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Will A Dentist See Me If I Have A Cold ? β€” Embrace Dental Care Blog | Family & Cosmetic Dentist in Southeast Calgary, AB

Depending on your condition, your dentist may or may not be able to see you if you have a cold. Learn more in this post.

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Are dental X-rays safe? β€” Embrace Dental Care Blog | Family & Cosmetic Dentist in Southeast Calgary, AB

Should you be concerned about radiation from dental X-rays? Let’s talk about dental X-ray importance and safety. Dental X-rays are a diagnostic tool that helps dentists spot potential issues not visible to the naked eye. You will reduce your dental costs by identifying and treating dental issues early.

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Why are my gums bleeding? β€” Embrace Dental Care Blog | Family & Cosmetic Dentist in Southeast Calgary, AB

Here are possible causes of bleeding gums and what you can do to stop and prevent it. 7 Dental care tips while travelling. Do you notice your gums bleed when you brush and wonder if it’s normal? Should you worry? Bleeding gums isn’t normal. While it can be nothing serious, it can also be a sign of an underlying health issue.

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7 Dental care tips while travelling β€” Embrace Dental Care Blog | Family & Cosmetic Dentist in Southeast Calgary, AB

Here are some tips to keep your oral health in good condition while traveling. 7 Dental care tips while travelling. So each time you embark on an adventure away from home, don’t forget to look after your oral health.

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6 Tips to help whiten my teeth β€” Embrace Dental Care Blog | Family & Cosmetic Dentist in Southeast Calgary, AB

Here are some tips to help brighten the shade of your teeth.

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What does sensitive teeth mean? β€” Embrace Dental Care Blog | Family & Cosmetic Dentist in Southeast Calgary, AB

What does sensitive teeth mean? There could be many reasons that you have sensitive teeth. Generally sensitive teeth means there is an irritation to the nerve of the tooth. A tooth or teeth that are persistently sensitive can warn you of a problem. It is important to let your dentist know if you are experiencing […]

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What are dental implants? β€” Embrace Dental Care Blog | Family & Cosmetic Dentist in Southeast Calgary, AB

What are dental implants? A dental implant offers a permanent solution for missing teeth. It replaces the tooth roots with a titanium screw that serves as the foundation for the replacement tooth. A dental implant is a welcome option as it looks, feels, and performs the way natural teeth do. There's no shifting, sliding, or […]

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Are Implants right for me? β€” Embrace Dental Care Blog | Family & Cosmetic Dentist in Southeast Calgary, AB

Dental implants are worth considering if you're looking for a long-term solution for weak, damaged or missing teeth. A dental implant is a fixed restoration option. It looks and performs like natural teeth, it's hard to tell them apart. Patients love it for this reason.

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6 Holiday Tips to Keep Your Teeth Healthy This Season β€” Embrace Dental Care Blog | Family & Cosmetic Dentist in Southeast Calgary, AB

6 Holiday Tips to Keep Your Teeth Healthy This Season The holiday season is best spent with people you love. Don’t let aching, damaged, or sensitive teeth keep you from making wonderful memories. Visiting the dentist might not be a priority this time, so it’s all the more crucial to care for your mouth properly. […]

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5 Dental Care Tips During Pregnancy β€” Embrace Dental Care Blog | Family & Cosmetic Dentist in Southeast Calgary, AB

5 Dental Care Tips During Pregnancy You may be worried about going to the dental office when you're expecting, but dental visits during pregnancy are safe. Your dentist can help you with any dental-related pregnancy concerns that you may have. It's also better to get treatments that you need whenever possible than wait until your […]

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Can I use Children's Toothpaste? β€” Embrace Dental Care Blog | Family & Cosmetic Dentist in Southeast Calgary, AB

Can I Use Children's Toothpaste? Is there a difference between adult’s and children’s toothpaste? Can you use your child's toothpaste and vice versa? The Differences Between Adult’s and Children’s Toothpaste Fluoride content. Fluoride helps restore minerals that the enamel loses, and also helps fight harmful bacteria. As a common ingredient in both children’s and adult’s […]

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Dental Care for Seniors β€” Embrace Dental Care Blog | Family & Cosmetic Dentist in Southeast Calgary, AB

Maintaining good oral health is crucial at all ages. If you’re a senior or have seniors at home, still pay attention to good dental care habits.

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How do I introduce my child to the dentist? β€” Embrace Dental Care Blog | Family & Cosmetic Dentist in Southeast Calgary, AB

Are you thinking it’s time to have your child's teeth checked? It might be time to introduce your little one to the dentist.

