September 21, 2017
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Frequently Asked Questions About Veneers

What happens to my teeth after veneers, and will I ever get cavities? The integrity of veneered teeth is only marginally compromised, and the veneer is […]
September 19, 2017
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Frequently Asked Questions About Invisalign

What are aligners made of, and what do they look like? The virtually invisible aligners, which are made of a thermoplastic material uniquely developed for the […]
August 23, 2017
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Top 10 Dental Questions You Should Ask

From a very early age, you’re encouraged to ask questions – to parents, in school and especially in the dentist’s office. But when in medical environments, […]
August 17, 2017
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BC Dentist Addresses Teeth Grinding

Bruxism (BRUK-siz-um) is a condition in which you grind, gnash or clench your teeth. If you have bruxism, you may unconsciously clench your teeth when you’re awake (awake bruxism) or […]
August 10, 2017
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Receding Gums: Causes, Treatment, Surgery, and Prevention

Gum recession is the process in which the margin of the gum tissue that surrounds the teeth wears away, or pulls back, exposing more of the […]
July 18, 2017
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Tips on Finding the Best Dentist

Take your time choosing a dentist; don’t wait for an emergency! There are several things to consider when looking for a dentist. 1. Location and office […]
May 29, 2017
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Tooth Hurts After Cavity Removed

Question: I went to see my dentist and he said I had a cavity which needed to be fixed.  It was fixed and now my tooth […]
May 29, 2017
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How Long Does a Filling, Crown, or Bridge Last?

Question: How long does a filling, crown, or bridge last? Answer: Statistically they are expected to last 6-8 years. Insurance companies cover the cost of white […]
May 29, 2017

My dentist placed a filling but said food will be trapped between the teeth

Questions: My dentist placed a filling but said food will be trapped between the teeth and recommends a crown or onlay/inlay.  Why won’t a filling work? Answer: Sometimes […]
January 29, 2017

How can I tell if I am brushing and flossing properly?

For brushing, just brush your teeth gently and pay special attention to the areas where your teeth and gums meet.