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Emergency Dentist Vancouver

Emergency Dental Care in Vancouver

If you have healthy teeth, you probably only see your dentist once or twice per year during scheduled visits. Do you know what to do in case of a dental emergency? Vancouver is home to many athletes and outdoor enthusiasts including skiers, mountain bikers, and cyclists. These activities can lead to dental emergencies including chipped and cracked teeth. Before heading out for athletic or recreational activities, it’s good to know how to respond in a dental emergency.

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Gum disease linked to cancer

Poor Dental Hygiene Linked to Cancer

Good oral hygiene habits are important for preventing tooth decay, gum disease and bad breath, but researchers are also finding surprising links between oral care and certain cancers. Links between gum disease and pancreatic cancer were first noted by a research team lead by Dr. Dominique Michaud from Harvard School of Public Health in Boston.

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