Why Flossing is Actually Good for You

Why Flossing is Actually Good for You

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: What Are They and How Can They Affect Your Oral Health?

Electronic Cigarettes: What Are They and How Can They Affect Your Oral Health?

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.

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What It Takes to Be a Dentist in British Columbia

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.

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Why You Should See Your Dentist Before Cancer Treatments

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.

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Oral Cancer – A Threat You Cannot Ignore

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!