Category: Gum Disease in Calgary

Smoking – Why Kicking The Habit Will Make You Smile

SW Calgary Dentist – Dr. Andy Hoe – is passionate about helping patients attain the highest possible level of dental health.  This means addressing habits that are detracting from your oral health and your overall health.  Just like the hip bones connected to the thigh bone – well your dental health is connected to the health of your entire body, so…

Cosmetic Dentistry in South Calgary

Zoom-Whitening-In-CalgaryA great smile contributes to confidence – and according to numerous studies from psychology groups to dental forums – confidence gets you places in life.  So what do you do if you weren’t blessed with a mega-watt smile? You start with a Cosmetic Dentistry Consultation with a Calgary Dentist who is knowledgeable and skilled in creating a beautiful smile that looks…

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…

Toothache in Calgary – How it happens and what you can do to prevent it

There’s no denying, toothache just isn’t fun.  Thought to be primarily caused by dental decay; toothache can actually be brought on by several dental issues ranging from Gum Disease, Tooth Eruption, Temperature Sensitivity, Clenching and Grinding, and TMJ concerns.  Regardless of what causes toothache, the bottom line is that a tooth, or teeth, aren’t happy and require some dental attention from…

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.

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Gum Disease…Don’t Let It Ruin Your Heart

Filed under: Calgary Dentist,Gum Disease in Calgary - 24 Nov 2013

If you’ve been following our blog over the past year it will come as no surprise to learn that this SW Calgary Dental office takes your dental health seriously.  Dr. Andy Hoe and his team at Bite Dental in Shawnessy strive to make sure that patients are equipped with information to make good dental choices.  What this Calgary Dentist would like…

Oral Piercing – Know the Facts

Tattoos and piercings have become a normal sight on people of all ages and lifestyle choices.  Considered an expression of both individuality and also an opportunity to fit in – body art is a way of bonding with  your peeps or forging your own path.  But when it comes to oral piercings there are a few negatives associated with a tongue…

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

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