We don’t live in an ideal world. Sometimes people adopt habits that are really damaging to their teeth. One such example are people who have developed rampant caries from the use of recreational drugs. These patients can be rehabilitated with implant overdentures with locators. The esthetics will be favourable and the prosthesis will be […]
Most of us know the drill and are aware of proper oral hygiene. We know to brush twice daily, floss our teeth, and rinse. We recognize the importance of visiting the dentist for thorough cleanings on a regular basis. Although begrudgingly, most of us understand that eating lots of sweets and sugary candy is not the best way to keep our teeth and gums healthy.
Have you ever wondered what actually causes morning breath? Or just bad breath in general? It’s a pretty common experience and an embarrassing one at that. All it really comes down to is an accumulation of bacteria in the mouth. The medical term for this phenomenon is referred to as halitosis. If you, or someone […]
It is highly recommended that you replace you tooth brush every three months, or sooner if it begins to show wear, to maintain optimal oral health. But when it comes to picking out a new brush, what do you look for? With so many options on the market it’s sometimes difficult to choose. Here are some […]
If your teeth cause you pain or discomfort when eating something hot, cold, sweet or sour, you may be experiencing tooth sensitivity. Symptoms of sensitive teeth, usually a sharp or sudden pain, can also be provoked by cold weather or even by simply being touched. Here are some of the potential causes of tooth sensitivity […]
We all know that eating certain foods can damage our teeth, but did you know that there are foods and drinks that can improve your oral health? Here are some of the top foods to keep your teeth and gums healthy and strong.
There is a common misconception that if you brush your teeth regularly, you can skip out on the floss and still maintain good oral hygiene. The truth is, brushing is simply not enough. It’s not just about getting that unsightly piece of broccoli out from between your teeth; floss is an integral part of maintaining […]
Pearly white teeth are a sign of youth, beauty and good health. There are many factors that can contribute to the staining of your teeth including, age, diet and poor oral hygiene. Want to get your teeth looking their brightest? It’s easy! Just follow these simple tips.