What Your Tongue Says About Your Health
added on: June 22, 2017

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 some pretty interesting clues about Read more…

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All About Bottled Water: What You Need to Know
added on: June 12, 2017

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 year as we set out Read more…

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Negative Effects of Nail Biting
added on: May 16, 2017

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 into adulthood. At our dental Read more…

The Importance of Measuring Gum Pockets
added on: May 8, 2017

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 gum line. These numbers represent Read more…

The Oral Health Dangers of Smokeless Tobacco
added on: April 20, 2017

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 own fair share of risks. Read more…

Your Frenectomy Questions Answered
added on: April 6, 2017

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 here to answer all of Read more…

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Words of Wisdom on Wisdom Teeth
added on: March 15, 2017

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 keep you from additional problems. Read more…

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All About Tooth Sensitivity
added on: March 6, 2017

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 it. We’re here to help. Read more…

Top 4 Ways to Stop Biting Your Cheeks
added on: February 21, 2017

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 dental office. We’re here to Read more…

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Decrease Sugar in Your Diet with These Tips
added on: February 10, 2017

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 patients to reduce the amount Read more…

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