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From Traditional to Trendy: A Look at Different Orthodontic Options

Orthodontics is a branch of dentistry that focuses on the alignment and positioning of the teeth and jaws. It involves the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of dental and facial irregularities. The goal of orthodontic treatment is to improve the function and aesthetics of the smile, as well as promote overall oral health. Having straight teeth […]

When to Seek Root Canal Treatment: Warning Signs and Symptoms

Root canal treatment is a dental procedure that is often misunderstood and feared by many. However, it is an important and necessary treatment for saving a natural tooth that has been infected or damaged. This article aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of root canal treatment, including its basics, common causes of infections, symptoms that […]

Your Smile’s Best Friend: Exploring the Lifelong Benefits of Regular Check-Ups

Maintaining good dental health is essential for overall well-being. Regular dental check-ups play a crucial role in preventing dental problems and ensuring that any issues are detected and treated early. These check-ups not only help keep teeth and gums healthy but also contribute to a beautiful smile. In this article, we will explore the importance […]

The Year of the Radiant Grin: A Dental Countdown to Success

Dental health is often overlooked, but it plays a crucial role in our overall well-being and success. A healthy smile not only boosts our confidence but also has a significant impact on our physical health. As we enter the new year, it’s time to make dental health a priority and strive for a radiant grin. […]

Your Oral Health

There are a myriad of topics when considering one’s oral health and an equal number of questions that come up during routine check ups.  Does my child need fluoride supplements?  Is the mercury in my silver fillings doing any long term harm to my health?  What are the sterilization methods used in the dental office? […]

Tobacco

The American and Canadian Dental Associations, along with all North American regional dental associations and societies have been at the forefront in the battle against tobacco-related disease, working to educate the public about the dangers inherent in tobacco use and encouraging dentists to help their patients break the cycle of addiction. The dental community has […]

The Link to Heart Disease

Poor dental hygiene (lack of brushing and flossing) can lead to other health problems not related to the mouth, including problems associated with the heart. Inflammation, which is the human body’s natural response to irritation, injury, or infection of tissue, has been shown to be a is a major risk factor for heart disease. While […]

Seniors and Oral Health

More and more people are avoiding the need for dentures as they grow older, going against the notion that false teeth are a normal part of growing older. In fact, there’s usually no reason for you NOT to keep your teeth your entire life, providing you maintain a healthy balanced diet and practice good oral […]

Oral Piercing

While many people think this trend looks cool, it has many possible and harmful side effects. Common symptoms after oral piercing include pain, swelling, infection, an increased flow of saliva (“spit”) and injuries to the gums: And the jewelry itself can be hazardous or cause other problems: Since oral health is important for overall health, […]

Oral Health and Seniors

Aging and oral health North Americans are generally leading longer and healthier lives. Today’s seniors are also enjoying good oral health, keeping their natural teeth longer than previous generations. The maintenance of good oral health is stressed throughout one’s life. It remains a very important corner stone to good overall health and quality of life. […]