Look Carefully at Dry Mouth: Causes and Treatment

Dry mouth, clinically known as xerostomia, can wreak havoc on your oral health. Treating dry mouth can be complicated since a multitude of health issues and lifestyle factors can contribute to xerostomia. Our dentist treats dry mouth by isolating the underlying causes and determining the appropriate course of action to improve a patient’s symptoms. Dehydration…

Harmful Dental Habits to Avoid

Your smile is one of your most important assets to your health and appearance, so you should do everything possible to protect it from harm. In particular, you should steer clear of the following dental habits that can be hazardous to your smile. Chewing on non-food items: Yes, enamel is the hardest substance in the…

A Healthy Mouth is the Gateway to a Healthy Body

While maintaining an attractive smile is certainly a good motivation for sticking to your daily dental hygiene regimen and a schedule of semiannual checkups and professional cleanings, your entire body actually benefits when you take good care of your teeth and gums. A healthy mouth truly is the gateway to a healthy body. A number…

Should Gingival Recession Be Treated?

Gingival recession refers to a condition in which your gums pull away from your teeth due to gum disease. Your dentist evaluates your teeth at each visit to determine if your gums have begun to recede. If you experience gingival recession, it’s very important to have it treated to prevent tooth loss. Long-Term Problems of…

Negative Effects of Brushing too Hard

Daily brushing is one of the most important things you can do to keep your teeth and gums healthy. However, it is important to use the right tools and the right technique, or even this vital regimen could be harmful. Brushing Your Teeth Correctly Brushing your teeth is not as effective if you brush too…

Gingivitis and your Overall Health

Your body is an intricately designed machine. All of the structures of the body are interconnected and work together for the good of your overall health. By design, when any part of the body is unable to function properly, your immune system uses a series of warning signs, or red flags, to bring your attention…

The Importance of Preventive Dentistry

Your dentist in Surrey can be a valuable resource even before you have a toothache. Trusting your dentist to provide the necessary preventive dental care can help you to avoid some of the most common dental conditions. Dental x-rays are an important part of your preventive care routine. Although x-rays cannot prevent dental disease, today’s…