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Dental Health | Tsawwassen Place Dental

21
Sep

How to reduce your risk of tooth decay

Despite improvements in oral care, tooth decay is still incredibly common. Most people will have at least one or two fillings, but it is possible to reduce your risk of cavities. Read more

19
Aug

How to keep your gums in the pink of health

Approximately 70% of Canadians will develop gum disease at some point during their lifetime, according to figures from the Canadian Dental Association. Read more

27
May

Simple tips to help your child enjoy a healthy smile

It is never too early to establish a good oral care routine, gently wiping your baby’s gums with a clean washcloth or damp gauze. Once their first tooth comes through, you can begin to carefully clean it using a baby toothbrush. Read more

18
Apr

How Advancing Age Affects Your Dental Health

Unfortunately, it’s impossible to turn back the years but you can take steps to reduce the impact of ageing, especially on your dental health. Good oral health is especially important for protecting your general health as you age, given the close links between many serious health conditions and gum disease. Read more

15
Mar

Why preventative dentistry is the best approach

Dentists usually encourage patients to book regular check-ups and hygiene appointments, generally every six months, though it might be more often if you have some issues with gums or teeth. You might have wondered why this frequency is recommended and even if it’s really necessary, especially if your dental health seems fine. There is a very good reason for this preventative approach towards your dental care as it can help save you time, money and can save your teeth! Read more

20
Feb

Could Bruxism be causing your headaches?

If you have recently begun waking up with chronic headaches, then your teeth might be to blame. Bruxism is a condition where people clench and grind their teeth, usually subconsciously during sleep. It’s a habit that can create enormous stress on teeth and jaws, potentially causing pain that may radiate outwards from your jaws, affecting your face, your neck and shoulders and which can even cause a dull headache that begins around your temples. Read more

15
Jan

Get flossing for a fantastic smile

Are you one of those people who only floss is when you know you’re about to visit the dentist, or whenever you have something stuck in between your teeth? We know a lot of people don’t floss regularly but it’s definitely a habit we like to encourage here at Tsawwassen Place Dental. Read more

11
Dec

Will your smile look fabulously festive this year?

You may have spent ages finding the perfect party outfit, but an attractive and healthy smile can provide the finishing touch. Even though Christmas is nearly upon us, there are still things you can do to help your smile look its fabulous best. Read more

20
Nov

Why see a dentist regularly? Here’s why preventive care matters

Everybody is so busy these days we know it can be difficult to fit in regular professional dental care, especially if all seems well with your dental health. After all, if your teeth seem fine, then how much can it really hurt to miss an appointment or two? Read more

18
Oct

Dry Mouth and how it can harm your dental health

The correct medical term for dry mouth is xerostomia and it’s something we all suffer from occasionally. It’s perfectly normal to have a dry mouth if you are feeling nervous or anxious or if you are dehydrated. However, a persistent dry mouth can be a problem and it could affect your dental health. Read more