Teeth

How To Brush Your Teeth. Yes, Seriously.

CP | Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.10.2014 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Watching people brush their teeth in movies or on TV can really irk Dr. Andrea Johnstone.A Toronto-based periodontist with a gleaming smile,...

Paleo People Didn't Need Dental Check-Ups, But You Do

Mark Burhenne | Posted 10.09.2013 | Canada Living
Mark Burhenne

It's strange that we have to have teeth cleanings every six months, isn't it? Humankind is certainly older than dentistry, so before the modern of age technology, how did humans prevent their teeth from falling out? Assuming that we consider early man to be between two- and four-million years old, cavities have only become an epidemic in the last half of one percent of our existence. So what changed?

How Germs Can Ruin Your Smile

Jason Tetro | Posted 04.26.2013 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpgA trip to the dentist is for many a stressful event, especially when accompanied by the dreaded words: "You have a cavity." Naturally, you can blame germs for this aggravation. The main cause is a group of bacteria known for their ability to grow on hard surfaces, such as the enamel of the teeth.

5 Surprising Smile Saboteurs

Everyday Health | Posted 03.28.2012 | Canada Style

By: Alexis Farah You know coffee and red wine can stain your teeth, but there are other, sneakier culprits that can yellow your smile and damag...

8 Good-for-Your-Mouth Foods -- Including Some Surprises

Everyday Health | Posted 01.11.2012 | Canada Living

By Kristen Stewart; Medically reviewed by Lindsey Marcellin, MD, MPH Eat. Brush. Floss. Repeat! You know the keys to dental health involve a to...

A Dentist Ensures A Perfect Smile: Quick Study

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 12.02.2011 | Canada Living

Quick Study [kwik stuhd-ee]: The Huffington Post Canada's tips to make your life a little sweeter, five minutes at a time. Think of it as a cheatsheet...