Receding Gums: Causes, Treatment, Surgery, and Prevention

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Gum recession is the process in which the margin of the gum tissue that surrounds the teeth wears away, or pulls back, exposing more of the tooth, or the tooth’s root. When gum recession occurs, “pockets,” or gaps, form between ... Read more

Dentists Can Help Identify Tickborne Diseases

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Tickborne diseases are on the rise during the summer and prevention should be on everyone’s minds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That includes dentists, too. “From May through August, people will get more tick bites and ... Read more

Italian Day on The Drive 2017

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Looking to join in all the fun at Italian Day 2017? Drop by our dental booth right outside our office. You might be lucky and score some amazing prizes will include but not limited to, take home whitening kits, electric ... Read more

All You Need to Know About Toothpaste

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Everyone knows that daily brushing, flossing, and annual visits to the dentist all lay the foundation for healthy and long-lasting teeth. Most of our mornings consist of waking up and going straight to the bathroom to brush our teeth, squeezing ... Read more

Gingivitis – What It Is and How You Can Avoid It

Gingivitis is the inflammation of the gums (known as gingiva) that occurs most commonly when a sticky film of bacteria (known as plaque) surrounds the teeth. Plaque constantly surrounds the teeth, but if it is not removed with proper daily ... Read more

New Smart Toothbrush Improves Your Brushing Habits

Kolibree is a new company that is dedicated to providing people with solutions to health and well-being using digital technology. One in particular that was first showcased at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in 2014 is the Kolibree toothbrush. This ... Read more

A Lifetime of Dental Health

Our dentists at East Van Dental have put together this infographic for our patients who want to maintain optimal dental health throughout their lives. Kid-friendly dental care Using a washcloth, gently clean your baby’s gums. This gets your baby used ... Read more

Canadians Living With Diabetes Are Susceptible to Oral Health Issues

According to the Canadian Diabetes Association, more than 3 million Canadians are currently living with diabetes. This number is estimated to climb to 4.2 million as of 2020. People with diabetes are especially susceptible to oral health problems because of ... Read more

Secondhand Smoke Linked to Increased Risk of Tooth Decay in Children

There is a high level of dental caries in deciduous teeth in developed countries; at a rate of 20.5% in children, aged 2-5 in the US and 25% in children aged three in Japan. Traditional methods to prevent tooth decay ... Read more