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Periodontitis

What is Periodontitis? Do you ever wonder what causes people to lose their teeth? Or why we often see elderly people with dentures? Chances are these cases are a result of periodontitis, an inflammatory disease that affects the supporting structures of our teeth. This includes the gums, the periodontal ligaments, cementum, and bone. The damageContinue Reading

Gingivitis (Inflamed Gums)

Gingivitis We often hear the term gingivitis when discussing oral health, but many may not be aware of what gingivitis actually is. To put it simply, gingivitis is a term to describe inflammation of the gums. Our gums are the soft tissues that surround and help support our teeth; without healthy gums, we don’t haveContinue Reading

Xerostomia (Dry Mouth)

What is Xerostomia? Xerostomia or dry mouth is a condition of the mouth where reduced or absent salivary flow occurs. Although xerostomia is a common side effect of many medications, it may also be a symptom associated with other health conditions1,2. Xerostomia may contribute to minor and potentially major health concerns as nutrition and dentalContinue Reading

Halitosis (Bad Breath)

What is Halitosis? Halitosis, commonly known as bad breath, is unpleasant or foul-smelling breath and may be a result of various conditions. Halitosis is most commonly associated with poor oral hygiene (lack of proper brushing, flossing, tongue cleaning) but may also be a result of undiagnosed oral health issues or even systemic health issues. Bad breathContinue Reading

Feel Confident About Your Smile with Dental Implants

Feel Confident About Your Smile with Dental Implants

Whether you have one or more permanent teeth missing, Dr. Ly can create a beautiful and functional smile that feels completely natural with dental implants. Implants are the finest alternative to missing teeth, and are far more superior compared to complete dentures, partial dentures, and even have advantages over crowns and bridgework. With dental implants, your newContinue Reading

Dental X-rays: Are They Safe?

Dental X-rays: Are They Safe?

Dental x-rays are used to help diagnose diseases or problems in the anatomy of the oral cavity, head, and neck regions. Cavities in teeth, bone loss around the teeth and in the jaws, tumours, cysts, tooth development, and anomalies are most commonly looked for in dental x-ray imaging. Although some patients are weary of x-raysContinue Reading

How to: Oral Cancer Screening

How to: Oral Cancer Screening

The Canadian Cancer Society estimates that in 2015: 4,400 Canadians will be diagnosed with oral cavity cancer. 1,200 Canadians will die from oral cavity cancer. 2,900 men will be diagnosed with oral cavity cancer and 810 will die from it. 1,450 women will be diagnosed with oral cavity cancer and 390 will die from it.Continue Reading

Toothbrushing Techniques

Toothbrushing Techniques

There are four brushing methods that dental professionals encourage their patients to use, each addressing different oral health concerns. They’re unlike the conventional ‘scrubbing’ method that most patients use which is damaging to their tooth and gum structure.  Instead of harming, these professional brushing methods actually help to promote the health of the teeth and gums: Stillman’sContinue Reading

5 Good Reasons to Wear a Mouthguard

5 Good Reasons to Wear a Mouthguard

A custom fit mouthguard not only protects your teeth, but can also prevent or reduce the impact of injuries to other parts of your head and jaws. Here are 5 other reasons why you should be wearing a mouthguard every time you train or play a sport. May help reduce concussion Properly fitting mouthguards reduce the potentialContinue Reading

Dr. Scott Ly Now Offering I.V. Sedation for Nervous Patients

Dr. Scott Ly Now Offering I.V. Sedation for Nervous Patients

In general dentistry, there are typically three types of anesthesia offered: Local Anesthetic, Nitrous Oxide, and Intravenous Anesthetic. Local Anesthetic Local Anesthetic can be used for almost any type of invasive dental procedure. It is administered by needle to a nerve supply that temporarily causes loss of feeling in the localised area being treated. When givenContinue Reading

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