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How to Get Emergency Dental Services During COVID-19

We’re working hard to keep you as informed as possible during these uncertain times and to be transparent at every point of new updates and changes to our operations. We also want to reassure you that you’ll still be able to get emergency dental treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic.  As you likely already know, the Alberta Dental Association has […]

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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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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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Facts About Xerostomia: Causes & Treatments

Everyone’s mouth feels dry from time to time. However, if this is a long-lasting feeling that does not go away, you may have xerostomia (also known as dry mouth). Xerostomia is a cause for concern as you are more susceptible to develop cavities, gum disease and oral infections. Xerostomia symptoms can range from mild oral […]