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Zirconia Implants vs Titanium Implants: Which is Better?
When it comes to dental implants, patients often tend to get confused on whether to get zirconia implants or titanium[...]
3 Killer Tips to Help Kids Overcome Fear of Dentist
Dental fear and anxiety, commonly referred to as DFA, is a phenomenon that is highly common in children and adolescents[...]
Sinister Effects of Smoking on Your Tonsils
Tobacco use is life-threatening. This is definitely not news. You’ve probably encountered countless cases of irreversible lung damage, cardiovascular diseases[...]
What is Gingivitis and What to Do to Prevent It
Do your gums bleed when you brush or floss? Is it sore or outright painful when you eat? Do you[...]
4 Simple Practices For Healthy Tonsils
Tonsils don’t get enough credit that they deserve. Even as one of the body’s first barrier against bacterial and viral[...]
Calculating Risks in Dental X-Rays
Dressed in white with a smile so bright, dentists are one of society's modern-day heroes. Whether it's a toothache getting[...]
Understanding Temporomandibular Joint Disorder: Its Causes, Risks, and Treatment
Have you been feeling pain and tenderness in or around your ear, the jaw joint, and jaw muscles lately? Don’t[...]
Smiling could prolong your life
Do you find yourself keeping your smile to yourself? Is there something about showing off your teeth bothering you? Perhaps[...]
YES, Dentists count!
People dismissing the vital role and position of dentists is maddening. Why mock someone who’s helping other people with their[...]
Common oral infections that can damage your teeth and health
  Many people are just ignoring the fact that they need to take proper care of their oral health. Improper[...]
How Flossing Can Save Your Money… 
How Flossing Can Save Your Money… It’s a known fact that about 35% of the tooth surface is missed being[...]
What’s the Big Deal About Flossing? 
If you’re like most dental patients, you might think brushing by itself does a good job when trying to ward[...]
Your Questions Answered About Teeth Whitening Done at Home…
“All the statistics in the world can’t measure the warmth of a smile.” – Author Unknown   Getting whitening has[...]
Your Mouth and Mountain Dew? Why This is a Problem…
Our friends to the south, way, across the border, south in the far most Southern region of the United States[...]
Enter the Age of Dental Implants!
Ever known anyone who had a bad bicycle accident as a kid? Maybe got knocked in the mouth sliding into[...]
Where You Keep Your Toothbrush Matters…Or Does It?
Recently, a story about toothbrushes and toilets have been making the rounds on the internet.  Maybe you’ve heard about it.[...]
Stem Cell Teeth Coming…But Implants are Here Now – Part 2  
As shared in Part 1, there are tests going on to develop replacement teeth using stem cells. This does look[...]
Stem Cell Teeth Coming…But Implants are Here Now – Part 1   
In a study published by the Journal of Dental Research, Dr. Jeremy Moa found stem cells have the ability to[...]
What Might You Have In Common With 3 Million People? 
Here are some interesting facts you might enjoy knowing about dental implants. (yes, they do exist!) In 1951, a small[...]
“Love Your Teeth Day” Yes. It is a thing…
Many people know that China has a booming population. Over 1.35 BILLION people! That’s a LOT of mouths to take[...]
High-Risk Dental Factors from Diabetes: Part 2 – Steps to Control the Problems  
In a previous blog, the topic of what serious dental risks people with diabetes face was addressed. It was stated[...]
High-Risk Dental Factors from Diabetes: Part 1 – What You Should Know   
If you have diabetes, you’re most probably aware of the problems to your body this disease can cause. But, were[...]
More About Sedation Dentistry
Here’s something you may not know…   There are four methods for sedating a patient during an in-office dental procedure.[...]
What You Can Do if You Crave Sweets When You’re Pregnant…without harming your teeth
Not every woman craves ice cream and pickles, turnips and cupcakes, or other weird and unusual food combinations when they’re[...]
What Dolphins and Sedation Dentistry Have in Common…
Most people don’t know this, but you can tell a dolphin’s age by its teeth. Just like trees, dolphin’s teeth[...]
Teeth Whitening – More Questions You Want Answered
Fun Fact: No two people have the same set of teeth—your teeth are as unique as your fingerprint, so be[...]
Why Do Your Teeth Feel Fuzzy When You Forget to Brush?
We’ve all done it – you get busy, rushed in the morning and forget to brush your teeth. Or maybe[...]
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[...]
How Do I Teach My Kids to Brush Their Teeth?
According to the Clinical Affairs Committee, almost half of all children have cavities before they enter kindergarten. In fact, the[...]
5 Fun Ways to Get Your Child to Brush Their Teeth
Ah, bedtime with young children. The time when some children would rather eat Brussels sprouts than brush their teeth. It[...]
Dental Health During Pregnancy: Part 3 – How to Care for Your Teeth Through Morning Sickness
Dental health during pregnancy can be affected by morning sickness. Pregnancy (especially your first) can be hard enough as it[...]
Dental Health During Pregnancy: Part 2 – How Dental Disease Affects Your Baby When You’re Pregnant
An earlier blog revealed how gum disease in pregnant women and hormone levels can increase the likelihood of inflamed or[...]
Dental Health During Pregnancy: Part 1- Important Information You Need About Your Gum Health While Pregnant
If you’re pregnant or plan on having a baby, there’s a lot to think about. You’re planning every second of[...]
Can an Abscessed Tooth Kill You?
Whether you’re just plain stubborn or you have specific reasons for putting up with a toothache;  an abscessed tooth can[...]
West Airdrie Dentists Talk About Where You Keep Your Toothbrush
You’ve probably heard the story about toothbrushes and toilets. The theory goes that even if it is several feet away,[...]
Tough Talk About Oral Cancer from West Airdrie Dentists
No one likes to hear the word “cancer”. Oral cancer, or mouth cancer, can be especially devastating because the surgeries,[...]
The Power of Flossing, According to Your West Airdrie Dentist
Did you know that you miss cleaning 35% of your tooth surfaces if you aren’t flossing? Many patients believe that[...]
Do You Have Ties to George Washington?
Contrary to popular myth, the first President George Washington never had wooden teeth. His dentures were made from ivory, gold,[...]
Gummy Candy and West Airdrie Dental Clinic
Yes, it’s probably common knowledge that ingesting sugar can result in cavities. Some foods are obviously worth than others in[...]
Serious Talk from West Airdrie Dentists About the Snoring Elephant in the Room
Snoring isn’t just something your partner does to irritate you in the middle of the night (or you to them)![...]
Why Are They Called ‘Wisdom Teeth’, Anyway?
Wisdom teeth got their nickname from the age when they typically grow in. Wisdom teeth are actually called third molars.[...]
West Airdrie Dentist Answers: Can you wear a mouth guard with braces?
Yes. And with braces, you definitely should! An injury to the face is something everyone wants to avoid. In fact,[...]
Free Dental Day
West Airdrie Dental Holds Hugely Successful Free Dental Day As your local dental practice, West Airdrie Dental is committed to[...]