What Is The Link Between Oral Health & Heart Disease?

What Is The Link Between Oral Health & Heart Disease?

Did you know that your oral health can greatly impact the entire body? Most patients are surprised to learn that their mouth can be a clear indicator of their overall heart health. Research indicates that there is a clear link between oral health and heart disease, so there is more reason now than ever before to get poor oral health … Read More

Tips For Managing Tooth Sensitivity

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According to a survey by Health Canada from 2007-2009, 12% of Canadians reported they had ongoing pain in their mouth in the past year. Though those statistics may have changed in the past 15 years, the fact remains: Tooth sensitivity is a serious problem for many Canadians. There’s good news—you can manage or eliminate tooth sensitivity. These tips will help: … Read More

How To Prepare Your Child For Their First Dental Visit

How To Prepare Your Child For Their First Dental Visit

Your child’s first dental visit is an important milestone and one that will set them up for success for the rest of their lives. This is why it is so important to prepare them for their first dental appointment, making it easy for them to shrug off dental anxiety. How can you make their dentist trip into a fun and … Read More

The Link Between Gum Health & Heart Disease

The Link Between Gum Health & Heart Disease

Introduction to Gum Health and Heart Disease Did you know that your oral health plays a crucial role in the development of other conditions, namely heart disease? Cardiovascular disease represents just one of many risks when you don’t put in the effort to mitigate the effects of gum disease. Good oral hygiene can indicate better health outcomes across the board.  … Read More

How To Maintain Your Electric Toothbrush For Maximum Efficiency

How To Maintain Your Electric Toothbrush For Maximum Efficiency

Good oral hygiene is the cornerstone of your mouth’s health—and can lead to better health for the whole body. Any good dentist for children will tell you that brushing and flossing are essential parts of maintaining those pearly whites for years and decades to come.  An electric toothbrush might just be the tool you need to make the biggest impact. … Read More

The Role Of Nutrition In Dental Health

Introduction to Nutrition and Dental Health Did you know that what you eat plays a role in your oral health? Maintaining healthy teeth starts with a well-balanced diet and proper nutrients. While brushing and flossing certainly play a huge role in oral health care, they are not the only things that matter. Eating right can lessen your chances of developing … Read More

Guidelines For Post-Extraction Oral Care

Post-Extraction Oral Care

Introduction When you have a tooth extraction, the healing process may not always be linear and straightforward. For the best oral health, your extraction site must remain clean with minimal disruption. What do you need to know about caring for your post-extraction site?  For guidance on managing a tooth extraction, read this guide to learn everything from why you may … Read More

Why Do I Need X-Rays At The Dentist

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Dental X-rays are images of your teeth. Dentists use dental X-rays to assess your oral health; they’re useful for both preventive and diagnostic care.  Detecting Dental Issues Early In dentistry, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Oral health issues tend to snowball—an untreated cavity may lead to a root canal, and untreated root canal infections may … Read More

Winnipeg Dentist Outlines Responsible Candy Consumption Code As Hallowe’en Approaches

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WINNIPEG, MB:  Hallowe’en is just around the corner, and at Winnipeg’s Fresh Dental,  that means it’s time to start campaigning for the responsible consumption of trick-or-treating candies and other sweet treats.  While Fresh Dental’s team of exceptional dental professionals would prefer that kids only eat healthy veggies on October 31st and the days following, they know that’s unrealistic and, instead, … Read More

Advancements In Denture Technology: What’s New?

Advancements In Denture Technology: What's New?

Technological advancements are being made all over the world in every category. Dental technology is also advancing, making dentures more comfortable, aesthetically appealing, and functional for those who are missing teeth. As far as tooth replacement options go, the advancements made in dental implants make them just as effective as natural teeth.  If you are thinking of replacing missing teeth … Read More