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December 29, 2015
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A Calgary woman enjoys her dental inlaysOnlays and inlays are alternatives to dental fillings and crowns that are ideal options for patients with specific types of structural damage. Our dentist in Calgary, Dr. Gordon Chee, can help you determine if inlays or onlays are appropriate for your unique situation.

You may be an ideal candidate for dental inlay or onlay work if you suffer from tooth decay that is too severe for a simple...

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November 23, 2015
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Most patients who undergo teeth whitening treatment at our office in Calgary have noticed a gradual decline in the brilliance of their smiles. Even with a healthy dental hygiene routine, certain outside factors can slowly diminish the gleaming lustre of any tooth.

Over time, your teeth can become not-so-bright and require the help of a cosmetic dentist for a number of reasons, including:

  • Tobacco use: Tar and nicotine, both found in tobacco, create stubborn stains. While tar is naturally dark, nicotine is colourless until it’s mixed with...
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October 22, 2015
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A TMJ sufferer in Calgary rubs her temples for reliefIf you suffer from chronic headaches, difficult chewing or clicking in your jaw, you may require treatment from your dentist. If you’ve searched the cause of your symptoms, you may have already found search results for both TMD and TMJ. Our dentist in Calgary, Dr. Gordon Chee, can help you better understand the terms, causes and symptoms of your jaw-related dental problems, and he...

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September 11, 2015
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Sleep apnea, a disorder that affects thousands of restless sleepers in Calgary, has been linked to a myriad of related health issues, including diabetes, stroke and cardiovascular disease. Since the symptoms of this dangerous affliction arise during slumber, many who suffer from sleep apnea don’t even realize it.

Sleep apnea is a condition that causes brief pauses in breathing during sleep. These gaps of breathing can last up to 30 seconds, and may occur dozens - or hundreds - of times every night. Chronic snoring is a leading indicator of the condition, and many sufferers learn of their erratic...

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August 18, 2015
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Teeth whitening is one of the most popular treatments offered at our office in Calgary. Our patients appreciate the ability to brighten their smiles and increase their confidence while undergoing a procedure that is safe, quick and affordable.

For some, teeth whitening remains an intimidating prospect, due to myths they have encountered regarding the procedure. Here are some of the common myths and related facts concerning teeth whitening.  

Myth 1: Teeth whitening damages nerves.
Fact: Whitening your teeth does not affect your roots, gums, or inside...

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July 15, 2015
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Regular appointments with a general dentist benefit our patients from Calgary and beyond for numerous health reasons. However, many of those who visit Aesthetic Dental Studio simply want a more attractive smile. The most comprehensive way to achieve a brilliant, confident smile is to undergo a complete smile makeover.

Every mouth, like every person, is different. For this reason, there is no single definitive procedure in a smile makeover.  Depending on your unique situation and set of goals, any number of treatments may be employed to capture the look that best suits...

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June 22, 2015
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Invisalign® offers an attractive alternative to braces for many of our patients in Calgary. If you want to align your teeth and bite without diminishing your look with cumbersome metal brackets, Invisalign® might be a suitable option for you.

Invisalign® is a popular treatment at our Calgary office. In determining your Invisalign® candidacy, Dr. Chee will evaluate the forces that move your teeth, measure your bite, and determine the optimal solution for bringing it into alignment.

We will be able to determine if you’re a candidate for Invisalign® treatment during your consultation. Qualities Dr....

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May 29, 2015
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For many people, teeth whitening has become part of their normal dental routine, along with regular cleanings and good oral hygiene. However, some people in Calgary develop sensitivities that leave them with pain and discomfort after whitening their teeth. There are several important factors to consider when deciding whether or not to whiten your teeth.

How White Should My Teeth Be?

Some people become hyper focused on the whiteness of their teeth, but extreme whiteness can actually be a sign of fluorosis or other dental problems. Those who overdo it are more likely to develop sensitivities...

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May 15, 2015
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For many people, temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) can lead to long-term discomfort and pain, leaving them afraid to see a dentist. However, the best treatment for TMD begins with a visit to a dentist in Alberta with experience providing neuromuscular treatment. TMD can cause a wide range of symptoms including:

  • Headaches or migraines
  • Pain in the jaw, shoulders, neck, back, teeth and behind the eyes
  • Numbness or tingling
  • Dizziness
  • Earaches or ringing in the ears
  • Teeth grinding
  • Clicking or...
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April 15, 2015
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Dentists do more than simply clean teeth and check for cavities. Though these are both cornerstones of our general dentistry services in Calgary, a dentist can also help you find relief from pain, improve the health and function of your body and even identify potentially life-threatening health risks.

The Canadian Dental Association has designated April as National Oral Health Month to raise awareness of the important, sometimes underestimated role dentists play in keeping patients healthy. Dr. Chee believes that...

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