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Will Cavities Heal Themselves?

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For some people, the sound of a dental drill comes with a feeling of dread. Our team at False Creek Dental understands some individuals experience anxiety when visiting their dentist. However, don’t let this fear deter you from doing right by your oral health.  The benefit of visiting your dentist for regular cleanings and exams […]

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Solea Laser Dentistry: What Is It?

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Dentistry continues to evolve, integrating technology to provide patients with more comfortable, efficient, and precise treatments. One such technology redefining the dental experience is Solea laser dentistry—which has garnered attention for its ability to perform many standard dental procedures without drills or anesthesia.     Understanding your options can help you make informed decisions about your […]

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How Long Does a Dental Cleaning Take?

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Understanding the time investment for maintaining your oral hygiene is crucial since it plays a vital role in keeping your teeth and gums healthy. Regular dental cleanings are a must for everyone, and often, concerns regarding the duration of these appointments can factor into scheduling them. We’ll address common questions and dispel myths about the […]

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Dentophobia: Overcoming Dental Anxiety

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Your oral health is essential, and dental visits like exams, cleanings, and other services are necessary for keeping your smile healthy. However, a trip to the dentist can be an overwhelming experience for many patients.  If going to the dentist fills you with dread and fear, you’re not alone—you may have dentophobia. However, you don’t […]

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Can TMJ Cause Tooth Pain?

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Jaw tenderness, jaw fatigue, headaches, or pain can be a sign of a common condition known as TMJ dysfunction (TMD). Your TMJ, or temporomandibular joint, is the joint that connects your jawbone to your skull. TMD and tooth pain are interconnected and can be symptoms of injuries, teeth grinding, and infections. A comprehensive diagnosis from […]

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Cosmetic & Restorative Dentistry: What’s the Difference?

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Thanks to the advancements in cosmetic and restorative dentistry, achieving a healthy smile that suits your unique facial features is possible. But how do cosmetic and restorative dentistry differ from each other? While both fields focus on improving the appearance and health of your teeth, they have distinct areas of focus. Restorative dentistry focuses on […]

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Do Cavity Fillings Hurt? Drill-Free Treatment with Solea

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Dental procedures like cavity fillings can be intimidating, but did you know that technological advancements have made them more comfortable than they used to be? The introduction of Solea laser technology into the field of dentistry has been a game-changer for those who dread the dentist’s office. It eliminates the need for traditional drills and […]

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