Category: Dental Cleanings

How To Tell If Your Child Needs Braces

Shawnessy Dentist – Dr. Andy Hoe – is a Calgary Dentist and father who understands how important a child’s smile is.  Concerns about tooth eruption, size, and position is a common issue for today’s busy parents – so Dr. Hoe has some tips on how to tell when it’s time to seek professional advice.

Baby teeth, or primary dentition, begin to erupt at

Ten Fun Facts About Teeth

Filed under: Calgary Dentist,Dental Cleanings,Family Dentist - 18 Nov 2013

Conversations about teeth aren’t usually considered to be the most ‘fun’ – after all, a lot of tooth talk involves sharing stories of having wisdom teeth removed or an unplanned root canal.  But teeth are important, even baby teeth, and deserve to bask in the lime-light.

1. Did you know that Napoleon and Julius Caesar were both born with teeth?  Approximately one…

Diabetes and Periodontal Disease

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

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

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

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.

What is Gingivitis?
Gingivitis is the

Evergreen Sundance and Midnapore Dentist – Keeping You Smiling

Your smile is your signature – that’s why choosing a Calgary Dentist to take of your of pearly whites is an important decisionCalgary is fortunate to have access to world-class dentistry and provides no shortage of great dentists in all areas of the city.

South Calgary Dentist Dr. Andy Hoe, of Bite Dental in South Calgary, treats dental patients from

South Calgary Dentist Encourages Your Child To Brush

Filed under: Calgary Dentist,Dental Cleanings,Family Dentist - 20 Feb 2013

South Calgary Dentist, Dr. Andy Hoe, explains that until a child is doing an adequate job of brushing and flossing, it’s important for parents to actively participate in this daily routine. Seldom do children under the age of ten effectively clean their teeth.  The combination of undeveloped dexterity, short attention span and the desire to ‘eat’ the toothpaste and not brush,…

Choosing A Calgary Dentist

Filed under: Calgary Dentist,Dental Cleanings,Family Dentist - 02 Oct 2012

 

Choosing a General Dentist in Calgary to care for you and your family’s needs involves taking many factors into consideration.  After all, your relationship with your dentist is one that lasts several years.

Referral from friends, family and co-workers is often a good place to start, as their recommendations will be based on their experiences with both the dentist and…

Protect Your Child’s Smile With A Custom Sports Guard

Filed under: Calgary Dentist,Dental Cleanings,Family Dentist - 20 Aug 2012

Competing in sports provides children with an opportunity to develop social confidence and physical skills.  Unfortunately sports, and many recreational activities, also provide an opportunity for mouth injuries.

Dr. Andy Hoe of Bite Dental in South West Calgary strongly recommends the use of sports guards as the goal is always to prevent injuries than treat mishaps.  Sports guards help prevent broken