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Charcoal Toothpaste: Is It a Safe Way to Whiten Your Teeth?

October 16th, 2020

Activated charcoal has become an exciting new health trend — not only in terms of dietary health but also in dental care. Yet even though it could seem healthy, it could actually be dangerous to your teeth. Here's what you need to know.

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Oral cancer symptoms

October 12th, 2020

Early signs of oral cancer may be mistaken for other problems, such as a toothache or cold. If symptoms persist for several weeks or months, it is important to see your doctor so that, if oral cancer is present, it may be diagnosed as soon as possible.

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Best and Worst Candies for Your Teeth

October 5th, 2020

Now that Halloween is over, we are quickly approaching Thanksgiving, soon followed by Christmas

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Tooth Discoloration

October 1st, 2020

Have you noticed your teeth aren’t as white as they used to be and maybe not as white as you’d like? There are many things that can make your teeth lose their luminosity. But there are just as many ways to reverse teeth stains and prevent them from happening in the first place. Here are a few tips to keep your smile healthy and bright.

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Braces vs Invisalign

September 28th, 2020

If you are considering braces vs Invisalign to straighten your teeth, or your kid’s teeth, you may have lots of questions. Which is more effective? Which is more affordable? Ultimately, you want to choose the treatment that will do the job, even if it’s slightly more expensive. In the long run, you don’t want to have to fix your teeth again! So, are braces or Invisalign the better choice for you or your kid?

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Is Teeth Whitening Safe?

September 24th, 2020

How to use teeth bleaching products safely

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Mental stress can lead to dental stress, and some Alberta dentists are seeing the signs

September 17th, 2020

Clenching and grinding the teeth can lead to host of problems.

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Preventing gum disease

September 2nd, 2020

Because gum (periodontal) disease is usually painless and slow to progress, it can easily reach an advanced stage before you notice any problems. This can result in deterioration of gums and bone structure and eventually tooth loss.

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Gum disease may raise risk of some cancers

August 25th, 2020

People with history of gum disease appear to have higher risk of developing oesophageal and gastric cancer, suggest researchers.

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Periodontitis may double chances of cognitive decline, study says

August 21st, 2020

Scientists have frequently linked some forms of periodontal disease with other inflammatory diseases, and now a new study has suggested that poor oral health may also have an impact on brain function.

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