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Preventative Dental Care For Celiacs - Vancouver Dentist - Alma Dental Centre

Preventative Dental Care for Celiac Patients

Often dental clinics associate malformed, decayed, unhealthy teeth and gums with inadequate dental hygiene habits at home. However, we believe that if these problems are identified, and are otherwise unexplained, our dental staff can be alerted that there may be another disorder that is causing these symptoms to occur. Celiac disease is one example of […]

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Renovation Image | Alma Dental's Temporary Location | Willow Street and West Broadway Dental Clinic

We are renovating!

For the last year now we have been carefully (and excitedly) planning for the renovation of our dental clinic. Our goals are simple, modernize our facility to improve your care and dental experience. During renovations, we will be serving our patients out of our temporary location in the Willow Professional Building, 2525 Willow Street, entrance on southwest corner Willow St. (800 […]

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Preventative Dental Care, Tips for family dental care 2015

5 Preventative Dental Care Tips for Families in 2015

2015 has arrived and with it a slew of New Year resolutions. Among the most popular of well-intended declarations is to take better care of one’s dental health. For typical Vancouver family household this resolution is one that may sweep across to include parents, toddlers, preschoolers, adolescents and teens alike. Thus, in the spirit of the […]

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So What’s In Dental Plaque Anyway?

Preventative dentistry is a critical area of concern for our dental practice because the health of our mouth is closely linked to the health of the rest of our body. The ability to chew, the ordering and alignment of the teeth, the health of the gums and tooth structure has a strong relationship with our […]

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Dentist Drill

The future of Dental Care – Teeth that Regenerate

Are fillings a thing of the past? In a previous article we shared the latest innovation in personal dental care, Kolibree, the world’s first Smart Toothbrush. Hot off its heels is another game-changer, … imagine a world without the much-maligned drill required to fix cavities. Well, this could quickly become a reality for our Point […]

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Is Wisdom Teeth Removal Necessary?

Anxiety over wisdom teeth removal is normal. Worry over third molar, or wisdom teeth surgery is a common theme among patients, so we thought this story might be a helpful read if you are contemplating the procedure. Recently, we had a patient of Alma Dental Centre express concern over removing her wisdom teeth, which she affectionately […]

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Preventative Dentistry

Preventative Dental Care just got Smart

A big part of our practice at Alma Dental Centre is encouraging our patients to be consistent about daily preventative dental care – your dental health is highly linked to the rest of the health of your body. Electric toothbrushes have been around for a long time now (Waterpik being one of the biggest marketers), […]

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The Root Canal

    The root canal is perhaps the most maligned and feared dental procedure out there, however we think of it as being a procedure that makes your life far more comfortable.   Root Canals are a Preventative Measure The most important thing to know is that a root canal is intended to save your […]

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4 reasons why not to delay wisdom teeth removal

That tension you are feeling in your jaw or head might not be caused by the stress of work, sports, term papers or exams. Most likely it is your wisdom teeth talking to you. These forgotten milestones usually make themselves known between the ages of 17 – 25, and if not dealt with, can cause all sorts of […]

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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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