Category: Family Dentist

Smiling…It’s Good For Your Heart

zoom-Whitening-CalgaryHave you smiled today?  Believe it or not, many people go days without cracking a hint of a smile – not only does it seem sad, but reports tell us that there are numerous health benefits associated with smiling – and when you have the smile you’ve always wanted, showing those pearly whites is fun.

From reducing high blood pressure to…

Clenching and Grinding in Migraine Sufferers

Filed under: Calgary Dentist,Family Dentist - 22 Mar 2014

Migraine Headaches are a debilitating condition that strike people of all ages and affect 1 in 4 Canadian households.  Triggered by both environmental and physiological stimulants – Migraine and Tension Headaches contribute to over  7 million lost workdays in Canada statistics Canada - rendering a sufferer incapacitated for an average of three days.

Dentists in Calgary are able to provide relief

Is It Safe To Have My Teeth Cleaned During Pregnancy?


Pregnant dental patients are often confused regarding the safety of seeing a Calgary Dentist for a routine dental cleaning during pregnancy.   Regular dental cleanings during pregnancy are highly recommended as fluctuating hormone levels can cause havoc in the mouth – contributing to puffy gums, gingivitis and gum disease.

Recent studies suggest a link between gum disease and premature delivery – meaning that regular dental cleanings during…

Sedation Dentistry in Calgary – How it Can Help Calm Dental Anxiety

Sedation Dentistry in Calgary  has calmed many an anxious dental patient and provided a way for fearful patients to receive dental care while remaining comfortable and stress-free.

For most adult dental patients - fear that is experienced when facing dental treatment usually developed during childhood and has resulted in years of dreaded dental appointments or the delaying of necessary care.  Consequently; the avoidance of dental treatment results

Dental Care In Calgary – Taking Care of Seniors

Maintaining great oral hygiene can keep you denture free and smiling well in to your golden years.  Our previous blogs have explained that tooth loss is attributed to periodontal disease – which can be prevented when diagnosed early and treated accordingly.  Getting older doesn’t mean tooth loss and dentures - but it does mean taking care of your dental health.

Shawnessy Dentist – Dr.

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…

Healthy Teeth For Life – Tips to Live By

Keeping your families teeth healthy brings many rewards – beautiful family photos, an absence of toothaches and hefty dental bills, high nutritional intake due to efficient chewing, and keeping your teeth and oral health in tip-top condition helps prevent conditions like diabetes and heart disease.  Dr. Andy Hoe of Bite Dental in South Calgary is a family man who stresses the

Back To School – Time for a Dental Exam in Calgary

As crazy as it seems – the new school year is just around the corner – so now is the time to schedule your family in for a check-up and cleaning.  South Calgary DentistDr. Andy Hoe – has two young children, and understands how busy family life can become once school starts so encourages you to bring

How Wearing a Night Guard Protects Your Dental Health

There are many benefits to wearing a night guard.  The ultimate purpose of a night guard is to decrease the forces of grinding and clenching so that destruction to teeth and dental tissues can be reduced.

Clenching and grinding of teeth is a common occurrence that affects most people at some stage of life.  Grinding and clenching can lead to flat…

Clenching and Grinding Teeth in Calgary

For some of us, grinding our teeth (bruxism) is an everyday event that causes destruction to our teeth and dental tissues – and annoys those who have to listen to the sounds of tooth grinding. Often related to emotional stress, which may cause an individual to grind from time to time – clenching and grinding is frequently a symptom of an