How and Why Dentists Fix Cavities in Children’s Baby Teeth

If you have a child that has cavities in their baby teeth you may have wondered if it is important to have them fixed.  Even though baby teeth are temporary and will be replaced with permanent teeth, it is very important to your child’s health and development to keep baby teeth healthy. The Dentists at North Burnaby Dental Group explain why. Healthy baby…

Recovering from Wisdom Teeth Removal

Since the removal of wisdom teeth is a surgical procedure, post operative care is extremely important.  Following your dentist instructions for care will help speed up recovery, reduce pain, swelling, minimize complications or infection. If you were sedated, it can take up to 24 hours for the full effects of the drugs to wear off…

What Are Receding Gum Lines?

Receding gums, also known as gingival recession are a typically a result of gum disease which causes your gums to have a receding appearance.  This is a condition in which gums shrink, resulting in the roots of the teeth becoming exposed.   Other factors that can contribute to receding gum lines are brushing teeth too aggressively,…