Can a Healthy Mouth Help You Avoid Alzheimer’s Disease?

The majority of adults over 30 are afflicted with some type of periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, which often goes undiagnosed. Your mouth is full of bacteria that can create the environment for chronic oral infection, the leading cause of complications within your mouth and the rest of your body. Recent studies have…

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Sleep Apnea – How Your Dentist Can Help

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Sleep disorders, including sleep apnea, have become a significant health issue in recent years. It is now estimated that 26 percent of adults between the ages of 30 and 70 years have sleep apnea, with 80 percent of the cases of moderate and severe obstructive sleep apnea going undiagnosed. While it may seem harmless, sleep…

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Is Sedation Dentistry a Good Option for You?

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If you have been avoiding important dental treatments or if you are in pain but are too afraid to see a dentist, sedation dentistry may be the right option to help you. By providing a sense of calm, sedation helps you to prepare for your dental visit and get through the treatment without the stress…

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Oral Health and Pregnancy

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When we talk about oral health during pregnancy, there are many facets to consider. The oral health of a mother can have an impact on the pregnancy and the developing baby’s health. The pregnancy can also disrupt and change a mother’s oral health as well. Oral health being linked to overall health is significantly highlighted…

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How Much Does it Cost to Have Cosmetic Dentistry?

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Obtaining the perfect smile is something many people dream of but often they don’t realize how attainable it is. It’s a common myth that only celebrities have the perfect smile, but that “red carpet worthy” smile is only as far away as your downtown Calgary cosmetic dentist. The key elements of a perfect smile are…

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Why Your Teeth Wear Down and How To Prevent It From Happening

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Throughout your life, your teeth will be exposed to food, drink, oral care and potential side effects from injury, disease and bad habits that can wear down your teeth. Though you can not completely avoid wear from certain stomach issues or diseases though you can take preventative steps, which we’ll discuss below), most other forms…

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What Is Dental Bonding?

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Dental bonding is a treatment where a durable tooth-coloured material is applied to your tooth and sculpted to create a new, natural-looking tooth. It’s a minimally invasive procedure that can restore or improve your smile. Dental bonding is a non-invasive way to restore the beauty of your teeth without removing any or minimal tooth structure.…

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The Difference Between Veneers and Dental Bonding

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Veneers and dental bonding are both common cosmetic dentistry treatments that can be used to correct concerns and perfect your smile.  What Are Veneers? Veneers are thin pieces of porcelain that are placed on the front side of a tooth. They can be used to add length, change the shape and to improve the color…

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