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

Oral Health and Travelling

Summer is finally here, in all of its splendor! I quite like spending the summer in and around Winnipeg; it’s gorgeous here this time of year, and I’d rather get away in the winter. That … Read More

Understanding Your Dental Exam

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There are things that can happen in your life without you even realizing they’re happening. As a kid, you probably had a nice, clean home – you probably didn’t even think about all the work … Read More

Caring For Your Crown

A crown is a headpiece fit for a king, though you might think of it as an ostentatious cap. In very much the same vein, a tooth crown is the perfect fit for a wide … Read More

Scaling and Root Planing

The world probably doesn’t have a dearth of dentistry jokes, but I want to expand your dentist joke vocabulary, so here we go. Calculus is hard. That has two meanings: calculus is, of course, the … Read More

Canker Sores and Cold Sores

When you think of a dentist’s speciality, what first comes to mind? More often than not, the answer is “teeth”; dent is the French word for tooth, after all! In truth, dentists are more than … Read More