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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…