Common oral infections that can damage your teeth and health

Close up of a healing cold sore on a person's lip

Many people are just ignoring the fact that they need to take proper care of their oral health. Improper hygiene, vices and physical contact are just some of the causes of the infections that can occur within the mouth. Being aware of what’s going on with your mouth is one of the most important things to know.     Massive Tooth … Read More

How to Relieve the Pain from a Toothache

How to Relieve the Pain from a Toothache

How do you relieve the pain from a toothache is an age old question. Many people know the excruciating pain a toothache can cause. Toothaches have been going on for centuries. And back then, the speediest remedy was simply to go to the barber (yes, the barber) and have it pulled. Some people have gone to extreme measures by trying … Read More

5 Fun Ways to Get Your Child to Brush Their Teeth

each your child that brushing makes them a superhero banishing germs

Ah, bedtime with young children. The time when some children would rather eat Brussel sprouts than brush their teeth. It can be frustrating for you, as a parent to get your kids to brush. In fact, some parents just bypass it altogether. While it’s easy to dismiss baby teeth because they’ll fall out anyway, it’s important to remember baby teeth … Read More

West Airdrie Dentists Talk About Where You Keep Your Toothbrush

West Airdrie Dental talks about good oral hygiene.

You’ve probably heard the story about toothbrushes and toilets. The theory goes that even if it is several feet away, airborne germs from a toilet flush will infect your toothbrush with fecal bacteria. It sounds pretty scary, and many people now make sure to close the cover of their toilet before they flush. The problem is that this attitude causes … Read More