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What is fluoride and why is it good for teeth?

One of the most common dental treatments we perform in Saskatoon is to fill cavities or repair teeth damaged by decay. Fluoride is a natural mineral that contributes to strong bones and teeth. While controversy exists around the safety of fluoride, the benefits of fluoride for dental health are scientifically proven. Read on to find […]

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Do you have bad breath? What you need to know about Halitosis

Bad breath is a common condition for people of any age. It can be embarrassing, but it is preventable and treatable. Most bad breath starts in the mouth as a result of dry mouth, insufficient oral care, diet or lifestyle. Chronic malodor – also called halitosis is bad breath that doesn’t go away and may […]

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Getting to the Root of Root Canals

Getting to the Root of Root Canals

What is a root canal? The root canal refers to the cavity in the center of the tooth, beneath the translucent protective layer of enamel and the hard white layer of dentin. The root canal naturally contains soft tissue called pulp which is made up of nerves, blood vessels and connective tissues. Like any soft […]

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What can be done about sensitive teeth?

Sensitive teeth respond to normal stimuli with brief instances of pain or tingling sensations. When your teeth are sensitive, you may feel a twinge of discomfort when you eat something hot or cold. You may also feel pain if you bite down on food or your teeth are hit by air. With severe sensitivity, you […]

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What is the relationship between Diet and Oral Health?

Here at Acadia Dental at The Centre Mall, we want our patients to have healthy teeth and gums for life. You already know the importance of brushing, flossing and avoiding sugary foods and beverages for optimal oral hygiene, but you can also improve your oral health by eating the right types of foods. Here are […]

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Do You Need a Night Guard?

Have you been told by a dental professional or a loved one that you need a night guard? If so, then you might be wondering... do you need a night guard? And why are people saying that you need one? Well, to answer that question we first have to explain exactly what a night guard […]

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How Getting Older Changes Your Dental Health Approach

For a while, people may have felt that getting older was naturally correlated with losing their teeth, but as the aging population grows, we are realizing that this is no longer the case. In fact, there’s a greater likelihood than ever for people to keep their natural teeth for the rest of their lives. However, what […]

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Do You Have Bleeding Gums?

We understand how alarming it must be to see blood in your sink after brushing your teeth, but there is no need to panic!   Gums might be just a tiny part of our body, but they actually have a big job. For starters, they protect the roots and neck of our teeth from bacteria. […]

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Debunking Myths About Cavities

Cavities are a very common problem in both adults and children, and many people will have at least one in their lifetime. There are a number of myths and misconceptions around cavities that we see in our work, and in this blog, we’re going to debunk the most common of them. What is a cavity?  […]

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Our dental clinic is located at The Centre at Circle & 8th Mall.
Please use the east entrance.
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