The kids from a local daycare came into the Summerlea Dental Office one morning to experience the dental office and some of the important factors that contribute to good oral hygiene. We began by putting them in groups with leaders and travel around the office to the five different stations. The stations we had set…

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We all want to have a great smile and great smiles start with your teeth. A good oral hygiene routine is a great but that’s not all you can do. We know certain foods can affect our teeth in a bad way but certain foods can also help whiten them as well — here are…

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Most kids probably don’t find teeth particularly interesting. Dental health isn’t something they usually think about. But there are actually many interesting facts surrounding teeth – both our human ones and even our animal friends! If your child is feeling a little nervous about his or her appointment or if you just want to share…

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It can happen to anyone. Your teeth aren’t so straight, maybe a little crooked or they’re off set in some way which can mean only one thing — braces! And what about braces and teenagers? These young people are a handful at the best of times but with braces? The world may potentially end! Getting…

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Losing your first tooth is a major milestone in a kid’s life. There can be a lot of anxiety about what will happen.  Can I wiggle it? What if I swallow it? Will my new teeth hurt when they come?  These are all fairly common questions.  Handling these questions properly can go a long way…

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A study out of Toronto has shown less than one percent of children under the age of 1 have received dental care and the longer it takes for that first dental visit the more likely they will have cavities. Researchers from St. Michael’s Hospital and the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto analysed data on…

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Dentists have spent a lot of time and money to make dentistry less scary. I maintain that most of the fear is based on experiences that happened years ago, fears that were passed on and shared with others, especially children. It’s incredibly important to maintain good oral hygiene. Not only is a healthy smile attractive,…

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When a woman becomes pregnant, their bodies go through many changes. Hormonal changes will affect your body the most while pregnant, and your body also is decreased of nutrients to provide them to your baby growing and developing in your womb. Because of these reasons, it’s extremely important to take care of your teeth while…

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Dr. Jomha was very excited to join the University of Alberta student plan’s network of dentists.  Dr. Jomha received both his undergraduate and dental degree from the University of Alberta.  He feels strongly about supporting the University and more importantly the student body. What is the dental student plan?  Any student who ops into the…

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Our office will direct bill to your insurance company and you will only pay what is not covered by the insurance at each appointment. We assist our patients with understanding and utilizing their insurance company.  Dental insurance is a very complex subject; It is not possible for us to know every dental limit, or exclusion for…

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