Dental Blog

Three Causes of Bad Breath That Aren’t Food or Drink
Take control of your halitosis!

While there are certain foods and beverages known to cause bad breath, there are also underlying oral health issues or bad habits that can contribute to the stinky condition. Here are three causes of bad breath that aren’t what you consume.
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What’s Contributing to My Tooth Sensitivity?
Knowing the Potential Cause(s) Is a Step In the Right Direction

Anyone who’s ever dealt with a tooth sensitivity problem knows that it can be a real pain to deal with, and extra precaution needs to be taken whenever consuming anything cold or sweet. But why does tooth sensitivity occur in the first place? What could be causing this to happen? We’ve got the deets.
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Five Habits You Need to Quit NOW for A Healthy Smile
Do You Do Any of These Dentally Unhealthy Things?

When it comes to your smile, do you practice any not-so-healthy habits? You’re probably aware if you do – but then you may not know what you’re doing is harmful. With that said, here are 5 dentally harmful habits that you should refrain from if you want to protect your smile.
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Have You Been Flossing Incorrectly This Whole Time?!
Make Sure You’re Not Making These Common Mistakes

Are you a pro flosser, or can your technique use a little “flossing up” on? Well, we’re about to tell you about four common mistakes people tend to make with flossing. Are you guilty of any of these?
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What You Should Know About Cracks, Chips & Fractures
"Should I be worried?"

Ever notice or experience a crack, chip or fracture in your tooth? Some of these cracks (or lines, rather) are harmless… and some definitely aren’t. Here’s when you’re allowed to shrug it off, and when you should be concerned!
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Is Your Dog’s Oral Health at Risk?
When’s the last time you brushed your dog’s teeth?

Something many dog owners forget is that their “doggo” or “pupperino” depends on their human parents to look after the health of their teeth and gums. Have you been doing your part for your furry friend? Here’s why you should be if you aren’t!
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Ring in the New Year with a New Smile: Cosmetic Dentistry FTW
Put your best smile forward this 2018!

Ready to ring in the New Year with a new smile? If you’re ready to finally fall in love with the appearance of your smile, our dentist has you covered with a wide range of cosmetic dental procedures able to deliver truly beautiful results. The question is, which treatments are right for you and your smile?
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Preventing Tooth Decay and Root Canals 101
What can I do to protect my teeth?

One common cause for requiring a root canal procedure is experiencing tooth decay that has extended to the pulp or root of the tooth. With that said, in order to prevent ever needing a root canal for this highly preventable reason, here are five things you can do!
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How Do Your Specific Eating Habits Affect Your Smile?
Let’s find out!

A healthy smile doesn’t only depend on excellent oral care to stay healthy and beautiful. Your diet, as well as how often you snack throughout the day plays a large role, as well! Have your eating habits been doing your smile more harm than good?
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Here’s What Smoking Does to Your Smile
Are you a smoker?

Smoking is not only bad for your body, but it’s also detrimental to the health of your smile. When you smoke, you’re putting your oral health at risk for a number of serious and unpleasant issues. Is it really worth it to continue lighting up? We think not – and from an oral health standpoint, here are five key reasons why.
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How Does Fluoride Benefit Our Teeth?
We’ve Got the Fluoride Facts!

What’s so great about fluoride when it comes to oral health? Does it really make a difference if we expose our teeth to it or not? Hint: Yes, it absolutely does! In this blog, let’s talk about why dentists think fluoride should be incorporated into every oral hygiene routine.
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Oral Bacteria: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Learn about your mouth’s biggest enemies!

Our mouths are full of different types of oral bacteria. Some are good, and some are just plain evil (namely two types). How much do you know about the bacteria that inhibits your mouth? It’s actually rather interesting… find about them here!
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Why Over-Brushing Is Doing More Harm Than Good
Be Gentle with that Toothbrush!

Is your brushing technique healthy for your teeth and gums? You might be doing it wrong.
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Why You Should Be Cleaning Your Tongue Daily
Do you skip out on tongue cleaning?

Are you one to brush or scrape your tongue daily? If not, we’ve got some important reasons as to why you should add this to your oral hygiene practices.
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Four Steps to Healthy Gums
Gum Love Starts With You!

Our gums deserve adequate care every day. Here are four ways you can ensure your gums stay pink and healthy for life!
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You Won’t Believe What Dentistry Was Like 200 Years Ago
The 19th Century Was An Interesting Time!

Dentistry 200 years ago was SO different from dentistry today... get in on these interesting facts!
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In Need of Dental Care in Milton?

At Southview Dental, we understand how much of an impact your oral health has on your entire body. Your smile should be healthy, functional, and one you're proud to show off! That’s why our dental team offers a wide variety of quality dental treatments to patients of all ages. So whatever your unique dental needs are for your one-of-a-kind smile, we’ve got you covered. Has it been over six months since you’ve last had a professional look after your smile? Our Milton dentist and team would love to see you for a check-up and cleaning! Contact us today to book an appointment.

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