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Medical History

Why Dentists Update Your Medical History

Thursday, 27 July 2023
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Many people roll their eyes or sigh when asked to update their medical history form every year. We know that it can seem tedious to have to fill out a medical update form when visiting the dentist or answer the same medical questions at the start of a hygiene appointment, but we wouldn’t ask for this information if it wasn’t important. In a nutshell, your medical history determines what dental treatment can be done, and the way in which it...

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Checklist for Your Next Dental Visit

Thursday, 1 September 2022
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Checklist for Your Next Dental Visit Here’s a few suggestions on what to organize prior to your dental visit. Bringing your own headphones and phone/iPod to listen to your favourite podcast, music or relaxation meditation can be useful in distracting yourself from your dental appointment. Make sure you have had something to eat before your appointment. An empty rumbly tummy during a dental appointment will only increase any anxiety. Wear comfortable clothes for your appointment. The dental chair is not...

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Bad Breath

Tuesday, 15 September 2020
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Did you know that there are lots of possible causes for bad or stale breath? Luckily, there are solutions that you might not have thought of! Do I have gum problems or decay causing bad breath? Will my dentist or hygienist tell me if I have bad or stale breath? Is that smell coming all the way from my stomach? Could this be a bacterial imbalance in my mouth? Is my diet or dry mouth causing bad breath? For all...

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Why Dental Examinations are Essential

Friday, 28 August 2020
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Importance of Regular Dental Examinations Having to visit the dentist every six months may not be the appointment that everyone looks forward to or gets excited about, but it is one of the most important ones to keep. If you have found yourself wondering why you need regular dental examinations and cleans, we have got something for you to think about. If you are considering skipping a dental examinations, make sure to consider all the risks. Plaque, Tartar, and Cavities...