Dental Health

night guards for grinding teeth

Grinding Teeth at Night: Do I Really Need a Night Guard?

Bruxism, the clenching or grinding of the teeth, is a common habit. You may do this without realizing it during the day, but it often happens during the night while you are asleep. This habit can be damaging to teeth, wearing them down over time. Often, a night guard will be prescribed to protect the teeth, but what is a night guard and is it always the best solution? Are there times when a night guard is not called for?

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girl with sensitive teeth

5 Signs That You Need to Visit Your Dentist

There is an unfortunate tendency among many people to delay seeking treatment for dental issues. Barring an emergency or severe discomfort, many will overlook signs that should, in fact, be sending them to the dentist. Whether it be fear of the dentist or the simple hope that the issue will clear up on its own, they wait and risk having the situation grow worse.

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an explanation of overbite and underbite

Overbite, Underbite, and Just Right Bite

Your bite is important for both your dental health and hygiene, as well as your general health too. Upper and lower jaws that do not align correctly sometimes make it more difficult for you to access and clean all of your teeth as effectively as you otherwise could.

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why you should use dental mouthwash and how to choose the best mouth wash

Choosing The Right Mouthwash

We all know by now that brushing your teeth properly and regularly is the key to preventing dental health issues. We’ve also talked before about the importance of flossing and how it can help to prevent bleeding gums. However, there is a third piece to the preventative dental health picture.

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senior dental care

Dental Care for Seniors

Elderly or senior patients often have unique dental care requirements. There are some common dental health conditions that are more likely to emerge as we age, and our oral health goals can sometimes change and adapt as we move through the phrases of our lives.

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DIY toothache treatment

DIY Treatments for Toothaches

In pain? Finding a same-day dentist in North Vancouver may be the last thing on your mind. If you have a toothache, the most important step is to get you out of pain. Once you’re comfortable, you can figure out what to do next.

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is chewing gum bad for teeth

Can Chewing Gum Help Fight Cavities?

Today, our dental experts are going to talk about chewing gum. Can chewing gum also help to reduce cavities in your teeth? What are some of the potential consequences of chewing gum? What types of gum should you be chewing? This article will help you to better understand the link between chewing gum and overall oral health.

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