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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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An Oral Health Guide for Expectant Mothers

January 12, 2023

When you’re pregnant, oral health isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. Ensuring your health and the health of the baby is, of course, vital. However, the huge changes a woman’s body goes through during pregnancy even affect their teeth.

That can have negative effects on the fetus.

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Why Veneers Fall Off

December 1, 2022

Good veneers don’t just randomly fall off. Typically, if a veneer does fall off, it’s due to one (or more) of three reasons.

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Christmas Snack Oral Care

Avoid holiday cavities without avoiding holiday treats with these 5 tips

November 7, 2022

Christmas is coming and with it, mountains of presents and a whole lot of sweet treats.Cookies, cakes, candies and more are the taste of the season, which is great for our taste buds, but not so great for our teeth. But, there’s no way anyone is going to pass up every single treat that gets…

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How Does Mouthwash Work?

October 6, 2022

First, you brush your teeth, then you floss your teeth, and finally, you finish off your dental routine with a swish-swish of mouthwash to give you perfectly fresh breath! But, have you ever thought about how exactly that minty, blue rinse helps to keep your teeth and breath fresh and healthy? Well, wonder no more!…

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What Causes Cavities?

September 15, 2022

The more you know the better equipped you are to ensure the health of your teeth.

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Tooth Whitening that Works

August 23, 2022

We can be our own harshest critic and that includes our very own smile. So, instead of sharing our happiness with everyone, we hide our teeth behind hands or keep our lips closed. We believe everyone should be able to love their own smile.

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The Low-down on Dental Veneers

July 13, 2022

As much as we may wish for it – teeth do not heal. So from the age of 6-12 and on, your smile is changed by everything that comes at it, whether that’s a carrot or a baseball. That’s a lot to ask! That’s why, whether by accident or by the nature of your teeth,…

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Telltale Signs You Need a Root Canal Procedure

June 8, 2022

When you need a root canal, the last thing you want to hear is that “you should have come in sooner.” You’re likely already in a lot of pain and discomfort, and all you’re looking for is some immediate relief. So, to help you avoid the added stress of wondering when you should book in…

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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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