Dental Blog

Post Extraction Care and Tips

After you undergo a tooth extraction in a dental office, the dental surgeon always gives you certain post extraction instructions. The reason behind these important suggestions is to have a comfortable healing process without any chances of the occurrence of complications following surgery. We advise you to follow these tips after you undergo tooth removal…

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Ancient Dentistry – Thousand Year Old Root Canal Discovered

Today, dentistry is an incredibly advanced profession, equipped with the most recent biological understanding of the entire mouth and body, and the most advanced technology. There are records of professional dentistry that date back to the 1600’s. However, what you might not know is that a skull that was discovered in Israel`s Negev Desert apparently…

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Arguments For Dental Implants

Dental implants are one of the most innovative developments in dental technology. A dental implant is an artificial substitute for a tooth root which is surgically placed within the alveolar bone of the jaw. They are gaining popularity worldwide because of their numerous benefits over other tooth replacement techniques. The main factor responsible for the…

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Dental Legends – Hearing Radio Transmissions Through Fillings

This story has not officially been confirmed as true, but there are many rumours about it. Back in the day, dentist’s used lead as filling material. As with most metals, lead could serve as a possible radio antenna, and there are a few reported cases of people hearing unexplained music and talking coming straight out of their…

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Socket preservation after extraction to make implant placement easier in future

With the advancement in dentistry, implants have replaced almost all restorations as the ultimate restoration of missing teeth. Implants are dependent on the process of Osseo integration which involves a structural and functional connection between the healthy alveolar bone and bio-compatible titanium based or zirconia implant. Dental implants placement requires sufficient amount of bone to…

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Selecting The Correct Toothpaste

Dentistry is overwhelmingly commercialized in the present times. Whenever you visit a grocery or a general store in need of toothpaste for cleaning your teeth, choice seems to be very difficult due to the variety of brands and products available there. The best toothpaste for you is the one which can fulfill the requirement of…

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Video: No Excuses Not to Brush…Even If Your In Space

People always seem to make excuses for not brushing their teeth!  Well that is not the case with astronauts.  Deb found this video on YouTube; its very interesting and entertaining.  Its also interesting to note that Chris Hadfield was the first Canadian to go up to Space. The Canadian Space Agency has all sorts of…

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Oral Hygiene Tips on the Go (Travel)

Oral hygiene maintenance is an essential part of your overall well-being. Oral cavity is the gateway to everything you eat, drink or take in your everyday life. During travelling, proper oral hygiene care becomes much more important. Chances of dental plaque retention and halitosis increase during a journey. We advise you to make certain things…

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Replace Composite Buildup with Porcelain Crowns

I am so happy for this patient of mine.  She HATED her front teeth.  They had old composite bonding that was discoloured and staining.  She wanted to replace them with new composite buildups but they would end up stained again and the teeth would not shine like natural teeth.  I recommended Porcelain crowns for her…and 2 appointments…

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Live singing at Summerlea Dental

I was doing a root canal on a patient and all of a sudden I could hear live music! My receptionist filmed it on her iPhone since I was busy. These guys sound great and the patients in the waiting room loved it! They are raising money for a charity that helps feed, clothe, shelter…

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