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Don’t Make These Oral Health Mistakes

Keeping our teeth and gums healthy can sometimes seem like a full-time job. Between carefully watching what we're consuming and brushing to flossing and rinsing with mouthwash, oral health care can be tough. "We all might know about the importance of brushing and flossing, but there are numerous mistakes we make every year that can [...]

2016-06-05T12:13:38+00:00 June 5th, 2016|Oral Health Tips|

Summer Holiday Dental Tips

Holiday dental tips might not sound fun, but they're necessary. As the summer months approach, we all probably have one thing on our mind: holidays. Many of us have already probably begun planning our next vacation. Whether it's as close as Muskoka or as far away as Australia, the countdown is on. "We can easily [...]

2016-04-20T14:56:20+00:00 April 20th, 2016|Uncategorised|

4 Very Common Oral Health Mistakes

We all want beautiful, white and healthy teeth. And while we might think we know the best ways to keep our oral health in tip-top shape, we may be making certain mistakes that are hurting our teeth. "We know flossing, brushing and rinsing with mouthwash are important activities when it comes to healthy teeth," says [...]

2016-04-20T14:50:40+00:00 April 20th, 2016|Uncategorised|

Are Colds and Coughs Causing Cavities?

Colds and coughs are very common. You're likely well aware that candy, soda and bad oral health care routines can cause cavities and decay. You probably haven't thought twice about taking the cough candies or cough syrup you take to get relief from irritating cold symptoms. But have you ever thought about what they're made [...]

2016-04-02T15:24:41+00:00 April 2nd, 2016|Uncategorised|

Tips to Slow Cavity Decay

We all want to avoid cavity decay. We know oral health is incredibly important. We've all heard why we need to brush, floss and take care of our teeth. Since we were young, we were taught how to prevent cavities from forming. But what happens if you get a cavity? "Cavity decay can do a [...]

2016-04-02T15:20:00+00:00 April 2nd, 2016|Uncategorised|

Important Oral Health Habits for Young Children

A child's oral health is defined from a very young age. Did you know that tooth decay can develop at any time? This means oral health issues can begin with the very first tooth, which could be as young as 6 months old. "Your child's teeth are very delicate," says Dr. Maryam Adibfar, a leading [...]

2016-03-02T16:51:22+00:00 March 2nd, 2016|Uncategorised|

Are Sugar-Free Foods Hurting Your Teeth?

We've all heard that sugar can damage our teeth. Some of our favourite snacks and treats can cause significant damage to our healthy teeth. From cavities to enamel decay, sugar can cause a lot of oral health issues. "As our knowledge of what sugar does to our health, body and oral health, more and more [...]

2016-01-31T11:17:57+00:00 January 31st, 2016|Uncategorised|

Child Oral Health From Birth to Age 6

Child oral health is extremely important Setting our children up for success when it comes to their oral health starts as soon as they're born. We set the foundation of healthy, beautiful teeth at a very young age. That's why it's so important to make the right decisions at the right times. "A child's oral [...]

2016-01-02T12:50:17+00:00 January 2nd, 2016|Uncategorised|