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Mouth Sores

Mouth Sores

Friday, October 6th, 2017

A mouth sore is a type of sore that can appear anywhere inside or outside of the mouth. These sores (also known as stomatitis) have a variety of different appearances, causes, symptoms, and cures. Mouth sores affect up to eighty percent of the population at some point in their lives.

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A History of Dental Braces

Friday, October 6th, 2017

Since the dawn of man, one thing has remained consistent – our desire to look good! And while fashion trends come and go century after century, the desire for a perfect smile has remained the same. Only the methods of how to get it have changed.

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Dental Trauma and Nerve Damage

Friday, October 6th, 2017

If you have kids that are involved in contact sports such as baseball or football, it’s wise to be aware of what can happen if your child is injured and experiences trauma or nerve damage to their teeth.

Trauma and nerve damage are of particular concern to children and teens who are still growing, because along with every other part of their body, their teeth and tooth pulp are also still in the formative stages. Any injury to these structures must be treated promptly so as to prevent future dental issues later in life.

At Enhance Dental Centre, we have a team of experts that can successfully treat any type of dental trauma or nerve damage.

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Root Fracture Of A Tooth

Friday, October 6th, 2017

A root fracture is a very serious and traumatic injury to the root of a tooth. The direction the fracture occurs (horizontal or vertical), and how close the fracture is to the gum line, will determine the chances of recovery and avoiding tooth loss.

At Enhance Dental Centre, our Vancouver Dentists we have successfully treated many root fractures, and saved patients from losing their permanent teeth.

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Caring for Oral or Facial Injuries

Friday, October 6th, 2017

Whenever an injury to the face or teeth occurs, it’s imperative to begin treatment immediately, otherwise, permanent damage can occur that will affect the patient for the rest of their life. If you or someone in your family suffer this type of injury, you may want to consider seeing a Vancouver dentist to assess the damage.

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Who is the Tooth Fairy?

Friday, October 6th, 2017

As children, most of us hear about a magical creature called the Tooth Fairy. Like many other wonderful childhood favorites such as Santa and the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy is a special fairy who brings us goodies when we pass a milestone, in this case, the loss of one of our baby teeth.

So how did this fairy tale begin?

Ancient Traditions

Back in ancient times, many Europeans followed a special tradition of burying their children’s baby teeth. When six of the child’s teeth had fallen out, the child would receive a small present and some money placed under the pillow, along with a sachet of the teeth.

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The Effects Of Losing A Tooth

Friday, October 6th, 2017

We all understand the basic implications of losing a tooth. Our main concern is usually one of esthetics, followed by wondering how the loss will affect our ability to each. But there are many more consequences to tooth loss than the average person may be aware of.

Our teeth are responsible for so many things besides looking pretty and helping us chew. The help us with speech, facial form, proper nutrition etc. Let’s take a closer look at the vital role our teeth play in our overall health.

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Proper Dental Care with Braces

Friday, October 6th, 2017

While these days, adult braces are fairly commonplace, the majority of patients receiving braces are still fairly young. The average age range for having braces applied is between 10 and 14, when the corrective benefits can be most effective.

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Dental Care During Pregnancy

Friday, October 6th, 2017

Dental care during pregnancy is very important as there are certain dental conditions that can be exacerbated by pregnancy. Additionally, when you are pregnant, some of the drugs commonly used during dental procedures (anesthesia, antibiotics, pain killers etc.) are not safe for the baby.

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Forensic Dentistry. Our Teeth Tell A Tale!

Friday, October 6th, 2017

Forensic Dentistry is a specialized field that focuses on examining teeth and bite patterns, usually of a deceased person. You’ve probably seen or heard about it on TV – that in order to identify a body, dental records had to be used. This is a perfect example of where a Forensic Dentist comes in.

A Forensic Dentist performs all of the functions and roles of a regular dentist, however, they have also received special training that allows them to work alongside other forensic specialists, usually doctors, coroners, investigators, and the police. Let’s take a closer look at how this specialty field can assist law enforcement.

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Contact Information
Enhance Dental Centre

2219 West Broadway,
Vancouver BC V6K 2E4

Tel: 604-733-1022
Emergencies: 778-522-2201
Email: care@enhancedentalcentre.com


Office Hours
Mondays: 8 am- 6 pm
Tuesdays:8 am- 6 pm
Wednesdays: 10 am - 7 pm
Thursdays: 10 am - 7 pm
Fridays: 8 am- 4 pm
Saturdays: 9 am- 4 pm (Every Other Saturday)


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