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Gum Disease: What Is It and How to Prevent It

When it comes to oral health, people tend to think only about the health of their teeth. However, your gums play an essential role in keeping your mouth and body healthy. They act as a supportive structure for your teeth. When inflamed or infected, they can become a severe problem…
Okanagan Smiles
August 16, 2022
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Is Your Tongue Trying To Tell You Something?

For how much space your tongue takes up in your mouth, you probably don’t think about it much. Your dentist does, though. Your tongue can be a window into not only your oral health but also your general overall health. Many conditions, vitamin deficiencies, and even oral cancer can be…
Okanagan Smiles
April 25, 2022
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Does the Type of Toothpaste You Use Matter?

When you stand in front of the toothpaste section in a store, you’ll have no shortage of options to choose from. Some say they’ll whiten your teeth, some say they can help with sensitive teeth, and some claim to be all-natural and therefore better. Does it really matter what kind…
Okanagan Smiles
March 15, 2022
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Root Canals Don’t Have to Be Scary

Root canal: the very mention of those two words makes some people cringe at the thought of having to visit their dentist. But what many people don’t realize is that root canal treatment is meant to relieve the pain, instead of causing it.
Okanagan Smiles
October 17, 2020