Gum recession is a common problem, but most people are unaware they have receding gums as this condition gradually develops over time. If your gums begin to recede, they will gradually pull away from your teeth, exposing more of the crown of the tooth and even the tooth root. Read more
Do you find yourself occasionally clenching your teeth or grinding then in moments of anger or frustration? Most of us do this every now and then and it’s unlikely to cause any real harm. It’s a different matter if this develops into a regular habit as it can cause substantial damage to the teeth, gums and even the joints in your jaw.
Has it been a while since you visited the dentist? Perhaps you only ever feel the need to go when you think there is a problem? If so then you are missing a trick. Regular preventative dental care, combined with a good oral hygiene routine at home, will help you to save money and time and could even prevent you from experiencing dental pain. Read more
More people are becoming aware, but we’d like to continue spreading the message! Unfortunately gum disease is quite prevalent, and data collected by Statistics Canada between 2007 and 2009, shows that more than one fifth of the adult population who still have their teeth have had, or still have moderate to severe gum disease.
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
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
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
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