Dentists Use New Technology DIAGNOdent to Catch Cavities Early

Dentists Use New Technology DIAGNOdent to Catch Cavities Early

Dental technology is continually evolving as better methods are sought for a variety of tasks. One of these recent developments is the DIAGNOdent, which finds cavities early in their development, helping dentists to save more of a decaying tooth using minimally invasive dental procedures. Since it is relatively new, it is worth exploring more about this device. As a technological tool, the DIAGNOdent finds cavities early enough to help prevent the need for invasive dental procedures such as root canals and extractions. The benefits to the patients are enormous in scope, ranging from financial savings to relaxed visits.

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What is denture adhesive and do I need it?

What is denture adhesive and do I need it?

Whether you are new to dentures, have worn them for years, or know someone who struggles with them, you likely have some questions about how best to get them to stay in place securely and comfortably. If your dentures fit well but you are looking for some extra security, denture adhesive can offer some piece of mind.

Denture adhesives are available in a few different forms including gel, paste, powders, and even pads, but knowing which to use, or even if adhesive is the right choice for you, can be difficult. Luckily we have everything you need to know about denture adhesives right here.

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The Couples Guide to a Non-Cheesy Valentine’s Day

The Couples Guide to a Non-Cheesy Valentine’s Day

Every year on the 14th February, card companies, florists, and restaurants make a fortune. Why? Because a nice card, a nice bunch of flowers, and a nice dinner seem to be what most couples have in mind. It’s great to feel loved, but this traditional Valentine’s scenario is a little too plain, a little dull, and more than a little cheesy.

Get creative, and read on to find out how you can make Valentine’s Day more unique and memorable.

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How Effective Are Whitening Toothpastes?

How Effective Are Whitening Toothpastes?

Whitening toothpastes are effective for removing surface stains from the teeth, but they can’t change the natural tooth colour. Those who have noticeable stains from soda, coffee, or cigarettes can expect visible changes with regular use of a quality whitening toothpaste. However, if your discoloration runs deeper, there are other whitening products that can better bring about the changes you’re after.

Understanding the active ingredients used for tooth whitening as well as the differences between various products will help you choose the treatment that best meets your needs.

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Everything you need to know about dental x-rays

Everything you need to know about dental x-rays

If you visit your dentist regularly, you likely experience getting a dental X-ray every few visits. These X-rays are extremely useful for dental professionals looking to diagnose oral issues and see what is going on below the surface of your gums. You may have wondered to yourself just how useful and safe these X-rays are they when you are exposed to them regularly. Well, we’re here to give you the answers you’re looking for!

Read on to discover everything you need to know about dental X-rays.

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123Dentist’s Own Dr. Fransen on CTV

123Dentist’s Own Dr. Fransen on CTV

Dr. Alison Fransen, owner of Wesbrook Village Dental Centre and proud member of 123Dentist, was a guest on CTV Morning Live’s “Ask an Expert” segment this week. Dr. Fransen discussed wisdom teeth and provided insights and background information about why some patients need to have their wisdom teeth removed and what’s involved in the procedure.

Watch the video below.

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Oral issues you need to be aware of as you get older

Oral issues you need to be aware of as you get older

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.

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Keeping New Year’s Resolutions Is As Easy As 1,2,3!

Keeping New Year’s Resolutions Is As Easy As 1,2,3!

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.

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