Dental Health

COVID-19 Update May 30th 2020

We are happy to announce that our office has now reopened with enhanced health & safety measures.  We will begin to schedule patients as of June 3, 2020. The health & safety of our patients and staff has always been and will continue to be our top priority. By following the most up-to-date guidelines for…

Vancouver Courier’s 2018 Stars of Vancouver

It is an amazing accomplishment to receive this award.  Our staff and dentists are dedicated to serving our community and making sure each and every patient receives the best care we can provide. We are honoured to be recognized by our patients and very grateful that they have put their trust in us to look after...
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Vancouver Dentist Addresses Early Childhood Caries (or Cavities)

ECC is short for early childhood caries (or cavities), which is an especially damaging form of the dental decay, which impacts the primary teeth of preschoolers. The prevalence of ECC in pre-school children in urban areas of Canada is six to eight percent, but in disadvantaged populations such as the Inuit of the Northwest Territories,…

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Vancouver Dentist Addresses Bad Breath

Halitosis, or what we commonly refer to as bad breath, affects almost 1 in 3 people– but that doesn’t make it any more enjoyable. Going through life scared your breath is going to cause people to grimace can put a damper on your confidence. Thankfully, there are a few ways to fight bad breath– and…

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Dentist FactCheck: Misconceptions about Dental Health?

Without a doubt, the biggest misconception the public has about dental health is that the effects of dental diseases are limited only to the teeth and gums. It can and does negatively impact the overall health of the body. Yet, as destructive as dental disease can be, most people, including many dentists and physicians, still…

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Oral Health and Other Health Issues Connected?

Oral health can no longer be separated from overall health. Unless you are free of dental disease, particularly gum disease – and the other oral health issues that harm overall health – you can never be truly healthy. Gum Disease Gum disease can increase the risk and severity of many more serious health problems, including…

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Receding Gums: Causes, Treatment, Surgery, and Prevention

Gum recession is the process in which the margin of the gum tissue that surrounds the teeth wears away, or pulls back, exposing more of the tooth, or the tooth’s root. When gum recession occurs, “pockets,” or gaps, form between the teeth and gum line, making it easy for disease-causing bacteria to build up. If…