In our opinion, one of the most innovative trends in modern dentistry is the dental implant. Dental implants are medical devices that are surgically inserted in the jawbone. While they provide support for crowns, bridges, or dentures, they also help to keep the jawbone from shrinking due to bone loss, keep adjacent teeth stable, and preserve the health of surrounding bone and gums.[Read more…] about Implant Care & Maintenance
January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month.
Further to our post earlier this month, here are some tips to assist you in maintaining your loved one’s good denture and oral health.[Read more…] about Denture Care for Alzheimer’s Patients (part 2)
Oral malodor, halitosis, bad breath: no matter what you call it, it’s unpleasant and embarrassing. It is also one of the leading reasons that patients seek dental treatment.
Mints, gum, pills, pastes, and other breath “treatments” act mainly as temporary cover-ups. Some “breath busters” can make the problem even worse. So how can oral malodor be treated?[Read more…] about Banish Oral Malodor (Bad Breath)
The risk presented by COVID-19 caused us to close our office from March 16 to May 24. Now that we are reopening, what are we doing to ensure the safety of our patients, visitors, staff, and the general public?[Read more…] about COVID-19 and Patient Safety
One of the most common complaints we hear from patients is that their complete lower denture is loose. What leads to issues with comfort, looseness, and reliability of a complete lower denture? And what can be done to improve things?[Read more…] about Why Is My Lower Denture Loose?
One of the most frequent questions we are asked is how long will my new denture last. Sadly, a denture will not last forever – 5 to 7 years on average – but perhaps not for the reasons you think.[Read more…] about How long will my denture last?
It’s all over the global newswires – Coronavirus. While this new illness has caused widespread concern, influenza and even the common cold present a higher risk to most Canadians.
Whether from colds, flus, or the latest Coronavirus, how can we reduce our risk of getting sick and keep ourselves and others safe?[Read more…] about Coronavirus and Other Viruses: How to stay healthy