Dental health is one of the most neglected parts of our well-being. A lot of people do not realize that there is an intimate connection between dental health and overall health, which in turn is co…
Child Development: Anxiety and Children
Just like adults, children can experience anxiety. The pressure to succeed in school and sports can begin at an early age, even before children understand what these stressful feelings are. When children begin experiencing abnormal amounts of anxiety, parents often notice them beginning to isolate themselves, acting out in class or social situations, chewing their fingernails, picking at their skin or pulling their hair out. Children suffering from anxiety often feel incapable of completing normal, everyday tasks that their peers easily complete, such as putting away and organizing toys in their bedroom or classroom. This anxiety is often triggered by simply being told to complete a task that a teacher or parent may view as reasonable…
How What You Eat Affects Your Teeth
When most of us think of the affect of food on our teeth, we probably think of …
Divorce and dentistry: Why is rate of divorce high among dentists, and how can they avoid it?
Dentists have the unfortunate reputation of having a higher divorce rate than the rest of the population. Turns out that isn't true. However, there are several factors that might lead to divorce in the profession. Here are some suggestions to help avoid becoming a statistic.
10 Oral Hygiene Tips [Infographic]
Brushing your teeth regularly is good, but if you brush with an old and worn out toothbrush you’re not doing your teeth any favors. The dentists at Yaletown Dental in Vancouver advise you to replace your toothbrush after every three months to keep your pearly whites shining bright. If you notice that your bristles are getting bent out of shape, you know they will not be effective in removing food debris from your mouth. Brushing every day, twice a day can wear out your toothbrush and you will be the best judge of when to replace it – so if you notice that it is looking worn out, it is time to replace it. However, the thumb of rule is three months to be on the safe side.