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B.C. Kids and Dental Decay – A Growing Problem

With a long list of programs and public health initiatives, the last place you would expect is suffering from a rather large problem with de...
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New to New Westminster, BC and looking for a dentist?

So, you’re moving to the oldest city in Western Canada and the first capital of British Columbia. You may have one of two feelings: excite...
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Guide to Root Canals

Why undergo a root canal? Simply to address an abscess, a cavity that has reached tooth pulp, severing of tooth nerve due to trauma, a tooth...
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Gingivitis – What it is and how you can avoid it

Gingivitis is simply the inflammation of the gums (known as gingiva). It occurs most commonly when a sticky film of bacteria known as plaque...

How Safe are Dental X-rays?

Speculation has been raised in regards to the safety of x-rays administered by a dentist. The American Dental Association acknowledges these...

Benefits of Fluoride

The Canadian Dental Association has long-argued that fluoride, which is a mineral present in soil, water and a variety of foods, has been sh...

Children’s Oral Hygiene

Although a child’s primary teeth are not permanent they still require the same care and attention as adult teeth. The British Columbia Den...

Smoking and Dental Health

According to the American Dental Association smoking has been linked with cancer, gum disease, dental staining and bad breath. Smokeless tob...

Periodontal Disease and stroke and Heart Disease

The American Academy of Periodontology has found that people with gum disease are nearly two times as likely to suffer from coronary heart d...

Child’s First Dental Visit

According to the Canadian Dental Association, children should be seen by a dental professional by one year of age or within six months of th...