We are seeing new articles coming out on a regular basis now about the health risks of e-cigarettes, wether or not they contain nicotine... "The common belief is that the nicotine is what is toxic, but we have found that dangers exist, independent of nicotine,” Wehrli said. “Clearly if there is an effect after [...]
A lot of attention this past week has been brought to a recent study that found fluoride intake among pregnant women to be linked to a small drop in their child's IQ at age 3-4. Below is a link to the response from the American Academy of Periodontology which summarizes their analysis of the [...]
We are excited to be volunteering to participate in the Alberta Dental Association and College's Start School Smiling program this year! Start School Smiling is designed to promote dental health to children under age 7. Volunteer ADA&C member dentists will provide a free examination (with bitewing X-rays if needed) for Grade 1 students, from [...]
The results of this study are very concerning... it is important to educate our young patients about the risks of e-cigarettes. "E-cigarettes are supposed to be for adult smokers who have been unable to quit," says Rob Cunningham, Senior Policy Analyst, CCS. "But the results of this new study regarding youth trends are of tremendous [...]
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Our patients are always asking to see what Dr. Swanlund has been painting lately! You can see some of his new pieces on his website http://www.cliffswanlundart.com/ He also has a few upcoming events in May: Learn to Paint classesMay 24, 2019 – May 25, 2019 downtown Calgary paint demoMay 21, 2019 [...]
One of our big passions at Eau Claire Park Dental is to keep our knowledge and skills up to date with the latest dental techniques and technology so that we can better serve our patients. In April, Dr. Graas and her dental assistant Penny attended a Masters Veneer course together learning the latest veneer [...]
It's playoff season! Dr. Swanlund is covering all the bases this year with his Flames/Jets jersey!
We often get patients asking us about the possibility of "regrowing" teeth instead of fixing them with traditional methods like fillings, crowns, root canals and dental implants. The short answer is regrowing full teeth is a bit distant in the research, but we could be around 10 years away from being able to regrow [...]
Happy Holidays to you and yours from all of us at Eau Claire Park Dental. It's been quite a year for us moving to our new clinic in Eau Claire Tower, and adjusting to our new equipment and software. We would like to thank all of our patients for their support and patience with [...]