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3 Telltale Signs That Your Tooth May Need a Root Canal

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Laying in the dental chair with a throbbing tooth waiting for root canal treatment isn't the ideal place to be. However, the good news is that a root canal will eliminate your current discomfort and save your tooth from an eminent extraction that can result from a tooth infection.

But could you have avoided this situation? Is there something you could've done before your tooth reached this painful point? The answer is yes! Here are some of the warning signs to look for and what you should do to avoid a root canal in Calgary, AB in the future.

Tooth Sensitivity

If you're feeling that zing when you drink your hot morning ...

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Invest Time in Preventive Dental Care Now to Spend Less Time Later!

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If your family is like most families, your schedule is packed with school, work, soccer games, playdates, and myriad other activities. Fitting in dental appointments is probably the last thing you want to think about—especially if you feel like you and your kids do a pretty good job of brushing and flossing regularly.

But the truth is that taking the time out of busy schedules now for routine preventive dentistry, such as dental cleanings at our Calgary, AB dental office Legacy Dental Care, can save you time in the long run. And it can also save you money.

Why Preventive Dentistry Matters

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Do You Think You Are Too Old for Braces? Think Again

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Adults with misaligned teeth—this message is for you. If you have simply resigned yourself to crooked teeth because you feel like you are too old for braces, we have good news. There are options today that can straighten your smile without brackets and wires. With Invisalign clear braces, you can get the orthodontic treatment you need—and no one will be any the wiser.

We welcome you to contact our Calgary, AB dental clinic to find out more about how Invisalign can change your smile—and maybe your whole outlook on life.

What Is Invisalign?

Invisalign straightens teeth through a series of clear plastic aligners. These aligners are worn for 22 hours a day—compliance ...

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When Should You Bring Your Kids to the Dentist? Good Oral Habits Start Early!

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Many parents are surprised when we tell them it’s a good idea for children to start coming to the dentist regularly when their first tooth erupts—or around the age of 12 months. This is the recommendation made by the Canadian Dental Association, and we concur!

Although children will lose their baby teeth—also called primary teeth—keeping them healthy in the meantime is crucial. Kids need them to eat healthy, nutritious foods. Baby teeth also pave the way for proper growth of the adult teeth.

If your child is around the one year of age mark, it might be time to think about children’s dentistry at our Calgary, AB dental clinic. Give us ...

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3 Reasons to Consider Getting Your Teeth Whitened

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One of the first things people notice is your smile. In fact, beautiful smiles are high on the list of desirable qualities people look for. White, polished teeth are the hallmark of a healthy, youthful smile. As we age, our teeth’s natural luster can dim due to stains, injury, or illness. 

If this is the case for you, you might benefit from teeth whitening to bring back your pearly whites. Simple in-office teeth whitening treatments every once in a while can bring back your dazzling smile and your self-confidence.

If you are considering teeth whitening in Calgary, AB, schedule an appointment to see if you are a good candidate. 

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Here’s How You Can Avoid Many Dental Emergencies

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Dental emergencies can happen to the best of us. You are having dinner with friends, and you suddenly realize your filling fell out. Or maybe you fell and chipped a tooth. Sometimes you can avoid emergency dentistry in South Calgary, AB—and sometimes you can’t. But the best way to avoid dental emergencies is to stay current with visits to the dentist.

How Going to the Dentist Regularly Helps You Avoid Dental Emergencies

Most people know they should go to the dentist twice each year for examinations and cleanings, but just knowing they should do something isn’t often enough to get them to do it. But when you consider it might just ...

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