Tips to help parents promote dental health

27 June 2013

Tips to help parents promote dental health

Your child’s dental health is just as important as their overall physical health. Canadian Living has a great article with lots of practical advice to help you promote proper dental health in your home. They explain things such as how to choose the right toothpaste for your child and why it`s good to choose sugar […]

20 June 2013

How well are your children brushing their teeth?

It’s never too early to start good oral hygiene habits, teach our children how to take of their teeth and let them know the importance of doing so. The British Columbia Dental Association has some great resources for parents which include health tips and suggestions on how to pick a toothbrush for your child. The […]

13 June 2013

What are the worst foods for your teeth?

We always hear about how high sugar food and drink like candy and soda are bad for our teeth, but the pH (or level of acidity) of what we consume can also affect the health of our teeth. Here’s an interesting list showing the acidity of common foods and drinks. It’s always good to balance […]

6 June 2013

How Should You Take Care Of Your Dental Health When You’re Pregnant?

Nobody should ever take their dental health care for granted especially pregnant women. And yet, despite the constant reminder of dental professionals, people often find reasons and excuses not to do what they need to do to improve if not maintain good oral health. Sometimes, people do the things that put their dental health in […]

30 May 2013

Breaking your child’s addiction – Thumb Sucking

Sucking comes naturally in children, it’s a reflex that you outgrow. It can be soothing, relaxing and it helps babies learn about the world. So it’s all good and healthy until the permanent teeth come in. Sucking may cause problems with the mouths growth, it can change the alignment of the teeth and it can […]

23 May 2013

How can a gummy smile be fixed?

Gummy smiles are something that aren’t usually noticed by a lot of people, but also one of those things that can have a major effect on self confidence.  For those who are unsure of what I mean by “gummy” it’s simply a term for a smile that consists of more gum than teeth. So it […]

16 May 2013

Busting Commons Dental Myths

Have you heard any of these common dental myths? See which dental myths below are really myths and why you should avoid them. 1. My oral health has nothing to do with my overall health. Having bad breath and stained teeth doesn’t just affect your social life, but your body’s health too. An incredible amount […]

9 May 2013

What Smoking Does To Your Teeth

You’re craving for a good brushing, maybe it’s the stress from work or just that nagging feeling your mind gets, but you need one. So you go out and buy another new tube of toothpaste, and you squirt the following out onto your brush: Acetone, Tar, Lead, Cyanide, Formaldehyde, Ammonia, Arsenic, Chloroform, Carbon Monoxide, butane […]

2 May 2013

What are the advantages of having your Teeth Whitened?

Are you confident enough to smile in the crowd? Does the color of your teeth bringing you down because of years and years of smoking, caffeine intake and the like? Frankly speaking, the colors of your teeth is not a sign of oral wellness. However whiter teeth are preferable than the yellow ones and mostly it will […]

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 […]

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