Dental Health

Delta BC Dentists Agree: Electric Toothbrush Trumps Manual Toothbrush

2018-03-03T06:59:15+00:00

Many patients don’t realize just how important it is to use the right toothbrush. They typically rely on the sample they get after their 6-month dental visit or pick up a cheap option at their local grocery store. To them, all toothbrushes are basically the same, and they don’t see a reason to invest [...]

Delta BC Dentists Agree: Electric Toothbrush Trumps Manual Toothbrush2018-03-03T06:59:15+00:00

Delta BC Dentist Addresses Food that Cause Cavities

2018-03-04T20:23:56+00:00

They say you are what you eat. And in no better place can that be seen than in your teeth. That’s because many foods and beverages can cause plaque, which does serious damage your teeth. Plaque is a bacteria-filled sticky film that contributes to gum disease and tooth decay. After you eat a sugary snack [...]

Delta BC Dentist Addresses Food that Cause Cavities2018-03-04T20:23:56+00:00

Brushing and Flossing, But What Else Can We Do?

2018-07-29T20:41:09+00:00

This is a great question and while not every dentist, or dental hygienist, may agree on what else is needed to get and keep your gums and teeth healthy I feel you should know about the other oral hygiene tools that are available. That way you can make up your own mind. First, you [...]

Brushing and Flossing, But What Else Can We Do?2018-07-29T20:41:09+00:00

Facts vs. Myths: Misconceptions about Dental Health?

2018-03-04T20:39:35+00:00

No oral symptom should be ignored – ever! Every oral health symptom is a warning that something abnormal is happening in the oral cavity and, if that warning isn’t heeded, it could lead to something far more serious. The important thing to be aware of here is that what happens in the mouth is [...]

Facts vs. Myths: Misconceptions about Dental Health?2018-03-04T20:39:35+00:00

Which Oral Health Symptoms Shouldn’t be Ignored?

2018-08-27T03:35:08+00:00

No oral symptom should be ignored – ever! Every oral health symptom is a warning that something abnormal is happening in the oral cavity and, if that warning isn’t heeded, it could lead to something far more serious. The important thing to be aware of here is that what happens in the mouth is not [...]

Which Oral Health Symptoms Shouldn’t be Ignored?2018-08-27T03:35:08+00:00

Is There a Connection Between Oral Health and Other Health Conditions?

2018-03-04T20:24:29+00:00

Oral health can no longer be separated from overall health. Unless you are free of dental disease, particularly gum disease - and the other oral health issues that harm overall health - you can never be truly healthy. Gum Disease Gum disease can increase the risk and severity of many more serious health problems, [...]

Is There a Connection Between Oral Health and Other Health Conditions?2018-03-04T20:24:29+00:00

Top 10 Dental Questions You Should Ask

2017-08-22T15:44:45+00:00

From a very early age, you're encouraged to ask questions – to parents, in school and especially in the dentist's office. But when in medical environments, asking dental questions is an important part of your long-term healthcare. Here are 10 you should ask. 1. How Can I Improve the Whiteness of My Teeth? A [...]

Top 10 Dental Questions You Should Ask2017-08-22T15:44:45+00:00

Root Canals Could Be No More

2017-06-16T22:38:10+00:00

Experts are predicting that root canal procedures will go by the wayside in the not-too-distant future. Scientists from the University of Nottingham and Harvard University’s Wyss Institute sure hope so. Using the patient’s own stem cells, they’re developing a new dental treatment instead of a root canal that could someday help heal a damaged [...]

Root Canals Could Be No More2017-06-16T22:38:10+00:00

Gingivitis – What It Is and How You Can Avoid It

2017-04-07T13:25:06+00:00

Gingivitis is the inflammation of the gums (known as gingiva) that occurs most commonly when a sticky film of bacteria (known as plaque) surrounds the teeth. Plaque constantly surrounds the teeth, but if it is not removed with proper daily brushing and flossing, the gums can become irritated, inflamed, and may even bleed. Irritated or [...]

Gingivitis – What It Is and How You Can Avoid It2017-04-07T13:25:06+00:00

New Smart Toothbrush Improves Your Brushing Habits

2017-04-07T14:25:07+00:00

Kolibree is a new company that is dedicated to providing people with solutions to health and well-being using digital technology. One in particular that was first showcased at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in 2014 is the Kolibree toothbrush. This new toothbrush swears it will improve your brushing habits and make your dentist even happier. [...]

New Smart Toothbrush Improves Your Brushing Habits2017-04-07T14:25:07+00:00