January 13 2020 by Refresh Dental
Individuals who participate in vigorous sports and physical activity are more likely to lose a tooth or sustain dental trauma due to impact. What should you do to prevent hurting your teeth or gums during vigorous exercise?
December 09 2019 by Refresh Dental
Implant restoration refers to an advanced procedure used by dental specialists to help replace missing teeth. Dental implants are a painless and exceptionally reliable treatment option for people who are in good oral health, but wish to replace a missing tooth.
Dental professionals who specialize in implants are called periodontists or oral and maxillofacial surgeons (commonly known as oral surgeons). Specialists that handle dental crowns, bridges and dentures on implants are referred to as prosthodontists.
November 18 2019 by Refresh Dental
Root canal treatment, also known as endodontic treatment, is a safe and effective way of saving a tooth from an inflamed or infected tooth pulp.
When such an infection occurs to a tooth or its surrounding area(s), it can cause severe pain and inflammation to the nerves and blood vessels which make up the tooth pulp. Root canal treatment is a procedure where a dental professional removes an infected, injured or dead pulp from the tooth.
October 25 2019 by Refresh Dental
Receding gums is a form of gum (periodontal) disease. Gum recession is the condition in which your gums are pulled back from the tooth surface, resulting in exposure of the root surfaces of your teeth. This serious condition could even lead to tooth loss, so it's especially important to understand and know how to prevent receding gums from occurring. Luckily, there are ways to treat and prevent gum recession. With proper dental and gum care, you can improve the conditions of existing receding gums and even prevent further damage made to them.
September 26 2019 by Refresh Dental
Teeth whitening has quickly become one of the most popular aesthetic dental procedures in the world. While there are many over–the–counter teeth whitening options made readily available for purchase in stores and as advertised in the media, it is always advised for you to seek a dental professional for assistance. This may leave you wondering, why do we need a dental professional for teeth whitening?
August 28 2019 by Refresh Dental
Your child’s dental hygiene is of utmost importance. Did you know that 1 in every 10 children actively suffers from a cavity by the time they reach the age of 2? A child’s poor dental habits not only takes a huge toll on the child’s teeth, but can also lead to a string of adverse effects on their gums and overall oral health, as well.
July 02 2019 by Refresh Dental
Regular checkups with a dentist are essential for maintaining good oral health. A key part of maintaining your regular dentist visits is finding a good dentist that you can build a relationship with and can trust.
So, if you have moved and are looking for a new West Edmonton dentist, don't have a dentist currently, or just want to try out a new dentist, here are 6 things to look for during the selection process.
June 11 2019 by Refresh Dental
When the word “root” canal is used, an image of a painful, unpleasant surgery comes to mind. This image can strike up feelings of anxiety if you don’t know much about the procedure, which may cause you to prolong treatment out of fear. It is important to learn what Root Canal treatment is and dispel false information about the process.
May 07 2019 by Refresh Dental
Has it been a while since your last dentist appointment? While visiting the dentist may be the last thing on your mind, not keeping up with regular appointments can end up costing you more than you realize. Here are some of the reasons why you should schedule a visit with a dentist.
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