Managing Dental Anxiety

When you have anxiety, it can be hard to do much of anything. The tension that builds in your body can feel overwhelming, and your mind might begin to race; it’s not a pleasant experience. … Read More

History of the Toothbrush

Ah, the toothbrush. This little device is a stalwart hero of good dental hygiene, the front line on the war against plaque, tartar, cavities and mouth disease. You use it twice a day, every day … Read More

Teeth Tips for When You’re Sick

Winter in Winnipeg! A wonderful time, a time of skating down the River Trail, of Festival du Voyageur, of fancy dinners out in an impromptu restaurant on the winter. A time for staying indoors when … Read More

Eat This: Food For Oral Health

Oral health is often fixated on what you shouldn’t eat. Don’t eat too much sugar, coffee will stain your teeth, and please, please, please no jawbreakers. This focus on what shouldn’t be eaten might lead … Read More

Dental Myths, Debunked

The world is full of myths. They bring depth to our experience; hearing apocryphal accounts and urban legends, then having to verify, learning what was true, what was not, and how the myth was developed. … Read More

Teeth Whitening and Bleaching

We’ve discussed teeth whitening at some length in previous Dentist Tips posts; this post will go into some detail about the safety of whitening procedures and the difference between whitening and bleaching. Before we get … Read More

Dentures: What You Need To Know

Most people have heard of dentures; they’re seen as asomewhat classic sign of aging, as teeth become unusable and need to bereplaced. We’re going to talk a lot about dentures here, but there’s animportant thing … Read More

New Years Resolution: Cut Down on Sugar

You’ve read the headlines: we’re eating too much sugar, and it’s bad for our health. Each new year offers us a chance to reflect on our lives, the steps we’ve taken, and the habits we’ve … Read More

The Importance of Oral Care for Seniors

As we age, our bodies go through a variety of changes, most of which make us more susceptible to injury and disease. In part, this occurs because of the deterioration of muscles, skin and other … Read More