Dental Specialists

Patients often think of dentists as specialized doctors who work specifically on the mouth and teeth; that’s not far from the truth at all, so it’s sometimes astonishing to folks how many dental specialists there … Read More

Dry Mouth and You

You know the feeling; your mouth is sticky, your throat is dry, you feel like you could drink a gallon of water; you’ve got dry mouth. This condition, known clinically by the name xerostomia, happens … Read More

How Smoking Affects Your Oral Health

It’s no secret: smoking is really, really bad for you. Smoking negatively impacts nearly every organ in your body; if you compare the loss of life caused by cigarette smoking and loss of life in … Read More

TMD: It’s Not Dynamite

Temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD) (say that three times fast) are a painful set of symptoms caused by problems with, unsurprisingly, the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). This joint connects the temporal bones of the skull with the … Read More

Wisdom Teeth

We hope to become more aware as we get older; that what comes out of our mouths is wiser than it would have been years before. Though sometimes our words may not be as wise … Read More

The Truth About Fluoride

Water fluoridation is the practice of adding fluoride to drinking water in order to reduce cavities in the general population; in Winnipeg, water has been fluoridated since 1956. This practice has garnered some concern from … Read More

4 Tips For Good Oral Health

Your oral health is an important part of your overall health, both physical and social. The impacts to your physical health are clear; gum disease can be painful, losing teeth can make eating difficult, infections … Read More

Facts About Dental Care in Manitoba

Your oral health is a key component of your overall health; bad oral health can be a cause of everything from diabetes to heart disease, and a regular check-up with a dentist can help you … Read More

The Importance of Flossing

There’s a lot of folks who dread going to visit their dentist; some are worried about gum sensitivity, others simply can’t find the time, and there’s always some people with dental fear. A number of … Read More

How To Brush and Floss

Maintaining good oral health is essential to good general health; the implications of oral disease are far-reaching, and can lead to increased rates of diabetes, improper child-birth weight, heart disease, and other serious complications. There … Read More