Could you use a little “brushing up” on your oral health wisdom? Then you're in luck! Our Bowmanville dentists are happy to cover a variety of topics pertaining to dental health with monthly and insightful blog articles. Check back every month and you'll be well on your way to becoming a smile expert. And if you have any subjects you'd like us to talk about, feel free to let us know!
Gums that are suffering from severe periodontal disease require a deep cleaning treatment referred to as a “scaling and root planing” in order to prevent gum damage from continuing. Do you have gum disease? Roughly half of the population does! Surprising (and pretty unsettling), huh? Continue reading
How healthy is your smile? Better yet, how well do you think you’ve been looking after it? This oral health assessment quiz might be able to give you a general idea. Simply answer these 8 brief questions, and let’s see where you stand! Continue reading
Which cleaning tool is best to use when it comes to cleaning our gums… traditional dental floss, or an interdental brush? Today, we’re going to go over the unique pros and cons of each to see which one you should be using for your smile. Check it out! Continue reading
You may have heard the word "plaque" from time to time when your dentist is speaking with you, or in that ever-famous and punny dental joke that I'm sure we've all heard. But do you know exactly what plaque is? Continue reading
It's very important to see your dentist and hygienist every 6 or so months. But why isn't it enough to just practice a diligent home care routine, and forget about the dental visits? We'll tell you why. Continue reading
We can all use a friendly reminder from time to time about the importance of educating little ones about oral health from a young age. Continue reading