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Receding Gums 101: What Are Receding Gums?

One of the most common questions asked to dental professionals is: “what are receding gums?”. In simple terms, receding gums are a result of gum disease — causing your gums to have a “receding” appearance. What causes receding gums? Typically, gum disease plays the largest role in causing receding gums. In simple terms, bacteria that enters […]

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Are you Brushing Your Teeth Properly? Learn How!

Knowing how to brush your teeth properly is important so you can avoid conditions such as gingivitis and tooth decay. Bad brushing technique can lead to tooth abrasion, which wears away the surface of the tooth. Because gum tissue is so delicate, it can be damaged from the bristles on your toothbrush and lead to […]

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Have Bad Breath? Conquer It With These Tips [VIDEO]

If you constantly have bad breath and think there’s nothing you can do about it, think again. These services and helpful tips below can assist in keeping bad breath at bay. Halitosis, or bad breath, can be seriously humiliating. You don’t have to live with it forever! Simply by brushing and flossing at least two times […]

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Does Licorice Help Treat Tooth Decay?

A new study recently found that licorice may be able to help fight cavity-causing bacteria, and the dental health care professionals at  Alma Dental Centre in Vancouver would like to weigh in on the issue and help you make an informed oral health care decision. Dried Licorice May Fight Cavities Actual licorice isn’t a candy sold […]

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Why Should I Floss? Dental Floss FAQ & How To [VIDEO]

“Why should I floss?” is a frequent question asked by many patients at Alma Dental Centre in Vancouver. In fact, flossing is one of the most important habits in any good oral health routine. Dental floss helps remove any food particles trapped between the teeth and lowers your chances of plaque build-up. Despite the fact that […]

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Afraid of Going to the Dentist? Discover The Cure for Dental Fears

Dentists generally have a bad reputation. Expressions such as “It’s like pulling teeth” and “I’d rather get a root canal” are proof that doing something painful and hard is often compared to going to the dentist. In fact, going to the dentist is shown as something to be endured, not enjoyed. However, it doesn’t have to be that way […]

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Get Rid of Your Toothache, Fast!

If you’re suffering from a toothache, contact  Alma Dental Centre in Vancouver as soon as possible – your tooth may be abscessed and require emergency dental care. Come in to  Alma Dental Centre to avoid complications such as surgery or a tooth extraction if you experience any type of toothache. The good news is, there are some tried and […]

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Don’t Fear the Dentist! We’re on Your Team!

Here at Alma Dental Centre, we understand that our Vancouver patients may suffer from dental anxiety and therefore can be extremely reluctant to contact us and book an appointment. Research has identified the Top 3 anxiety-causing reasons about dental visits – and here’s what we’re doing to make your every visit to Alma Dental Centre something to look […]

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