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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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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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Brushing and Flossing: Why You Should Do Both

"Your gums are bleeding because you don't floss." If you're anything like the 32% of Americans that never flosses, you've probably heard this line from your dentist more times than you can count. You may go home with the intention of flossing, but after a day or two, it falls by the wayside. But oral […]

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How to Prepare Your Kids for Their First Dental Visit

Is your child about to take their first trip to the dentist? Let's face it, the dentist can be a scary place for a child. It's a new environment with new people. And these new strangers are going to poke and prod at your mouth? No thanks. But, while we'll admit a trip to the […]

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Deep Dental Cleaning/ Dental Hygiene and Its Benefits

Most of us are familiar with the semi-annual professional cleanings of our teeth, right? It is a routine procedure that is covered by most dental insurance, and they help us keep our teeth clean and healthy. Some people, however, tend to neglect their teeth cleanings or prophylaxis, or some have more serious issues with their […]

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Can Eating Disorders Affect One’s Oral Health?

Eating disorders know no age, gender, or a specific type of person. While female teenagers and women most commonly suffer from diseases like anorexia, bulimia and compulsive overeating, they can still affect anyone. Such disorders can have many negative impacts on someone’s mental and physical health. Acadia Dental knows that these health issues can also […]

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Dental Checkups: How Important Are They?

You might not be so psyched to visit your dentist every six months, like many people, but it is one of the most important appointments you must keep. One of the major concerns facing dental professionals and patients is that majority of us do not visit the dentist on a regular basis. In fact, only […]

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Basic Dental Implant Terms You Should Know

If you are in need of a dental implant but you do not know exactly what to expect during the procedure, then this article is for you. Your dentist might use terms that sound like they are speaking another language, and we want to help you familiarize yourself. Here are some definitions that can help […]

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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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