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Baby Boomer Teeth

If you were born between 1943 and 1964 you have Baby Boomer Teeth.  *Baby Boomer generation refers to a Boom in birthrates following World War II.  Baby Boomers are aging and their dental needs are changing. As this generation is transitioning from adults to seniors, tooth cavities can be more frequent.A few causes for an […] Read more

To Tell The Tooth..

There were inquiries of why the Canada Day post celebrating 150th had a “barber pole” for a dental clinic. It refers to the nostalgia of when some dental procedures were under the Guild of Barbers established in France in 1210. 150 years ago, when the illiteracy rate was much higher, the pole with red and/or […] Read more

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Discover what the striped pole has to do with dentists…

Jul, 17, 2017

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Why Is There Blood On My Toothbrush?

If your gums bleed during brushing it could be a sign of Gum Disease. What Causes Gum Disease (Gingivitis)? Plaque is the primary cause of gum disease, but other factors can contribute to periodontal disease, such as: Hormonal changes, like those occurring during pregnancy, puberty, menopause, and monthly menstruation, could make oral gums sensitive, which […] Read more

What Can I Do To Treat My TMD?

If you have TMD (temporomandibular disorder) https://www.smileworkscalgary.com/by-mr-smiles/do-i-have-tmd/ you might feel like you may never get over of the fatigue, stress and/or pain. The good news is there are successful treatments for TMD ranging from relaxation techniques to custom made dental appliances.   Self-care for TMD: Cool or warm compresses (whichever feels better) to help ease […] Read more