Invisalign Teeth Straightening as an Alternative to Braces

Invisalign teeth straightening offers an alternative way to get a great smile, without having to wear ugly metal braces. It is an increasingly popular method among adults who want to straighten their teeth without looking like a teenager. You can get the same great results without having to deal with the embarrassment and discomfort of […]

Emergency Dentistry

No one wants it to happen, yet it could happen at any time: tooth pain. The reasons for having tooth pain cover a wide range of possibilities, but for tooth pain that needs to be addressed immediately, an emergency dentist is needed to relieve your pain and fix the problem. This may be a temporary […]

Dental Erosion

Although the average person takes protective measures to safeguard their teeth daily and prevent unnecessary actions from dentists, much fewer are aware of the differences between tooth decay and tooth erosion. In dentistry, erosion is the wearing away of the enamel tissue from excessive exposure to acids. Unlike tooth decay, tooth erosion is not localized. […]

Vancouver Dentist on Children’s Cavities

“My 8 year old child is diligent about brushing her teeth, does not eat much candy or sugary foods, but seems to still develop cavities quite easily. What could be the problem?   The first thing to note is that you are not alone with this issue and we see it more often then we’d […]

A couple common oral health questions

As a dentist in Vancouver, I am asked similar questions from patients on an almost daily basis. Here are just a couple of these common questions and a brief answer. “Should I be concerned about bleeding gums?” In the even that you notice blood when brushing, either in the sink or on your toothbrush, it […]

Quick Reference Guide to Dental Emergencies

It is important not to ignore a dental emergency, like injuries to the teeth or gums. If ignored these dental problems can become more serious and may increase the risks of permanent damage or the need for extensive procedures and expensive treatments down the road. This guide will cover a very quick and to-the-point summary […]

Teeth Whitening (Bleaching)

Teeth whitening (teeth bleaching) is by far the most well-known and common cosmetic dentistry procedure today. The reason for this procedures popularity is that a bright, white smile is valued by both men and women alike and the short answer is that teeth whitening works. Virtually every person who chooses to undergo this treatment will […]

Root Canal Therapy

A root canal or root canal therapy is the procedure used by a dentist in order to repair and save a damaged tooth when it is badly infected or decayed. Essentially, during the root canal, the pulp and nerve of the tooth are removed by the dentist and the inside of it is cleaned and […]