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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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10 Foods That Aid in Good Dental Health

After a typical dental check up and cleaning, we provide all of our patients with guidance on daily preventative dental care. Much of the emphasis is placed upon regular brushing, flossing and special attention in tough to reach areas of the mouth. In our blog, we have written a lot about innovative dental hygiene products, […]

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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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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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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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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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Patient Dies from Treatable Tooth Infection

Many families in North America are finding it increasingly difficult to gain access to dental care without proper dental or health care. As the economy continues to worsen, patients in Vancouver and the surrounding municipalities are choosing to skip their regular dental appointments. “Maintaining a healthy smile is not just purely for cosmetic reasons. Dental […]

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