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How Does Drinking Alcohol Damage Your Teeth?

How Does Drinking Alcohol Damage Your Teeth?

Sale of alcohol to anyone below the age of 18 is illegal in Canada. Despite that fact, 28% of Canadian teens who are 12-17 years old have been categorized as heavy drinkers. Alcoholic beverages are common at social gatherings. It is also used by people with complaints of insomnia and PTSD. Alcohol in moderate amounts is okay to some extent. But...
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Root Canal 101

Root Canal 101

Whenever you hear the term "root canal," the first thing that comes to mind is 'run from the dentist,' right? Not to worry, the root canal procedure is the best solution to preserve your natural teeth. The term 'root canal' refers to the anatomical space within the root, which consists of the pulp chamber and nerve endings. Treatment includes cleaning...
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Here's How You Can Keep Up Your Dental Routine Even When on a Vacation

Here's How You Can Keep Up Your Dental Routine Even When on a Vacation

Did you know that some people feel an unimaginable toothache while flying? The changing air pressure during take-off and landing can affect the sensitive nerve endings of your teeth. Hence, airline staff too avoid flying right after having a dental procedure. Likewise, several travelers face multiple oral health issues while traveling for work or vacation. Oral health problems can ruin the...
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Having Acid Reflux? Here's How your Dentist can Tell

Having Acid Reflux? Here's How your Dentist can Tell

Have you ever felt like your heart is burning? Not with love, no. Literally burning due to something spicy you ate earlier. Heart burn is a common condition that affects every person at least once in their lifetime. The burning sensation in the chest and the throat are the main symptoms of GERD or Gastro Esophageal Acid Reflux Disease. Spicy...
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5 Tips to Make Brushing Teeth Fun for Kids

5 Tips to Make Brushing Teeth Fun for Kids

We all know that kids are fussy but as parents we know how important it is to get around their fussiness and make them do stuff that is important for their health. This fussiness of children generally has an impact on their health and habits that they develop growing up. Most of the children turn their heads from  brushing. Almost every...
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Debunking Myths about Dentistry

Debunking Myths about Dentistry

What you see is what you believe. Bob Kane once said, "It is hard, at times to separate the myth from the truth." Myths are not written on an ancient scroll or a stone tablet. They are the products of human gossip. The practice of dentistry has been going on since the time of the ancient Egyptians. The remains found in the excavations...
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How to Keep Stress from Wrecking Your Mouth

How to Keep Stress from Wrecking Your Mouth

If you tend to get stressed out frequently, as many of us do in today’s demanding world, your body may be in a heightened state of stress most of the time. Apart from throbbing headaches, disrupted sleep patterns, and potential weight loss, stress can also cause various oral problems. When under stress, the tendency to clench your teeth, bite your lips, or...
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The Dental Issues Seniors Commonly Face

The Dental Issues Seniors Commonly Face

Oh, the joys of getting older. We all know the saying, "another day older, another day wiser," but are we really? Seniors and Dental Health If you’re a retired or working senior citizen, there is one thing you must keep in mind. The body starts deteriorating after a certain period of time and the cells stop repairing the tissues from...
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Embarrassed with bad breath? Here's what you need to do

Embarrassed with bad breath? Here's what you need to do

Have you been told that you have bad breath? If yes, then you will agree that is a very embarrassing situation to deal with. Bad breath is a result of poor oral hygiene, unhealthy lifestyle, or a sign of some other dental or health problems. Many people who have this issue visit dental clinics in Edmonton on a regular basis. Here’s what you...
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Here's What Happens During a Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Here's What Happens During a Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Wisdom tooth extraction is a common dental procedure when the third molar in your mouth is impacted due to lack of space. Some people have painful experience due to the impacted wisdom tooth while others feel no pain. Let’s discuss what happens during wisdom tooth removal. Image source: https://pixabay.com/en/thinker-think-man-human-depression-2150827/ The procedure starts with a dental x-ray session where the dentist will take...
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