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A fully functional mouth is not just beautiful, it also improves a person’s quality of life because being able to eat, speak, smile and laugh without embarrassment or discomfort is vital to a happy, healthy lifestyle.read more
Dr. James Hallam, Laurentian Dental, Kitchener Whether it’s to mask bad breath, fight cavities or prevent the buildup of plaque, mouthwashes or rinses serve a variety of purposes. Or so we think! Though they may leave your mouth with a clean, fresh taste, some rinses...read more
Previous generations accepted the idea that their smiles would eventually deteriorate, and there was little that could be done to rectify the situation because older people suffer tooth loss and gum recession, along with other dental problems. While these problems are nothing to smile about, thankfully times have changed.read more
Your teeth can last a lifetime if you practice good, basic dental care which includes flossing and brushing your teeth twice a day. While it sounds easy, fact is many people do an unsatisfactory job of it.read more
April, with the beginnings of a bright new season, is a good time to remember how important healthy teeth and gums are to our overall health and well-being.read more
With an overwhelming amount of buying options for everything from toothbrushes to irrigation devices, here’s our summary of the basic tools to have in your medicine cabinet for your best oral health.read more
When shopping for toothpaste in your local store you’ll likely face dozens of brands to choose from. Your purchase decision may be made based upon personal preferences, budget, recommendation from a friend, or even experimentation. However, it must be said that choosing the right kind of toothpaste requires some careful thought.read more
X-rays are a vital part of all dental care. Whether you’re suffering from an easy to spot dental issue or are just due for a checkup – regular x-rays give us the whole picture. Not only offering clear diagnostic imaging but preventative benefits to your long-term health.read more
We’ve all heard that brushing properly is essential for cleaning our teeth and gums effectively. But when you get right down to it, do we know what proper brushing really means?read more
While most people don’t love visiting the dentist, there is a point of avoidance that can become a psychological condition known as dental phobia. Also referred to as dentophobia, dental anxiety, odontophobia, or dental fear.read more
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