Diabetes and Your Smile

Diabetes is an illness that can affect every facet of your health. You should visit your dentist regularly for a lot of different reasons but one of them is because your dentist can spot early … 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

Tooth Sensitivity

Sensitive teeth are a hot topic – they’re a cold one, too. Bad dental jokes aside, sensitivity can be a real issue. It can make it uncomfortable to eat, which can have negative impacts on … 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

Sports and Your Teeth

Ask anyone outside Canada what our national sport is, and they’ll almost definitely answer that it’s hockey. That’s actually true; apocryphal stories will tell you that our national sport is lacrosse, which is also true. … 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