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Posts Tagged "Oral Health"

Receding Gums 101: What Are Receding Gums?

Posted on May 24, 2012

Receding Gums 101: What Are Receding Gums?

One of the most common questions asked to dental professionals is: “what are receding gums?”. In simple terms, receding gums are a result of gum disease — causing your gums to have a “receding” appearance. What causes receding gums? Typically, gum disease plays the largest role in causing receding gums. In simple terms, bacteria that enters the oral cavity as a result of gum disease starts to form plaque. Plaque accumulation can cause inflammation of the gums and...

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X-rays: A Necessity For Your Oral Health [VIDEO]

Posted on Apr 19, 2012

X-rays: A Necessity For Your Oral Health [VIDEO]

X-rays are essential to a person’s oral health, and at Thunderbird Dental Group in Langley, we want to ensure that people are getting regular X-rays for their teeth. So what is the big deal about getting X-rays? X-ray exams reveal the state of your teeth, and the composition of the bones in your face. They are also able to spot gum disease and abnormal growths (including cysts and tumors). X-rays can also locate where impacted and unerupted teeth are, and can find cavities or disease that...

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Keep Your Smile Sparkling with Regular Dental Cleaning and Checkups

Posted on Nov 24, 2011

Sometimes due to fear, laziness or anxiety, patients tend to “forget” about booking a regular dental cleaning or checkup at their local, friendly dental clinic. In order to encourage you to schedule your next checkup and cleaning at Thunderbird Dental Group now, here’s a few good reasons why regular dental visits are so important: “Patients who visit the dentist regularly are much less likely to need major procedures such as root canals, gum grafts and tooth...

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Introducing Early Oral Health for a Future of Healthy Smiles

Posted on Nov 10, 2011

Children’s dental care is often overlooked in Langley, because many parents think that baby teeth are just going to fall out and be replaced by adult teeth. However, regular family dental care is important for all family members—young and old. “Aside from the fact that tooth decay is the most preventable illness in children, not taking care of baby teeth can lead to future problems as an adult.” Taking care of baby teeth is one of the most valuable lessons to teach...

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Smiles for Life: Keeping Your Teeth Natural

Posted on Sep 22, 2011

It has come across our attention at Thunderbird Dental Group that many aging patients are concerned about losing teeth as they grow older. The truth of the matter is that there is no reason for senior citizens to lose their teeth other than because of oral disease.

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