Why Flossing Is Essential to Your Oral Health

Did you know, you can have a cavity hidden between your teeth or along your gumline? Well, it’s true! Flossing has many benefits and is essential to your oral health. To help you understand more about flossing, our doctor, Dr. Nathalie Dowsett, here at Dowsett Dental Health in Calgary, Alberta, is happy to give you the information you need to... read more »

The Basics of Holistic Dentistry

Bill Cryderman Dentistry practices a extraordinary branch of dentistry called holistic dentistry. What exactly is that? We’re glad you asked! Holistic dentistry incorporates alternative medicine into oral health. In other words, we like to approach dental care as one part of a whole. We take into account one’s physical, emotional and spiritual well-being, rather than simply treating dental diseases. We... read more »

Brush Better With These Tips

You’ve probably heard this before, but it’s worth repeating here: brushing is the most powerful way to improve your oral health and foil the onset of oral decay and disorders. For the greatest outcomes, it’s important to practice the greatest technique when brushing. Below are some tips to help make you a master brusher: -Brush for at least 120 seconds!... read more »

Dental Care During Pregnancy: Why it’s Important

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 »

Frequently Asked Questions About Periodontal Disease

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 »

Did You Know Sugarless Gum Has Oral Health Benefits?

Did you know that sugarless gum has oral health benefits? Although the ingredients in sugarless gum are not directly responsible, the gum acts as a tool to wash away harmful germs and residue left behind by eating and drinking. Although regular gum has the same benefits, the sugars in traditional gum can lead to further damage to your teeth and... read more »

Get Ready for the Fall Festivities with Our Teeth Whitening Treatment

Fall is in full swing and Halloween is almost here which means the holiday season is officially off and running now! So is your smile ready for the holidays? While you already know that a healthy smile depends on taking good care of your teeth and gums every day and periodic professional dental cleanings, Dr. Nathalie Dowsett is pleased to... read more »

The Reasoning Behind Gum Care

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 »

Insights on Bioesthetic Dentistry

The appeal of the teeth in your smile is a direct reflection of the health, and functionality of your entire mouth. All of the different aspects of your mouth, your teeth, bite, muscles and TMJ joints evolved to work together as its own system. Sometimes referred to as the Chewing System, these interrelated components of your mouth help to prevent... read more »

Insights on the Philosophy of Biological Dentistry

In a certain light, Biological Dentistry is a term designed to help practitioners stand apart in their holistic philosophy of treating a patient’s teeth in relation to their overall health. Your teeth are a part of your body, if your health fails, so will your teeth. One of the main areas that biological dentistry addresses, is the concern over sources... read more »