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

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

Understanding Dental Insurance

When you’re job hunting, there’s a lot of different factors you might look into to pick the best spot. You might check out the people at the job, hoping to form meaningful, lasting relationships. You … Read More

The Power of Porcelain

Dentistry is as much an art as it is a science. When most medical procedures are conducted, aesthetics are not at the forefront of the practitioner’s mind; the marks from a needle will heal up … Read More

Antibiotics Before the Dentist

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. More often than not, when you go to the dentist, it’s the ounce of prevention that you’re getting; a thorough teeth cleaning where tartar is … Read More

Beating Bad Breath

When I was still but a teenager, a friend of mine asked me if I had “a cure for halitosis”. At the time, I had no idea what halitosis was, so I told him I … Read More

Cavities and Dental Fillings

Cavities are no fun at all. They get bigger over time, they can expose more sensitive portions of your teeth to damage, and they can be a hotbed for germs and bacteria. The best way … Read More