This is The Year You See Your Calgary Dentist!

There are many Canadians who avoid going to the dentist year after year because of a powerful dental-phobia. For others, they do manage to schedule an appointment, only to cancel it when something inevitably comes up. Sometimes, people move to a new city and just never getting around to finding a new dentist. Whatever vague
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A New Smile for a New Year

It’s 2018! Many of us are taking a deep breath of the crisp, January air and hoping this year is a little less crazy than the last! Canadians from coast to coast to coast will be reflecting on their successes and failures and deciding in which direction they want to go. Resolutions for fitness, health,
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Reasons to Have Your Wisdom Teeth Extracted Sooner Rather than Later

Many of our young adult patients will eventually hear that we recommend they have their wisdom teeth removed. For some of these patients, this news will come as no surprise. Their wisdom teeth are already causing them pain, and they were ready to schedule surgery yesterday. But the many patients who aren’t feeling any pain
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Maintaining Healthy Teeth over the Holidays

The holiday season has arrived, and if you’ve caught your kids regularly swiping an extra gingerbread man from the cookie jar, you may be worrying about their teeth. Nobody wants their kids to have a mouth full of cavities, so here are so useful tips for maintaining excellent oral hygiene over the holidays. Pack a
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Custom vs Over-the-Counter Night Guards

We don’t have to tell you that Canadians are more stressed out than ever. Work has been taking a larger and larger amount of our time and energy, and that increased stress is obvious in the condition of our teeth! Sleep bruxism, or nighttime teeth-grinding, is on the rise in Canada, and even young adults
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When Should You Consider Veneers?

Veneers can seem like a get-a-beautiful-smile-quick solution that’s perfect for everyone. But it’s not really that simple. While veneers are a fantastic tool to help Albertans get the smile they want, they shouldn’t be used in every circumstance. Often, another solution may be the better choice; this is especially true for Canadians who are middle
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How Do I Get My Kids To Brush Their Teeth?

Halloween is just around the corner, and all that candy has many parents wondering about their child’s oral health. It can be difficult to get kids to brush their teeth, but the sooner you start creating healthy habits, the fewer cavities your child will face as they grow. Here are a couple tips for getting
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Diabetes & Your Teeth: What You Need To Know

2.4 million Canadians (or nearly 7% of the population) have diabetes. We don’t have to tell you that living with diabetes is no fun, and unfortunately, we have more bad news. Diabetes also affects your mouth, gums, and teeth — and not in a good way. Teeth Erupt Faster. Type one diabetes, or juvenile diabetes,
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Why Gum Disease Matters

If there’s one thing that regularly drives all dentists a little crazy, it’s the who-cares view that many Canadians have for gum disease. To many Albertans, gum disease is that thing that makes your gums look a little red and maybe bleed if they ever floss, but it doesn’t hurt or really do much, so
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Let’s Talk About Fluoride

In 2011, the Calgary city council decided to remove fluoride from Calgary’s water supply. As is only to be expected, that decision has had some effects, so let’s talk about what fluoride is, how it affects teeth, and how oral health has changed since this decision was made. Fluoride is a naturally occurring anion of
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