Natural Teeth Whitening

There’s a logical fallacy everyone should know about; it’s known as the appeal to nature. In brief, the fallacy looks like this: if something is natural, then it’s better than something else that “isn’t natural”. … Read More

Medical Services for Children

Good habits start at home, and good habits start young, because old habits die hard. For parents, this means it’s important to get your children using medical services early and often, so that they become … Read More

Pregnancy and Dental Health

When I was a teenager, I thought that puberty was the craziest time of any person’s life. All of those strange hormones, weird emotions I’d never felt before, dramatic changes to my height, weight, voice … Read More

Oil Pulling Your Leg

The modern world is incredibly tough to navigate. One of the primary difficulties we face is the spread of misinformation; it can be difficult to evaluate whether or not a source is credible, and even … Read More

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