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3 Ways to Help Your Child Develop Good Dental Habits

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A beautiful smile is truly a gift that lasts a lifetime! As a parent, you want your son or daughter to smile with confidence, which promotes success in all aspects of their lives. Because oral health is so closely related to overall health, it's essential to develop good dental habits when children are young. Here are a few ways you can help your child learn and develop good tooth routines that will serve them for a lifetime.

Lead By Example

Make sure that your child sees you brushing and flossing your teeth every day. This habit not only shows your son or daughter the importance of developing good habits; it also helps ...

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7 Ways to Promote Healing After Teeth Extractions

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Although tooth extraction is usually only recommended as a last resort, sometimes it is necessary. Whatever the reason you need to get a tooth pulled, it’s important to practice proper aftercare. When you are faced with the likelihood of teeth extractions, your Calgary, AB dental clinic Avenida Dental Centre will tell you that proper aftercare can keep your pain to a minimum and lower your risk of infection.

Follow these tips so you can return to your normal routine sooner rather than later!

Tips for Healing After Teeth Extractions

#1—Keep Pressure on the Site

After the procedure, your doctor placed a gauze pad at the site. Keep pressure on that gauze pad by ...

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What Teeth Veneers Can Do for Your Smile

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You diligently go to the dentist every six months for professional checkups and cleanings. You are good about taking care of your oral health at home by brushing and flossing each day routinely. Yet, you are not happy with the way your smile looks. In fact, you are self-conscious about it, so you avoid smiling altogether.

What if we told you there is a way to take your smile from dull to dazzling in just a couple of visits to the dentist? We invite you to contact our Calgary, AB dental office to find out if teeth veneers might be right for you. With veneers, a celebrity-calibre smile can be yours!

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It’s Never Too Late to Have a Straight, Even Smile

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Are you unhappy with your misaligned teeth? Do you find yourself hiding your smile behind your hand when friends or family take photographs? Or do you simply avoid smiling altogether because you are self-conscious?

Adults and older teens with crooked teeth now have a discreet option for teeth straightening. We offer Invisalign clear braces at our Calgary, AB dental clinic so patients can get the straight teeth they desire—without a mouth full of metal wires and brackets.

How Do Invisalign Clear Braces Work?

Based on a mould of your teeth as they are currently and the goals you have for your smile, we will give you several sets of clear plastic aligners. ...

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Invisalign: Now You Can Have Straight Teeth Without the Wires and Brackets

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Many adults who have misaligned teeth might feel resigned to it. But with today’s orthodontic options, adults and older teens who do not want a mouth full of metal for months or even years can still have straight teeth. Invisalign has given many of our South Calgary, AB patients straight, even smiles with discreet treatment that fits into busy lifestyles.

What Is Invisalign?

Invisalign is an orthodontic treatment that uses clear plastic aligners to move tooth into the proper alignment over a period of six to 18 months, on average. This is generally faster than traditional orthodontics, which can take as long as two or three years.

Because the clear aligners are ...

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Why Dental Implants Are Worth the Investment

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If you are facing the loss of one or more teeth, you should be considering your options for tooth replacement. It is widely accepted today that dental implants are the gold standard when it comes to tooth replacement. Many people are concerned about the financial investment of dental implants, and it is true that they are an investment. But as we tell most patients at our Calgary, AB dental clinic, it’s an investment that is well worth making.

What Are Dental Implants?

Dental implants are titanium posts that are surgically placed in the jawbone where a tooth is missing. You can get one implant—or an entire mouthful, depending on the number ...

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