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Enamel erosion and its causes

Healthy enamel is important to protecting our teeth while enabling us to eat without discomfort. The following information discusses what happens during the process of enamel erosion and the primary reasons why this occurs. What is Enamel Erosion? Enamel is a thin layer that covers the part of the tooth that is visible above the [...]

By | September 22nd, 2016|Cosmetic Dentistry|0 Comments

Common Oral Health Issues With Diabetes

Most people with diabetes realize they need vigilance when it comes to their blood glucose because it affects so many areas of their body such as the heart, kidneys, liver and eyes, but some might forget this condition can wreak havoc on your teeth without proper attention. ~Problems ~ Diabetics are known to have lower [...]

By | November 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Can Orthodontics Fix?

Having teeth that do not fit together properly can cause embarrassment, and even more importantly, it can result in health problems. If an individual is experiencing malocclusion (over bite) or diastema (spacing) in regards to their teeth, it might be time to visit an orthodontist. What does an orthodontist repair? An orthodontist usually has advanced [...]

By | October 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Taking Care of Your Teeth with Braces

Once you are fitted with braces you are halfway to a beautiful smile, but caring well for your teeth while you have them on is essential to insuring that your teeth look great once the braces come off. Individuals with braces are at an elevated risk of developing cavities and stains, and for these reasons [...]

By | September 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Xylitol: Not Proven to Prevent or Treat Tooth Decay

Tooth decay, a preventable condition, is still a problem for billions of people globally. It is a condition that deserves attention in the pursuit of effective treatments. The manufacturers of xylitol have had a great success convincing the public and many professionals in dentistry that xylitol- a natural sweetener- helps prevent tooth decay. The results of [...]

By | August 12th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Periodontal Disease & Cardiovascular Disease link

Getting regular dental checkups is one of the catalysts in having a beautiful smile and keeping Periodontal Disease at bay, but visiting your dentist often is also essential for lowering your risk of experiencing Cardiovascular Disease. Interior Health Periodontal means, “located around the tooth.” This disease manifests itself through inflammation of the gums and the [...]

By | August 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Smile Makeover: It’s Never Too Late to Straighten Your Teeth

For decades, millions of people have sought straighter teeth for themselves or their children. Traditionally, treatment included a mouth full of metal, countless office visits, food restrictions and years of treatment. Today, there is a discreet and effective alternative to braces – Invisalign. What is Invisalign? Invisalign is an inconspicuous tooth alignment system used to [...]

By | July 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cavity / Caries Prevention

Cavity / Caries Prevention Dental cavities are holes that form in your tooth. Tooth cavities form due to tooth decay that happens over a long period. However, the tooth decay that leads to cavity formation can be interrupted and reversed to avert cavity formation. Our mouths contain numerous numbers of bacteria some of which are [...]

By | July 12th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments