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How Gum Disease Affects Men’s Health

Gum disease is more likely to occur in men (56%) than women (38%), according to the American Academy of Periodontology. Known in the oral health community as periodontal disease, gum disease has far-reaching health implications, including being detrimental to day-to-day quality...

Techniques for Reducing Anxiety at the Dentist

Are you feeling anxious about your next dental visit? You’re not alone. Dental anxiety is actually very common. One recent government study of Dutch adults revealed a 24 percent rate of dental anxiety – ranking just behind fear of snakes. While worldwide statistics are...

Retiring? Plan Ahead for Loss of Dental Benefits

Great oral health is a lifelong pursuit, and preventive maintenance goes a long way. As you move towards retirement, however, you may discover some new obstacles to getting the treatment you need, including the potential loss of dental benefits and changes in your budget. During...

Taking Good Care of Your Dentures

One common question we receive at our dental clinic in Calgary is, should I choose dentures, or dental implants? As with any important health care decision, the right choice depends very much on your unique needs. However, there are a few reasons that people opt for dentures...

Which Toothpaste is Best for You?

You’ve squeezed the last, stubborn drops from your current tube of toothpaste, so you make a quick run to the store to shop for a new one. Simple task, right? Then you reach the wall of toothpaste options. There’s toothpaste in different colours, and for specific...

Keeping Your Teeth Healthy From Aged 60 to Your Senior Years

Strong oral care is a lifelong pursuit, and taking the right preventive steps is important at every age. The standard oral health risks of your early adult years, like tooth decay and gum disease, also remain present in your 60s and beyond. If you’ve maintained strong oral...

Keeping Your Teeth Healthy From Your Teens to Your 60s

Your teeth were made to last a lifetime, and maintaining strong oral health habits through adulthood is the best way to ensure that your natural teeth will stick with you for the long haul. The basics, like brushing twice per day and flossing, apply to every age group. However,...

Procedures and Types of Dental Implants Explained

Missing teeth are a pain, often literally. When you lose a tooth to decay, gum disease, or accident, an open space is left behind where your tooth met your jaw. Over time, that extra room can allow your other teeth to drift, causing a potential chain reaction of oral health...

Dental Treatment Suggestions for During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Wondering how your pregnancy will affect your oral health care and dental treatment? The good news is that you’ll still be able to receive great dental care during pregnancy. Your regular dental checkup and cleaning is perfectly safe, so there’s no reason to delay...

Dental Treatment for Cankers and Cold Sores

Cankers and cold sores are persistent, painful, and often quite difficult to get rid of. While they are often mistaken for one another, there are some key differences between cankers and cold sores. Understanding those differences will allow you make a better determination of...