Archive for: May 2013

Diabetes and Periodontal Disease

30 May 2013
Bite Dental

Studies reveal that patients suffering from diabetes are at a higher risk of developing periodontal disease.  Periodontal disease involves inflammation of the hard and soft tissues surrounding teeth – bone, gum and periodontal ligaments.  SW Calgary Dentist – Dr. Andy Hoe – focuses on educating all patients to the risks of developing periodontal disease as a few basic steps can help…

Dental Care for Calgary Seniors

23 May 2013
Bite Dental

Our last blog highlighted the importance of regular dental cleanings in Calgarywhich is especially important for aging members of our community to help prevent serious dental issues.  Seniors in Calgary are often challenged when it comes to dental home care due to; arthritis (which leads to poor dexterity), being bed ridden, disorders like Parkinson’s disease, and mental degeneration that affects the…

Teeth Cleaning in Calgary – Why It’s Important to See Your Hygienist Regularly

15 May 2013
Bite Dental

Bad Breath in Calgary may be one motivating factor that gets you to make an appointment for a dental cleaning; but there are many health benefits associated with regular oral cleanings that not only address bad breath concerns but potential overall health issues.  In our previous blogs we’ve mentioned the positive impact dental cleanings have on an individual’s physical health –…

Gum Disease and Gingivitis in Calgary

11 May 2013
Bite Dental

Gingivitis is a mild form of gum disease that resembles red (instead of pink) swollen gums that bleed when brushed and flossedDentists in SW Calgary  are familiar with the signs of gingivitis and are able to provide solutions to stop the inflammation, and prevent gingivitis from becoming gum disease.

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South Calgary Dentist – Keeping Your Smile Bright

02 May 2013
Bite Dental

Shawnessy Dentist – Dr. Andy Hoe – offers solutions to patients who are unhappy with their smile. Smiling with lips together, and covering your mouth when speaking in an attempt to not reveal your teeth, is no way to go through life – and can be easily corrected with cosmetic dental solutionsCalgary Dentists are knowledgeable and skilled in providing smile