Category Archives: Oral Hygiene

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 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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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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Why Does Tooth Enamel Thin With Aging?

As we age, changes occur in our body.  There are many physical signs of aging that are easy to spot; our skin loses elasticity, wrinkles form, our hair thins out and loses colour.  There are however, certain signs of aging … Continue reading

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Germs Living On Toothbrushes and Your Health

We use our toothbrush several times a day to clean our teeth and mouth. When we reach for it, we assume that it is clean and safe to use.  You may have heard that germs live on toothbrushes, but have … Continue reading

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How To Keep Kids Teeth Healthy At School

With school back in session, you may be wondering how kids will be able to keep their teeth healthy while being away from home. This is important to think about as teeth and gum problems in children can cause permanent … 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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