Better Smiles through Cosmetic Dentistry procedures

25 April 2013

Better Smiles through Cosmetic Dentistry procedures

Your smile can be one of the first things that people notice about you, your smile defines you. Even if you try to hide it, it will show up sooner or later. We know that it’s not all about how you look, but that doesn’t stop you from feeling uncomfortable. Even if it’s one crooked […]

18 April 2013

What to do with a broken tooth?

If you’ve chipped a part of your tooth, you’re not in any pain and you can barely see it, it’s safe to say you should be ringing up your dentist for an emergency appointment. If you are in pain however, it could be a different story.  Although  it might just be initially to cover the pain considering how […]

11 April 2013

Brushing Your Child’s Teeth: How to brush your child’s teeth

All children love sweets. Candies, ice cream, chocolates, cakes and just anything sweet makes their day. However, sweet hard candies can contribute to tooth decay and cavities because of the sugar content and how long they stay longer in a person’s mouth. Parents should really limit the amount of hard candy their kids consume and […]

4 April 2013

Dental Research on Mouthwash

Did you know that mouthwash can be better at killing plaque than simply brushing your teeth? The January/February issue of General Dentistry published new research, indicating that plaque and gingivitis can significantly be reduced by using germ-killing mouthwash in addition to regular brushing of teeth. While brushing usually focuses solely on the teeth, which make […]

12 December 2012

Detecting Oral Cancer with VELScope

Cancer can affect everyone, regardless of age, race, or gender. Some forms of cancer, like oral cancer, can be treated and cured, if detected early. Oral cancer, however, can go undetected in its earliest stages. Oral cancer is often considered to be one of the most “overlooked” types of cancer, going undetected and untreated until […]

5 December 2012

Regular or Electric Toothbrush – Which Option Is Better?

Most, if not all of us have been accustomed to using a manual toothbrush that requires us to put some effort and pressure when we brush our teeth. However, electric toothbrushes have become more and more popular nowadays and here’s a few things you might want to think about when you’re considering both the cost […]

28 November 2012

Welcome to North Van Dental’s Blog!

We believe that an informed patient is a patient who has a happy, healthy smile, so we’ve created a dental blog to help you keep in touch with the latest in dental techniques and technologies. Oftentimes, you might see special promotions and contests at North Van Dental so we encourage you to check back frequently! […]

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