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If You Get a Cavity or Need Dental Work While Wearing Braces…

Remembering to brush, rinse and floss on a regular basis is a chore by itself…even without braces. But the added nooks and crannies of orthodontics make brushing details even more difficult. Keeping your teeth clean while wearing braces surely can be a challenge and much more difficult to remove food particles that get stuck in …

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What Factors Determine How Long You’ll Have to Wear Braces?

People of all ages, just like you, are considering orthodontic treatment for a variety of reasons. Maybe you’ve lost some teeth and your teeth are shifting. Or you have crooked teeth and hate your smile. From adolescence to the senior years, you can get fitted with braces to improve your smile once again and regain …

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What You Should Know About Your Wisdom Teeth

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” – Aristotle   Here’s something you should know about your wisdom teeth.   Nine out of ten people have at least one impacted wisdom tooth. Ouch! When there isn’t enough room for a tooth to enter the mouth fully, it’s referred to as being “impacted.” If left …

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Diabetes and Dental Health: Part 4 – Infection and Cold Sores

With so many Canadians struggling with diabetes, this blog series on Diabetes and Dental Health, is providing a few tips on what to look for and some answers as to what you might do to help.   Obviously, the importance of brushing, flossing, and keeping your blood sugar under control is number one on the …

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Diabetes can give you dry mouth leading you to be more thirsty than normal.

Diabetes and Dental Health: Part 3 – 2 More Signs in Your Mouth…

As part of this series on Diabetes and Dental Health the importance of brushing, flossing and keeping your blood sugar under control have been discussed. Here are two more signs you may notice and, when possible, what you can do. The first mouth sign many diabetics complain of is dry mouth. If you find you’re …

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Diabetes and Dental Health:  Part 2 – Diabetes Can Lead to Bone Loss …

Dentists get a lot of questions about diabetes and dental health.  In this series of posts regarding diabetes and your dental health, one top question has to do with bone loss. Specifically, the loss of bone in the jaw. If you were wondering if diabetes can lead to bone loss…the answer is (unfortunately) yes. Here’s …

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Diabetes can affect your dental health.

Diabetes and Dental Health: Part 1 – How to Prevent Poor Dental Health

According to the website Diabetes Canada, in 2015 an estimated 3.4 million people have diabetes in Canada. This number is targeted to jump to a whopping 5 million by the year 2025. These numbers don’t even consider the additional 6.4 million prediabetics aged 20 or older expected by the year 2025. With that many people …

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Sedation Dentistry – Your answer to pain-free dental work…

With the increasing knowledge and popularity about sedation dentistry; people who have not used it want to know if it might be a good choice for them. And more importantly, is this a good choice for you?   People are asking dentists much more frequently, “Will sedation dentistry work for me?” The answer is just …

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