Would you prefer to tolerate tooth pain or any other dental issues rather than go to a dentist? You wouldn’t be alone and there are lots of people out there with dental phobia. In fact, 13% to 24% of people across the world feel the same way. If this is you, know that avoiding dental [...]
Wisdom teeth are the last set of molars that you’ll grow around the ages of 17 to 25 years. Not everyone has wisdom teeth, which are also called third molars. Many people go through life without seeing them. Or, the molars could grow only in the upper jaw or the lower jaw. Like any other [...]
Going for professional teeth cleaning is an annoying, bothersome task for most people. As the American Dental Association reports, close to 100 million people will avoid making an appointment with their dentist. Their excuses range from not being able to take the time off from work and personal commitments to hating sitting in the chair. But, [...]
Dental injuries when playing high-impact sports is a very real possibility. Each year, thousands of athletes injure their oral and facial structures when playing sports like football, basketball, baseball, hockey, wrestling, boxing, and various others. Thankfully, these injuries are entirely preventable with the right custom sports mouth guards. Your dentist will take an impression of [...]
Are you looking for a professional dental care facility where you can get treatment for the entire family? Then, Macleod Trail, our family dentistry in Calgary should be your choice. Such clinics are well-equipped to handle the oral care needs of all the members of the family. You can visit with your six-month baby who [...]
Have you been having pain and discomfort at the back of your jaw? Has your dentist just recommended wisdom teeth removal? It may surprise you to know that this is a fairly common procedure. At least 90% of people need to get all four wisdom teeth extracted, two in the upper jaw and the other [...]
Did you know that each time you smile, your face uses 43 muscles? It may also interest you to know that the face has around 14 bones that connect with the muscles, tendons, and other tissues. Together, the entire network allows you to smile, laugh, chew, yawn, and display facial expressions. Dr. Jennifer Silver at [...]
The Link Between Heart Disease and Dental Hygiene Claiming over 33,600 lives per year, heart disease is a leading cause of death in Canada. You can reduce your risk of heart disease by understanding the risk factors and adopting a healthier lifestyle.