You take good care of your teeth. You brush regularly and floss, too. So there is no need to worry about gum disease, right? Not so fast. Millions of people suffer from gum disease, and just because you brush every day does not guarantee that you will not fall victim to this common disease.
Have you considered whitening your teeth but are hesitant to undergo the whitening process? In this blog, we’ll take a closer look at teeth whitening, including the many benefits of the teeth whitening process.
Having a brilliant white smile is something almost everyone wants. If you practice good oral health but still find yourself hiding your smile due to stained and discoloured teeth, your diet might be to blame. Here are five of the worst food and beverage offenders for staining teeth.
The effectiveness of flossing recently became the subject of controversy based on findings published by the Associated Press. Essentially, the AP announced that there hadn’t been enough reliable research conducted on the benefits of flossing and the overall effects it has on oral health. Their conclusion? Maybe we don’t need to floss after all.
Electronic cigarettes are battery-powered devices that heat a cartridge containing a liquid solution to create an aerosol that the user can inhale. This process is called “vaping.” The solutions usually contain nicotine, flavouring agents, a diluent, and various other chemicals. Because the industry is not regulated in Canada, there is no control over the exact contents of the cartridges.
Becoming a dentist is not an easy journey, but it can certainly be a fun and enjoyable one. Pursuing a dental career means hard work and sacrifices, just like many other professions. In this article, we will explore what it takes to become a dentist in Metro Vancouver. This may also give you some insight on how to choose a dentist that best suits the needs of you and your family.
Throughout my years of practice in New Westminster, I’ve had patients repeatedly ask me why their teeth hurt when having coffee, ice cream, frozen yogurt or other similar food and beverage items. Sometimes, they even cringe when simply brushing their teeth.
In many cases, it can be attributed to tooth sensitivity.
Cancer is one of those unfortunate illnesses that seemingly affects all of us in some way, either directly or through a family member or friend. The impact is significant for cancer patients and their friends and family alike. Before a patient begins cancer treatment, it is crucial to see a dentist, and this article will explain why.
Oral cancer causes more deaths annually in North America than skin cancer and testicular cancer. Anyone can fall victim to oral cancer. Even people who believe they are generally healthy and at low risk for developing oral cancer should see their dentist for regular screenings. Why? Early detection can increase oral cancer survival rates significantly and is the key to effective treatment!
Raising children can be very expensive, especially in the Greater Vancouver region we reside in. After all, we are situated in one of the best provinces in the country. On average, it is believed that close to a quarter million dollars have to be spent on each child raised by the time they turn 18.