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Dental Implants Dental Implant Surgery: Risks and Rewards

Dental implant surgery in Surrey BC is the procedure that dentists use to replace natural tooth roots with metal posts. Artificial teeth are then mounted on the posts to take the place of lost or damaged teeth. These look and function much like natural teeth and offer patients a welcome alternative to dentures or other replacement [...]

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Soft Tissue Grafting: 5 Reasons You Might Need It

Soft-tissue grafting is when a dental surgeon removes tissue from one part of your mouth and uses it to cover and protect exposed tooth roots. Alternatively, donor tissue can be purchased from a tissue bank. The wound is sealed with a protective tissue covering and left to heal. After a couple of days, this covering might [...]

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What Is a Root Canal Procedure with Microscope? Your Top 4 Questions Answered

Root canal therapy under a microscope involves removing infected tooth pulp from the interior of a tooth. This procedure stops the infection from spreading, which can help you preserve a tooth that may otherwise be doomed to extraction. Performing a root canal procedure under a dental microscope magnifies every aspect of the treatment. This method gives the [...]

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8 Benefits & Disadvantages of Oral Sedation for Dental Procedures

8 Benefits & Disadvantages of Oral Sedation for Dental Procedures Oral sedation for dental procedures is also often referred to as pill sedation. This form of sedation is just one of the three methods dentists use to keep patients calm during treatment. While nitrous oxide is administered in the form of a gas and intravenous (IV) [...]

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How Exciting New Developments in Tooth Implant Technology Impact You

How Exciting New Developments in Tooth Implant Technology Impact You The latest developments in tooth implant technology mean if you were turned down for this treatment a few years ago, you should seriously consider revisiting the situation now. Scientists are increasingly working to improve the way products and techniques protect the bone, and these developments were [...]

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What Are the Best Dentures Surrey BC Patients Can Get?

What Are the Best Dentures Surrey BC Patients Can Get? Wearing dentures isn’t something anyone dreams about, especially if you had a parent or grandparent who struggled during their senior years with their dentures. While some tooth loss can be unavoidable, the good news is that there are multiple tooth restoration methods you can choose [...]

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Improve Your Confidence and Self-Esteem with Dental Implants

Improve Your Confidence and Self-Esteem with Dental Implants The American College of Prosthodontists estimates that approximately 178 million Americans have at least one missing tooth. In Canada, the percentage of the population might be higher or lower, but they are still a significant number.  If you’re one of them and the gap affects your confidence [...]

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6 Benefits of All-Porcelain Crowns

6 Benefits of All-Porcelain Crowns Dental crowns are caps fitted on the exterior surface of damaged natural teeth. Crowns protect, cover, and restore the shape of individual teeth when fillings don’t solve the problem. A dental crown can be manufactured from metal, porcelain, resin, or ceramics, but all-porcelain crowns are the gold standard for this kind of [...]

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The Importance of Diet and Nutrition for Oral Health

The Importance of Diet and Nutrition for Oral Health Diet and nutrition are major contributors to oral health, and if you look after one it will likely impact the other. The American Dental Association calls this relationship “bidirectional” because just as your diet and nutrition affect the health of the tissues in your mouth, so the [...]

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Everything You Need to Know About Dental Bone Grafts

A dental bone graft is necessary when a patient’s jawbone is either not dense enough or doesn’t have enough volume to support a recommended dental procedure. Bone loss typically occurs when gum disease or the loss of one or more adult teeth causes the bone to be resorted into the body. If you’re considering dental [...]

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How Long Do Dental Implants Last, And Why?

There’s lots of advice to be found online about dental implants. Almost everywhere you look these days, someone is recommending either that you get implants, or that you don’t get implants. Many of these recommendations don’t make certain you’re adequately informed about your options and alternatives, including how long dental implants last and the reason [...]

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6 Common Reasons for an Emergency Dentist Visit

In Canada, we’re used to going to hospital emergency departments for any urgent medical issues that develop. For dental emergencies, however, it’s best to get to a dentist as soon as possible. It’s not always easy to get an immediate appointment, so it’s helpful to know where to go for urgent dental treatment if you [...]

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The Link Between Tooth Loss and Dementia

It’s a well-known fact among our practitioners at the best dentist in Surrey BC that oral health impacts your overall health. Now, a team of British scientists has turned up evidence that proves there’s a connection between tooth loss and decreasing cognitive abilities. When the team analyzed the results of 14 studies, they discovered that people [...]

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4 Best At-Home Teeth Whitening Products to Try

If 18 months of working from home, drinking too much coffee, and not having to dress for success has left you with stained teeth, it’s a good time to invest in teeth whitening before you go out and face society again. Ideally, professional teeth whitening at our dental clinic in Surrey, BC, will give you the [...]

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4 Weight Loss Benefits of Dental Implants

Maintaining a healthy body weight is a vital factor in overall wellness, but it’s challenging to do when you are forced to eat the wrong types of food. Whatever your reasons for it, if you live on soft, easy-to-chew foods, you’re likely to be getting more carbohydrates, sugary meals, and preserved foods than you should. [...]

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When (and Why) Should Wisdom Teeth be Removed?

Wisdom teeth are the third and last set of molars that develop at the back of the mouth. They usually erupt at around 18 years old and come in sets of four—two at the top and two at the bottom. The cells that we need to get wisdom teeth are in our jaws at birth, [...]

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Top 5 Cosmetic Dental Procedures

We all have a visual in our minds of how we would like our smile to look, and regardless of how close yours comes to that ideal, few people achieve it without some effort. As a leading cosmetic dentist in Surrey BC, our team can help you get the beautiful, healthy, and sparkling smile you [...]

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Pros and Cons of Getting Dental Bridges

Pros and Cons of Getting Dental Bridges A dental bridge, often also called a “fixed bridge” or a “fixed dental prosthesis,” is a form of aesthetic dentistry according to the Canadian Dental Association. It’s ideal for replacing one or more missing teeth in a row with artificial ones. The teeth are part of an appliance [...]

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5 Reasons to Consider Invisalign Clear Braces

5 Reasons to Consider Invisalign Clear Braces No matter what age you are, a healthy, attractive smile is everyone’s greatest asset. In modern Western society, good dentition has a strong link to confidence, positive self-esteem, a successful career, and even earning power. Sadly, few people are born with perfect teeth, but with the advances in [...]

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