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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…

Vancouver Dentist Address Tooth Loss

There are two basic ways to have a tooth removed: You can go to your nearest Vancouver dentist for a careful extraction, or you can take a serious blow to the face. Unfortunately, many people end up going with option number two. They catch a stray elbow during a basketball game, fall face-first on the sidewalk,…

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Top 10 Dental Questions You Should Ask

From a very early age, you’re encouraged to ask questions – to parents, in school and especially in the dentist’s office. But when in medical environments, asking dental questions is an important part of your long-term healthcare. Here are 10 you should ask. 1. How Can I Improve the Whiteness of My Teeth? A beautiful…

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How to Search for a Dentist

Vancouver is a big city and there are 100’s of dentists available to serve all your dental needs. Take your time choosing a dentist; don’t wait for an emergency! There are several things to consider when looking for a dentist. 1. Location and office hours Choose a dentist close to home or work. This will…

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Free Electric Toothbrush

At Sunrise Village Dental Clinic we understand the importance of dental hygiene, that’s why we’re giving new patients a FREE Oral B Electric Toothbrush as our gift to you. For more information, please visit our dental office in Vancouver on Hastings Street at 2538 E Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V5K 1Z6, Canada or call our dental clinic…

Secondhand Smoke Linked to Increased Risk of Tooth Decay in Children

There is a high level of dental caries in deciduous teeth in developed countries; at a rate of 20.5% in children, aged 2-5 in the US and 25% in children aged three in Japan. Traditional methods to prevent tooth decay in young children include sugar restriction, oral fluoride supplementation and fluoride varnish. A new research…

A Lifetime of Dental Health

Our dentists at Sunrise Village Dental Centre in Vancouver, BC on Hastings St. have put together this infographic for our dental patients who want to maintain optimal oral health throughout their life. Kid-friendly dental care Clean your baby’s gums with a washcloth - gets child used to oral care. Start brushing when the first tooth...

Gingivitis – What it is and how you can avoid it

Gingivitis is simply the inflammation of the gums (known as gingiva). It occurs most commonly when a sticky film of bacteria known as plaque surrounds the teeth, as it does constantly. If the plaque is not removed with proper daily brushing and flossing, the gums can become irritated, inflamed, and may even bleed. The irritated…