We have all seen recent news stories regarding the dangers of vaping and how vaping affects your respiratory system. If that isn’t enough to deter you from using this nicotine replacement product, let’s have a look at some of the ways it affects your oral health.
Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a dental hygienist? Maybe you have been curious about what your dental hygienist was thinking as he or she cleaned your teeth? Here is a little round-up of things your dental hygienist wishes you knew
Are you looking to brighten your smile with professional teeth whitening? Simcoe Family Dentistry is currently having a promotion for our new patients. With a comprehensive exam and a hygiene appointment, you may qualify for a free take-home whitening kit!
A dental emergency is a very serious problem. Dental emergencies are often a result of a cracked, broken or knocked out tooth or a swelling in the mouth related to an infection. When an emergency arises, it is imperative that you find a dental professional who is able to help you as soon as possible.
According to the Canadian Dental Association, 70% of adults have some form of gum disease. This is a very sobering statistic considering what we now know regarding the presence of oral bacteria and the effect it has on our overall health.
Dental emergencies happen in Barrie every day. Chipped or broken teeth, swelling and pain on biting are very common complaints when a patient comes into our office with a dental emergency. With the start of fall is the beginning of many sports seasons including hockey and karate.
It’s that time of year again! Cooler evenings, falling leaves, pumpkin spice everything and back to school! While parents (and kids!) are secretly enjoying getting back into the regular routine, there is always one worry – what do we pack for lunch?
Do you love the idea of flossing and the health benefits that go with it but hate actually flossing? You are like many people! Not to worry, there are alternatives to string floss that have similar benefits and may be easier depending on the patient. Our team recently had a short seminar outlining the benefits of the Waterpik and we certainly learned some interesting facts!
If you are like many Canadians who use the computer in some way daily, you are almost sure to have seen an advertisement for a “smile club”. You may be curious about this alternative and how it compares to Invisalign – a company who has been providing clear aligner orthodontic treatment in conjunction with a qualified dentist.
We all know how important flossing is to not only your oral health, but your overall health. If you have forgotten, have a look right at our flossing blog! Even though we know we need to floss, our hygienists report the most common response to the question “How often are you flossing?” is “Not nearly enough!”