Category Archives: Dental Tips

Is Going To The Dentist Safe While Pregnant?

The dentists from North Burnaby Dental Group provide information about oral care, dental procedures while pregnant. A common question that many people ask is whether it is okay to undergo dental procedures or do dental check-ups while pregnant. The answer … Continue reading

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Signs and Treatment for Chronic Jaw Pain Disorder

If you are experiencing pain in your jaw, particularly at the joints, this might be a result of an underlying medical or dental disease or an indication of  a chronic disorder. When you have pain or problems with your jaw … Continue reading

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How Can Thumb Sucking Affect My Childs Teeth?

Thumb sucking is a completely normal activity that some babies develop even before they’re born. It is a natural anxiety-management habit for your child. Thumb sucking helps a child to feel relaxed and secure, as well as helps them fall … Continue reading

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When Should Fillings Be Replaced?

Dental fillings are intended to restore or replace the tooth structure that has been lost to decay. These fillings may remain functional for many years. However, constant pounding from eating and drinking, particularly from clenching and grinding may be a … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Toothpaste Guide

Our Burnaby Dentists from North Burnaby Dental Group provide information about toothpastes on the market, their uses and what to consider when making your selection. Choosing the right toothpaste can be confusing; with so many forms and flavours on the … Continue reading

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Burnaby Sedation Dentistry – Tips for Easing Dental Anxiety

Burnaby Dentist provides information about sedation dentistry and dental anxiety. For some people, the thought alone of visiting a Burnaby Dentist can be overwhelming and fearful.  The feelings that are experienced are real, cause a considerable amount of stress and … Continue reading

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The Gum Disease and Heart Disease Connection

Burnaby Dentists explain the link between your health and gum disease. The health of our mouth can be a window to our overall health.  Many symptoms that surface in our mouth can be an indication of more serious diseases or health … Continue reading

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Are There Risks to Oral Piercings?

Oral piercings or tongue, cheek and lip piercings have become common in recent years, especially with the younger generation. Like tattoos, decorating ones’ face with these piercings is considered an art and a kind of self-expression. While an oral piercing … Continue reading

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What is Dental Scaling?

While a good oral hygiene routine can really promote strong teeth and healthy gums, it’s not always possible to keep tartar at bay. Keeping up with exemplary oral hygiene through consistent and regular brushing and flossing can thwart the formation … Continue reading

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How Are Cavities Formed?

Cavities take time to form and start as tiny holes on the enamel of a tooth which compromises the hard surface.  When left untreated, cavities will work through tooth enamel and into the structure of the tooth. This process doesn’t … Continue reading

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