A woman walks past a photograph of a smiling woman outside a dental office, in Vancouver, B.C., Aug. 3, 2020.
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Oral health is a key part of overall health, but many Canadians skip dental care due to the cost, resulting in emergency room visits and health issues. It's time for a dental care plan for all Canadians.
Dental problems in children can affect their overall health and well-being. You can help establish good dental habits with your children from an early age.
Your dentist should wear appropriate personal protective equipment.
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Even during COVID-19, there are ways to keep your teeth healthy.
The way most dentists in Australia are paid encourages over-servicing. So how do we know the treatment your dentist recommends is actually necessary?
Your regular check-up will need to be postponed. But if you're in acute pain, dentists may still be able to treat you. Here's what's allowed and what's not.
No-one wants to spoil their holiday with a trip to the dentist.
Here's how to avoid a trip to the emergency dentist this holiday.
Teeth cleaning at the dentist can remove plaque that regular brushing and flossing can’t.
Do you really need a dental clean every six months? Most healthy people will probably be OK if they go anually. But some people are at higher risk of cavities or gum disease, and should go more often.
How a phobia of the dentist can ruin your smile.
Most of the time you won’t be able to tell if a puppy or kitten’s tooth falls out. Often they fall out in food, or the animal might even swallow them.
Puppies and kittens are born without teeth, but by around two months of age they have a full set of baby teeth.
Early dental visits are essential to help parents keep their children’s teeth and gums healthy.
The latest poll on children's oral health shows many parents have misconceptions about how to prevent tooth decay in their children and don't know of the free dental services available.
We use reviews and online testimonials when downloading an app or shopping on eBay. So, why not when choosing a new dentist?
Many of the online testimonials you might read for dentists and other health professional can not only mislead, they can be illegal.
Nearly one in 100 children are in care.
Landmark dental findings are likely to be the tip of an iceberg.
Beyond the shiny cartoon characters and bubble gum flavouring, there's little reason to buy these products – and often several reasons not to.