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If you want a top-notch smile and oral health, then you need to avoid the enemies of the mouth. Those enemies include plaque and acid. To tell you a little more about these enemies, our dentist, Dr. Bill Cryderman, is happy to share some information with you. Plaque This is the biggest rival to the mouth. It’s a sticky, hard-to-see... read more »
Dental anxiety affects many people. While some people may experience some apprehension about visiting the dentist, others may be so uncomfortable about a dental visit that they will avoid making an appointment altogether. While this may keep their dental phobia at bay, putting off dental visits can have serious implications. Tooth decay and tooth loss, gum disease, and serious complications... read more »
As you might have heard, there are several changes you should expect during your pregnancy. For instance, you may know that the way you exercise and eat might change. However, please remember that your oral health might also change. For example, you could have heard that you shouldn’t visit a dentist when you’re pregnant. However, this may not be completely... read more »
What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think about keeping your teeth clean? If you thought about brushing or flossing your pearly whites, you’re not alone. However, would you be surprised to hear that not flossing could actually have a negative impact on the health of your teeth and on your overall health? Similarly, would it surprise... read more »
Periodontal disease, also called gum disease, is a harmful disease that starts with plaque buildup on the teeth and gums. As plaque begins to eat away at healthy tissue, gingivitis can set in. If gingivitis is left untreated, or even if it not properly treated, gum disease can occur. Listed below are some frequently asked questions about periodontal disease: Question: What... read more »
Do you ever wonder why it’s important to take good care of your gums? If so, our experienced dental team is more than happy to explain why gum care in Calgary, Alberta, is vital! Having healthy gums can do many things for you. In fact, they can: -Help your overall health: Gum disease is a serious and dangerous dental issue that... read more »
Did you know that if you’re missing teeth, you could eventually have to deal with problems like gaps in your smile, an uneven bite, and even problems with your jaw? Similarly, missing teeth has clear cosmetic disadvantages as well. Fortunately, there are many dental restorations designed specifically to replace missing teeth. For instance, you may know about dental bridges, dentures,... read more »
Flossing began when a dentist in New Orleans advised his patients to use a thin silk thread to clean between their teeth. As this caught on, the Codman and Shurtleft Company in Massachusetts began marketing unwaxed silk dental floss in 1882. Then the New Jersey company Johnson & Johnson took out a patent for dental floss in 1898, which was... read more »
The chemicals and ingredients found in tobacco can cause severe harm to the health of your body. Smoking puts many toxins in the body that increase your risk for heart and lung problems. However, the effects of smoking don’t stop there. Keep reading to learn the impact smoking has on oral health. There are many ways smoking harms oral health,... read more »
Your dental crown serves to preserve your smile and the structure of your teeth. When you were initially fitted for the crown, you were advised that it would last a long time with proper care and maintenance. But what if something happens and your crown falls out? If your crown appears loose, breaks or falls out, you will want to... read more »