Sports Mouthguards: Everything You Need To Know!

Sports mouthguards protect a wearer’s teeth from injuries while they engage in sporting activities. Certain sporting activities such as football, rugby, boxing, hockey, and gymnastics carry a high risk of leading to situations and incidents that can have a significant …

Everything you’ll want to know about Dental Crowns

There have been a lot of questions about dental crowns, their different types, What they are exactly, When do I need them, and how much they cost. Although it isn’t the only way to restore the shape, look, and function …

The Oral Health Concern For Children with Heart Conditions

A recent report showed that children with heart conditions may be at additional risk for infective endocarditis from oral bacteria in their bloodstreams. Between 2016-2019, 83% of children aged 1-17 received preventive oral health care but 27% of children had …

How to manage Nocturnal Teeth Grinding!

Nocturnal teeth grinding and clenching is a condition referred to as sleep bruxism that has more consequences for your health than you’re aware of. The latest research from the Medical University of Vienna suggests that different tooth shapes & locations …

Metal Braces OR Invisalign For Straight Teeth?

Straight teeth play an integral role in your oral health.  Crooked or overcrowded teeth can lead to Malocclusion which can cause jaw problems, speech problems, chewing problems, or gum disease. Metal braces are an orthodontic treatment used to typically help in …

Is gum disease bad for your heart & mental health?

Gum disease is a serious gum infection that will affect your soft tissues and in the long term will destroy the bone that supports your teeth leading to tooth loss.  It does not stop there though it can affect every …

When Should I See an Emergency Dentist?

If you clicked on this article, maybe you’re having a dental emergency or perhaps you’re curious about if you should see an emergency dentist. An emergency dentist appointment is applicable for any concern that needs immediate attention because of unbearable …

Why does Gum Disease lead to Premature Babies?

Did you know that pregnant women that suffer from gum disease are increasingly likely to give birth to low-weight preterm babies?  According to research from the University of Sydney, even mild gingivitis can cause a premature pregnancy. This news is even …

COVID-19’s Impact on your Teeth Grinding in 2022!

Even before Covid-19 teeth grinding was a serious concern that continues to worsen every day.  Almost, everyone occasionally grinds their teeth at night, but when it becomes a part of your regular sleep routine it can cause severe damage to your …

Healthy Nutrition & Your Oral Health

Winter is the worst time of the year for making poor nutrition decisions because people tend to indulge in sweets and leave the house less to pick up fresh and healthy food alternatives due to freezing temperatures and road conditions.   A balanced and nutritious diet is …