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

New Year’s Resolution For Proactive Tooth and Gum Care for Your Children

With the end of each year, people begin to think about what they might do different in the coming year. It would probably be fair to say, losing weight, quit smoking and exercising more top the list of resolution. Now, here’s a resolution you might want to consider making even before the end of the year, when it comes to … Read More

Fluoride in Your Drinking Water…What You Need to Know

what you need to know about fluoride in your drinking water

Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral. As one might expect, it is very useful to restore the mineral qualities of tooth enamel. Fluoride has been so helpful for oral health and maintenance that some cities add small amounts to drinking water. It is generally safe in small quantities, and little is needed for dental fluoride remineralization gel treatments. Many studies … Read More

Does Kate or William Have the Better Smile? More importantly…Why?

Method of orthodontics make a difference in the end result.

Unless, as the saying goes, you live under a rock, most people are (at least a little) familiar with the names Prince William and his lovely wife Kate Middleton, the Duchess of. So, when the question is posed, who has a better smile…this is the Kate and William who’s being referenced. Maybe you’ll recognize them by their picture. And while … Read More

Sensitive Teeth Are No Laughing Matter to South Airdrie Smiles Dentists

South Airdrie Smiles reminds you that you don't have to live with sensitive teeth!

I overheard a patient’s young son complaining about how it hurt when he drank something cold. His mother asked her son why he hadn’t told her about the pain he was experiencing. His reply, “You said not to be so sensitive.” It’s a cute response, but sensitive teeth are NO laughing matter. Biting. Cold. Heat. Touch. These are all things … Read More

South Airdrie Smiles Invisalign – Invisible braces option for straighter teeth

Ask South Airdrie Smiles if Invisalign is right for you!

Our last few blog posts have covered the various types of braces available, should you (or your child) have a desire for straighter teeth. So far we’ve covered the metal brackets every one associates with “braces” when they think of them and ceramic options. While we won’t know which option is best for you or your child until they’re ready … Read More

Are There Ceramic Options for You? Your South Airdrie Smiles Dentist Weighs In

South Airdrie Smiles Orthodontic Tips share options for braces.

Since we last blogged about metal brackets as an orthodontic option for you or your child, let’s cover ceramic brackets to ensure you can make an informed decision when the time comes. There are pros and cons to ceramic brackets. Pro: Ceramic brackets are far more discrete as they are tooth colored and therefore less noticeable. Pro: They typically align … Read More