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The Truth About Root Canals

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The Truth About Root Canals

“Oh No! A Root Canal?”   Has that ever been your first thought when you’ve been told that you need a root canal? Have you been told all the scary stories by a friend?  TV and movies always make it out to be a big scary procedure.   FACT: Most root canal therapy procedures do not involve much pain at all. Prior to the start of treatment, the area is numbed with local anesthetic just like what happens if you were to have a filling done. Most people find it to be a boring and slightly longer filling appointment and...

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Educational Video: How Crowns are Treated

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Educational Video: How Crowns are Treated

Did you know the end of the calendar year is the time to take advantage of any unused dental benefits in your company extended health care plan? Make sure you use all the available benefits to complete any outstanding dental treatments that have been recommended.   Remember, most plans don’t let you roll over any unused amounts into the next year.  The same advice applies if you’re self-employed and have a health savings account.   Have you been recommended preventative treatment like crowns that you have been putting off?  Maximize...

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Kids Brushing and Flossing (Video)

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Kids Brushing and Flossing (Video)

Never ignore children’s dental health issues! Dr. Calvin Tham from North Delta Dental shared some important tips about kid’s brushing and flossing, as well as valuable information of preventing cavities. Follow the instructions in this video to keep your child’s teeth healthy!

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Your Child’s Very First Dental Visit!

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Your Child’s Very First Dental Visit!

So when should you take your child for their very first dental examination? The Canadian Dental Association and BC Dental Association recommends that your child’s first visit to the dentist should occur within 6 months of their first tooth or by the age of 1. Isn’t that a waste of time, since the child is so young and not much will be done? Dr. Calvin Tham and his North Delta Dental team will spend time getting your child familiar with the surroundings of the dental office.  We want everyone to be comfortable and feel like it’s a...

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Teeth Healthy Breakfasts

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Teeth Healthy Breakfasts

Teeth healthy breakfasts are VERY IMPORTANT! Dr. Calvin and his trusty sidekick Iron Man Iron Chef will teach you how to cook an EASY and QUICK breakfast STEP BY STEP. Watch this video and make delicious breakfasts with your kids!

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Back to School Oral Health!

Posted by on 11:29 pm in Preventative Dental Care | 0 comments

As parents and kids alike gear up for school again, here are some helpful tips to make sure your child’s teeth stay nice and healthy. 1) Keeping breakfasts healthy. Needless to say many of the cereals on the market are chock full of sugar (sorry Captain Crunch and Tony the Tiger) Having homemade oatmeal with fruit that you can lightly sweeten yourself is a better alternative and only take minutes to put together. Scrambled eggs or omelettes with toast is also another good option. If you’re in a time crunch in the morning, consider making the...

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Sugar Bugs and Back-to-School Snacks

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Smiling-Sam and Cavity-Free Kid Talk About Sugar Bugs, and Back-to-School Snacks

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Endodontic Abscesses

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Endodontic Abscess will help patients recognize the signs of a potential abscess, including fever, swelling, trouble chewing and persistent toothache. Patients will understand what an abscess is and the critical importance of getting it treated as early as...

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Dental Cyst

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Dental Cyst, explains the potential causes of cysts as well as symptom progression, noting that many patients not feel any pain or discomfort at all until the cyst becomes larger. Patients will also understand that leaving a cyst untreated could lead to a weakened jawbone, spread of infection and development of an...

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Cause of Tooth Pain

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Causes of Tooth Pain, explains a few of the underlying conditions that could potentially be causing patients’ tooth pain, including cavities, tooth wear, cracks or greater systemic issues.

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