When Should You Take Radiographs for Children?

A common question we get from parents is: "When is it appropriate to take my child's first x-rays?". Well, the short answer is - it depends on the child! The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) states, "Because each patient is unique, the need for dental radiographs can be determined only after reviewing the [...]

2020-01-20T14:07:33-07:00January 20th, 2020|Educational|0 Comments

How does the New Canada Food Guide impact Periodontal Health?

I came across a very informative article in Oral Health Magazine last month on nutrition and gum health, and thought I would summarize it in this post! This year, Health Canada came out with a new Food Guide. In the new guide, a plate of food - known as the "Eat Well Plate", represents [...]

2019-12-09T10:23:47-07:00December 16th, 2019|Educational|0 Comments

Top 3 misconceptions about Porcelain Veneers

There is a lot of confusion around this type of dental restoration and cosmetic dentistry in general. People will see dramatic before and after photos of celebrities or on social media, but very little is said about what was done to get there. Most patients we see for cosmetic dentistry consultations come in with [...]

2020-01-15T12:06:50-07:00December 10th, 2019|Educational|0 Comments
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