What to Do About Dental Care During and After Pregnancy

What to Do About Dental Care During and After Pregnancy

A pregnancy is a time of excitement for a family! Pregnant women want the best for their child and are often confronted with an overwhelming volume of advice on what they should and should not be doing during their pregnancy. Some of that advice pertains to dental care, and the team at Brewery District Dental would like to present the following information to clarify the importance of seeking routine dental care during the later stages of pregnancy and while nursing.

What is Homemade Toothpaste and Should You Use It?

What is Homemade Toothpaste and Should You Use It?

Many readers may be aware of an increased interest in homemade toothpaste and are curious about whether the trend is something they would like to try. There has been a definite increase in moving away from products with artificial ingredients and additives in recent years, and more and more people are looking for ways to improve the quality of the products that they use in and on their bodies.

The Differences Between Store Bought Teeth Whitening and Professional Teeth Whitening

The Differences Between Store Bought Teeth Whitening and Professional Teeth Whitening

Whiter teeth can improve the attractiveness of your smile and help you look younger (teeth typically become yellowed or grayish as we age). Teeth whitening is a very popular cosmetic dental procedure, and you have the option of in-home treatments or treatments provided only by your dentist. However, there are several differences between the two options.

DIY braces-a new trend that can lead to extensive, expensive and permenant damages to your teeth, gums and mouth.

The DIY Braces Trend and Why It’s Bad for Your Oral Health

There are several DIY projects that you can complete with just a little time and effort, but do it yourself braces should not be one of them. Other than flossing, brushing, tongue scraping and perhaps using a gentle whitener is the only DIY dental treatments and oral health care you should do. Attempting to do your own dental care is downright dangerous.

Dental Care Tips for National Children’s Dental Health Month

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, which makes this a great time to go over important oral care tips for kids. Following these tips on a regular basis helps ensure that your children’s teeth and gums stay healthy, and lowers their risk of cavities and other oral heath problems. 

Why Does Cold Weather Make My Teeth Hurt?

When the winter season arrives, Jack Frost may be nipping at more than your nose this year. If the New Westminster chilly weather seems to bother your teeth more than seems reasonable, the cold temperatures may be exposing some underlying problems. Cold-induced tooth pain can be caused by hidden issues like old fillings,