How Dental Implants Can Save Your Jaw

Any dentist will agree that preventing tooth loss is one of the fundamental goals — if not the primary goal — of routine dental care and oral hygiene practices. That is why attending routine appointments at a professional dental clinic minimizes patients’ risk of developing cavities, gum disease, and other oral health conditions that result…


6 Possible Causes of Bad Breath

Broadly speaking, bad breath (halitosis) is most commonly caused by bacteria in the mouth; up to 90% of bad breath results from some type of bacteria-related oral health or hygiene condition. This strong correlation between bad breath and oral health and hygiene practices means that treatment for bad breath most commonly involves seeking appropriate dental…


Dental Cavities and Decay – Symptoms and Causes

Teeth are one of the strongest parts of the human body, but certainly not invulnerable, and keeping them clean is essential to your overall health. When the fragments left behind by the foods we eat aren’t cleaned away, they nourish bacteria which multiply and slowly begin to eat away at the layers of our enamel,…


The 8 Most Common Dental Procedures

Canadians know that dental hygiene is intimately connected to your overall health. Over the last 40 years, we’ve seen major improvements in oral health and today 85.7% of Canadians visit the dentist regularly. Here is a look at eight of the most common dental procedures. Related Post: 6 Reasons Why You Need Regular Dental Checkups…

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Is Teeth Scaling Necessary? Tips From Your Dentist

Scaling is a procedure used to treat chronic periodontitis, a more advanced form of gum disease than gingivitis. This problem affects 47.2% of adults over 30 in the United States. Locally, in Vancouver, a dentist or hygienist can perform this treatment on patients to remove plaque from the teeth. What is Teeth Scaling? Scaling is…

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Which Is Better? Dental Implants or Dental Bridges?

You may be wondering whether which dental procedure is the better choice: dental implants or dental bridges. When looking for a dentist in Vancouver, you have several choices in terms of the work that you get done. Here are some important things to keep in mind when deciding between dental implants and dental bridges. Bridges…