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5 Common Signs That You Need to Visit a Dentist

Do you know when you should go to see your dentist? As a rule of thumb it is important that you see them at least once every 6 months – but aside from that you should also pay them a visit if you notice any signs of dental issues. Unfortunately most people aren’t aware what the early signs of dental issues look like, which is why they often wait until the situation worsens. That can... [Continue Reading]

3 Surprising Things You May Not Know About Dental Hygienists

Image Credit: Pixabay A dental hygienist is someone who assists dentists when treating patients by marking charts, taking x-rays and providing the dentist with the right tools during a procedure. However, they are more than dentist assistants and their job can affect a person’s overall health. Here are three facts about dental hygienists of which most people are not aware. Assigned... [Continue Reading]

Cosmetic Dentistry Today: Are You a Good Candidate for a Beautiful Smile?

Probably one of the most important things to say on the subject of cosmetic dentistry is that there are more than purely aesthetic reasons for getting your smile fixed as you could be improving your overall health at the same time. Here is a look at some of the reasons why you might consider this option, including an overview of some of the problems you might be wanting to address, what treatment... [Continue Reading]

How to Identify Whether You Need Braces

Most people are fully aware of the fact that braces are used to correct crooked teeth. However often it isn’t as clear cut as that, and if your teeth are slightly out of line, you may not be sure whether or not you need braces. It goes without saying that the best way to identify whether or not you actually need braces is by visiting your dentist. That being said, there are a few ways to... [Continue Reading]

Teeth Whitening: Should You Have it Done Professionally?

If you have stained teeth that you want to whiten then there are several paths that you can pursue nowadays. In particular you could choose to use one of the readymade strips or kits that can be purchased over-the-counter, or having teeth whitening done professionally at a dentists. At first glance it may seem as though the over-the-counter strips and kits may be the better option. Not only do... [Continue Reading]

4 Reasons Why to Choose Dental Implants  

When it comes to replacing lost teeth there are several options available nowadays – the latest of which being dental implants. But if you have the choice of dental implants or one of the other options – which one would you pick? Rather than dithering over it, here are four reasons why choosing dental implants is your best bet: Dental implants are as close to natural teeth as... [Continue Reading]

How to Identify a Dental Emergency and What To Do

Do you know what a dental emergency really is? Make no mistake there are many situations that may warrant a visit to the dentist – but what differentiates an emergency from all those other cases is when you need to get treatment immediately. In many cases of mild toothaches, small bits of bleeding on the gums, and so on – you don’t actually need to get treated immediately. That... [Continue Reading]

Broken Tooth Emergency Extraction

A broken tooth emergency extraction involves completely removing the tooth that has broke which includes the root and the crown. The root and crown are detached from the jawbone from within its socket. There are a number of different ways that you can break a tooth such as chewing on hard substances like ice, getting hit in the mouth while playing sports or MMA, or taking a tumble while coming... [Continue Reading]

Why You Should NEVER Put Off Your Routine Dental Appointment

It may come as a surprise to some readers out there, but many people out there rarely attend their dentist’s surgery for routine dental appointments. When you consider that your mouth is the gateway to your health, fundamentally speaking, this is pretty surprising. Routine dental appointments are not just a money grab opportunity for the dentist – they are the key to your oral health,... [Continue Reading]

How To Find Good Dentist In Canada

Whether you’ve moved to a new city or you’re looking for a new dental specialist for personal reasons, finding a good one is part and parcel of maintaining optimal oral hygiene. Depending on your oral health and habits, visiting a dentist at least twice every year for a routine checkup is a must. Don’t wait until you start feeling pain or when the dental issues become visible,... [Continue Reading]

Top 10 Tips When Applying for Dentistry

Picking a suitable career is a cornerstone in every person's life. The right choice is not always obvious. Regardless of your pick, it will be one the most important decisions in your life. But why dentistry? You need to have a valid reason to become a dentist. Even though dentists are in high demand and oral health care is a lucrative vocation, applying just for the money is never enough. So... [Continue Reading]

Common Myths And Facts About How To Keep Your Teeth Healthy

There are certain things that people take for granted as fact, simply because they’ve heard it so many times. Take, for instance, the way that you take care of your teeth. When you go to the dentist, and he gives you the "shame on you" speech for not flossing, do you ever ask him to supply you with proof that it helps to delay tooth decay? Do you ever question what the real facts are? Most... [Continue Reading]