Everyone should feel confident in their smile. It is, after all, one of the first things people notice when meeting you. The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry recently completed a study, which, from our experience, seems to be consistent with Canadian attitudes. The study shows that 96% of adults believe a smile that is [...]
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For the general population, life has never been more hectic. We have less time for rest, higher stress levels, and sleepinterrupters such as caffeine, and blue light. This is leading to more and more people, getting less and less sleep. In fact, insomnia has become so common that many people are familiar with the [...]
Many dentists agree that if brushing your teeth and flossing are the top priorities for good oral health, then mouthwashwould be the third. Fact is, there is no “all-in-one” solution for proper dental hygiene; multiple approaches are needed. Mouthwash was originally a tool for fresh breath in a hurry. Over the years dentists, doctors, and [...]
Your body is a complicated machine; the foods you eat affect everything from your tissue and organs to your bones and even your teeth and gums. Of course, choosing too many sugar-filled snacks and sodas puts you at risk for tooth decay, but our diet impacts our oral health in ways you've probably never imagined. [...]
Routine dental checkups are great for making your smile brighter, but more importantly, your regular checkups have a compelling impact on your oral and general health. Most dentists agree with the recommendation from the Canadian Dental Association, that visiting your dentist twice a year will greatly reduce the number of oral problems you can encounter. [...]
Author Sloane Crossley said, “Uniqueness is wasted on youth. Like fine wine or a solid flossing habit, you’ll be grateful for it when you’re older”. There are many reasons why you’ll be grateful for flossing, in the present and future; this article hopes to turn you into a daily flosser by exploring the reasons flossing [...]
Five Options Available for Replacing Missing Teeth A person may be missing teeth for a variety of reasons, ranging from injury to tooth decay. Replacement options exist, with these five being the most commonly recommended by dentists. Natural-Looking Teeth Implants Whether replacing one tooth or several, implants are stable, long-lasting and natural-looking. They typically consist [...]
Oral Sedation vs. Nitrous Oxide: What’s the Difference? Roy & Kali Family Dental Centre in Grande Prairie offers a range of dental sedation options to keep you comfortable while receiving a procedure, even if you have fear or anxiety about having dental work done. Two of the most commonly prescribed sedation methods are [...]