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What Your Tongue Says About Your Health
added on: June 22, 2017
Calgary - Dr. Gerard Charanduk

At my dental office in Calgary, we spend a lot of time getting people to open up and say, “Ah!” It’s because your oral health can tell us a lot about what is going on in the rest of your body. Did you know that your tongue can also provide… Read More…

Posted In: Oral Health

All About Bottled Water: What You Need to Know
added on: June 12, 2017
Calgary - Dr. Gerard Charanduk

These days, bottled water is everywhere. It’s one of our most common accessories when heading out the door to work, sending the kids to school, packing for a sporting event, or gearing up for outdoor activities. And we all know that staying hydrated becomes even more important this time of… Read More…

Posted In: Oral Health

Negative Effects of Nail Biting
added on: May 16, 2017
Calgary - Dr. Gerard Charanduk

Nail biting is a bad habit that often begins early in life as a response to stress or boredom, or sometimes as a subconscious reaction to nervousness. While the habit tends to fade as we get older, it’s estimated that about 30% of people continue to gnaw on their nails… Read More…


The Importance of Measuring Gum Pockets
added on: May 8, 2017
Calgary - Dr. Gerard Charanduk

The process of measuring gum pockets, also known as periodontal charting, is pretty simple and should be painless as long as there is no infection. At our dental office in Calgary, when we do a periodontal charting, you’ll hear us call out several numbers as we gently poke along the… Read More…


The Oral Health Dangers of Smokeless Tobacco
added on: April 20, 2017
Calgary - Dr. Gerard Charanduk

April is recognized as Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and while many people know the risks associated with smoking tobacco, the team at our dental office in Calgary wants to make sure our patients and neighbors know that just because smokeless tobacco is, well, smokeless, doesn’t mean it doesn’t have its… Read More…


Your Frenectomy Questions Answered
added on: April 6, 2017
Calgary - Dr. Gerard Charanduk

At our dental office in Calgary, we know our patients have questions about all things related to their oral health and the appearance of their smiles. Frenectomies are no different. What exactly is a frenectomy? Why would we ever recommend one? Can it really be beneficial? Not to worry, we’re… Read More…

Posted In: Oral Health

Words of Wisdom on Wisdom Teeth
added on: March 15, 2017
Calgary - Dr. Gerard Charanduk

Getting your wisdom teeth taken out is such a common procedure that over 90% of Americans undergo the surgery. But why is it important that these late-blooming teeth come out? Can’t they just stay in there? Well, sometimes they can, but if it’s recommended that they be removed, it’s to… Read More…

Posted In: Oral Health

All About Tooth Sensitivity
added on: March 6, 2017
Calgary - Dr. Gerard Charanduk

Having sensitive teeth can be incredibly uncomfortable and painful, especially while eating and drinking hot or cold treats. At our Calgary dental office, we understand how tooth sensitivity can keep you from enjoying your favorite foods and beverages, and we don’t want anyone to experience the pain and burden of… Read More…


Top 4 Ways to Stop Biting Your Cheeks
added on: February 21, 2017
Calgary - Dr. Gerard Charanduk

Cheek biting is a common habit and is actually very similar to nail biting. Typically brought on by stress or when nervous, biting the inside of the cheek – or the lips or tongue — can be painful, and in certain cases, concerning for the dental team at our Calgary… Read More…

Posted In: Oral Health

Decrease Sugar in Your Diet with These Tips
added on: February 10, 2017
Calgary - Dr. Gerard Charanduk

It’s probably no surprise that the team members at our dental office in Calgary aren’t big fans of sugar. Too much of the sweet stuff can seriously compromise your oral health, and we’d rather see your pearly whites happy and healthy. That’s one reason why we encourage all of our… Read More…


Do Your Pets Need Dental Care?
added on: January 20, 2017
Calgary - Dr. Gerard Charanduk

At my dental office in Calgary, we’re in the business of helping each one of our patients get and keep a beautiful, healthy smile. We’ll even often give advice on what you can do at home to protect your dental health. But humans aren’t the only ones that can benefit… Read More…


Why Are There So Many Different Types of Mouthwash?
added on: January 12, 2017
Calgary - Dr. Gerard Charanduk

As you probably already know, there are several types of mouthwash available – some minty, some a bit fruity, some that claim to kill germs, and some that protect against gum disease and gingivitis. But do we really need so many? At my dental office in Calgary, we know choosing… Read More…


Does Baking Soda Really Whiten Teeth?
added on: December 19, 2016
Calgary - Dr. Gerard Charanduk

Baking soda is advertised as a multi-purpose household staple that can be used to mask smells, brighten your clothes, and yes, even whiten your teeth. While we can’t speak on its effectiveness in any other form, my dental office in Calgary can support the claim that baking soda can, in… Read More…


Your Smile May Be Aging You
added on: December 12, 2016
Calgary - Dr. Gerard Charanduk

When we hit a certain age, we tend to place more focus on our appearance and take preventive measures to keep up a youthful look. We exercise, eat right, protect our skin with sunscreen, and visit the salon to dye our hair or undergo cosmetic procedures. But what about your… Read More…


How to Protect Teeth from Diabetes
added on: November 21, 2016
Calgary - Dr. Gerard Charanduk

At my Calgary dental office, we have helped patients of all ages diagnosed with diabetes maintain their oral health. This is important because diabetes can leave you more susceptible to other issues such as periodontal (gum) disease, infections, poor healing, and dry mouth. There are a few key steps you… Read More…


Are Gum Disease and Dementia Related?
added on: November 7, 2016
Calgary - Dr. Gerard Charanduk

According to a recent study in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, there is a chance people with poor oral hygiene or elevated gum (or periodontal) disease could possibly be at greater risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. At my Calgary dental office, we always stress the importance of keeping… Read More…


Fix Your Missing Teeth with Dental Implants
added on: October 17, 2016
Calgary - Dr. Gerard Charanduk

Don’t let your spooky smile fit in with the Halloween decor this month! My dental office in Calgary wants to help you say farewell to a dead or missing tooth thanks to the help of a dental implant… or implants if you’re missing more than one tooth. Implants are durable,… Read More…


Smile! It’s National Dental Hygiene Month
added on: October 5, 2016
Calgary - Dr. Gerard Charanduk

October is National Dental Hygiene Month, and at my Calgary dental office we’re going to take a moment to recognize our hygienists for all the hard work that they do, the variety of services they provide to patients, and their wealth of dental knowledge. Dental Hygienist Qualifications Did you know… Read More…


“Why Does My Jaw Get Stuck Sometimes?”
added on: September 14, 2016
Calgary - Dr. Gerard Charanduk

You’re feeling tired, and you know a yawn is working its way out. As your mouth opens involuntarily and the yawn escapes, you wait for your jaw to slowly close shut. But it doesn’t. It’s stuck. It’s scary. It’s painful. At my Calgary dental office, we know just how terrifying… Read More…

Posted In: Jaw Pain and TMJ

Your Oral Health Guide
added on: September 6, 2016
Calgary - Dr. Gerard Charanduk

Everyone knows that they should brush and floss their teeth. It’s ingrained in us from an early age. But like most things, a detailed reminder every now and then can’t hurt to make sure you’re still getting the best care for your smile. At my Calgary dental office, we’d like… Read More…


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