Bow Island Dental Blog

Got a ‘Zinging’ Feeling? Fill that Cavity Quick!

May 3, 2022

Ever felt that quick zap of pain, like an electric shock to your mouth, and decided to forget about it as soon as it disappeared? It’s far too tempting to just ignore those infrequent twinges of pain, but the truth is, your teeth are trying to tell you something. It’s a warning – a tiny…

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Canada Dental Coverage Proposal 2022

April 1, 2022

That’s right, Canada’s next dental coverage plan is set to begin unfolding later this year. And if you’re like most Canadians, you may have a lot of questions about what this means for you. In this blog post, we’ll do a quick overview of what this new dental proposal is, who it’s meant to help,…

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The Importance of Routine Dental Cleanings & Check-ups

March 16, 2022

Routine teeth cleanings and checkups are an essential part of your dental hygiene. Not only do they help to keep your smile shining and bright, but they also help to prevent the development of dental health problems down the road. Here are just a few of the benefits of regular teeth cleanings: They remove plaque…

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Have You Considered Dentures?

February 9, 2022

Despite the life-changing results a set of quality dentures can give, some folks are still wary about them. Because they’re so closely tied to aging, people often think of dentures as something “only old people get”. However, the truth is people lose teeth for a variety of reasons, from genetics to accidents. And, for many…

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How Dental Implants Work

January 27, 2022

Losing a tooth can cause all kinds of distress — from the initial shock of a gap in your teeth to the fear that you’ll never be able to restore the original look of your beautiful smile again. The good news is with a dental implant you can essentially rewind the clock and reset your…

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Do I Need a Dental Crown?

December 11, 2021

Our teeth work hard for us, day-in and day-out. They help us eat, they help us speak clearly — they help us communicate love, laughter and happiness with the world around us. Unfortunately, all that hard work means our teeth can get damaged over time. Regardless of the reason, whether we’ve bitten down wrong on…

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Do I Really Need a Dental Hygiene Visit Twice Per Year?

November 23, 2021

Short answer? If your oral health is important to you, yes, you certainly should, because frequent dental visits ensure optimal tooth and gum health. But, we’re not going to leave it at that. As dentists and dental health professionals, we’ve seen all kinds of mouths, and people in all kinds of discomfort. We recommend again…

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