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Are Sports Drinks Bad For Your Teeth? β€” Embrace Dental Care Blog | Family & Cosmetic Dentist in Southeast Calgary, AB

Are Sports Drinks Bad For Your Teeth? You see athletes take sports drinks before the game and even during breaks. Sports drinks help keep them energized and hydrated, but are they good for the teeth? And is there a better alternative to them? Before you head to the grocery or chug down another bottle of […]

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Why Do I Have Dry Mouth? β€” Embrace Dental Care Blog | Family & Cosmetic Dentist in Southeast Calgary, AB

Why Do I Have Dry Mouth? Does your mouth feel dry when you wake up or even during the day? Dry mouth can be uncomfortable and can also cause bad breath. But you don’t have to endure it for long. Your dental team can help you manage to treat it. Dry mouth or xerostomia is […]

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Covid Update β€” Embrace Dental Care Blog | Family & Cosmetic Dentist in Southeast Calgary, AB

Covid UpdateΒ  Committed to your health, safety, and well-being, we are taking measures to maintain physical distancing and a high level of sterilization to protect our patients and staff. Our office follows infection control recommendations made by the Alberta Dental Association and College (ADA&C), Health Canada and the Canadian Centre For Occupational Health and Safety […]

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How Common is Gingivitis? β€” Embrace Dental Care Blog | Family & Cosmetic Dentist in Southeast Calgary, AB

How Common is Gingivitis? Gingivitis is a common gum disease characterized by swelling and redness of the gingiva. Gingiva is the gum tissue surrounding the base of the teeth. Gingivitis is caused by the body’s response to bacterial overgrowth in the mouth. Bacteria naturally exist in the mouth. Some are good and some are bad. […]

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6 Dental Hygiene Tips to Keep Your Mouth Healthy β€” Embrace Dental Care Blog | Family & Cosmetic Dentist in Southeast Calgary, AB

6 Dental Hygiene Tips to Keep Your Mouth Healthy With dental offices closing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it's more important than ever to maintain good oral hygiene habits at home. Routine dental hygiene and checkups are canceled so in the meantime, you need to work extra in caring for your teeth. Make dental hygiene […]

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Why Are My Gums Itchy? β€” Embrace Dental Care Blog | Family & Cosmetic Dentist in Southeast Calgary, AB

Why Are My Gums Itchy? Gums can itch for various reasons. But is it serious? What does it tell you? Should you worry if your gums always seem to be in need of scratching? Gums protect and keep the teeth in place. If they feel itchy, this can be a sign of bacteria build-up between […]

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6 Reasons You Should Consider Getting Dental Implants β€” Embrace Dental Care Blog | Family & Cosmetic Dentist in Southeast Calgary, AB

6 Reasons You Should Consider Getting Dental Implants Still undecided which dental treatment you should choose to replace missing or damaged teeth?  One of the most popular options among our patients is dental implants because they can create a natural-looking, brand new smile. Here are a few more reasons you should consider getting dental implants. […]

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Dental Care Tips for Kids β€” Embrace Dental Care Blog | Family & Cosmetic Dentist in Southeast Calgary, AB

Dental Care Tips For Kids When is the right time to start gathering dental care tips for kids? If you ask any of the dentists here in our Southeast Calgary office, we’ll say there’s no better time than now. Your precious little ones count on you so they can enjoy a healthy smile for life. […]

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Eat Your Way to Healthy Smile β€” Embrace Dental Care Blog | Family & Cosmetic Dentist in Southeast Calgary, AB

Eat Your Way to Healthy Smile: Best Foods for Your Teeth You already work hard to keep your teeth clean by brushing and flossing. What else could be missing? Like the rest of our body, our mouth also needs nutrients to stay healthy. Let's talk about the best foods for keeping teeth healthy. Calcium and […]

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Are Sugar-Free Drinks Safe for Your Teeth? β€” Embrace Dental Care Blog | Family & Cosmetic Dentist in Southeast Calgary, AB

Are Sugar-Free Drinks Safe for Your Teeth? Do you opt for sugar-free drinks? If you decided to reduce your sugar intake, that’s good. Your oral health will benefit from this practice. However, a recent study shows sugar substitutes are not completely safe for our teeth. Sugar-Free Drinks Not 100% Tooth-Friendly Professor Eric Reynolds, Head of […]

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How to Choose the Right Toothpaste β€” Embrace Dental Care Blog | Family & Cosmetic Dentist in Southeast Calgary, AB

How to Choose the Right Toothpaste Brushing with the right toothpaste is key to maintaining a bright, healthy smile. One type of toothpaste may be more effective for you than another. This guide will help you select the best one to meet your specific needs. The first toothpaste was invented by Ancient Egyptians in 5000 BC, even […]