What You Should Do if a Tooth Comes Out

If you lose a tooth, rinse it with milk

It happens. Biting down on a hard candy, sports injuries, or even just a fall, can cause unplanned dental disasters. Here’s a list of best practices in the event something happens, and you or your child loses a tooth: Rinse your mouth with cool water and apply a cold compress on the outside of your cheek to try and prevent/treat … Read More

What You Need To Know About Oral Cancer

Oral cancer can be caught early

Let’s face it, no one likes to even think about cancer, let alone talk about it. However, the fact remains, it is real, and outcomes are much better when caught early. That’s why it’s important for you to read on for what you need to know about oral cancer.   The following are signs and symptoms of oral cancer. These are … Read More

Dental Sedation Can Help You Overcome Your Fear

Sedation dentistry can help you overcome your fear of the dentist.

It’s generally acknowledged that many people (some reports state upwards of 25-30%) experience feelings of anxiety and dread about going to the dentist. You might even be one of them. Dental sedation can help you overcome your fear. The problem is, fear is spilling over into other areas of your life. By not having your dental issues corrected, here are a … Read More

Dental Issues When Travelling

Tips to deal with dental issues while travelling

Most people think of travelling for only during the summer. But with winter breaks and the holidays just around the corner, many families and folks take off to get away during the winter months too. The last thing ANYONE wants to think about when they’re on vacation is sudden dental issues when travelling. Even the tiniest toothache can make a … Read More

Is Invisalign Teen an Option for Your Child?

See if Invisalign Teen is right for your child

If you happen to have a child who needs braces sooner rather than later, metal brackets aren’t your only option. There’s one more to consider and this might just be what you and your dentist agree is the best solution for your child. Invisalign Teen works the same way as regular Invisalign does, except it’s specifically made with teens in mind. … Read More

Bad Breath Can Leave You Lonely.

Bad Breath Can Leave You Lonely.

We aren’t talking about the kind of bad breath caused by eating garlic or drinking coffee. No, that kind of thing can be fixed with a quick brush of your teeth. Or a breath mint (or two) if you’re out and about. But bad breath that you can’t get rid of. Bad breath people in close range to you can … Read More

4 Tips to Tuck Your Children’s Teeth into Bed at Night…

Good oral hygiene includes a routine

This also works for your teeth too! Good oral hygiene is beneficial for the young and the young at heart. Along with that, you know you’re supposed to brush your teeth morning, noon and night. But that night one is tough. You kid is tired. You’re tired. Everyone is in a hurry to plop into bed. But hold on…here’s your … Read More

Talk About Grinding Your Teeth

Grinding Teeth causes many problems

Do you or someone you love grind their teeth? If so, you’re joining over 610,000 people worldwide struggling with the same issue! According to the Canadian Sleep Society, about eight percent of adults and 14 percent of kids report grinding their teeth a few times a week. It’s called ‘bruxism’ and can be linked to stress or anxiety. It could … Read More

What Confucius Say About Your Wisdom Teeth

Do you need your wisdom teeth?

“To know what you know and to know what you don’t know, that is real wisdom.” – Confucius   There are a lot of myths surrounding “wisdom teeth”, some true and some not-so-true.   For example, did you know that 35% of the population is actually born without them? The debate goes on as to whether this is evolution or … Read More

Give Yourself a Gift – A Beautiful Smile No One Will See Coming…

Give yourself a gift.

With the holiday season and all the gift giving over, now is the time to take a minute and think about something for you. A beautiful smile! You know you have a problem with having crooked teeth. You’ve been meaning to have it taken care of but the thought of wearing braces just doesn’t excite you. And yet, here you … Read More