5 Tips To Prevent Baby Tooth Decay

5 Tips To Prevent Baby Tooth Decay

More than 1 in 4 children in the Canada have dental cavities by the time they reach the age of 4, sometimes as early as age 2. One of the most common problems for children that young is baby bottle tooth decay. Children’s teeth are susceptible to decay as soon…

Dental Sedation Solutions To Relieve Dental Anxiety

Dental Sedation Solutions To Relieve Dental Anxiety

Are you a Scaredy Cat when it comes to seeing the dentist?  Don’t worry, you’re not alone.  The good news is that our Dawson Dental Centre locations have options available to help calm your nerves.  If you tend to avoid the dentist out of fear, sedation dentistry may take away some…

Your Dental Secret Revealed!

Your Dental Secret Revealed!

Admit it! We all do it! You wake up the morning of your dentist appointment and realize you haven’t flossed in months! You run to the bathroom, brush and floss your teeth, and brush one more time for good measure brush then you swish some mouthwash around. Phew! You wipe…

The Truth Behind Teeth Stains

The Truth Behind Teeth Stains

One of the most common reasons people choose teeth whitening is for the removal of stains. Stains on teeth occur over time from exposure to certain food particles, liquids as well as due to aging and wear. Below is a description of the types that can be removed and potential…

Oral Cancer has three times as many victims as Cervical Cancer!

Oral Cancer has three times as many victims as Cervical Cancer!

Did you know that more than 3000 Canadians are diagnosed with cancer of the mouth, tongue, throat or lips each year?  Or that Oral Cancer has 3 times as many victims as cervical cancer?  The survival rate for these types of Oral Cancer is poor and unfortunately, only 35% of…

The Tooth Fairy

The Tooth Fairy

What does the tooth fairy leave under your kid’s pillow? Everyone knows losing baby teeth is part of the transition into adolescence, and putting those precious baby teeth under a pillow for the Tooth Fairy has become a popular trend similar to Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny. Children often…

Tips to include Dental Health into 2015

Tips to include Dental Health into 2015

It’s that time of year again! 2015 is just around the corner and you might be starting to think about your New Year resolution. Some of the most common resolutions are: 1. Being more organized 2. Quit smoking 3. Eating healthy 4. Getting fit and losing weight 5. Save more…

Are You A Candidate For Porcelain Veneers?

Are You A Candidate For Porcelain Veneers?

Our experienced cosmetic dentists have the ability to transform any ordinary smile into an extraordinary one!  Porcelain veneers can be a major component of that transformation.   What are the Benefits of having Porcelain Veneers?   1. A Beautiful, Natural Smile. Often the most exciting part of the process is…

Best and Worst Halloween Candy for your Kids Teeth

Best and Worst Halloween Candy for your Kids Teeth

Halloween is only 2 days away and while our kids love the thrill of dressing up and going door to door collecting large quantities of candy, one could say that the trick-or-treating candy haul is pretty much a parent’s  (and your dentist’s) scariest sight. Thankfully, some sweets are worst than…