- Don’t Let a Preventable Dental Emergency Sideline Your Oral Health
- Why Choosing Mercury-Free Dentistry Is Good for Your Smile and Your Body
- Healthy Dental Tips For the Spooky Season!
- National Gum Care Month Is a Good Reminder for You To Prevent Gum Disease
- Recognize National Fresh Breath Day With Fresh Breath!
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 »
Food and drinks can contain sugars and carbohydrates that, when bacteria are present in your mouth, can be converted into harmful acids that eat through your precious tooth enamel. Even foods that have naturally occurring sugars, such as honey, can still harm your teeth. To avoid the damaging effects these acids have on your mouth, minimize the amount of these... read more »
Alternative health has grown in popularity, and along with it, holistic dentistry treatment. Another name for alternative dental health is biological dentistry. Regarding this philosophy, it essentially means treating the whole person, instead of just their teeth & gums. At Dowsett Dental Health, we offer services to our patients, who are looking for an alternative to traditional dentistry. Dr. Nathalie... read more »
You’ve seen it. You’ve seen how a smile can change everything. You’ve had days where you were lifted from drowsy annoyance to lively happiness with just a grin from someone awesome. And you’re not the only and who understands the power of a smile because we do too, as do thousands of published scientific studies. At our office and all... read more »
If you’ve ever raised a child, you may know that there are a number of training toothpastes you could choose for your child. You might also know that several toothpastes contain fluoride, but would you be surprised to hear that training toothpastes don’t? Toothpaste that has fluoride shouldn’t be swallowed, so we recommend waiting until your child is able to... 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 »
Holistic dentistry revolves around the belief of whole-body wellness, which often originates within the mouth. Keeping your mouth healthy begins with keeping your mouth safe. Avoid oral ailments with these holistic dentistry guidelines: - Try to avoid fluoride treatments, as fluoride has been linked to a variety of abnormalities within the body, including fluorosis, bone disorders, cancer, and death. There... read more »
Have you ever wondered what the benefits of holistic dentistry are? We try to strive for procedures and methods that do not use harmful toxins and cancer-causing chemicals in our treatments to ensure your oral health and overall well-being have a chance to thrive for many years to come. Fluoride is dangerous. It has been proven dangerous and is linked... read more »
Do you suffer from bruxism? Bruxism is the unconscious act of grinding or clenching your teeth, oftentimes occurring when you sleep. If you do have bruxism, you are at risk for TMD. TMD, also called temporomandibular disorder, occurs when the temporomandibular joints in your jaw are damaged. The ball and socket mechanism for operating your jaw is delicate and can... read more »
At our holistic dental practice in Calgary, Alberta, Dr. Nathalie Dowsett and our team value the quality of healthcare we provide our patients all year round. Today’s blog is going to go over our fluoride-free gift to you, and what it means for your oral health. Your overall health and well-being are of primary concern at our practice and when... read more »