Bow Island Dental Blog

Exploring the fascinating world of dental microbes: How healthy bacteria protects your oral health

October 26, 2023

Beneath the surface of your pearly whites lies a diverse and bustling community of bacteria, collectively known as your oral microbiome. This intricate ecosystem plays a crucial role in maintaining your oral health. 

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Tips on how to care for your children’s teeth

August 29, 2023

Ah, the magical world of childhood, where imagination runs wild and giggles fill the air. Amidst this enchanting journey, it’s essential to ensure that your child’s oral health is also given the attention it deserves. Establishing good dental care habits from an early age sets the stage for a lifetime of healthy smiles. So, parents,…

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The Role of Genetics in Dental Health

August 14, 2023

The biggest contributor to your oral health is your daily dental care. However, understanding how your genetics affects your mouth allows you to build good healthcare habits so you can avoid problems in the future.

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How Sleep Apnea Impacts Dental Health

July 5, 2023

At Bow Island Dental, we want to shed light on the connection between oral health and sleep, specifically focusing on how sleep apnea can impact your dental well-being.

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Dental Care for Seniors

June 6, 2023

Like the rest of our body, taking care of our oral health becomes increasingly important as we get older.

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3 Tips to Maximize Your Dental Insurance

May 29, 2023

Insurance can be confusing. In this post we’ll help you sort through your benefits so you can get the most out of them.

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The Importance of Saliva

April 4, 2023

Saliva contains many important components that aid in digestion and protect against harmful bacteria. In this blog post, we will explore the importance of saliva in oral health and discuss ways to promote healthy saliva production.

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How Your Nutrition Affects Your Teeth

March 12, 2023

The food you eat can either help your teeth and gums or help tooth decay and gum disease. That’s why nutrition is important to dental health.

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How alcoholic drinks can affect your teeth

February 15, 2023

The government overhauled its alcohol consumption guidance earlier this year, drastically changing the recommended doses for both men and women. But very few have mentioned the effect that drinking has on our teeth.

Considering that alcohol is consumed orally, we think it’s important to remind people that everything you eat and drink affects your teeth.

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COVID Procedures

January 16, 2023

Dear Valued Patients, As the world continues to monitor the constantly changing COVID-19 situation, we have returned to work. We are open to our patients and welcome all new patients. We are working under strict guidelines from the Alberta Dental Association and College. We will maintain the highest standards of infection prevention control to keep…

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