What Your Mouth May Be Telling You About Your Health

 Azarko Marketing  Wednesday, November 22, 2017

The health of your mouth and the health of your body are very closely interrelated. So closely, in fact, that problems with your teeth and your gums can actually signify other potential health problems. This is why your Edmonton dentist is one of your most important primary care providers. At the Azarko Dental Group Edmonton dental clinics, we always inform our patients about changes to their oral health and about the need to possibly seek further medical treatment. 

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Common Causes of Gingivitis

 Azarko Marketing  Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Gingivitis is the first stage of gum disease. It occurs when too much dental plaque forms on the teeth and the gums, causing the gums to become red, inflamed, and irritated. Gingivitis is one of the top oral health conditions that the Edmonton dentists at Azarko Dental Group look out for when they perform dental health examinations. It is important that you visit your Edmonton dental clinic on a regular basis because, when left unchecked, gingivitis can progress into periodontitis and may eventually result in tooth loss. 

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Are Porcelain Veneers Right for You?

 Azarko Marketing  Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Many people who have dental health and cosmetic issues that affect the surfaces of their teeth ask their Edmonton dentist about porcelain veneers. A porcelain veneer is essentially a thin shell made out of porcelain and adhered to the front surface of a tooth, covering up cosmetic problems and fixing structural issues. At each Azarko Dental Group dental clinic in Edmonton, we provide porcelain veneers that are custom-fabricated for each individual patient. 

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What is a 3D Dental X-Ray?

 Azarko Marketing  Thursday, November 09, 2017

Thanks to advances in technology, Edmonton dentists today have a lot of tools that they can use to accurately diagnose oral health conditions. Perhaps the most useful of these diagnostic tools is the 3D dental X-ray. At the Azarko Dental Group Edmonton dental clinics, our dental professionals use 3D dental X-rays when a regular X-ray would not provide a detailed enough view. A 3D X-ray produces a 3D image of the teeth, jaw, nasal cavity, sinuses, and soft tissue in the face. 

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Are Over-the-Counter Teeth Whitening Kits Effective?

 Sergio Cutone  Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Have your teeth lost a little bit of their shine to staining foods, staining drinks, or perhaps even just to natural aging? With so many different tooth whitening options available at Edmonton dental clinics today, more people than ever are interested in brightening up their smile. At Azarko Dental Group, our Edmonton dentists are proud to provide teeth whitening treatments for anyone looking to whiten their smile. 

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Adult Braces: Obstacles and Recommendations

 Azarko Marketing  Wednesday, October 25, 2017

It is not at all uncommon for people to need braces as adults. In fact, dental clinics in Edmonton regularly provide adult braces to help those who are struggling with orthodontic problems. Many people visit Azarko Dental Group for orthodontic treatment that can help them get the smile they've always wanted. If your crooked or misaligned teeth are impacting your self-esteem or your health, then it's time to consider braces. 

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Why Teeth Sometimes Need to Be Extracted

 Azarko Marketing  Thursday, October 19, 2017

A tooth extraction is an important dental procedure which needs to be performed if a tooth cannot be saved any other way. Edmonton dentists will typically avoid extracting teeth, trying other treatment methods where possible. Sometimes, however, they will have no choice but to extract the tooth. If a tooth that needs to be removed is left in place, it can cause extreme pain and lead to a dangerous infection. At Azarko Dental Group we provide tooth extractions at our Edmonton dental clinics for the following reasons. 

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Foods and Drinks to Cut Down on for Healthier Teeth

 Azarko Marketing  Thursday, October 12, 2017

Nowhere does the axiom "you are what you eat" apply better than to your teeth. Your dental health is particularly sensitive to your diet, and your teeth and gums will definitely show it if you regularly consume foods and drinks that aren't good for you. The Azarko Dental Group Edmonton dentists are proud to provide information on how to change your diet to promote good oral health among our general dentistry services. Here are some foods and drinks to cut down on for not only a whiter smile but a healthier smile as well. 

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What You Need to Know About Root Canals

 Azarko Marketing  Thursday, October 05, 2017

When a tooth develops a cavity, it can often be fixed with a filling or a crown. However, if the infection spreads to the tooth's dental pulp, then your Edmonton dentist will most likely recommend a root canal treatment. While a root canal is among the most helpful and important procedures in dentistry, many people are unfortunately scared of the procedure itself and of the recovery process afterwards. At the Azarko Dental Group Edmonton dental clinics, we strive to put our patients' minds at ease by explaining to them what a root canal is and what the recovery process is like. 

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Deciding Between an Electric and a Regular Toothbrush

 Mareshah Logan  Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Have you ever wondered whether the type of toothbrush you use can have an effect on how clean your teeth get? While factors such as how you brush and how long you brush tend to be more important, the type of toothbrush you use can certainly make a different as well. At the Edmonton dental clinics of Azarko Dental Group, our dentists often help patients decide between regular and electric toothbrushes. Here are some factors that you should consider when making your choice. 

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