Teeth

It’s not too worrisome if your toddler’s loose tooth falls out; however, if your older child has a permanent tooth come loose, that’s cause to get to your dentist as soon as possible. Whether they’re playing sports or just a bit clumsy, knocking a tooth out can be more common than most think when it…

Cosmetic Dentistry

The health of your teeth is what is most important but many people agree that the appearance of your teeth should never be overlooked. Your smile may be one of the first things that a person notices about you. And you probably want them to notice you for your bright, healthy smile, not because of…

Are you Over-brushing?

Hearing that you should brush your teeth twice a day and maintain a healthy flossing regimen will probably not come as much of a shock. We’ve heard it since our first trip to the dentist. But what about over-brushing? In many cases, brushing too vigorously can cause extensive damage similar to that of under-brushing.

Life Changing Reasons for Dental Implants: Part 1

There are many reasons why someone might choose to have dental implants over traditional dentures; each reason is as unique as the individual who is making the choice. We have compiled a list of common reasons you should choose dental implants, reasons that very well could be life changing. The reasons have been listed in…