Brushing your teeth might seem like a trivial task, but there is so much more to oral health than most of us realize. Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, can be linked with other chronic diseases such as diabetes. Regular dental check-ups and a consistent oral hygiene routine can prevent the progression of these diseases or at least identify signs of them early on. Our team at The Dental Room have put together a few recommendations on how to go about your daily oral hygiene routine!
Making a decision on whether or not to have your wisdom teeth removed may be quite a challenge. The decision may not be entirely yours however, since your dentist must give a recommendation. Depending on the extent of damage, you may want to follow your dentist’s recommendations, or give them the final say. Before you make that major decision, here are some factors to consider:
When you only see your dentist a few times a year, it’s important to know what you want to ask when you’re in the chair! At The Dental Room, we have four questions we feel every patient should ask their dentist. Let’s take a look at what’s important to know about your oral health, and the steps we can take to help you achieve the smile you’ve always wanted!
Ranked as one of the biggest threats to dental health, periodontal disease is a common set back for many patients. Affecting mostly adults, the Canadian Dental Association states that 7/10 Canadians will experience some form of periodontal disease in their lifetime. The Dental Room is here to help you understand the effects of it, and provide some helpful tips to make sure that you never have to worry!
The spring is fast approaching, and we’re sure you’re ready to do some spring cleaning. As you beat those rugs, clean the curtains, and organize your cabinets, do not forget to include dental hygiene in your plan! This is an excellent season to make some improvements on your oral hygiene. Our team of dental professionals have put together this blog post to highlight four spring cleaning tips for oral hygiene.
Smiling is one of the most common practices people do everyday. You wouldn’t wish to end a day without showing off your pearly whites! However, having metal braces can sometimes be discouraging, and limit how much you want to flash your smile. Luckily for you, our team at The Dental Room in Calgary provides our patients with a discreet alternative! Invisalign aligners can help you achieve your smile goals in a subtle and convenient manner!
Did you know that tooth enamel is the second hardest naturally-occurring substance on earth? As hard and strong as it may be, your tooth enamel still needs protection from tooth decay and cavities. While some wear and tear is normal, there’s a lot you can do to keep your enamel strong this New Year. The following are some helpful suggestions from our team of dental professionals:
Dental hygiene is one of the most important aspects when it comes to good oral health. By taking proper care of your teeth, you can prevent certain complications and better preserve your overall health. Some problems, however, can occur even if you practice excellent oral hygiene. That’s why it’s always important to take a look under the surface with a dental x-ray.
You may be aware that stress is not good for your mind, body, and skin, but did you know that long-term stress can also affect your smile? Researchers have established a link between stress and oral health, with one study revealing that individuals with greater apparent stress also report poorer oral health.
Who ever said making healthy choices was a trick? There are so many things to look forward to during the spooky season, such as costumes, pumpkin carving and classic Halloween movies! Of course, Halloween wouldn’t feel the same without a sweet treat of two, but it’s not an excuse for a candy overload!