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22
Mar

Are Your Food Choices Affecting Your Family’s Dental Health?

Trying to provide your family with healthy and nutritious foods can be hard at times and especially if you have some picky eaters. You probably try to make food choices that are great for overall health, but have you considered their possible effects on oral health? Read more

22
Feb

Does it matter if your child still sucks their thumb?

Lots of infants and little children will suck a thumb or finger, and it is a perfectly natural habit that can help relieve anxiety and which provides comfort. Often, a child will suck a thumb when they are tired or upset or when they are bored. Read more

22
Jan

How Dental Sealants Could Help Your Child

Preventative dentistry is vital for everyone, at all ages. In those critical formative years of childhood, it’s especially important for children to get a good foundation of dental care. We strive to help every child grow up with strong, healthy and cavity-free teeth. Dental sealants can be a valuable part of any preventative dental plan. Read more

19
Nov

Expecting a baby? Here’s how pregnancy affects your dental health

If you are planning a new addition to your family, congratulations! You have almost certainly seen your doctor for care and advice, but have you considered how pregnancy affects your dental health? Here is some helpful information. Read more

24
Oct

What to do if your child is afraid of the dentist

Dental fears and anxieties are genuine, and a visit to the dental clinic may seem especially scary for a young child. As a parent, you may be wondering what to do if your child is afraid of the dentist. Read more

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