Dental Tips & News

Welcome to the Deer Valley Dental Care Blog. Stay up-to-date with dental tips and information to help you stay on track to a healthy smile. 


Do I have sleep apnea, or am I just snoring?

Do I have sleep apnea, or am I just snoring?

Posted Sep 12th, 2018

While they have several similarities, sleep apnea and snoring are two different issues. Here, our Calgary dentists explain the differences, and why the distinction is important.

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Bridges vs. Implants: Which is right for me?

Bridges vs. Implants: Which is right for me?

Posted Aug 29th, 2018

If you’re trying to choose between a dental implant or a dental bridge, our Calgary dentists can help you choose which option would suit your needs.

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Manual vs. Electric Toothbrushes

Manual vs. Electric Toothbrushes

Posted Aug 15th, 2018

Both manual and electric toothbrushes can be used to effectively clean your teeth. Here, our South Calgary dentists discuss the benefits that electric toothbrushes may offer, depending on your needs.

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Should I reschedule my dental appointment if I have a cold sore?

Should I reschedule my dental appointment if I have a cold sore?

Posted Aug 3rd, 2018

So you've booked your dental appointment months in advance and now you have a cold sore. Here's what we tell our patients at Deer Valley Dental Care.

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What are the symptoms of oral cancer?

What are the symptoms of oral cancer?

Posted Aug 2nd, 2018

Did you know that oral cancer is on the rise in the Western Hemisphere? While it may be associated with genetic disposition, the majority of cases are due to our everyday lifestyle habits, such as smoking tobacco products.

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What does my dental insurance cover?

What does my dental insurance cover?

Posted Jul 31st, 2018

Although dental insurance is extremely beneficial for you and your family, it can also be very confusing sometimes. This post should help clear up some of the more common questions related to dental insurance and what it covers. 

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How do I get my toddler to brush their teeth?

How do I get my toddler to brush their teeth?

Posted Jul 30th, 2018

Like getting them to eat their vegetables, getting your kids to brush their teeth can be tricky. As a Registered Dental Hygienist in Calgary, and mother of two young children, I often get asked for tips on how to get kids to brush their teeth. 

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How does sugar impact my dental health?

How does sugar impact my dental health?

Posted Jul 27th, 2018

It's no secret that we all like to enjoy a sugary drink or snack on occasion, but we might be more inclined to say no to that extra slice of cake when we learn the potential impact on our dental health. 

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Are white (composite resin) fillings safe?

Are white (composite resin) fillings safe?

Posted Jul 26th, 2018

More and more dentists are starting to use white or composite fillings as a replacement for traditional silver or amalgam fillings. Here is what you need to know about white fillings and their effect on your health. 

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When should I start flossing my children's teeth?

When should I start flossing my children's teeth?

Posted Jul 23rd, 2018

If you've been wondering whether or not it's time to start flossing your children's teeth, look no further. We get asked this question a lot, so we decided to document this answer for our readers. 

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