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Pregnancy and your Oral Health

In Canada, more babies are born during the months of July and August than any other month. And if you’re one of the parents-to-be scheduled for this summer (or anytime this 2017), you’re probably already getting tired of all the appointments. Unfortunately, we have one more to add to your list. Pregnancy Gingivitis. Over the
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How Long Do Fillings, Crowns, Root Canals Last?

You’ve probably heard of the body rejecting organs or other things the immune system considers foreign or invasive. What you might not know is that your immune system can also eventually flag root canals or dental crowns. Beyond that, dental technologies simply don’t last forever. So how long can you expect your filling, crown, or
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In-Clinic VS Custom Take Home Teeth Whitening

Valentine’s Day is coming up, and if you have a special someone in your life, then you’re likely looking forward to looking your best! You’ve planned the outfit and the haircut, but what about your smile? A great smile can be your secret weapon on a first date, and even if you’re making memories for
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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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Replacing Missing Teeth? – You’ve Got Options

Nobody wants to smile only to reveal gaps from missing teeth.  Having a full set of teeth is something to be proud of, especially in our senior years when it may feel as though the body is falling apart. Having missing teeth isn’t always due to decay or periodontal disease – as accidents and trauma
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Caring For Your Child’s Dental Health

Helping your child have the best smile involves several factors – good nutrition, effective homecare, regular exams and maintenance cleanings at your dental office and mouth protection during times of physical activities that are high risk for oral trauma.  Being proactive in your child’s dental health not only helps keep dental emergencies to a minimum
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Is Your Child’s Thumb-Sucking Ruining Their Smile?

No one can deny how cute it is to see a little toddler self-soothing with the help of a thumb.  Witnessing a child become calm, sleepy and cuddly by sucking on their thumb gives most parents a sense of comfort themselves – who wants to see their child upset?  But apart from the initial comfort
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Complete and Partial Dentures – The Right Choice For You?

Family Dentists at Metro Dental in NW Calgarywant to spend some time discussing the advantages of dentures.  In recent years the advancement of dental technology and increased placement of dental implants may have created the impression that dentures are a poor choice.  But the reality is that this method for replacing teeth still provides advantages
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