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All Posts in Category: Oral Health Vancouver

Preventative Dental Care, Tips for family dental care 2015

5 Preventative Dental Care Tips for Families in 2015

2015 has arrived and with it a slew of New Year resolutions. Among the most popular of well-intended declarations is to take better care of one’s dental health. For typical Vancouver family household this resolution is one that may sweep across to include parents, toddlers, preschoolers, adolescents and teens alike. Thus, in the spirit of the […]

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Why Go to the Dentist? We’ve Got a Few Good Reasons!

Regular visits to your dentist at Alma Dental Centre, your UBC dentist, are incredibly important for both your oral health and your general health. Why go to the dentist? Poor oral health has been linked to poor general health, so come in for an appointment in Vancouver near UBC and get a great smile and something to […]

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Are you Brushing Your Teeth Properly? Learn How!

Knowing how to brush your teeth properly is important so you can avoid conditions such as gingivitis and tooth decay. Bad brushing technique can lead to tooth abrasion, which wears away the surface of the tooth. Because gum tissue is so delicate, it can be damaged from the bristles on your toothbrush and lead to […]

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Does Licorice Help Treat Tooth Decay?

A new study recently found that licorice may be able to help fight cavity-causing bacteria, and the dental health care professionals at  Alma Dental Centre in Vancouver would like to weigh in on the issue and help you make an informed oral health care decision. Dried Licorice May Fight Cavities Actual licorice isn’t a candy sold […]

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Why Should I Floss? Dental Floss FAQ & How To [VIDEO]

“Why should I floss?” is a frequent question asked by many patients at Alma Dental Centre in Vancouver. In fact, flossing is one of the most important habits in any good oral health routine. Dental floss helps remove any food particles trapped between the teeth and lowers your chances of plaque build-up. Despite the fact that […]

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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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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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Patient Dies from Treatable Tooth Infection

Many families in North America are finding it increasingly difficult to gain access to dental care without proper dental or health care. As the economy continues to worsen, patients in Vancouver and the surrounding municipalities are choosing to skip their regular dental appointments. “Maintaining a healthy smile is not just purely for cosmetic reasons. Dental […]

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Dental 911: Recognizing the Need for Emergency Dental Treatment

“Always consider the options available and the gravity of your situation before phoning any local emergency dental clinic.” Emergency situations occur all the time in Vancouver. Medical emergencies are typically treated in emergency room facilities at the hospital, but how about emergency dental treatment? If you have ever experienced a broken or knocked out tooth, […]

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