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Category: General Dentistry

Three Effective Solutions for Chipped or Cracked Teeth

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To learn which options will best repair your chipped or cracked teeth, please call Calgary dentist Dr. Steven Cload at (403) 278-1415 and schedule a consultation todayChips and cracks in teeth may seem like a minor issue, but they are anything but. Any weakness in the structure of the tooth can provide an easy foothold for bacteria and this, in turn, can lead to issues including tooth decay and pulp chamber infection. To help prevent these potentially serious issues, Calgary dentist Dr. Steven Cload strongly recommends addressing chips and cracks as soon as they occur.

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Gum Recession and Sensitive Teeth

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Do you have gum recession? Why do you have gum recession? Do I need a gum graft?

Gums shrink up your teeth for various reasons that include gum disease , bone loss around the teeth due to prolonged gum disease, clenching teeth, tooth grinding and trauma. The most common reason in my opinion is clenching and grinding. Excessive tooth clenching and grinding causes the bone around your teeth to breakdown and pull away from the crown of the tooth . The gums follow the shrinkage of the bone. Once the gums shrink they expose the root of your tooth.

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Why Do I Need to Replace a Missing Tooth?

Why Do I Need to Replace a Missing Tooth?

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When you lose a tooth you may not think of it as being a critical issue, especially if the tooth sits back further and is not visible. Since teeth are meant to work together, the loss of a tooth can actually impact your oral health and have more serious long term consequences. For missing teeth dental implants are an effective option.

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Fighting Tooth Decay

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Last month a study led by scientists at the University of Edinburgh found that a natural chemical derived from a plant can actually help in fighting tooth decay, also known as caries or cavities. Though not as serious as some other conditions, tooth decay is a highly preventable oral disease that affects a large population of people.

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April is National Oral Health Month!

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Each April, the Canadian Dental Health Association promotes better oral health for a better quality of life with their National Oral Health Month campaign. The mouth is a part of the body that doesn’t get as much attention as it needs in many cases. In observance of National Oral Health Month, Southcentre Dental Clinic would like to remind everyone about the importance of oral health.

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How Does Invisalign Work?

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If you or your teenager suffers from crooked teeth, you may have heard of Invisalign, today’s clear alternative to metal braces. Invisalign is an excellent choice for many of our Calgary patients, and we invite you to learn more about it. Please contact Dr. Steven Cload today at 403-278-1415 to schedule your Invisalign consultation.

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Do I Need Dental Implants or a Dental Bridge?

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If your smile is incomplete due to missing teeth, Dr. Steven Cload can help. At Southcentre Dental Clinic, our Calgary dentist offers a range of dental implant options to restore your smile. During your consultation, Dr. Cload can assess your needs to help you determine which option is right for you.

In many cases, candidates missing more than one tooth will have the option to choose dental implants or dental bridges. If you are seeking a more natural-looking and longer-lasting tooth replacement option, dental implants might be right for you, but in some cases, a dental bridge might be more suitable.

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Protecting Your Porcelain Veneers

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Anyone who is in good dental health is potentially a candidate for porcelain veneers. They can be an ideal treatment option for most dental patients and often help achieve the smile you’ve always wanted. However, when you are considering any type of cosmetic dentistry or procedure to makeover your smile, it is a good idea to learn how to protect your investment in cosmetic dentistry.

If you are in good health, then you may be an exemplary candidate for porcelain veneers.

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