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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.

Handling Common Kids Dental Emergencies

Handling Common Kids Dental Emergencies

Taking care of your child’s oral health is important, and sometimes unexpected dental emergencies can happen. When they do, quick action should be taken to ensure their continued dental health. Let’s take a look a common kids' dental emergencies and how to handle them...

The Top 5 Reasons to Visit a Kids Dentist

The Top 5 Reasons to Visit a Kids Dentist

Visiting a kids dentist is an important step in ensuring the overall well-being of your child. Oxford Dental in Edmonton offers specialized services designed to address the unique needs of young patients. Let’s take a look at the top five reasons why a visit to a...

Pediatric Dentist Vs. General Dentist

Pediatric Dentist Vs. General Dentist

When it comes to ensuring the well-being of our little ones, dental care plays a pivotal role. Taking care of their teeth is a big part of keeping them happy and well. Parents often have to decide between a Pediatric Dentist and a General Dentist. Knowing the...

Your Child's First Dental Visit: What to Expect

Your Child's First Dental Visit: What to Expect

Your child's first dental visit is an important milestone, filled with a lot of anticipation, questions, and for some, anxiety. Do you know what to expect? And how can you best prepare for it? Rest assured that with the right preparation, help from the dentist, and a...

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...