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A Tooth-Friendly Diet

What you eat helps build healthier teeth and gums, and also helps prevent tooth decay and gum disease. A good quality diet for good oral health includes rich fruits and vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins, and unsaturated fats, but there are specific foods that will really boost your overall oral... Read More

Exploring Dental Crowns

Many people visit their dentists and learn they have a tooth that requires a crown. In many instances, dental crowns are necessary for proper tooth care. Crowns were once widely referred to as “caps.” A crown is a permanent cover for a tooth that would otherwise require a very large... Read More

Why Dental Hygiene is Essential for Overall Health

The importance of maintaining clean teeth and healthy gums goes beyond having fresh breath and a white smile. Many people are surprised to discover that oral hygiene plays an integral role in overall health. Research indicates that oral health mirrors the condition of the body as a whole. Also, regular... Read More

Beyond Teeth: What Exactly is in Your Mouth?

Good oral health goes beyond brushing and flossing. Your mouth plays many more roles than you think. But what is actually in your mouth? Well, In addition to your teeth, your mouth is made up with gums, oral mucosa, upper and lower jaw, the tongue, salivary glands, the uvula, and... Read More

Happy Birthday to US!

Blackburn Shoppes Dental Centre turns 14 today!! Thank you to all our patients, staff, friends, and family! We couldn’t have done it without you all! Click Here!

Smoking Cessation

Tobacco is a known risk factor for many chronic diseases.  Tobacco is also a major oral health concern for your dentist as it is linked to oral cancer, development and worsening of periodontal disease, poor oral wound healing, dulled taste and smell, and tooth staining.  According to the Center for... Read More

How Nutritional Counselling Can Help You

Nutrition has the ability to impact our health, activity levels, confidence, and overall that feeling of well-being.  While many people have some nutritional knowledge, most times it is based on current trends sourced from the media and anecdotal evidence from friends and family.  Having a trusted medical professional with whom... Read More

Your Child’s First Visit to the Dentist

When is the right time to first take your child to the dentist? The answer is when the first tooth erupts in the mouth, no later between one and two! The first visit isn’t about doing real work, it’s to help familiarize the child, create comfortability, association, and trust with... Read More
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