Category: Hygiene

What is Dry Mouth and How Can it Be Avoided?

What is Dry Mouth and How Can it Be Avoided?

Is your throat parched, no matter how much you drink? Maybe your tongue is like a desert, just waiting to catch fire. These could be symptoms of dry mouth.  This is a condition that many people joke about if they haven’t had a glass of water in a while. However, this is a serious problem […]

Tips to getting the best dental hygiene

Tips to getting the best dental hygiene

Tips for Maintaining the Best Dental Hygiene from a Calgary Dentist At Hamptons Dental in NW Calgary, we know that having to live with toothache and pain can be quite the ordeal. This is the very reason why we have established ourselves to be one of the premier dentist offices in Calgary, serving the friendly community […]

Keep Your Smile Intact – Schedule a Routine Dental Checkup Today

Proper dental hygiene goes well beyond brushing your teeth twice a day and avoiding soft drinks. Regular visits with a dentist help to ensure that cavities are treated before they become a problem and any instances of gum disease are halted before tooth loss occurs. At Hamptons Dental, strongly encourage you to make recommended visits […]

Is Fluoride Bad for You?

Is Fluoride Bad for You?

Calgary discontinued the use of fluoride in its drinking water in 2011 and as a result has seen an increase in tooth decay.  Flouride is one of the most controversial topics recently, in addition to quick teeth whitening. What is fluoride? Fluoride is a natural mineral.  There are several types of fluoride that occur naturally […]

Flossing is STILL beneficial

Flossing is STILL beneficial

Several articles were published recently telling people that they no longer needed to floss.  Many dentists, including us, disagree with this. Some of the recent commotion points to the U.S. Government’s release of a revised Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which has previously contained a recommendation for flossing. The recommendation was removed in the 2015 version. […]

What Causes Bad Breath?

What Causes Bad Breath?

Bad breath? We’ve all been there. Scientifically, it’s actually known as halitosis. But what causes it, and how can it be treated? Studies show that 80% of bad breath arises from an oral source, and it’s likely that your bad breath does, as well. Still, oral sources aren’t the only culprits. A comprehensive understanding of […]

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