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)
Advanced... Read Full Post
TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorder is a condition that can cause chronic pain in the neck and jaw, headaches, earaches, stiffness and grinding of the jaw, and more. Often, people suffering from TMJ don’t realize it at first because the symptoms can be so varied, and they continue to suffer... Read Full Post
The three types of sleep apnea are:
Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). OSA is often a result of soft tissue collapse and is marked by a physical obstruction of the airways
Central Sleep Apnea (CSA). CSA may be a complication of an existing medical disorder. It is a result of miscommunication between... Read Full Post
Full face orthodontics, also known as functional orthopedic orthodontics or epigenetic orthodontics, is a holistic approach to straightening teeth. With full face orthodontics, jaw growth is guided along with the straightening of the teeth, helping to ensure ideal alignment while improving the... Read Full Post
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