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    • FEBRUARY 17, 2021
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    Should You Floss Before or After Brushing?

    Should You Floss Before or After Brushing?

    Flossing Before vs. After Brushing? For many people, this isn’t even really a question—many have grown up doing it one way or the other and they probably never even considered doing it any other way. Most will likely assume that brushing and flossing on a regular basis is enough, regardless of the order in which

    • FEBRUARY 9, 2021
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    What is the Cure for the Common Cavity?

    What is the Cure for the Common Cavity?

    Tooth decay is a serious, and quite common issue. In fact, it is the second most widespread disease after the common cold, with 57% of kids and adults in Canada having, or having had, a cavity, and 96% of adults having a history of cavities. While cavities may be common, they should never be thought of as normal.

    • JANUARY 11, 2021
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    Prebiotics: Not Just for a Healthy Gut 

    Prebiotics: Not Just for a Healthy Gut 

    The human body has a variety of microbiomes, the largest and second largest of which are in the gut and the oral cavity, respectively. These microbiomes do not function independently but are related in a complex manner. For example, oral bacteria responsible for tooth decay and periodontal disease might make their way into the digestive

    • DECEMBER 17, 2020
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    Advantages of Dental Bridges Over Implants

    Advantages of Dental Bridges Over Implants

    When you have damaged or missing teeth, you may be faced with a decision between a dental bridge or dental implants. Both have their pros and cons, so how do you know which is the right choice for you? Dental bridges usually consist of one or more false teeth that bridge the gap between natural

    • NOVEMBER 17, 2020
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    How a Great Dental Hygienist Can Help Improve Your Smile

    How a Great Dental Hygienist Can Help Improve Your Smile

    For many of us, when we think of our oral health, our first and last thought is of our dentist, but behind every healthy smile, there is a team that consists of not just the dentist, but also dental assistants and dental hygienists. But what exactly does a dental hygienist do? Here are some of

    • OCTOBER 31, 2020
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    Should You Get Braces During COVID?

    Should You Get Braces During COVID?

    There is no denying that COVID has disrupted almost every Canadian’s life in a variety of ways, some big, some small. Working at home, attending classes online, and closures of many businesses, have become rather common, but what happens when one needs other services? Many dental patients have been left wondering if it is safe

    • SEPTEMBER 30, 2020
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    Is Sedation Dentistry Safe?

    Is Sedation Dentistry Safe?

    In our previous post on dental anxiety tips, we discussed the idea of sedation dentistry. Sedation dentistry is a great way to help patients manage their dental anxiety, and awareness of the advantages of sedation dentistry is increasing. Understanding the levels of sedation available is key to understanding the risks involved in using sedation dentistry

    • SEPTEMBER 29, 2020
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    Is Cosmetic Dentistry Covered By Insurance?

    Is Cosmetic Dentistry Covered By Insurance?

    Determining what your insurance will cover when it comes to cosmetic dentistry is tricky. Our experienced team work directly with your insurance providers and actively help you to maximize your insurance coverage and minimize your out of pocket expenses. Find out more, in todays post!

    • SEPTEMBER 4, 2020
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    Dentist Vs Orthodontist – What’s The Difference?

    Dentist Vs Orthodontist – What’s The Difference?

    There are important differences between a dentist and an orthodontist, and each has their own role to play in the health of your smile.

    • AUGUST 22, 2020
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    COVID-19: Is It Safe To Visit The Dentist?

    COVID-19: Is It Safe To Visit The Dentist?

    Kherani Dental at Aspen is now open for all dental services, with strict new social distancing rules and screening in effect to keep our community safe.