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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


New Year new smile?

The New Year can be a great time to reassess your smile and your general dental health. If it has been a while since you last saw a dentist, then why not book an appointment? Read more


Bleeding gums are never normal

Did you notice your gums bled when you last brushed or flossed? If this is becoming a regular occurrence then it is time to take action. Healthy, strong and properly maintained gums will not bleed and this is often a sign that they have become infected and you could have the early stages of gum disease, a condition called gingivitis. Read more


Habitual Snoring is No Joke

Snoring is very common and many of us will snore occasionally. However habitual snoring can not only be very disruptive for anyone sharing your bed, but may present a health risk. Persistent interruptions to sleep can lead to a number of different problems, particularly if your habitual snoring is cause by a condition called sleep apnea. Read more


Why are dental implants the best way to replace missing teeth?

It is upsetting to have to lose a tooth, but we are lucky to live in a time when technology can replace missing teeth in a way that looks natural and beautiful. Dental implants have been safely used for decades, and can be the best and healthiest way to replace a missing tooth. Read more


How Long Will a Root Canal Treatment Last?

Root canal treatment is very common but if you need this therapy you probably want to know how long it will last and if it will save your tooth from extraction. Read more


Do you smoke? Learn how it affects your oral health

Are you a smoker? If so you may already be aware of how smoking affects your general health, but have you thought about how it impacts your oral health? In fact smoking can have a dramatic effect on dental health, greatly increasing your risk of developing dental problems and oral cancer. Read more