Archive for: July 2012

Protecting Your Child’s Teeth

30 Jul 2012
Bite Dental

Over the last few weeks we’ve shared a lot of information on adult dental care and the importance of an effective home care routine.  Dental care in the home begins at an early age, even before teeth erupt, and is a vital step to ensuring that dental issues don’t occur or are kept to a minimum in both adult and children.

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Need to ‘Brush Up’ On Your Technique?

23 Jul 2012
Bite Dental

The proper brushing technique can make the difference between clean healthy teeth or swollen, bleeding gums, due to plaque build-up.  Brushing your teeth at least twice a day contributes to your overall health, but it also has more specific rewards such as:

Prevents Bad Breath

Studies reveal that approximately 80% of adults deal with bad breath during their life time. Halitosis (bad breath) can…

The Importance of Regular Dental Care While Pregnant

17 Jul 2012
Bite Dental

As if swollen ankles and food cravings weren’t enough to deal with during pregnancy; swollen and bleeding gums can also be a very common issue for women during this exciting time.

Pregnancy Gingivitis is a condition that can occur in the first trimester due to hormonal changes.

As gingivitis consists of swollen, bleeding gums it’s important to note that good oral…

Links Between Gum Disease and Heart Disease…Know The Risks

10 Jul 2012
Bite Dental

Who would have thought that committing to routine dental care, daily flossing and brushing, would help prevent or reduce an individual’s risk of heart disease and stroke.

Studies done by the American Academy of Periodontology shows that people with gum disease are almost twice as likely to suffer from coronary artery disease.

When gums are chronically inflamed, the bacteria…

Gum Disease In Calgary

06 Jul 2012
Bite Dental

Gum Disease is a low-grade chronic bacterial infection, and is one of the leading causes of adult tooth loss, due to infection destroying gum tissue and the bone surrounding teeth.

Though everyone has bacteria in their mouth not everyone develops gum disease. For some individuals with certain risk factors, like smoking and diabetes, there is a greater risk of the bacteria…