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5 Ways To Protect Your Child’s Teeth This Halloween
Halloween can be a fun and exciting time of year… filled with costumes, pumpkin carvings, and of course – candy! Many parents fear this holiday, due to the immense amount of sugar and treats their children will have. However, Halloween can be a wonderful time to teach your children... Read more
Does my child need Orthodontics?
I get asked everyday in my North Vancouver dental practice, questions from parents about their children’s teeth position and bite. A common question is, “Will my child need orthodontics in the near future?” I decided to write this post about the most common questions parents ask me about Orthodontics... Read more
5 Back to School Dental Tips
As summer holidays come to a close, parents and children of all ages begin to plan for a new back-to-school routine.  The start of school brings new beginnings– new clothes, new friends, a new teacher and new activities.  This is also a good time of year to establish a... Read more
Dental Health for Athletes
Did you know that energy and sports drinks are linked to poor dental health among athletes? Sports drinks were originally developed to improve hydration and performance in athletes taking part in high intensity sporting events. These drinks contain high amounts of carbohydrates (sugars), salt, and citric acid. These ingredients... Read more
10 Tips to a Beautiful White Smile
Healthy white teeth require healthy Enamel. This is the outermost part of the Tooth. Preserving the enamel is essential, as it can never grow back. Once this hard, white part of the tooth is lost, teeth become darker in colour. At my North Vancouver dental practice, I get asked... Read more
Does My Child Have a Cavity?
Cavities can form on teeth when plaque and food are not brushed away. The food and bacteria-filled plaque form an acid that softens the enamel, eventually creating a hole. Cavities can form at any age… even babies can develop tooth decay.  So which signs should a parent look out... Read more
Oral health: A window to your overall health
Did you know that your oral health is linked to your overall wellness? Oral health is not only important to your appearance and sense of well-being, but also to your overall health. In some cases, oral problems can be a symptom of other diseases. Here are several ways that... Read more
5 Dental Tips to a Beautiful Smile
Ever wonder how to keep your teeth healthy and white? Protect the Enamel to keep them beautiful. Enamel is the white part of the tooth and is very strong. If the enamel is damaged, it can never come back. So here are some tips to maintain beautiful teeth. 1.... Read more
4 ways to make brushing teeth fun for your kids!
Getting kids to brush their teeth can be a challenge! Here are some tricks to have up your sleeve to make brushing fun. Tasty Toothpaste Choosing the right toothpaste flavour is important for kids. Some find certain flavours too strong, and some don’t like the taste of mint. Try... Read more
The benefits of Xylitol
Xylitol is a natural, non-fermentable sweetener that helps restore a proper pH balance in the mouth. Xylitol is not a sugar, but a sugar alcohol. And the bacteria in the mouth cannot use this sugar to produce decay. It’s a dentist’s dream, as it protects the teeth, and prevents... Read more