Stress and Oral Health
Stress has been known to have negative impacts on many aspects of our health, but did you know that stress can impact your oral health too? Here are three oral health conditions that may arise from stress: 1) Teeth Grinding Sometimes when we are stressed, we unknowingly clench our jaw, thus grinding our teeth. Clenching and grinding, also known as Bruxism, can cause damage to your teeth over time. Bruxism can also cause headaches and soreness in the jaw. Fret not however! If
Cannabis and Dental Health & Procedures
The legalisation of non-medical cannabis in Canada was put into effect on the 17th of October, 2018. It is important to understand how the use of cannabis can affect oral health over time, as well as to understand how it can affect dental procedures. Long-term cannabis use can affect a user's oral health in many ways. Firstly, it can cause chronic dryness (xerostomia) in the mouth. Dry mouth can raise the risk of oral infections such as thrush/yeast. Cannabis use can also cau
What exactly is Fluoride?
What is fluoride? Fluoride is a natural mineral that can be found in water sources such as oceans, and is widely distributed in nature. In many countries, Fluoride is added to drinking water to help reduce tooth decay. In the 1930s, researchers found that people who grew up drinking naturally fluoridated water had up to two-thirds fewer cavities than those who did not have access to fluoridated water. Since then, many studies and research has shown that fluoride reduces cavit
From the entire team here at Dentudio Dentists, we wish all our patients a very Happy Thanksgiving! Although a couple of days early, we wanted to ensure that everyone is aware of our opening hours over the long weekend: Saturday, 6th of October: Open as per usual, 9am - 5pm Sunday, 7th of October: Open as per usual, 9am - 5pm Monday, 8th of October, Thanksgiving Day: Closed Tuesday, 9th of October onwards: Open as per usual Please do not hesitate to contact us over the long w