Dental Procedures

tooth implant costs in North Vancouver

Dental Implant Costs in North Vancouver

Dental implants are a common choice for patients who are looking for ways to restore missing, broken, or damaged teeth. Tooth implants offer a more permanent solution than dental bridges or dentures, and they are also much more natural looking, so they won’t spoil your smile.

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Guard Your Teeth to Get the Most Out of Your Smile

You only get one set of permanent teeth. Are you doing everything you can to keep them healthy and strong? Sure, you brush and floss. Maybe you even use a great antimicrobial mouthwash. You never miss a six-month appointment with your North Vancouver dentist, either. So, what more can you do? Well answer this question, if you can. Have you ever noticed yourself clenching or grinding your teeth? If you have, there is one more big thing you can do to help your teeth stay healthy: Get a night guard.

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Is Cosmetic Bonding Right for You?

As you get older, you start to see and feel the signs of age on your body. First your hair, then your skin, perhaps your joints get a little achy in the damp weather. Then one day you smile in the mirror and realize your teeth are also showing age too, and it’s not so graceful!  They’ve started to yellow, and some of them show signs of wear, like tiny chips or grooves on the biting surface.

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Is Whitening Safe for Your Teeth?

Whitening is the most frequently requested cosmetic dental treatment available. It’s simple, relatively inexpensive, and offers results with a relatively high impact on your appearance. But there is a certain caution that should be observed with undergoing whitening treatments, especially when using systems that are not overseen by a dentist. Over bleaching can have far reaching effects on your dental and overall health.

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Five Tips to Make Your New Crown Last

When you started having a toothache, you knew you had a problem; but you didn’t want to face what it meant. A year later, your tooth is broken, and you’re in a lot of pain: it’s past time to get to the dentist. Even without a set of x-rays, the dentist can tell you have an infection and likely will need a root canal and a crown.

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Preparing for Your Wisdom Teeth Removal

Medically speaking, a wisdom teeth extraction procedure is not a major surgery. It’s typically completed in an hour or less and involves no vital organs or arteries. But, as the saying goes, the only “minor operation” is one that’s not on you or your family. Still, as long as you are prepared, there is no reason why your teen can’t be comfortable and have a quick recovery time for this common dental procedure.

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Relaxation Options for Anxious Dental Patients

A mother with two small children. She knows the value of dental treatment, and takes her children to the dentist regularly. Their teeth are healthy and clean, and so far have had no cavities. But her teeth are another story entirely. When she was a child, dental techniques were not so gentle as they are today. She recalls the hour spent in the chair with horrible tastes in her mouth with no way to swallow or be comfortable.

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Early Cancer Screening with VELscope

When you make your six-month appointment at the dentist, you know just what to expect: dental x-rays, the hygienist using special tools to clean off plaque and check your gums, the high-powered polishing that buffs away stain, then your dentist examining your teeth and checking for new cavities.

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