Coaldale Dental Blog

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Is There A Connection Between Oral Health and Overall Health

March 12, 2023

We like to separate oral health and ‘regular’ health. But the truth is they’re tied together. Maintaining good oral hygiene not only prevents dental issues but also reduces the risk of developing serious health conditions.

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Whitening Products and Tooth Sensitivity: Balancing the Benefits and Risks

February 15, 2023

Though a whitening product from a reputable company will whiten your teeth, for some people it can also bring about a side effect: tooth sensitivity.

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COVID Procedures

January 16, 2023

Dear Valued Patients, As the world continues to monitor the constantly changing COVID-19 situation, we have returned to work. We are open to our patients and welcome all new patients. We are working under strict guidelines from the Alberta Dental Association and College. We will maintain the highest standards of infection prevention control to keep…

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Teeth Truth: Dispelling Common Dental Myths

January 12, 2023

The internet spreads rumour and myth faster than fact. All those ‘quick fixes’ and ‘surprising dental secrets’ can end up taking their toll on your dental health.

To help you steer clear of these misconceptions, we’re covering the main myths we see come up again and again.

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How Painful is a Root Canal?

December 1, 2022

The root canal has quite the reputation as a painful, unpleasant procedure. And, without modern dentistry tools and anaesthetics, they would be very unpleasant. However, most of our patients are actually quite surprised at how easy they are. And, because root canals put an end to tooth pain that can swell into blinding headaches, every…

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What is Hydroxyapatite and is it better than fluoride?

November 7, 2022

For decades, fluoride has been the reigning monarch of oral care. However, there’s a new challenger for the crown. Hydroxyapatite is the new kid in town and naturally many people want to know is it as effective? And should you switch to Hydroxyapatite toothpaste?

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What Happens During a Filling Procedure at the Dentist?

October 6, 2022

One day you have this zinging pain every time you eat or drink, and the next you’re getting out of the dentist’s chair and everything is better! If it weren’t for the needles and drills, it would almost seem magical – especially with the orange safety glasses and the blue curing light. Of course, it’s…

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Signs You Need a Root Canal

September 14, 2022

For those who need it, a root canal is a huge relief from the symptoms of having a dead nerve in your tooth.

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Quick, easy injection treatments for TMJ

August 23, 2022

Innovative research, combined with the unique knowledge and extensive skills of dentists, has recently opened the door for dentists to explore new, dental treatments using botox and offer more traditional botox treatments.

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Is Mouthwash (Really) Necessary?

July 13, 2022

For good oral health, everyone needs a good dental health routine – and, yes, that means both brushing and flossing. But, does it mean using mouthwash as well? The answer to this question is not as straightforward as whether you need to brush or floss. So, let’s dive in and tease out the details to help…

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