Autumn’s Journey…

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Autumn’s journey began after months of fighting illnesses, constant trips to the doctors; becoming lethargic; losing her appetite; pale skin; back pain; blacking out; bruising and more!  Her family doctor ordered blood work and Autumn – aka Squeaks – was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (standard risk B-ALL) at just 5 1/2 years old. At…

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How Often Should You Go to the Dentist?

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As a parent, you’re busy. You have to prepare lunches, get your kids ready and sent to school on time, and remember that there’s piano practice tonight and youth group tomorrow. When you get a message from our dental practice that it’s time to schedule your next dental appointment, you may think you don’t have…

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The Message Your Bad Breath May Be Trying to Tell You

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We’ve all been there. After a particularly onion – or garlic – filled lunch, our breath reeks. We’re one invasion of personal space away from causing someone to pass out! This is usually mended by brushing our teeth, popping in some sugar-free gum, or rinsing our mouths out with water, but if you struggle with…

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Get the Fluoride Facts!

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Why does your dentist recommend fluoridated toothpaste? What is so special about Fluoride? Fluoride is commonly used in dentistry and highly recommended by oral health care professionals. Fluoride makes your tooth (the enamel or white part of your tooth) stronger and more resistant to acid attack. Therefore, Fluoride significantly lowers your risk of tooth decay…

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Does your upcoming Dental visit have you stressed?

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Many patients carry with them a degree of anxiety when it comes to their dental visits. Occasionally these fears stem from a negative dental experience that they may have had as a child or even as an adult. It is okay, you are not alone!!! In fact, the latest statistics show 40% of the Canadian…

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Creating Positivity in the Workplace.

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Before we opened the doors at Smiling Dental, the team sat down and talked about what our perfect workplace atmosphere would look like. We all wanted a clean, fresh start and we knew that whatever we wanted our environment to look like – we had to create it. Our Smiling Dental Happiness At Work CHECKLIST:…

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Why a GREAT Dentist is Very Opinionated

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Most dentists spend 3/4 of their day staring at teeth. We obsess over the precise position and angles of your teeth. We eat, sleep and breathe teeth. We went to school for years
to learn all about teeth.

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