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What is a Comprehensive Exam? (video)

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What is a Comprehensive Exam? (video)

The New Patient Comprehensive Examination   Haven’t been to the dentist in a few years?  Have you moved, and are looking for a new dentist?  Has your previous dentist retired?  Start 2018 on the right foot and make sure you see the dentist and have your oral health assessed!   North Delta Dental welcomes new patients to their dental practice.   When scheduling the first appointment at our dental office, we reserve about 1-1.5 hours of time to complete a comprehensive examination that is a thorough evaluation of your oral...

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Occlusal Appliance for Tooth Wear (video)

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Occlusal Appliance for Tooth Wear (video)

Bruxism is the clenching or grinding of teeth. The condition commonly happens at night time and often can occur without symptoms until signs of wear are seen in the mouth by your dentist.   Bruxism can cause some symptoms including headaches (especially in the morning), sore jaw muscles, sensitivity of teeth and even toothaches   Tooth wear can also be associated with certain airway or breathing conditions like sleep apnea, so your dentist may discuss this with you as well.   A night guard or a bite splint is an occlusal...

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to All!

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to All!

Just a short video to show you all the shenanigans we did this year. Can’t wait to see you all in 2018!

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Dental Trauma: What Do You Do?

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Dental Trauma: What Do You Do?

After his last video about dental safety and the importance of sportsguards, Dr Calvin returns with a new video explaining what you can do to save your teeth in the event of major dental trauma. Watch as he explains what happens when a tooth is forced out and what options you have to save that tooth.  

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Tips and Facts About First Time Teething Babies

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Tips and Facts About First Time Teething Babies

First time parents may be worried about how their baby is feeling during the teething period. How normal is the amount of pain experienced? What medicine can I give them? Dr Calvin is here with a video on tips and facts to ease your worries and answer your queries.  

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Dental Trauma

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Dental Trauma

Many of you may have already seen the few videos I have done encouraging everyone to wear sportsguards whenever participating in any sport that can result in a fall or a blow to the mouth and head. Unfortunately, more severe trauma to the front teeth often leads to a sequence of dental treatment throughout the rest of your life.  This is why I advocate so strongly on reducing the risk of trauma with the use of sportsguards. Here’s a sequence of photos of treatment I recently completed for a 9 year old boy who fell while running and chipped a...

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“New Teeth Cause Pain” Myth BUSTED

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“New Teeth Cause Pain” Myth BUSTED

Watch Cavity-Free Kid as he helps Dr Calvin dispel the myth that new teeth “cut through” the gums and can cause a lot of pain.

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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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