Dental care during pregnancy doesn’t have to be a scary thing. Not only is dental care during pregnancy critical to the expecting mother, but also to her unborn baby. It’s never too late to get your teeth checked to ensure a smooth pregnancy for you and your baby. Here’s a list of things to watch
What is gingivitis and is it reversible? Gingivitis is a mild form of gum disease. Hence gingivitis has many symptoms. These can range from irritation, swelling and redness around your gum line to even bad breath . The most common cause of gingivitis is poor oral hygiene. However, there are many factors that can contribute such as smoking, diabetes, inadequate
Babies and teething A babies first tooth is an exciting milestone for any parent. But what can you do to help ease the transition for you and your baby? Babies start teething at roughly 6 months of age. Usually the first teeth to emerge are the two bottom incisors (bottom front teeth). When teeth start to break
Face to face communication is an integral part of our social atmosphere and engaging in talks over wine and cheese with friends or sitting in on a meeting with our co-workers is part of our everyday lives. But what happens when your bad breath starts to interfere in these day to day exchanges? When your confidence takes
As the New Year starts we here at Strathcona Dental Works are focused on getting your kids teeth looking their best for the year ahead. Most importantly you can start your child on a path to good oral habits long before they can speak and before their first tooth comes in with some simple tips.
There is a vast number of adults, and not just children, that suffer from fear of the dentist. Avoidance of dental check ups can lead to long term dental problems down the road if left unchecked. This is not an uncommon fear however, and there are many tools to deal with your own dental anxiety.
There is no need to be worried if your dentist has prescribed a root canal to treat a damaged or a diseased tooth. Millions of teeth all over the world are saved due to this common procedure. The tooth fairy may be feeling deprived but we assure you that your teeth will thank you for