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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Here is a sneak peak of our new clinic from the outside! We are on the main floor of Eau Claire Tower facing 2nd avenue. Don't worry, we can still be accessed via the +15 through Centennial place. Our last day in the Suncor building will be Monday December 4th. From December 5 - [...]