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Myths And Facts About Flossing

The Canadian Dental Association encourages everyone to floss daily to maintain a healthy and clean mouth. Although, many Canadians ignore the benefits of flossing and forgo the habit altogether. Here are the facts about flossing and the truth about common flossing myths. Myth: Flossing is difficult Flossing is easier today than it ever was. If…

How Often Should You Go To The Dentist?

Visiting your dentist regularly as a child might have seemed daunting, but it was necessary. Of course, as an adult, you no longer have someone making appointments for you. Even if your teeth seem okay, you might still be wondering how often you should see your dentist. The truth is, the answer will depend on…

5 major reasons to replace a missing tooth

Visiting a dentist is something most people procrastinate on. Whether it is to get our scheduled annual check-ups, getting a root canal or replacing a missing tooth, for as long as possible most of us tend to postpone going to a dentist. Most dental issues that cause pain, swelling or bleeding are most likely to…

Questions You Should Ask About Dental Crowns

Dental crowns, or caps, are hallowed pieces used to restore the shape of natural teeth. It is usually made in a lab, but some clinics can make them on-site too. Dental crowns cover the entire tooth, providing a stable surface for chewing and a restorative solution for misshaped or discoloured teeth. They also protect teeth…

Eating Disorders and Your Dentist

The food you eat and your overall dietary habits play a big role in your oral health. We’ve all heard in the news, or from our health care providers, that eating too much sugar in our diets can lead to cavities, but it’s also true that eating other highly acidic and readily-available “diet” foods can…