Flossing is Not a Part Time Activity – Calgary, Alberta

A recent comedy skit entitled “Flossing:  There will be Blood” was a reference to people who floss only two days before their dental visit.  The joke was “your dentist always knows!”.  The unfortunate truth is that when flossing produces blood, that is not a comedy. Why Flossing is so Important Flossing is the best way…

Experience Dental Independence – Calgary, Alberta

Summer is the time for fun with friends and family.  Feeling free just goes along with the whole experience.  Imagine having your dental independence from dental problems that prevent you from smiling? Freedom with Advanced Dentistry At White Oak Family Dental, the practice of advanced cosmetic and sedation dentistry eliminates a host of dental problems…

Missing Teeth – Calgary, Alberta

Missing Teeth It may be fun around Halloween and carving up the pumpkin.  Part of the pumpkin carving tradition is to carve triangular eyes and missing teeth.  Missing teeth sure is fun on a pumpkin, but in real life missing teeth are no laughing matter. Complications of Missing Teeth In addition to the cosmetic effect…

Dealing with Dry Mouth Syndrome – Calgary, Alberta

Dry Mouth Syndrome Rather than a disease itself, dry mouth syndrome usually caused by disease or medications used to treat disease. Symptoms of Dry Mouth Syndrome The most common causes of dry mouth syndrome can be medications prescribed for the treatment of disease.  If you are taking medications for blood pressure, diabetes, antihistamines, anti-inflammatory, or…

Caring for Your Teeth and Mouth – Calgary, Alberta

Caring for Your Teeth and Mouth Caring for your teeth and mouth are one and the same for optimum oral health. Keeping care simple but keeping it steady guarantees having optimum health for your teeth and mouth for life! Basic Care for Teeth and Mouth It’s never too late to begin dedicated basic care for…

Getting to the Roots of the Problem at White Oak Family Dental – Calgary, Alberta

Root Causes The roots of our teeth can be visible when our gums recede.  This can be caused by improper or rigorous brushing or gum disease.  Roots can also become decayed when cavities form on the roots of our teeth.  In most cases, exposed roots are more common in older adults. Cavities in Roots are…

Your confident smile starts here at White Oak Family Dental – Calgary, Alberta

Your confident smile starts here at White Oak Family Dental The Invisalign difference begins with us getting the smile you love shouldn’t be awkward and we make it easy.  With Invisalign you get the results you want, in as little as 6 months! Did you know, Invisalign feels better than traditional braces?  More comfort and…

A Word to the Wise from White Oak Dental – Calgary, Alberta

A Word to the Wise Your mouth goes through many changes in your lifetime. One major dental milestone that usually takes place between the ages of 17 and 21 is the appearance of your third molars. Historically, these teeth have been called wisdom teeth because they come through at a more mature age. When they…