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February 08, 2021

Woman removing Invisalign in Calgary One of the best things about Invisalign® is that you can keep eating all your favourite foods. Unlike traditional braces-wearers, you don’t have to worry about a popcorn kernel breaking a bracket or hard candy bending a wire. You’ve got the convenience of removable aligners — just remember to take them off before you chow down.

Eating with Invisalign® can be tempting at times, like when you want a quick snack or when...

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January 21, 2021

Woman experiencing TMJ pain in Calgary People with TMJ disorders experience symptoms ranging from mild to debilitating. Chronic facial pain, popping or clicking in the jaw, recurring earaches, migraine headaches, and other issues linked to TMJ all warrant a trip to the dentist. That said, there are a few ways to improve TMJ pain at home:

  1. Manage your stress: Stress is a leading trigger for TMJ pain and discomfort. It may...
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December 21, 2020

Woman thinking about dental implantsTooth loss is a common issue that affects a significant percentage of adults. Many people have lost their teeth to decay, periodontal disease, trauma, or extraction. If you are missing one or more teeth, there are plenty of reasons to address the problem with dental implants, including:

  • Aesthetics: Are you hiding your smile because of tooth loss? Dental implants could be an...
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October 23, 2020

Woman with porcelain veneers in CalgaryVeneers are a simple and effective solution to various dental problems. Porcelain veneers conceal chipped, broken, uneven, misshapen, poorly spaced, and severely discolored teeth to create a beautiful smile.

Taking advantage of this modern dental procedure will allow you to correct all these issues and more. But how long can you expect your results to last? Keep reading to learn about the lifespan of...

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September 22, 2020

Calgary patient holding dental implant modelYour gums can grow between your dental implant placement appointment and the time that you receive your permanent restoration. That is why our Calgary dentist places a healing abutment or a temporary crown on top of the implant. These components help ensure that the gum tissue does not grow over the implant during the healing stage.

Healing from dental implant surgery typically takes several months....

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August 13, 2020

Tooth-staining beverage Tooth discoloration is common and can happen for many different reasons. Some of the main culprits include:

  • Age
  • Certain diseases
  • Certain medications
  • Fluorosis
  • Pigmented foods and drinks
  • Injury or trauma
  • Infection
  • Decalcification
  • Poor dental hygiene
  • Tobacco use

The good news is that most tooth stains are preventable and treatable. Here is what you need to know about...

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July 20, 2020

 

Oral health is more important than you might think. That’s because problems in your mouth can potentially impact your whole body.

Doctors, dentists, and researchers have been investigating the connection between oral health and general health for decades. One matter that they’ve looked into is the link between gum disease and cardiovascular problems. Here’s what you need to know.

What is Gum Disease?

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March 24, 2020

You already visit our office to protect your oral health. Now, you’re interested in services to improve the appearance of your smile. Cosmetic dentistry is an excellent way to correct numerous aesthetic issues for a more radiant, beautiful look.

If this is your first time considering cosmetic treatments and procedures, you probably have a few questions. In the video below, we answer some of the top ones we hear from our patients. We’re always happy to provide additional information, so don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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January 22, 2020
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Man with porcelain veneers in Calgary, ABCosmetic imperfections can cause you to feel self-conscious about your smile, particularly in social and professional settings. Fortunately, there are dental treatments that can correct your aesthetic concerns.

Porcelain veneers are one popular option. This type of dental restoration is known for restoring vibrant, beautiful smiles in as few as three office visits.  

Keep reading to learn what...

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May 29, 2019
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Woman with finger on chin, wonderingPorcelain veneers are placed over the front of teeth that have been marred by cosmetic imperfections. Because they cover the teeth entirely, veneers become the new “face” of your smile. If your veneers look overdone or incompatible with your lips and surrounding facial features, they may look more like false teeth than cosmetic restorations. This is why it is important to choose a dental practice where the...

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