2
Dec

6 Teeth Brushing Tips for Children

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As soon as your child’s teeth begin to grow in, they’ll need to be cleaned regularly. In fact, the earlier you start, the easier it will be to get your child used to the process and ingrain in them good dental health habits! For the first few teeth, many dentists will recommend using a soft washcloth wrapped around your finger in order to protect your baby’s sensitive gums, but once several teeth have come in, it will be time to switch to traditional brushing. By the time your child is about six or seven, they will likely be able to start brushing for themselves and, at this point, the best thing you can do is to lead by example. Let them see you carefully brushing and flossing your teeth in the morning and before bed in order to encourage similar behaviors. Before your child reaches this age, their teeth are…

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23
Sep

Get a new smile with periodontics in Airdrie

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Periodontics is the specialized area of dentistry that is devoted to the supporting the teeth, bones, gums, and surrounding tissues. Periodontists complete an additional three years of specialty training beyond the four years in dental school. When we think of periodontists, the first thing that comes to mind is their skill and knowledge in the treatment of gum disease. The next thing that may come to mind is their expertise in placing dental implants. The area of periodontics in Calgary that is seldom considered is cosmetic periodontology. Your teeth are framed by your gums, and changing their appearance can add…

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16
Sep

What to expect from a dental implant procedure at Sierra

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A dental implant is essentially an artificial tooth root, integrated into the jawbone. They are strong, comfortable and invisible once they are in place. Implants can be used to replace missing teeth or as anchors to provide stability for dentures, bridges, and crowns. They are fabricated from titanium, a strong, lightweight, biocompatible metal. It is the material of choice for dental implants as well as artificial joints, such as hip and knee replacements. We choose titanium because it has the ability to fuse with your bone very naturally. This process, called osseointegration, is the reason for the high success rate…

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9
Sep

The advantages of teeth whitening at Sierra Dental

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In today’s society, we are judged by our appearance, and the feature that people seem to notice first is our smile. Consider having a teeth whitening dentist in Calgary brighten your smile. It’s the fastest and most noticeable way to freshen your look. Statistics from a recent survey conducted by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry show that 99.7 % of the respondents felt that an attractive smile was a vital social asset, and three out of four felt a pleasing smile was important to ones career. If you are embarrassed about the discoloured appearance of your teeth, it can…

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2
Sep

Porcelain veneers from Sierra give patients beautiful, natural looking smiles.

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Porcelain veneers are very thin formed porcelain shells that are used to restore the visible surface of a tooth. The finely sculpted pieces of porcelain, which are tightly bonded to the tooth, are the gold standard in cosmetic dentistry for instant smile makeovers. They can improve the shape, colour, or position of a tooth and can make an immediate and dramatic difference in your smile and the overall look of your face. If you are unhappy with the appearance of your teeth, porcelain veneers in Calgary may provide an appealing solution. Schedule a consultation at Sierra Dental to learn if…

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