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To chew or not to chew? What you need to know about chewing gum and your teeth.

To chew or not to chew? What you need to know about chewing gum and your teeth.

To chew or not to chew? What you need to know about chewing gum and your teeth. Any oral health services would be incomplete without a conversation about chewing gum. As your Saskatoon dental care specialists, we’re here to let you in on a little secret: not all chewing gum is made equal. You probably […]

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tooth replacement options

Which tooth replacement option is right for me?

Which tooth replacement option is right for me? Missing teeth? There are many reasons for tooth loss. Cavities, gum disease, and injury or trauma to the face are all common causes. Regardless of why, if you are missing a tooth you probably already understand the implications this can have for the appearance of your smile […]

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What to do when your child has dental anxiety

What to do when your child has dental anxiety

What to do when your child has dental anxiety Is your child afraid of the dentist? Fear and anxiety about the dentist can turn a child’s dentist appointment into a difficult event, but that doesn’t have to be the case. If you are worried that your child has dental anxiety, you may avoid or procrastinate […]

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History of Toothpaste

The History of Toothpaste

The History of Toothpaste Our ancestors determined that oral cleaning meant better oral and dental health dating back to 3500-3000 BC, when the Babylonians and Egyptians fashioned early forms of toothbrushes by fraying the ends of twigs. And long before the predecessor of the toothbrush was engineered, as far back as 5000 BC in ancient […]

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Getting to the Root of Root Canals: What Are They and Why Do They Happen

Getting to the Root of Root Canals: What Are They and Why Do They Happen If you're in need of an endodontic procedure (root canal), you're not alone. According to the American Association of Endodontists, more than 15 million endodontic procedures are performed every year. For those who may not be familiar with what a […]

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Oral Fixations and How they Ruin your Smile

Oral Fixations and How they Ruin your Smile Many individuals can be found chewing or having something in their mouths, whether that is a toothpick, pens, one's thumb, or a cigarette. We want to keep our mouth occupied, as it can relieve our nerves for the time being. Remember in middle and high school when […]

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What causes bad breath (halitosis) and could it be a symptom of other issues?

What causes bad breath (halitosis) and could it be a symptom of other issues? Having bad breath can be embarrassing and harmful to our health if it is chronic. There are several causes for bad breath (otherwise known as halitosis) that range from lifestyle to serious medical conditions. Let's discuss these situations in greater detail […]

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3 Reasons Dental Cleanings Are Essential

3 Reasons Dental Cleanings Are Essential When it comes to regular dental checkups, most people know that it is something they are obligated to do. Unfortunately, many people don't understand the real importance behind it. Getting dental cleanings is not just something that we do because our parents told us to growing up. The truth […]

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How to Deal With a Chipped Tooth

How to Deal With a Chipped Tooth Although we never think that it is going to happen to us, chipping a tooth is quite common. People will often chip their teeth on hard pieces of food while playing sports or in accidents. Sometimes we have surface stress and fault lines in our teeth from clenching […]

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