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Why First Nations Are Battling Oral Health

First Nations Dental Care: Why First Nations Are Battling Oral Health

  First Nations dental care faces an uncertain future. 90 percent of adolescents suffer from tooth decay. That’s in comparison to 58 percent of non-First Nations children. Your oral health is closely tied to your overall health. Bacterial infections in the mouth can penetrate into the bloodstream and enter organs. Being unable to chew food properly can […]

New Year's Resolutions for a Healthy Mouth

New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthy Mouth

Did you know that dentists go back to the 19th century in Canada? In March 1868, the ODA passed the Act Respecting Dentistry in the Ontario Legislature. It’s the first of this law to pass around the world. If you’re concerned about your oral care, now is a great time to set a New Year’s resolution […]

Why Is Oral Hygiene So Important to Your Overall Health?

Why Is Oral Hygiene So Important to Your Overall Health?

Did you know that visiting your dentist can be the key to determining if you have diabetes? What’s more, your oral healthcare provider can even detect signs of prediabetes. Your dentist can do so by giving your mouth a thorough and careful examination.   Routine dental visits may even help protect you from pneumonia. By contrast, […]