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10 Expert Tips to Counter Cavities: Prevention, Treatment, and Care

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Cavities are a common dental issue affecting anyone, from children to adults. The key to a healthy smile is not just in the treatment but also in the prevention and ongoing care of your teeth. In this comprehensive guide, our Calgary dental experts share ten tips to counter cavities, ensuring your dental health remains top-notch.… Continue reading 10 Expert Tips to Counter Cavities: Prevention, Treatment, and Care

Invisible Alignment: The Invisalign Revolution in Teeth Straightening

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In orthodontics, the term ‘invisible alignment’ has become synonymous with a revolutionary approach to teeth straightening – thanks largely to Invisalign. This cutting-edge technology has transformed how people perceive orthodontic treatment, offering a discreet and comfortable alternative to traditional braces.  This in-depth exploration explores how Invisalign embodies the essence of invisible alignment and why it’s… Continue reading Invisible Alignment: The Invisalign Revolution in Teeth Straightening

10 Precautions to Take After A Root Canal Therapy

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Root canal therapy can feel like a daunting experience, but it’s a common and highly effective procedure for saving a tooth that might otherwise need to be removed. Once you’ve gone through the process, taking certain precautions is crucial to ensure proper healing and avoid complications. These precautions after root canal therapy are not just… Continue reading 10 Precautions to Take After A Root Canal Therapy

The Role of Antibiotics in Dental Treatments: When Are They Necessary?

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The prudent use of antibiotics in dental treatments is a topic of significant importance and ongoing debate within dentistry. When used appropriately, these potent agents can be the fulcrum for preventing and managing oral infections. This article delves into the nuanced scenarios where antibiotics in dental treatments are not only justified but necessary and how… Continue reading The Role of Antibiotics in Dental Treatments: When Are They Necessary?

Emergency Dentistry: What to Do When Dental Disaster Strikes

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Emergency dentistry is an essential branch of dental care that addresses severe oral health issues that require immediate attention. Dental emergencies can strike at any time, often without warning, leaving individuals in pain and requiring urgent care to save a tooth, stop ongoing tissue bleeding, or alleviate severe pain.  In such situations, knowing what to… Continue reading Emergency Dentistry: What to Do When Dental Disaster Strikes

10 Dental Tips Specifically Tailored for Seniors’ Oral Care

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With the golden years comes wisdom, cherished memories, and, for many, unique challenges about health and wellness. One aspect often overlooked in the cascade of senior-centric concerns is oral care.  The aging population must take care of dental health since seniors face specific dental issues. Therefore, understanding and applying targeted dental tips for seniors’ oral… Continue reading 10 Dental Tips Specifically Tailored for Seniors’ Oral Care

5 Tips on How To Overcome Dentist Phobia and Relax in the Chair

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Sitting in the dental chair, with the overhead light glaring into your eyes and the soft hum of dental instruments, can be a nerve-wracking experience for many. For some, it’s not just the fear of pain but an overwhelming dread that keeps them from scheduling an appointment. This common condition, dentist phobia, is more than… Continue reading 5 Tips on How To Overcome Dentist Phobia and Relax in the Chair

20 Common Dental Procedures Explained in Simple Terms

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In the heart of Calgary, The Port Dental stands as a beacon of oral health, offering residents quality dental treatments that ensure radiant smiles and robust dental health. Our teeth and gums are vital to our overall well-being, making it essential to be well-informed about the treatments available. This guide, brought to you by the… Continue reading 20 Common Dental Procedures Explained in Simple Terms

5 Signs When It Is Time to Replace Your Toothbrush (And It’s Sooner Than You Think!)

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Our toothbrushes are unsung heroes in our daily dental routine. They stand guard, fighting against plaque, bacteria, and the remnants of that chocolate cake we indulged in after dinner.  But like all warriors, they too wear out and need replacing. It’s vital to recognize the signs of a worn-out toothbrush, as using one beyond its… Continue reading 5 Signs When It Is Time to Replace Your Toothbrush (And It’s Sooner Than You Think!)

The Microbiome of Your Mouth: Understanding Oral Bacteria’s Role from a Dentist

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The oral cavity is considered as the gateway to the body. It is a dynamic ecosystem teeming with diverse microorganisms. Every niche harbors a unique subset of microbial inhabitants, from the intricate papillae on the tongue to the sulcus depths of the gums.  Our understanding of oral bacteria’s role in health and disease has expanded… Continue reading The Microbiome of Your Mouth: Understanding Oral Bacteria’s Role from a Dentist