As we get older, our bodies go through various changes which can sometimes lead to new health issues. The same situation happens in your mouth, although many people are not aware of differences in their oral health until something drastic has happened. This is why we’ve written down all the things changing in your mouth that you should be aware of as you age.
When you think of dentistry, you may imagine your family dental office where you regularly go for teeth cleanings and checkups. But, the profession expands much farther than this and your general dentist is just one speciality in the field. Curious about what other types of dentists there are? You’ve come to the right place.
It’s officially New Year’s resolution season and perhaps you have decided that this is the year to get in gear and improve an area of your life. According to Twitter Canada, most Canadians are making New Year’s resolutions to lose weight, eat better, and unplug from electronics. While these are great goals to have, they don’t mean much unless you actually do the work.
New Year’s resolutions are notoriously difficult to keep, the pressure of a new year leads us to make lofty goals and expect immediate change but often results in a recipe for failure. So to help you truly make 2017 the year of a positive change in your life, we wanted to share with you some tips on how to avoid the pitfalls of goal making and actually achieve your New Year’s resolutions.
During winter, the slopes start calling. Whether you’re an avid skier with years of experience under your belt or you’ve never so much as slipped on a pair of skis, Whistler, BC, offers the perfect place to get your fix. Even when you’re not sliding down the slopes, you’ll find plenty of activities to keep you busy in this city.
With the holiday season in full swing, many people are making an effort to look their best for seasonal celebrations, and this includes having a pearly white smile. However, there are beverages we consume daily, and may not give a second thought about, that can thwart your teeth whitening efforts. Make sure you know what they are before you indulge so you can have a sparkling smile well into the new year.
Here are the seven drinks of the holidays that can yellow your teeth and you should watch out for.
Santa Claus has become one of the most recognizable folklore figures worldwide, and is one of the most iconic elements of this holiday season. His fur trimmed red outfit and bushy white beard is iconic, but good ol’ St. Nick has not always looked the same.
Santa as we know him today has been refined many times over the years, with the legend of good ol’ Saint Nick dating back all the way to the third century.
Read on to discover the true history of Santa Claus like you’ve never heard before!
The holidays come with plenty of temptation. You’re surrounded by sweets, but you want to keep your healthy, beautiful smile as fresh as ever. Fortunately, you don’t have to deprive yourself of holiday goodies to protect your teeth. Just follow these seven simple smile tips as the holidays approach.
Teething refers to the time when a child’s teeth begin to grow in and break through the gum line for the first time. This happens between 6 and 24 months of age and can be quite painful and aggravating for the child. During this time, children are drawn to putting things in their mouth in an attempt to reduce the discomfort that comes from swollen and tender gums. Luckily, there are some ways you can help your child ease their teething pain. Read on to discover the best healthy tips for soothing a teething baby.
We’re pleased that one of our very own dentists was the guest on CTV Morning Live’s “Ask An Expert” segment on November 17, 2016.
Dr. Alison Fransen, owner of Wesbrook Village Dental Centre, a dental clinic at UBC, provided tips for protecting your teeth during sports (and emergency tips if you lose a tooth) in a video segment with Keri Adams.
Watch the video, or you can read the transcript below.
We wanted to provide some insight and background on what Remembrance Day is about, and to also let everyone know about many of the events that are happening around the lower mainland.
Many of us grow up accustomed to watching the services or parades on November 11th, but a large number of people living here now may be unaware of the meaning behind the tradition.
So whether you’ve been aware of Remembrance Day your whole life and still don’t quite know why we do it, or whether you’ve never heard of it before and the whole thing is new, we hope that this post will shed some light on the matter.