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Don’t Labour at Tooth Brushing

The last long weekend of summer is done, kids are heading back to school and it seems like there are a million things to get done. Brushing your teeth is one daily task that you can make easier. Have you been thinking about switching to an electric toothbrush? Here are the top 5 reasons to […] Read more

Brushing Your Teeth Can Help You Feel Your Best

3:00pm is a time for mid-day slump. The work day is nearly done, and your energy level is low. You can go for some iced coffee or energy drink to get you through the afternoon, but you’re trying to cut back on the caffeine. A couple of natural pick me ups are movement and exercise. […] Read more

Don’t Eclipse Mouth Safety Either

With all this talk about eye protection with the solar eclipse, it should remind us that sometimes we neglect protecting our teeth. It sounds silly but everybody should own a mouth guard. When you’re playing sports or doing some activities it’s a good idea to protect your teeth. Unlike looking at the sun during a […] Read more

Brush Camping

A lot of preparation goes into making a camping trip a great experience for the whole family. Something that’s overlooked is tooth brushing and flossing, especially without running water and a sink. It’s just as important to brush while camping especially those evening’s s’mores and popcorn, and for those mornings with pancakes and syrup. A […] Read more

Back to School Check-Up

Kids love the summer off from school. This usually entails different routines when going on vacation, summer camps, or lazing doing their favorite activities.  Hopefully going to the dentist is the last thing on their minds. That’s good because their teeth have not been a concern. Let’s keep good dental health  As a parent, helping […] Read more

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

Happy Canada Day!

Discover what the striped pole has to do with dentists…

Jul, 17, 2017


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) 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

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