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water-flossing
Feb 01 2020

Is Water Flossing Better Than Regular Flossing?

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Though water flossing is another way to clean teeth, it differs from traditional flossing. According to the American Dental Association (ADA), this method incorporates a hand-held device that removes food from between teeth using steady water streams. Water flossing is an alternative method to traditional flossing for people who have difficulty holding string floss or who have dental work, such as braces, where manoeuvring floss in between teeth can be tricky. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space image_repeat="no-repeat"][vc_column_text] Flossing Benefits We all know by now that flossing provides numerous benefits and is an...

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dental-implants
Jan 27 2020

5 Reasons Why Dental Implants Are So Popular

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] The next best thing to real teeth, dental implants are designed to look, feel, and function like your natural teeth so you can be confident in your smile.  Dental implants may actually provide better long-term value than conventional teeth replacement options. We've put together 5 solid reasons why you should consider dental implants over other treatments. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space image_repeat="no-repeat"][vc_column_text] 5 Reasons Why Dental Implants Are So Popular [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space image_repeat="no-repeat"][vc_column_text] 1. Natural Look and Comfortable Fit Dental implants are designed to mimic your natural teeth in terms of shape, colour and fit....

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dental-health-kids
Jan 20 2020

The ABCs Of Good Dental Health For Your Kids

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] It’s a new year and as you get your child at home ready for school, we thought we’d help out with your kid’s ABCs the TAG Dental way! Here’s a simple “ABC” reminder on oral health that will start your family on healthy dental habits! [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space image_repeat="no-repeat"][vc_column_text] It’s essential that children are guided in the right direction when it comes to learning how to take care of themselves, including their tiny teeth. Giving children the best possible start in life, as far as their oral health is...

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Jan 10 2020

How To Look After Your Dental Implants

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Congratulations on having a successful dental implant surgery! As you are recovering, it is very important that you practice good dental hygiene and some precautionary methods to ensure that your implant will not give you complications after the surgery. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space image_repeat="no-repeat"][vc_column_text] We thought we’d give you some practical tips and help answer some of your concerns post-surgery to put your worries at ease! [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space image_repeat="no-repeat"][vc_single_image image="22984" img_size="medium" alignment="center" hover_animation="no"][vc_empty_space image_repeat="no-repeat"][vc_column_text] Practicing Good Oral Hygiene It is really important that you keep your mouth and dental implants clean. A successful...

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dental implants
Dec 27 2019

Dentures vs. Dental Implants

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Whether you’re just starting your research or you’ve been at it for a little while now, you’ve likely come across two popular options for restoring missing teeth: Dental Implants and Dentures. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space image_repeat="no-repeat"][vc_column_text] Both dental implants and dentures can be great options to replace missing or decaying teeth, and there isn’t a “right option” for everyone. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space image_repeat="no-repeat"][vc_column_text] Dentures Dentures have come a long way in the last few decades. Today’s dentures are fitted so there is little to no obstruction in speech. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space image_repeat="no-repeat"][vc_column_text] Impressions of your mouth are taken and...

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tooth fairy
Dec 20 2019

Tooth Fairy

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Losing a tooth is one of the great rites of passage during childhood, one that involves the magical transformation of their teeth into money or a small gift. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space image_repeat="no-repeat"][vc_column_text] The traditional idea of the tooth fairy involves the child placing his tooth under the pillow at night and awakening the next morning to find that the tooth fairy has left money in its place. However, there are also some outside-the-box ideas on how to be the tooth fairy that can make your child's experience even more...

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bone-grafting
Dec 11 2019

Bone Grafting

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Bone grafting is a commonly used procedure to replace jawbone tissue lost due to missing teeth, periodontal disease, or traumatic injury. The surgery is particularly helpful for patients who might otherwise lack the bone to support dental implants as well. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space image_repeat="no-repeat"][vc_column_text] What is a graft? During a bone grafting procedure, your doctor surgically places bone or synthetic material into the jaw to encourage new bone growth. The grafting material both increases the tissue density and acts as a scaffold for new growth. Over time, it is gradually replaced...

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tooth decay
Dec 05 2019

Tooth Decay

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] As we enter the final month of the year, many of us are no doubt looking for new and better ways of living a healthier life. For some, this involves having a better diet and fighting the urge to give into cravings, which often contain a little too much sugar.  [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space image_repeat="no-repeat"][vc_column_text] Although sugar is affordable, too much sugar will cause tooth decay. So to motivate you to kick excessive sugar out of your diet for the coming 2020, here are a list of facts on tooth...

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how dental implants work
Nov 29 2019

How Dental Implants Work

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] How do implants work? Dentures can sometimes be fitted poorly on your teeth and can slip within your mouth which causes mumbling or a slur in speaking. With dental implants, you’ll be speaking like you usually do without worrying that your teeth might slip off and embarrass you.  [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space image_repeat="no-repeat"][vc_single_image image="22901" img_size="medium" alignment="center" hover_animation="no"][vc_empty_space image_repeat="no-repeat"][vc_column_text] Because of this, most people opt for reconstructive surgery like Implants.  [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space image_repeat="no-repeat"][vc_column_text] Do implants hurt? Placing an implant is often easier than taking a tooth out and is usually done using a simple local anaesthetic....

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fluoride in toothpaste
Nov 25 2019

Fluoride in Toothpaste

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] There are numerous naturally occurring minerals that have a positive effect on your body. Calcium keeps your bones strong, iron delivers oxygen to your blood cells and zinc helps your immune system function properly. Another mineral that protects your body is fluoride. Found in soil and rocks, fluoride is often added to toothpaste to improve its benefit to the health of your teeth. In recent decades, fluoride in toothpaste has played a big role in reducing cavities and improving people's overall health around the world. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space...

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