• 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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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  • Dental Services In Calgary During COVID-19

    Dental Services In Calgary During COVID-19

    At this time, all regular, non-essential dental services in Calgary and across Alberta have been temporarily suspended on advice from the Alberta Health Services. We released an official statement about these closures on our website which you can read here, and we wanted to take this opportunity to talk a little further about how the temporary

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  • Top Tips For Sensitive Teeth

    Top Tips For Sensitive Teeth

    Sensitivity in teeth can be more than just a minor inconvenience. If you suffer from sensitivity in your teeth you can be left unable to enjoy a lot of foods and drinks. In today’s blog post, we are going to take a look at the causes of sensitive teeth and give you our expert opinions

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  • Teeth Whitening at Home or Professional Teeth Whitening?

    Teeth Whitening at Home or Professional Teeth Whitening?

    One of the big cosmetic dentistry trends we’ve seen over recent years is the increase in the number of people taking up teeth whitening services – both professional dental teeth whitening and at-home teeth whitening solutions.   Home Teeth Whitening Options To service the growing demand for home-based teeth whitening, the last few years have

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  • Can Tooth Enamel Be Repaired?

    Can Tooth Enamel Be Repaired?

    Read our blog post to learn what can cause damage to tooth enamel and how it can be repaired through remineralization.

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