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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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Why You May Want to Consider Nitrous Oxide for your Next Trip to the Dentist

Here at Metro Dental, we constantly strive to help make all of our clients feel comfortable in our clinic. Unfortunately, according to Statistics Canada, nearly half of Canadians put off going to the dentist biannually because they feel afraid or anxious about the scraping, cleaning, and other procedures that are often a part preventive oral
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Short, Flat Teeth Stopping Your From Smiling?

All of us have some evidence of wear-and-tear to the body – for some it’s creaky knees or arthritic hips – for others it’s tight neck muscles or sore feet – if you’re living life you just can’t escape inflicting wear on the body.  And for some of us wear is evident in the mouth
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