How to Treat Tooth Sensitivity to Sweets

If you have a sweet tooth, you may be disheartened to find out that eating or drinking sweets can damage your teeth as well as cause discomfort to sensitive teeth.  If you eat sugar often and don’t practice good oral hygiene, you may face unpleasant oral health symptoms and issues down the road. Sweets to […]

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How to Recognize Tongue-Ties and Lip-Ties

A tongue-tie occurs when your child’s lingual frenulum — the tissue connecting her tongue to the floor of her mouth — is unusually short or thick. A lip-tie occurs when the tissue connecting your child’s upper or lower lip to her gums is unusually thick or short. Both conditions restrict the mobility of your child’s […]


How Can Hydrogen Peroxide Whiten Teeth?

Hydrogen peroxide is a cheap and common antiseptic liquid often found in the home first aid kits and medicine cabinets. When poured over a minor cut or burn, it helps to prevent the development of infection. In addition to being an effective antiseptic, hydrogen peroxide can also eliminate stains by breaking polymers (chains of molecules) […]


Why You Shouldn’t Wear Dentures While You Sleep

You’ve heard it many times. Don’t wear your dentures as you sleep. It’s excellent and important advice. After all, it’s unnecessary and potentially harmful. But why? Resorption may happen faster One of the major downsides of wearing dentures in Dryden is that they contribute to a process called resorption by putting constant pressure on your […]


What to Know About Rare Problems With Implants

According to a June 2014 journal in the Journal of Periodontal & Implant Science, researchers tracked the results experienced by 4,316 people who received 13,147 dental implants between 2004 and 2012. Researchers wanted to find out the status of those implants eight years later. What did they find? Researchers determined that 97% of those implants […]

Can Root Canal Treatment Be Painless?

The pain from an infected tooth can be excruciating. Those of us who have gone through this experience know that a day spent nursing a toothache is one of the worst! There was a time when the only solution to an infected or diseased tooth was extraction, which was extremely painful during, and even after […]

Your One-Stop Guide to Maintaining Dentures

Dentures are artificial structures used to replace your natural teeth in case of damage or deterioration. They are customized and designed to fit your mouth to match your existing teeth. Dentures can replace all your teeth on either gum line or even a few missing teeth. These are known as full or partial dentures accordingly. You […]

The Benefits of Wearing a Dental Nightguard

You may grind your teeth while you sleep without even knowing it. Some people only learn that they have sleep bruxism — a condition characterized by clenching your jaw and grinding your teeth at night — because their sleeping partner has noticed the behaviour or because they’ve experienced a unique cluster of symptoms. If you […]