Oral Health Articles

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!

Oral Health Quiz

August 2017

Do Your Gums Need a Deep Cleaning?
You may not even know it…

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

Oral Health Quiz

July 2017

Assess Your Oral Health: QUIZ
Where do you rank on the smile-healthy scale?

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

Floss vs Interdental

June 2017

Dental floss vs. Interdental Brushes
Who Will Win the Battle?

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

May 2017

Dental Plaque 101: What You Should Know
Why do we need to brush our teeth and floss so regularly?

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

April 2017

Why Have Regular Visits with Your Bowmanville Dentist?
Here Are Four Excellent Reasons Why!

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

March 2017

Teaching Kids the Importance of Oral Health
Creating Healthy Little Smiles

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

February 2017

Dental Implants For a Full and Functional Smile
Dental Implants Change Lives

No one should have to suffer from the effects of a missing tooth or teeth. Luckily, dental implants are a very practical and long-term solution! Continue reading