Our dental assistant, Sydney, was unsatisfied with her smile. She wanted to decrease the size of her two front teeth and thought her canines looked too sharp.
Teeth can be damaged or lost outright, leading to discolouration and unsightly gaps. In these cases dental implants and implant crowns can be excellent options for returning a smile to its former glory.
I like to think that my insights offer a good perspective on the issues affecting our oral health. In the course of writing I find that several topics continue to surface. Notable among them: acid and acid erosion.
I often get questions about how often toothbrushes should be replaced, based on the notion that they’re likely to carry more germs as they age.
When you get a cavity you’re supposed to feel it, right? Well, at some point, yes, but if it gets to that point it’s probably been left too long.
The tongue is perhaps the strangest and most useful muscle in the human body. Every day we employ it for various duties with hardly a second thought.
Most people will tell you that becoming a parent changes your perspective on things in life. In my case, a big change came in how I give advice to patients.
Are cavities a result of genetics? Should we resign ourselves to a mouthful of cavities because our parents had “bad teeth?”
Take it from a man who loves his food: good snacks are important. They have to be tasty, convenient, and keep you going between larger meals.
Let’s look at common mistakes people make in their approach to oral health.