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Study finds 74% increase in youth vaping in Canada

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 [...]

2019-07-05T15:16:15-06:00July 5th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Dr. Swanlund… our resident artist!

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 [...]

2019-06-05T21:20:23-06:00May 6th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Growing teeth… Is tooth regeneration on the horizon?

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 [...]

2019-06-05T21:44:30-06:00January 15th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Water Fluoridation in Calgary

What is fluoride? Fluoride is a mineral found naturally in our water, air, food and soil. In low concentrations, fluoride in drinking water prevents dental cavities and improves oral health. In Canada, the recommended amount of fluoride is 0.7 mg/L in drinking water. This has been shown to be the effective therapeutic [...]

2019-01-28T20:17:44-06:00November 6th, 2018|News|0 Comments

An Update On Oral Cancer

According to a new study released from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) is now the most common HPV-associated cancer in the United States. This report looked at the incidence of HPV associated cancers from 1999-2015, and found that while the cervical cancer incidence is decreasing (in [...]

2018-10-12T11:35:06-06:00August 29th, 2018|Health, News|0 Comments
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