The Truth About Fluoride

What Is Fluoride?

Fluoride is an element found in nature, usually in the air, plants, soil, water, and in many foods as a result of processing. It has been commonly used in many dental practices to supposedly strengthen the outer layer of your teeth, thus preventing cavities. For this reason, it has been added to our drinking water and many kinds of toothpaste. If you’ve ever visited a dentist, you have most likely been offered fluoride in the form of foam in dental trays. Continue reading “The Truth About Fluoride”

When you were younger, did you have a cavity that needed to be filled? Were you one of the many who received that shiny silver tooth filling? These types of fillings were quite common in the past and are still being used today. These silver-coloured fillings are known as amalgam.

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The Difference Between A Traditional Dentist and A Holistic Dentist

Both types of dentists ensure that you have a pain-free visit for your dental treatments. Both will fix your teeth and assist you in preventing gum disease, but there are differences. Although holistic dentistry, also known as biological dentistry, is not a specialty of dentistry, a dentist who practices holistic dentistry has a unique focus and approach to treating the mouth.

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What Is Bruxism And How To Cope With It

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Jaw pain is never fun – how to cope with Bruxism

Bruxism is a condition in which you grind or clench your teeth, usually unconsciously or while asleep. Bruxism is most common in children and young adults, but it can affect people at any age. Mild bruxism may not require treatment, but when teeth grinding and clenching occurs regularly, it can damage your teeth, lead to jaw disorders, headaches or other problems. Continue reading “What Is Bruxism And How To Cope With It”

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Teeth Whitening is a safe and effective way to brighten your smile.

Whitening Solutions for a Mega-Watt Smile

Feb 27, 2021

Do you feel self-conscious about your smile?

If you have stained/discoloured teeth, a whitening procedure may be just the thing to get your smile sparkling again. Lifestyle and the aging process can yellow and darken your teeth over time. Drinking coffee, tea, red wine, cola drinks and smoking are significant contributors to teeth discolouration. We’ve taken the time to compare various whitening agents to help you find the optimal whitening treatment for your smile and ensure your health always comes first. Continue reading “Whitening Solutions for a Mega-Watt Smile”

Titanium vs Zirconia Dental Implants – Which one is right for you?

Dental Implants – Titanium vs Zirconia

December 21, 2020

Dental implants have revolutionized the replacement of missing teeth, and since the 1960s, titanium implants have been industry standard. Still, growing concerns over the biocompatibility and auto-immune potential of titanium in susceptible individuals have caused an increased demand for non-metal implant materials.

Not sure what the differences are between titanium and zirconia? Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of each type of implant so that you can make an informed choice.

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Are you at risk for mercury poisoning?

How Dangerous Are Mercury Fillings?

November 24, 2020

Silver amalgam contains approximately 50% mercury and has been commonly used for dental fillings since the 19th century. Shortly after its inception, harmful side effects following the use of silver amalgam were widely reported, and its continued use in dentistry has faced *controversy ever since.

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Fluoridation in drinking water is putting our children at risk.

The Battle of Fluoride on the Developing Brain

October 23, 2020

Fluoride is a mineral naturally found in water sources. It’s also commonly added to dental care products with the intent to prevent cavities. However, the risks of swallowing too much fluoride are evident and have significant impacts on our children’s brain development.

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