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How to Take Care of Your Oral Health While in Self-Isolation

Whether you’re self-isolating after a vacation, feeling sick, or just staying home to prevent your chance of getting ill, your oral health is especially important to maintain. Even small issues like getting food stuck in braces can cause issues later unless you take care of your teeth and mouth. April is Oral Health Month as well, so there’s really no better […]

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COVID-19 Update: Patient Health and Safety

Dear valued patients,  We want to keep you as informed as possible during these uncertain times and champion transparency to keep you up-to-date on our ongoing operations.  Effective immediately, the Alberta Dental Association has implemented a mandatory suspension of all non-emergency dental treatment and services. All dentists in Alberta have a duty to prevent exposure to COVID-19 […]

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How to Choose a Sports Mouth Guard

“Do I really need a custom mouthguard or can a store-bought one suffice?” This is a common question we hear but the answer will really come down to several factors. Comfort level, price range, materials, and protection levels will all impact your decision. We break down why it’s especially important to make the right choice when […]

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White Teeth and Your Diet: What’s the link?

A quick Google search reveals tens of thousands of articles promising you whiter teeth if you simply eat more coconut oil, cauliflower, strawberries, and any number of other things. Unfortunately, that is not how your teeth work. What causes yellow teeth? The colour of your teeth is determined by a wide range of factors.  Some […]

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3 Benefits of a Healthy Flossing Routine

If you stay up to date with dental news, you might have come across articles stating that the benefits of flossing are unproven. If so, you might wonder why dentists continue to recommend that everyone maintain a healthy flossing routine. The short version is: flossing is low risk, low cost, and it’s possible that it […]

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Do You Need Braces For Your Overbite?

Overbite correction is the second most common reason people are choosing to get braces today, according to Dentaly. It’s worth consulting with a dentist to see what treatment is best for you. Do you need braces for your overbite? Braces are often an appropriate treatment, but not always. (Read more on other myths about braces […]

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Why Are My Teeth Sensitive After Cleaning?

Did you know that teeth sensitivity affects up to 40 million people in the USA? It is one of the most common reasons clients put off their dental cleanings. If you are wondering “Why are my teeth sensitive after cleaning?” you are not alone! Thankfully, Canyon Dental has plenty of answers, options and solutions to […]

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Debunking the Various Myths about Braces

Do you have crooked or misaligned teeth?  Are you considering braces to fix your smile?  There are myths surrounding braces, many of which are either untrue or outdated.  Allow us to clear up these misconceptions.  Knowing the truth can ease your fears and allow you to enjoy a beautiful smile, better oral health, and a […]