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All Posts Tagged: Oral Health

Receding Gums 101: What Are Receding Gums?

One of the most common questions asked to dental professionals is: “what are receding gums?”. In simple terms, receding gums are a result of gum disease — causing your gums to have a “receding” appearance. What causes receding gums? Typically, gum disease plays the largest role in causing receding gums. In simple terms, bacteria that enters […]

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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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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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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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Without Dental Insurance, 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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Smiles for Life: Keeping Your Teeth Natural

It has come across our attention at Alma Dental Centre that many aging patients are concerned about losing teeth as they grow older. The truth of the matter is that there is no reason for senior citizens to lose their teeth other than because of oral disease. Your perfect smile can last you a lifetime, […]

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Fast Food Puts Teens on the Fast Track to Cavities

With teenagers eating an increased amount of fast food and carbonated beverages to keep up with their busy lifestyle, family dental clinics are witnessing a generation inflicting serious damage to their oral and overall health. “One of the leading causes of cavities is from carbonated beverages; which not only result in cavities but also increase […]

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The Proven Ways to Prevent Cavities

In our continuous series of the best “ways to prevent cavities”, Dr. Sandeep Sidhu from Alma Dental Centre explains why vending machines are causing more and more cavities in children and adults.

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Smile Sparkling with Regular Dental Cleaning and Checkups

Sometimes due to fear, laziness or anxiety, patients tend to “forget” about booking a regular dental cleaning or checkup at their local, friendly dental clinic. In order to encourage you to schedule your next checkup and cleaning at Alma Dental Centre now, here’s a few good reasons why regular dental visits are so important:

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