Sleep apnea is a condition in which a person stops breathing for several seconds, multiple times while sleeping. Symptoms of sleep apnea include:
Choking or gasping noises while sleeping
Frequent morning headaches
Waking without feeling rested
If you experience any of these... Read Full Post
The start of school in Calgary is September 1st. If it has been longer than six months since your child’s last dental visit, today would be a great day to call our family dental practice and schedule a back-to-school visit.
Making sure your child visits our office for cleanings and examinations... Read Full Post
Teeth whitening is one of the quickest ways to improve the appearance of your smile. Designed to remove surface stains, topical teeth whitening works to noticeably brighten your smile over the course of just one office visit.
Fast, effective, and safe, the in-office teeth whitening offered at our... Read Full Post
June is Migraine Awareness Month – and Migraine Canada, a coalition of doctors and healthcare professionals, is encouraging Canadians to become familiar with both the physical and emotional impact these debilitating headaches can have on those who suffer from them.
The IHS estimates that 3.4... Read Full Post
It is generally recommended that children see the dentist for the first time by the age of one. The average age for initial tooth eruption is six months, though some children’s teeth may erupt sooner or later than this. If it has been longer than six months since your child’s first tooth has... Read Full Post
As strange as it may sound, it makes a difference at which point, during the course of your daily oral hygiene routine, you floss. And, while the difference is not significant, flossing your teeth before you brush is a more effective way to avoid oral health problems.
According to a study... Read Full Post
Deep stains, also known as intrinsic stains, lie underneath the enamel of the teeth. Often caused by fluorosis, medication, or inadequate tooth care, these stains are not responsive to topical teeth whiteners. In fact, many topical whiteners will enhance the appearance of intrinsic stains by... Read Full Post
Do you remember the last time you visited the dentist? Was it last week? Last month? Last year? Long enough ago that you don’t remember?
Did you know that visiting the dentist every six months is not only recommended, but it’s also covered by almost all dental insurance plans? In fact, biannual... Read Full Post
"I have a missing tooth. Should I replace it?"
Yes. You should absolutely replace a missing tooth.
Depending on its location, a missing tooth can have a profound impact on the appearance of your smile. This is, however, far from the largest concern. When one or more teeth is missing, a whole host... Read Full Post
TMJ, temporomandibular joint disorder, is the name given to a group of disorders that can impact the comfortable and proper alignment of the jaw. The underlying cause of TMJ is not always known, though it may be linked to:
Poor dental work
Bruxism (tooth grinding)
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