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Oral? Cancer: ?Get ?the ?Facts? and? a? Screening?

April ?is ?Oral ?Health? Month ?and? to celebrate ?we? are ?hosting ?a ?Free VELscope? Oral ?Cancer ?Screening day? on ?April ?26, ?2012. Did ?you ?know? Oral? Cancer? is ?the? 13th most common? cancer? reported in Canada? Men? are ?more? susceptible to ?Oral ?Cancer? than women? A ?screening? for ?Oral Cancer ?only ?takes? 2?– 3? minutes? Are? you? at ?risk? Male ?smokers? over? […]

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Get Cancer Screening – Oral Health Month

April? is ?Oral ?Health? Month? and? to ?celebrate? – and? encourage? – great? oral ?health ?care,? ask about oral cancer screening ?on ?April ?26, ?2012. The? VELscope? system? is ?a ?laser? device? that ?was? invented? by? the ?BC ?Cancer? Agency? as ?a ?tool ?to ?fight? Oral ?Cancer? through? early? detection.? Oral? Cancer? is? a? potentially? deadly? […]

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Tooth Sensitivity: Causes and Solutions [VIDEO]

Tooth sensitivity is a nerve irritation that occurs after your enamel has worn down or if your gums are receding, exposing the surfaces of your teeth. Pain normally stems from consuming hot or cold foods and beverages that touch your teeth, bringing them in contact with cold air. If you’re having tooth sensitivity, Alma Dental […]

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Tooth Decay: Living in a Sugar Culture

We all know that sugary junk food isn’t going to do us any favors for our waistlines, but eating lots of sugar will also rot your teeth and lead to tooth decay. At Alma Dental Centre in Vancouver, we will ensure your teeth feel healthy and can give you strategies to prevent tooth decay. Let […]

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Have a Sweet Easter from Alma Dental Centre!

If you’re worried that your sweet tooth might turn into tooth decay, don’t be! You can enjoy your Easter treats and keep your teeth healthy! Just keep in mind these simple things when hunting for your Easter eggs: Pick Dark Chocolate – dark chocolate can help lower your cholesterol and blood pressure. Avoid Anything Gooey – candy […]

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X-rays: A Necessity For Your Oral Health [VIDEO]

X-rays are essential to a person’s oral health, and at Alma Dental Centre in Vancouver, we want to ensure that people are getting regular X-rays for their teeth. So what is the big deal about getting X-rays? X-ray exams reveal the state of your teeth, and the composition of the bones in your face. They […]

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Gum Disease: You Can Prevent It! [VIDEO]

Many dental patients in Vancouver believe they have perfect oral health. However, at Alma Dental Centre, we see many patients who are suffering from gingivitis and gum disease without even realizing it. Puffy, red gums that bleed could mean you have gingivitis. If you ignore these symptoms — and many patients do as the swelling, […]

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Wondering “How Do I floss Properly”? Here’s the Answer [VIDEO]

Using dental floss properly is essential to your oral health because it eliminates plaque and gets rid of food bits in places where a toothbrush can’t reach. These areas are in between the teeth and underneath the gum-line. Here are some great oral health tips on clean teeth and dental floss from the dental team at […]

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Oral Health Care: Is Nail Biting Really Bad for Your Teeth?

We all know that nail biting is a bad habit, but do you know why? The dental team at Alma Dental Centre in Vancouver want to clarify why this habit is so detrimental to your overall oral health. Nail biting is a common habit within certain age groups, including children, teens and young adults. Stress often […]

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Children’s Oral Health Care: Taking Care of Baby Teeth [VIDEO]

Your children’s oral health is important, and keeping teeth and gums healthy is crucial on so many levels. Recently, experts have discovered that children’s teeth might be able to help treat Parkinson’s disease and diabetes because of stem cells located in the pulp chambers of the teeth. Clearly, your child’s teeth are vitally important and […]

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