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Dental Veneer Indications - When Do You Need Veneers

Dental Veneer Indications – When Do You Need Veneers?

The Canadian Dental Association defines dental veneers as very thin shells (manufactured from porcelain or composite resin) that are attached to the front part of a tooth. They are used as a part of cosmetic dentistry to improve the appearance of teeth, providing recipients with a flawless smile. Today, we’re here to answer your question about

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How to Fix Worn Down Teeth - Treatment and Repair - Vancouver

How to Fix Worn Down Teeth – Treatment and Repair

Worn down dentition, or more simply put worn down teeth, is a condition where which a patient experiences progressive loss of a tooth’s surface due to actions beyond those which cause tooth decay or dental trauma. It is most commonly the result of abrasion, attrition, and erosion. Abrasion is typically associated with an improper brushing technique, but it is

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Causes-of-Dental-Implant-Failure

Common Causes of Dental Implant Failure

Dental implants are the ultimate solution for those who need to replace missing teeth. They provide an alternative to dentures and bridges for those who are so inclined, and for the most part have a great acceptance and success rate. However, there are circumstances that can result in dental implant failure. Today, we’re going to take

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When Does a Tooth Need a Crown

When Does a Tooth Need a Crown?

One of the most commonly asked questions in the field of specialized dentistry, is in regards to when teeth are in need of a dental crown. Before answering that question, allows us to first define what a crown is in this context. The Canadian Dental Association (CDA) defines a crown (aka a cap) as a hollow,

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Receding Gums in Child

Receding Gums in Child – What Parents Need to Know

Cavities typically make up the primary concern for parents monitoring their child’s dental health. However, one ailment most commonly associated with adults over the age of 40 that may also rear its head beginning at around the age of 10, is gingival recession. And it’s not as far fetched as you may think, as within Greater Vancouver

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5 Other Dental Bad Habits - Preventable Dental Conditions

5 Other Dental Bad Habits You Can End Today

To be honest, as a clinic that specializes in dental restorations we see far too many patients than we should need to. This is because many people end up in our chair from bad habits that span beyond typical poor oral hygiene. These other practices lead to damage to teeth and gums that cause significant

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Other Causes of Receding Gums and Gum Recession

Other Causes of Receding Gums / Gum Recession

Gum recession (a condition which exposes the roots of your teeth) is one of the biggest smile killers, and its treatment is the most impactful among the five steps to improving the appearance of your gums. While the primary culprit for causing gingival recession is poor oral hygiene and subsequent gum disease, there are many

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General Dentist vs Specialist Vancouver Dental

General Dentist vs Specialist – Who Should You See?

While the public often uses “versus/vs” when comparing the services of general and specialized dentistry, we want to state that this is by no means a competition. General dentists are essential to oral health care and we have longstanding relationships with amazing practitioners across Greater Vancouver, those who often refer us to their own patients when

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