What are Cavities? The term cavity is a fancy dental term for decay. In Latin, the term “cavi” refers to a hole. No matter how you spell it or pronounce it, a cavity is not desirable in any way. Cavities can happen in all parts of the tooth. From deep within the layers to just a little decay on the … Read More
Save Your Teeth with Crowns
Save Your Tooth with Dental Crowns Although it may not be something that you would think of getting because you likely want to preserve your natural tooth for as long as possible, sometimes dental crowns are required to keep the integrity of your tooth and the symmetry of your smile intact. Dental crowns are used in dentistry for a variety … Read More
How do you care for your denture?
Dentures are fragile and must be handled with care. On a daily basis, you should remove and brush your dentures with a special denture brush and while using specific denture toothpastes or cleansers. Using harsh or abrasive toothpastes or cleaners on your dentures is not advised as they will scratch the surface of the denture and make them more … Read More
5 Reason To Love Dental Cleaning
Cavity Prevention – Without proper brushing, a whitish film builds up on your teeth which is known as plaque. Plaque, if not removed will harden and is known as the leading cause of tooth decay. Tooth enamel is eaten away from the acidic substances that are in plaque. Brushing and cleaning your teeth can remove plaque and help prevent … Read More
What to Expect During a Dental Visit
Whether it is your first dental exam or one of many that you have had in your life, dental exams can raise anxiety levels for some people. Knowing what to expect at a dental exam in our Vancouver dental office can help ease some the anxiety that you may feel. What to expect during a dental examination: Your overall oral … Read More
What is Bruxism?
Bruxism is also known as teeth grinding and can involve gnashing or clenching of the teeth. Unconsciously clenching your teeth on one another or grinding them at night is one of the many symptoms of bruxism. Bruxism that occurs nocturnally is considered a part of a the sleep disorder category in which people clench and can even grind their teeth … Read More