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preventative care

15
Feb

Did You Know Dentists Provide Oral Cancer Screenings?

Oral cancer can affect the inside of the cheeks, the lips, throat or tongue. It is a serious disease, and those over forty-five are more at risk. Early detection is vital for any form of cancer, and oral cancer can often be treated more successfully when caught early. Read more

17
Feb

Why you shouldn’t ignore receding gums

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

12
Aug

How regular dental care saves you time and money

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

4
Dec

Why Root Canal Therapy is a Good Thing

If those holiday beverages are hurting because of hot or cold sensitivity, you might need a root canal. But contrary to the way we usually react to that news, it’s nothing to be worried about. Root canal therapy is a treatment that some people might initially feel nervous about receiving, only to realize these fears are unfounded. In fact, root canal treatment is a good thing because it is the only way to preserve and protect a tooth badly damaged by infection or trauma. 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

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