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

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