Do you have a toothache that just won’t go away? Or are you experiencing painful or swollen gums around a specific tooth? Well, these may be signs that you need a root canal. But what exactly is a root canal? A root canal is a highly effective treatment that can save your natural tooth and […]
What to Expect During Oral Sedation?
Many Canadians are anxious about receiving dental work. Everyone needs proper dental care, so sedation dentistry exists to help anxious patients feel comfortable during dental procedures. Oral sedation can help people with mild to moderate dental anxiety so they can get their treatment done comfortably while staying relaxed at the dentist. Continue reading to learn […]
How Long Does a Wisdom Tooth Extraction Take?
Wisdom tooth extraction may not be as daunting as you think. While it may not be at the top of the list of things you want to do, it is important and can save you a lot of pain later on. One of the most common questions we hear is “how long will a wisdom […]
10 Common Causes of Toothaches
Our teeth help us eat, talk, and smile, so when you have a toothache, it can really impact your life. One of the best ways to prevent toothaches is with a dental exam and cleaning every 6 months. Still, toothaches can happen, even with regular dental checkups. From cavities to wisdom teeth, here are 10 […]
What to Do if You Lose a Filling
Dental fillings help keep your smile beautiful and your teeth functional, but what happens if you lose the filling itself? A lost filling can often be replaced quickly if addressed in a timely manner. Here are some steps to prevent the problem from worsening. Proper Filling Maintenance Taking good care of your teeth will help […]
How Your Dentist Checks for Oral Cancer
For some dental or oral health issues, like oral cancer, early detection holds the best chance for a full recovery — so your dentist will keep an eye out for the early warning signs. A dental exam is your opportunity to get a professional inspection of your oral health. How Often Do I Need a […]
Do I Really Need a Dental Cleaning?
Why is Dental Care Important? Keeping your mouth clean is just as important as a good diet and exercise when it comes to maintaining a healthy body. Poor oral health and hygiene habits can significantly affect your quality of life and influence how you interact with others. If you don’t care for your mouth and […]