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Is It Sinus Pain or Toothache?

You may be wondering what the connection is between sinuses and tooth discomfort. The reality is that when it comes to teeth in the upper arch, they can be incredibly close to the sinuses. This close proximity makes diagnosing any form of discomfort or pain a little tricky, as radiating pain from sinuses (or teeth)…

Tooth Sensitivity – Is It Harmless?

You bite into your favourite ice-cream dessert and a sharp shooting pain travels from your tooth up the side of your head. If it’s not the first time pain has emanated from a certain tooth,  you may feel nervous chewing certain foods or drinking anything too hot or too cold. Waiting on tenterhooks for the…

Straightening Teeth – It’s Not Just About a Beautiful Smile

According to the Canadian Dental Association, “good oral health contributes positively to your physical, mental, and social well-being and to the enjoyment of life’s possibilities, by allowing you to speak, eat, and socialize unhindered by pain, discomfort, or embarrassment.” The benefits of good oral health is exponentially witnessed during and after the process of straightening…

Can Dental Veneers Perfect a Smile?

Smiles are as unique as our fingerprints and no two people present with the same bite. The uniqueness of our pearly whites can be a blessing for some and a curse for others, as crooked teeth that appear darker in colour can be the unique characteristic that plagues some patients. Correcting minor imperfections such as…

Dental Health During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is not only an exciting time but one filled with doctors’ appointments, trips to the mall to pick-out cribs and strollers, weekends filled with decorating a nursery, and preparing for a fun baby shower. Thinking about your dental health may be the furthest thing on your mind — as baby’s health and wellbeing is…

Is It Time To Replace Your Silver Fillings?

You may not like them because they make your teeth look dark – you may not like them because over time your teeth are at risk of fracturing due to the strength of material – and you may not like them because they contain mercury, a material that isn’t the healthiest for your smile, or…

Taking Care of Your Teeth While Wearing Invisalign®

It’s always a great day at Discover Dental in NE Calgary – especially when a patient has completed their Invisalign® treatment.  After a series of months of wear – there’s nothing better than being told your Orthodontic Treatment is complete – no more wearing aligners.  But imagine how disappointing it would be to discover that…

The Benefits of Regular Teeth Cleanings

There is a comparison often made between the value of regular oil changes and teeth cleanings.  Both help prevent major repairs and hefty bills by keeping the specific machine running smoothly.  Sometimes oil changes may appear even more beneficial than a trip to the dentist – but we’re here to assure you that keeping your…