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

Night Guards

Teeth grinding is a pretty common problem in Canada. According to the Canadian Sleep Society, about 8% of adults and 13% of children in Canada grind their teeth during their sleep, a problem known as … 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

Stay Hydrated

Canada’s Food Guide recommends making water your drink of choice. You hear all about how we’re not drinking enough water, how you should be drinking 8 glasses of water a day, and how sugary, sweet … Read More

Invisalign FAQs

Invisalign is a popular aligner, used to correct malocclusion (misalignment of the teeth). Here at Markham Dental, we want to provide a wide variety of the latest cutting-edge technology to help care for your oral … Read More