Dr. C’s advice column

Dental Implants: The Modern Solution to Missing Teeth

It used to be that if you were missing teeth, your options were limited. You would have to either live with the gap, wear a removable denture or have extensive work on neighbouring teeth to get a bridge. These are no longer the only options – having missing teeth is now a very fixable […]

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Everything You Should Know About TMD

Do you suffer from chronic pain in your jaw, face, head, neck or shoulders? You may have what is known as Temporomandibular Joint Disorder or TMD. TMD is a painful disorder that can drastically reduce the quality of your life.

 About TMD

TMD is a term used to describe a number of problems that can occur […]

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Gum Disease and Heart Disease: Are they Connected?

We’ve all heard the expression “everything is connected.” This is especially true when it comes to the body, and keeping the body healthy. Recent studies have shown that there is a strong correlation between gum (periodontal) disease and a host of other problems, including heart disease.

How Can You Tell if You Have Gum / […]

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Children’s Dental Care

It is never too early to start teaching the importance of oral health to your child.  Children are not immune to dental issues simply because they are young.  Children can have dental and oral health issues if they are not educated enough on oral care, or if no preventative measures are taken by their […]

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Emergency Dental Treatment – What You Need to Know

Life if full of bumps and scrapes, but it is nothing modern dentistry and medicine can’t handle.  A dental emergency can be alarming, but if handled correctly it does not always have to end in a trip to the hospital.  Here are some dental emergency scenarios and how to handle them properly, safely and […]

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Gum Disease and Heart Disease: Is There a Link?

Does a healthy mouth contribute to a healthy heart? More and more, the research says “yes.” Doctors have been talking about the potential link for nearly two decades and with good reason. Heart disease is a serious problem around the world, and so is poor oral health.  Doctors say that better brushing and flossing […]

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Invisalign: The Braces of the Future

Braces have often been seen as a rite of passage in our lives, with many children and teens getting the traditional wires and brackets as their teeth grow and develop.  Those braces can sometimes be downright uncomfortable and even a little embarrassing, especially if you are an adult.  Invisalign is the better looking option […]

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