Bow Island Dental Blog

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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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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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COVID Procedures

January 25, 2022

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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