Dry Mouth Syndrome? More of my patients are experiencing signs and symptoms of xerostomia (dry mouth syndrome), it's not enjoyable - here's why it happens and what you can do about it.
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“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Only a dentist will link this famous Shakespearean quote to misconceptions about the sugar content of food.
I love when parents ask me questions, it's what I'm here for. My top 5 are .. When should I start brushing my baby’s teeth? When do I bring my child in for their first visit? ...
Do you have Dental Anxiety? Here are the best strategies to deal with it, and remember, your dentist is aware and trained to help. Communication is key.
Processed Sugar has ZERO nutritional benefit and it primes our bodies for type 2 diabetes, increases risk of heart disease, and other serious issues ...
Oh white teeth…how do I get thee? Let me count the ways… There are so many ways to make your teeth whiter nowadays, that between the dentist’s office, your pharmacy and the home remedies you see on youtube, its no wonder there is so much confusion as to which is the best method. But [...]
When was the last time you changed your toothbrush? Dentists recommend replacement of your toothbrush every 3 months. But there are also other factors to consider ...
Until What Age Do I Have To Brush My Child’s Teeth? Unfortunately, it’s actually NOT a question I get asked often enough! I usually ask my pint-sized patients directly who is brushing their teeth (I’ve got their natural born honesty on my side!) and although they are full of pride, it's too bad [...]
You Are What You Eat When it comes to the health of your teeth, you really are what you eat. Sugary foods, such as candy and soda, contribute to tooth decay. According to the Canadian Dental Association, nutrition is a key component for good oral health. “A balanced and nutritious diet is good [...]
That's Right, Saliva Is A Natural Toothpaste Did you know that our body has its own defence mechanism to help stop cavities from forming? It’s true! Our saliva is our body’s way of ensuring the acids from the foods we eat don’t win the “acidity war” in our mouths and cause a hole in [...]