Category: Dental Emergencies

Top 5 Signs You May Have a Cavity

Did you know that almost 100 percent of the adults in the world suffer from some form of tooth decay every year? Additionally, somewhere between 60 and 90 percent of kids suffer from tooth decay as well. Tooth decay can, unfortunately, lead to cavities. And if cavities are left untreated for a long period of time, they can lead to even more serious oral hea ...

Tags: Dental Advice, Dental Care, Dental Facts, Dental Health, Dental Tips, Oral Care, Oral Health

It Does Not Hurt, So Why Worry?

On occasion a patient may come into our office just for a routine check-up and get surprised when we tell them that they would need a treatment like a filling, a crown, or a root canal. Why are they surprised? It’s because they haven’t even felt any pain. They often question the need for the recommended treatment because they feel fine. Well, the answ ...

Tags: Dental Advice, Dental Care, Dental Facts, Dental Health, Dental Tips, Oral Care, Oral Health

Sinus Pressure and Tooth Pain – How are They Related?

If you have ever experienced any type of toothache, then you know how uncomfortable and painful it can be. Now there are a number of reasons a person can get affected by tooth pain. That includes those common ailments like tooth sensitivity, cracked teeth, and cavities. But there is a lesser-known cause of tooth pain – a sinus infection! You read right. He ...

Tags: Dental Advice, Dental Care, Dental Facts, Dental Health, Dental Tips, Oral Care, Oral Health

Real Benefits of Dental Implants

Your smile is an amazing thing – it brightens up your face, makes you look younger and can even make you feel really good.  Strong and healthy teeth are important if you want to achieve a great smile that you can enjoy for a lifetime. Unfortunately, not all of us are born with pearly whites that always look great and strong.   While a really go ...

Tags: Dental Advice, Dental Care, Dental Facts, Dental Health, Dental Tips, Oral Care, Oral Health

Missing a Tooth? Here are Some Great Options !

It is quite common for a Canadian between the ages of 20 and 65 to have more than two decayed or missing teeth. It’s a real concern for many. Why does it matter, you ask? Well, even if the missing tooth is not noticeable, it still affects the way you speak and chew your food – especially if you’re missing teeth in the back, which are meant for heavy ch ...

Tags: Dental Advice, Dental Care, Dental Facts, Dental Health, Dental Tips, Oral Care, Oral Health

Why You Should Consider Wearing a Dentist-Fitted Mouth Guard

Sports and recreational activities are the most common causes of dental injuries. A custom-fitted mouth guard from your dentist can largely reduce that risk as well as that of concussion.   Dental injuries can be really painful and even disfiguring, not to mention a little costly to treat. When you get a dental injury, it could mean time off from ...

Tags: Dental Advice, Dental Care, Dental Facts, Dental Health, Dental Tips, Oral Care, Oral Health

Pregnancy Gingivitis – Are You at Risk?

Pregnant women have enough on their plates what with the health of their babies and their own on their minds 24/7. Unfortunately with all that to worry about, most of the time, oral health gets overlooked or even neglected. But did you know that there are some oral concerns that may arise while you are carrying a baby, like getting pregnancy gingivitis? & ...

Tags: Dental Advice, Dental Care, Dental Facts, Dental Health, Dental Tips, Oral Care, Oral Health

Different Types of Mouth Sores

You might have, at some point in your life, experienced having a mouth ulcer. Mouth ulcers are painful sores developing in the mouth. They are uncomfortable and painful for some, but they are usually harmless and clear up by themselves within a week or two. Mouth ulcers are common but when your ulcer has lasted for longer than three weeks, you should visit D ...

Tags: Dental Advice, Dental Care, Dental Facts, Dental Health, Dental Tips, Oral Care, Oral Health

What To Do When Your Child Has a Dental Emergency

Children, especially the younger ones, are prone to accidents. Since their reflexes are not as quick as teenagers’ or adults’, they tend to damage their teeth when they fall face-flat on the ground. As parents or guardians, we don’t want to see them in pain.  However, dental emergencies are unavoidable at this point in their lives, s ...

Tags: Dental Advice, Dental Care, Dental Facts, Dental Health, Dental Tips, Oral Care, Oral Health

Stop Taking Your Teeth for Granted

Strong and healthy teeth are more than just aides in the digestive process of chewing and breaking down food. They are also more than just making you more attractive – a healthy and beautiful smile allows a person to speak and eat with confidence. This is why teeth should not be taken for granted. Many predisposing factors can lead to tooth loss such ...

Tags: Dental Advice, Dental Care, Dental Facts, Dental Health, Dental Tips, Oral Care, Oral Health

Why Root Canal Therapy Is More Important Than You Think

Root canal is probably one of the most dreaded procedures of dental patients. However, it really is not that bad... root canal definitely relieves you from a nagging toothache and infection or abscess.  Teeth are meant to last for a lifetime, however, inevitable injuries or deep cavity damages the teeth. Thus, the insides of the teeth become infected. ...

Tags: Dental Advice, Dental Care, Dental Facts, Dental Health, Dental Tips, Oral Care, Oral Health

Three Tips for Improving Results of Emergency Dental Treatment This Winter

It can happen at a moment’s notice. A quick bite down and all of a sudden a tooth is broken in several pieces. This is the type of emergency dental issue that many thousands of Canadians encounter each year. The majority are unprepared for this type of dental care challenge when it arises. By utilizing the following three tips, Canadians can improve ...

Tags: Dental Advice, Dental Care, Dental Facts, Dental Health, Dental Tips, Oral Care, Oral Health

What To Do In A Dental Emergency

A moment that you never want to experience is going through a situation that necessitates an immediate visit to a Dentist. Our day-to-day lives can be vastly unpredictable, and although we don’t want to even think about circumstances like this, it’s very important to know about what you should do during these unexpected occurrences.  Denta ...

Tags: Dental Advice, Dental Care, Dental Facts, Dental Health, Dental Tips, Oral Care, Oral Health

Dental Emergencies & Children: What To Do With A Sports Related Oral Injury This Spring

Children love to play. It's a fact. We can sometimes look on in awe as we see the amount of energy that these pint-sized human beings have in them! A great outlet for our youth to burn energy while building on important skills such as proper communication, perseverance, and hand-eye coordination is sports. Whether it's ice hockey, soccer, baseball, or basket ...

Tags: Dental Advice, Dental Care, Dental Facts, Dental Health, Dental Tips, Oral Care, Oral Health