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Top Summer Foods for your Teeth

Earlier this month, we talked about some of the worst (but delicious) summer foods for your teeth. However, we’re never ones to focus on the negative, so here are some great (and delicious) summer foods that will help you to keep your teeth in excellent shape for years to come! Water. Okay, maybe water isn’t
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Top Summer Foods to Avoid!

There’s a lot to love about summer. The fresh breeze on a hot day, walking in one of the many beautiful parks around Calgary, or even heading to the mountains for a weekend. But not everything that comes with summer is fantastic — mosquitoes and wasps seem like an obvious example. Another problem with these
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What is Dental Phobia?

Dental Phobia or anxiety is an excessive fear that some Canadians have of visiting their dentist. It’s predicted that between 10-15% of Canadians experience this fear, and up to 50% of Canadians may have some reservation towards visiting the dentist. Many sufferers don’t seek necessary dental care due to their anxiety. While dentistry sometimes gets
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But My Tooth Doesn’t Hurt!

More often than you’d expect, we have patients who wonder whether having a cavity treated is really necessary. They’ll come in for their biannual exam, we’ll show them their x-ray and point out their cavity, and they’ll sort of shrug and tell us that the tooth isn’t bothering them, so they don’t think they’ll proceed
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Do you Need a Night Guard?

Do you know what many Canadians have in common? Bruxism, or as it’s commonly known — teeth grinding. While few people talk about clenched jaws and the problems bruxism can cause, somewhere between just-under 10% and just-over 30% of Canadians grind their teeth. (Compare that to the less than 1% who have a gluten intolerance,
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Dental Insurance 101

A lot of Albertans struggle to understand their dental insurance and for good reason. It doesn’t really act like insurance the same way home or life insurance does. Instead, it’s better to think of dental insurance like a pre-paid plan. Similar to a pre-paid cell phone, there will be certain rates for certain procedures, and
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Broken Tooth Treatments

Tooth enamel is stronger than bones and made to last you a lifetime, but sometimes accidents happen. Extreme trauma from falls, playing sports, or even biting down on something hard like a popcorn kernel can crack, chip, or fracture teeth. This nightmare scenario guarantees a trip to your Calgary dental clinic, but fortunately today’s dentists
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