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At Oxford Dental, we want you to have the best smile possible. Read this blog for tips on how to properly care for your teeth, gums and even your toothbrush. Contact our Edmonton office with questions or to schedule your next appointment.

Why Flossing Should Be a Part of Your Daily Routine

Why Flossing Should Be a Part of Your Daily Routine

Regular brushing is enough to keep your smile healthy, right?While proper brushing is crucial in maintaining the health of your teeth and gums, what about the food particles that lodge themselves between your teeth?Unfortunately, even the best toothbrushes cannot...

8 Tips to Improve Your Gum Health Between Dental Visits

8 Tips to Improve Your Gum Health Between Dental Visits

Having healthy gums is extremely important when it comes to your oral health.Healthy gums help support your teeth by protecting them from bacteria and plaque and, when they are not taken care of, can succumb to serious conditions such as periodontitis.While visiting...

What is Considered a Dental Emergency?

What is Considered a Dental Emergency?

While it is always important to visit your dentist for regular checkups, there are instances where you may need to have dental issues addressed right away.But how do you know if it’s an emergency? How long should you wait before you see your dentist?There are times...

What is a Root Canal? And Why Are They Needed?

What is a Root Canal? And Why Are They Needed?

Does the thought of a root canal make your knees buckle? Once upon a time, root canal procedures were seen as highly painful surgeries performed on infected teeth in order to save them. Nowadays, root canals are relatively...

How to Choose the Right Toothbrush

How to Choose the Right Toothbrush

Choosing the right toothbrush involves more than grabbing the first one that catches your attention at the drugstore or using the one that appears in your stocking every holiday season. In order to ensure that your teeth are being properly taken care of, you need to...

The Causes of Tooth Sensitivity and How to Deal With It

The Causes of Tooth Sensitivity and How to Deal With It

Many people experience tooth sensitivity and pain - but that doesn’t mean you have to live with the discomfort! While good oral hygiene is the best way to prevent tooth sensitivity, there are home remedies and professional dental...

Understanding and Overcoming Your Dry Mouth

Understanding and Overcoming Your Dry Mouth

Oral healthcare problems and discomfort can be extremely irritating. Your mouth is used frequently for communication, eating and expression throughout your day. This means that any issues are quickly noticeable and can disrupt...

Patient Education and Tips from Your North Edmonton Dentist

Patient Education and Tips from Your North Edmonton Dentist

Brushing Your Teeth   Brushing should be done at least twice a day, and may be done after every meal. That being said, after eating or drinking anything acidic, it is important to wait at least an hour before brushing as to avoid damaging the teeth. Wet your...

Dental Crowns or Veneers: Which is Right for Me?

Dental Crowns or Veneers: Which is Right for Me?

Cosmetic dentistry has expanded over the past few years and now offers patients more options for perfecting their smile. If you are exploring your options, you may have stumbled across veneers and crowns, but how do you know...

Taking the Fear out of Common Dental Phobias

Taking the Fear out of Common Dental Phobias

It is not uncommon for people to be afraid of the dentist. Like most fears, worries about visiting the dentist are based on myths. It is helpful to be examined and treated by a dentist you trust who has an office in your locale, is sympathetic, and has experience...

How to Care for Your Toothbrush

How to Care for Your Toothbrush

Many people take their toothbrushes for granted. It is a fairly straightforward tool that plays an important role in keeping our teeth clean and our breath smelling fresh each and every day. For your toothbrush to do its job...

Frequently Asked Questions About Teeth Whitening

Frequently Asked Questions About Teeth Whitening

Choosing the right toothbrush involves more than grabbing the first one that catches your attention at the drugstore or using the one that appears in your stocking every holiday season. In order to ensure that your teeth are being properly taken care of, you need to...