February 10, 2015

Should Surrey Schools Check Whether Kids Have Brushed Their Teeth?

surrey schools check kids teeth

According to the British Dental Journal nearly 30,000 children a year attend hospital for tooth extraction due to tooth decay. Children from impoverished areas were the most susceptible to having poor dental care compared to their more affluent counterparts. Detailed research data revealed between 1997 and 2006 there were 517,885 individual courses of dental treatment […]

January 21, 2015

Study: Sleep Apnea Could Increase Risk Of Diabetes

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A study released last year indicated that sleep apnea could increase the risk of getting diabetes by up to 30%. It’s important to note that the observational study of sleep apnea and diabetes is ongoing. There are no definitive answers as of yet that prove conclusively that sleep apnea patients will develop diabetes. However, the […]

January 9, 2015

The History Of Orthodontics and Braces

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Modern day braces are now commonplace even though the earliest recordings date back to ancient Egypt. Many ancient cultures have embraced some method of teeth straightening. People throughout history have always desired straight teeth. Becoming educated about the history of orthodontic braces will give you a greater appreciation for your dental health. Orthodontic treatment was […]

December 29, 2014

5 Simple Ways To Stop Snoring

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Snoring is a common problem among all ages and genders. A common complaint among sufferers is the lack of proper sleep they don’t get because of their snoring. Another inconvenience is that snoring causes major problems for whomever you are sleeping with from getting a proper night’s rest. At least half of people who snore […]

December 15, 2014

Braces For Adults: Should You Consider Them?

Orthodontic braces are dental devices used to align and straighten teeth. Besides improving dental health, they help you attain a correct bite. Dental braces are used to correct malocclusions, overbites, underbites, open bites, deep bites, crooked teeth and other imperfections of the teeth and jaw. The main advantage of braces is correcting the aesthetic appearance […]

December 4, 2014

Pros and Cons of Invisalign

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It is the purpose of this article to present the pro’s and con’s of Invisalign in equal measure. The Invisalign system is an aesthetic alternative orthodontic system that makes use of individualized thermoformed polycarbonate overlay appliances called aligners. To obtain best results, your D.D.S. (Doctor of Dental Surgery) will plan your treatment in advance. Before […]

November 13, 2014

Do You Need Dental Implants?

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If you have missing teeth or no teeth, you know how devastating this can be to your self esteem. Maybe you’re tired of wearing dentures and experiencing the inconvenience of not being able to eat whatever you want. Perhaps you’re ready for a more natural looking permanent solution to your dental problems. Having dental implants […]

November 5, 2014

Dental Technology That Is Changing the Dental Office

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Modern technology has transformed the dental experience for patients across the globe today. Everything is done so quickly that it becomes almost impossible to find the time to feel apprehensive about any individual procedure. Today’s dental professionals have access to incredible tools of the trade that not only take away some of the pain often […]

October 27, 2014

How to Encourage Your Child to Take Care of Their Smile

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Most children refuse to brush their teeth on a regular basis. Trying to get a child at night to settle down is one thing let alone getting him or her to brush their pearly whites. Any parent will testify to the fact that you can not deal with children from the left brained perspective. Reasoning […]

October 13, 2014

Dental Crowns In A Day

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Are you someone that likes visiting the dental office as little as possible? Are you afraid of needles? Are you a patient that doesn’t have much time due to busy schedules? Or maybe your insurance is ending at the end of the month and you don’t have the time to wait three weeks for a […]