Can Toothbrush Abrasion Be Reversed?

Can Toothbrush Abrasion Be Reversed?

When you look at your teeth in the mirror do you see notches near the gum line? Do you notice that there is a groove in the area where tooth meets gum? If you do see something out of the ordinary, you could have toothbrush abrasion and you will need…

What Are Craze Lines?

What Are Craze Lines?

Wear and tear is no match for our teeth. The more we use them and neglect our oral health, the more susceptible they are to tiny hairline fractures called craze lines. What are craze lines? Craze lines are minute vertical lines that form on the teeth. Cracked teeth and craze…

10 Dental Care Tips For Seniors

10 Dental Care Tips For Seniors

Taking care of our oral health is important, especially as we enter our golden years. You’re never too old to stop going to the dentist. And the better shape your teeth and gums are in, the less problems you’ll face down the road. Below you’ll find 10 dental care tips…

Dental Implants And Smoking: What You Need To Know

Dental Implants And Smoking: What You Need To Know

Dental implants are made of titanium posts that are surgically placed into the jawbone under the gum line. The titanium posts fuse with the jawbone in a process called osseointegration. Titanium is used for implants because they are safe for the human body and cause no issues to your oral…

Overbrushing: What You Should Know

Overbrushing: What You Should Know

Brushing our teeth is something we take for granted. We do it daily, at least twice and we floss and use mouthwash. However, we can do incredible damage to our teeth and gums if we overbrush. What is overbrushing? Overbrushing is what happens when you brush your teeth for too…

Five Benefits Of Dental Sealants For Toddlers

Five Benefits Of Dental Sealants For Toddlers

Although your toddler will grow out of their baby teeth, it’s important to protect them because children can get cavities too. In children, cavities are called dental caries and without proper oral hygiene and diet, your toddler runs the risk of bacterial exposure that leads to tooth decay. Even if…

Can Veneers Help With Teeth Sensitivity?

Can Veneers Help With Teeth Sensitivity?

Sensitive teeth plagues many Canadians. To tame the pain of tooth sensitivity, your dentist may recommend veneers. What are veneers? Veneers are custom-made shells that cover the front surface of your teeth. They are tooth-coloured and blend in with your natural teeth. Veneers are made of thin porcelain and are…

Cavity During Pregnancy: Eight Things To Know

Cavity During Pregnancy: Eight Things To Know

Pregnant women are more prone to cavities due in part to pregnancy cravings, hormonal imbalances and pregnancy-related tooth and gum sensitivity. Many women never even experienced a cavity until they became pregnant. However, if you’re pregnant, you don’t have to live with cavities. You can visit your dentist while pregnant….

Dental Work Following Surgery: Five Things To Know

Dental Work Following Surgery: Five Things To Know

Regular dental cleanings are essential to our overall wellbeing, but what happens after surgery? Can you get your teeth cleaned? What about other dental procedures like root canal or implants? If you’ve recently had surgery and are in need of a professional dental cleaning or a more elaborate procedure, you…