Foods That Stain Your Teeth

Everyone wants to have a healthy looking smile but that doesn’t necessarily mean having blinding white teeth. There are a lot of aesthetic considerations that go into teeth whitening and overdoing it can throw off … Read More

Why Do Teeth Turn Yellow?

I’ve heard it said that we’re beginning to live in an age of aesthetics. A perfect storm of different factors, from the instant access of social media to the omnipresence of cameras has brought about … Read More

The Do’s and Don’ts of Mouthwash

Mouthwash has become a part of the oral health care routine for many Canadians. Rinsing your mouth with mouthwash seems relatively straightforward, but like with any other health care practice, mistakes can be made. The … Read More

The Most Common Myths About Flossing, Part 1

Every profession has its share of myths to deal with. People love stories, and they love challenging conventional wisdom, especially if doing so means they don’t have to do something they didn’t want to do … Read More

Oral Health and General Health

Our bodies are extraordinarily complex; a number of mind-boggling systems within them are constantly interacting, changing how we feel, how we act, how much energy we have, and much more. We’re still uncovering new and … Read More

The Difference Between Toothpastes

Barry Schwartz, a popular American psychology, describes a phenomenon that he calls the Paradox of Choice. The paradox boils down to quite a simple, but somewhat surprising, concept: when you have too many different options, … Read More

Flossing Tips

The Canadian Health Measures Survey notes that about 28% of Canadians floss at least 5 times a week. That means that, if you’re reading this, chances are you don’t floss quite as much as your … Read More

Beating Bad Breath

When I was still but a teenager, a friend of mine asked me if I had “a cure for halitosis”. At the time, I had no idea what halitosis was, so I told him I … Read More