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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Top 5 Questions About Wisdom Teeth Removal

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What are Wisdom Teeth? These are the third molars (one in each quadrant in the mouth) that usually appear during your late teens or early twenties. The term “wisdom teeth” is related to the fact that they appear later than all the other adult teeth, so when the person has become “wiser” with age by that time.   Why Can My Wisdom Teeth Hurt? Most people don’t have enough room for wisdom teeth.  For this reason, they often erupt on angles or sideways and even only appear partially and stop. Due to this partial eruption, this becomes an...

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What Evil Sugars Lurk In the Heart of That Snack? (Video)

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Reading food labels for sugar content can be very difficult. Check out this video to see where added sugars are appearing in your kids’...

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Canadian Children are Consuming Five Times More Sugar Than They Should

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  Fantastic article. Although not mentioned in this article, this massive amount of sugar that is consumed also significantly increases the risk of dental decay in our kids. “avoid sugary drinks…… eat fresh, whole foods rather than packaged foods as much as possible, and stay away from added sugar whenever you can.” -Dr Calvin Tham Click here to read the full...

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Dr Calvin discusses Dental Emergencies from Dental Trauma

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In this video, Dr Calvin discusses what to do in a dental emergency when you lose a front tooth completely due to trauma. #Urgentdentalcare  #emergencydentist #dentalemergency #dentaltrauma #surreydentist #northdeltadentist #drcalvin

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Oral cancer screening and oral screening 101: what patients should know

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Oral cancer screening and oral screening 101: what patients should know

So what are potential signs and symptoms of oral cancer (mouth cancer) ? a sore on the lip or in the mouth that does not heal White or dark red patches in your mouth, on your lips, gums or tongue. Lumps or changes in the texture or colour of the tissues of the lips,  mouth or throat Unusual bleeding,  pain or numbness in the mouth Difficulty swallowing or chewing; changes in taste or tongue sensation. a change in the voice and/or pain in the ear Why should you consider oral screening or oral cancer screening? Dr. Tham and his North Delta...

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Root canal 101

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If you are experiencing tooth pain, you may need a root canal. The tooth pain can be caused by severe decay, cracks, or infections (dental abscess) in or below the tooth. At our North Delta/Surrey dental clinic at Scott Road, we can relieve your dental pain caused by unhealthy or injured teeth through root canal therapy. During root canal treatment, Dr. Tham and his North Delta Dental Team will remove tissue from the decayed or cracked tooth after numbing the area first. After cleaning and disinfecting the root canal, it will be filled...

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