It was once thought that the only way to cure a toothache was to kiss a donkey. Thankfully, we dispelled that myth long ago and donkeys are now kept separate from dentistry.
Every so often, the Janz Family Dental features helpful blog posts on various topics having to do with dental care in Edmonton in order to keep our patients' teeth and mouths in top condition. You may find some of our posts interesting as you work to maintain the best dental health possible. If you have questions about anything you read here, please feel free to contact us for answers -- we're here to help!
Brush Up on Your Dental Health Knowledge
From learning how to choose the right tooth brush to understanding the health dangers of dental plaque and gum disease to what to do after you've got new dentures - we cover topics for all age groups. We hope you find what you are looking for!
Nobody wants to have bad breath. That’s why products that promise a fresher-smelling mouth are so popular.
Every child deserves to have healthy teeth but not all families can afford to see a dentist regularly.
Many people use a whitening toothpaste to control surface stains on their teeth. But what about markings that are chalky white?
Wisdom teeth are the last ones to erupt and generally start to develop in the late teen years or early 20s.
There are an ever-increasing number of tooth whitening products available over the counter, including strips, trays, rinses, gels and toothpastes.
Summer vacation might be a time for rest and relaxation, but sometimes it feels anything but restful.
If it’s been years since you’ve seen your dentist for a professional teeth cleaning, or if you routinely fall asleep without brushing your teeth, you may be at risk for tooth decay.
There are many different scenarios, which might require the use of dental sedation.
There are a lot of things you need to know about caring for your child’s teeth.
We know that dental care can be expensive. Between visits every six months and various treatments you might need, the annual cost of your dental visits can seem almost impossible to deal with.
If you have ever wondered whether you require a root canal, you would likely benefit from exploring this common type of endodontic treatment.
You may know that plaque and gum disease can cause much destruction inside the mouth.
If you have good oral health, you most likely visit your local dental clinic in Edmonton twice a year. If you have dental conditions that require frequent attention, you may see your dentist every few months.
The reality of good dental care and life’s progress is that once you get rid of your baby teeth you don’t get any more second chances. Today, three-quarters of people over 65 retain at least some of their natural teeth, but older people still suffer higher rates of gum disease, dental decay, oral cancer, mouth infections, and tooth loss.
Neglecting to take care of your mouth and teeth can lead to a number of oral health problems.
Your child’s first dental visit is usually a meet and greet with the dentist to break the ice and help them feel more comfortable in the environment.
If you have crooked or crowded teeth, an underbite, overbite, or an incorrect jaw position, it’s highly likely that your Edmonton dentist will recommend you wear braces.
What?!? You can make mistakes brushing your teeth? That’s right Edmonton. It sounds crazy but it’s true. Read the following tips to make sure that you’re cleaning your teeth the right way.
Cavities are holes in the teeth that can grow larger and become deeper over time if left untreated. They are also one of the most common dental issues for people across all age groups. While they should never be taken lightly, there are ways you can prevent cavities from forming.
Flossing is one of the simplest and most powerful tools for preventing cavities and gum disease. It removes food particles and plaque from between your teeth, which a toothbrush is typically not so effective at doing. Along with brushing, flossing should be an integral component of your daily dental hygiene routine.