Dental Fillings

How do you know if you need dental fillings? Even if you are a diligent brusher and flosser, dental cavities can form. When this occurs, the most common treatment option is a dental filling. The typical symptoms of a problem with tooth decay or a cavity are toothaches and/or sensitivity to hot or cold. If you are experiencing these symptoms, …

Why A Better Smile?

A better smile: What’s in it for you? The phrase “a better smile” is a pretty subjective one. While many people are happy with the smiles they are born with, others wish they could make improvements. So, what could make your smile better? A smile can be improved in several ways, including its appearance, function and health. If you are …

Dental Implants

Healthy roots are just as important for teeth as they are for trees A solid root structure is instrumental in maintaining healthy teeth and a beautiful smile. Damaged roots can lead to: tooth rot infection decay tooth loss bone loss When teeth are removed or missing, the jaw bone heals by collapsing inwards upon itself. Unless tooth roots are there …

Dental Veneers

Dental veneers can be an effective solution for crooked, chipped, or discoloured teeth Dental veneers are thin shells made of ceramic that are bonded to the front surface of your teeth. They are a cosmetic dental treatment that can: cover chips and cracks eliminate gaps between teeth conceal stains on your teeth give crooked teeth a straighter appearance Veneers can …

Teeth Whitening

Are you embarrassed by your smile? Try teeth whitening Your smile is one of the first things people notice, and an attractive one is something many of us want. If you have been hiding yours because of tooth discolouration, there are options. Lethbridge dentist Dr. Karstan Lachman: “Teeth whitening is one of the most popular cosmetic dental treatment options for a …