Category Archives: Gum Disease

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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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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How Teeth Change With Age

Over the course of a lifetime, a lot of changes happen with our teeth.  Just as bones, skin and muscles change with age, so do our teeth.  Since teeth are at the front line of our digestive functions, they are … Continue reading

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Vitamins and Minerals That Benefit Your Mouth and Teeth

A healthy mouth and strong teeth can result from a combination of good oral hygiene and a well balanced diet that is rich in vitamins and minerals.  Just as our bodies need good nutrition and nutrients to promote overall health, … Continue reading

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How does Desensitizing Toothpaste Work?

Have you ever noticed that when eating or drinking certain foods they trigger sensitivity or pain in your teeth?  You might feel a slight twinge, discomfort or shooting pains.   If you experience these sensations then most likely you suffer from … Continue reading

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E-Cigarettes and Oral Health

Over the years there have been an increase in use of e-cigarettes, for both recreational use and to replace traditional cigarettes.  Users might view e-cigarettes as a healthier choice as they are promoted as being able to satisfy the users … Continue reading

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Flossing For Good Oral Health

Have you heard the saying, “floss only the teeth you wish to keep”?  When you understand the meaning behind this, you will see there is definitely truth to it! If food, debris and bacteria are not removed from teeth, plaque … Continue reading

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