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Chipped or Cracked Teeth and Why They Need Mending

Unfortunately it is all too easy to chip or crack a tooth, but unless it looks particularly unsightly or is highly visible, then it might not seem worth mending. Even a small chip in a tooth could ultimately affect the health of that tooth. Read more


Put a sparkle in your smile this holiday

This is the time of year when we often get together with friends and family to celebrate the holidays and to welcome a brand-new year. Read more


Avoiding Childhood Tooth Decay this Halloween

Every parent wants to see their child grow up with healthy teeth, but unfortunately childhood tooth decay is still a common problem. What makes it worse is that cavities are preventable. Read more


Is it Time for a New Toothbrush?

Are you one of those people who regularly change their toothbrush every few months, or are you guilty of waiting until your toothbrush really needs a decent burial? Even though toothbrushes are pretty cheap, many people fail to change them frequently enough. Read more


Solving gummy smiles with Gum Sculpting

A gummy smile is a common problem and one that can mar an otherwise pleasing appearance. We refer to a smile as being “gummy” when someone shows an excess of gum tissue when smiling or talking. Ideally, it’s desirable to show very little gum when smiling and your gums should have a nice, balanced appearance. Read more


Will You Enjoy a Whiter Smile This Summer?

The return of lighter and brighter days is enough to make anyone smile, but it is easy to feel self-conscious and lack confidence in your appearance if you know your teeth don’t look their best. Teeth can become stained through habits such as smoking, or by eating and drinking highly coloured foods and it is a look that can be prematurely ageing. Read more


What is the Difference Between Crowns, Inlays and Onlays?

Here at Tsawwassen Place Dental Clinic, we often use crowns, inlays and onlays to restore teeth and each option is used slightly differently. Here is some information to help you understand the difference between these low-cost restorative treatments. Read more


Diabetes and your dental health

Diabetes is becoming increasingly prevalent and this disease can affect your whole body, including your oral health. It is estimated that close to two million Canadian adults have diabetes. One third of these people are unaware that they have the disease. Over a quarter of Canadians aged 75 and older have diabetes. The disease is the seventh leading cause of death in Canada. Read more


What is Digital Smile Design?

Cosmetic dentistry treatments are becoming vastly more popular but often people feel apprehensive about committing to a treatment plan without being able to clearly visualise the results. Digital Smile Design is the perfect solution. Read more


Tooth Sensitivity: what can be done?

Tooth sensitivity can affect one or multiple teeth and may cause a sharp and sudden pain that can be pretty unpleasant. Most cases of tooth sensitivity occur if you eat something very hot or cold, or food that is very sweet or sour. Read more