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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

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

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