Can Celiac Disease Affect Your Oral Health?

Can Celiac Disease Affect Your Oral Health?

People suffering from celiac disease are more prone to developing oral health problems which can range from dry mouth to weakened enamel. These telltale signs can easily alert you and your dentist of undiagnosed celiac disease. In Canada, approximately 1% of the population are affected by celiac disease. However, the Canadian Digestive Health Foundation even…

How Forest Bathing Impacts Your Oral Health

How Forest Bathing Impacts Your Oral Health

Scrub a dub dub, we’re sitting in the…forest When was the last time you took a forest bath? No, it’s not a bubble bath in the woods. It’s simply spending time in nature; a simple action that can do a lot of good for your overall health. Think back to a time you were surrounded…

Oral Health for Brain Health

Mind your mouth We know dentists and dental hygienists recommend brushing and flossing to keep teeth and gums healthy, but there’s more to it than that. Even neurosurgeons would agree! Brushing and flossing can also be good for your brain. Harmful bacteria cause gum disease — an infection of your gums and supporting bone around…

Why You Need to Visit Your Local Farmer’s Market This Summer

LETTUCE declare that summer is a BERRY good THYME to TURNIP at the local farmer’s markets Summer is the start of peak season for fresh local produce and what better way to shop than at farmer’s markets, especially with so many great ones in our nearby communities! Between Burlington, Oakville, Hamilton, Waterdown and Milton you’re…

What Makes Biocompatible Dentistry Better?

What Makes Biocompatible Dentistry Better?

Biocompatible dentistry is used to refer to the holistic practice in dentistry. This approach considers a patient’s overall wellness and does not only focus on the health of the teeth, gums, and mouth. It takes into account how the chemicals used in dental treatments affect the rest of your body since this method views your…

What You Need to Know About Zirconia Dental Crowns

What You Need to Know About Zirconia Dental Crowns

If you’re considering improving your smile, one effective solution is a dental crown. Dental crowns are tooth-shaped caps that function as a protective cover for your teeth or dental implant. It also helps to restore the shape of your teeth and conceal damage, severe wear, and discolouration. It can also support weak, misshapen, or broken…

What You Need to Know About Veneers

What You Need to Know About Veneers

Almost everyone wants to have the perfect smile. All of us want to have a beautiful set of teeth that we can be proud of. However, not everyone is blessed with strong and white teeth. If you want to achieve that stunning smile, then you may want to get veneers.  Read on to learn more…

How to Conquer Your Aversion to Dental Visits

How to Conquer Your Aversion to Dental Visits

There are those who will admit that they have an aversion to dentists and dental clinics. This serious anxiety issue prevents millions of people from getting proper preventative care. This problem may cause more than lost teeth or dental health issues. Gum disease is a serious infection and it’s linked to illnesses such as stroke,…

8 Reasons to Consider Dental Implants

8 Reasons to Consider Dental Implants

In case of any missing teeth, it’s vital you find a replacement to maintain your health, particularly in that area. One of the most effective options available to patients is dental implants. Dental implants are more than just a cosmetic treatment for quality teeth restoration. They also fit and function like your natural teeth, giving...
How to Protect Your Teeth From Acid Reflux

How to Protect Your Teeth From Acid Reflux

As if your teeth don’t have enough problems, you may have to deal with something that may not even seem remotely related — acid reflux. Yes, acid reflux is mainly a digestive problem. However, it can greatly impact your dental health. This condition happens when your stomach produces too much acid, and it comes back…