A Closer Look at a CavityA Closer Look at a Cavity
Brush your teeth or you’ll get a cavity. Don’t eat sugar or you’ll get a cavity. If you don’t get regular check ups you might…….yes, get a cavity! They are pesky, they hurt and everyone dreads getting one. What happens to our teeth causing them to get a cavity?
The Smile You Deserve!The Smile You Deserve!
When it comes to maintaining your oral health dentist visits once every six months is recommended by the Canadian Dental Association. This will help keep your mouth and teeth disease free, and in overall good health. But what if you don’t like the colour or position of your teeth and want...
Open Wide and Say AahhhOpen Wide and Say Aahhh
When we ask you to open wide and say aahh, does it do anything? The position of your mouth and throat when you say “ah” makes the area good for viewing. It’s easier to tell you to say “ah” than to say “widen your lips, lower your tongue, drop...
Calm and Comfortable, at the Dentist?Calm and Comfortable, at the Dentist?
Many of us have suffered traumatic dental experiences in the past or have a low tolerance for pain. Fear of going to the dentist is very common among kids and adults alike and can stop us seeking dental treatment when we need it. At Chinook Mall Family Dental Clinic...
Wisdom Teeth- Is it Time?Wisdom Teeth- Is it Time?
Why Should I Have My Wisdom Teeth Removed?
Visible and partially visible wisdom teeth are susceptible to bacteria that can cause wisdom tooth infection. Cysts and tumors can grow on a trapped wisdom tooth, causing irritation and some pain as well as diseases of the gums. Another problem we often...