The Dos and Don'ts of Using Mouthwash

 Azarko Marketing  Friday, February 23, 2018

Many people use mouthwash as part of their oral care routine. Not only can mouthwash freshen your breath, but it can also promote good oral health. If you're considering using mouthwash because it's been suggested to you by your friends and family or even by an Edmonton dentist, then it's important to make sure you use it correctly. The Azarko Dental Group has put together some tips to help you do just that. Here are some of the mouthwash dos and don'ts that we give to our patients at our Edmonton dental clinic. 

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First Aid for Common Dental Issues

 Azarko Marketing  Friday, February 23, 2018

Dental emergencies occur when you least expect them. Unfortunately, many people don't know what to do when a dental emergency occurs, nor what first aid materials to keep on hand. Knowing how to treat a variety of unexpected dental problems can help you stay calm when they happen and allows you to stock your medicine cabinet with all of the proper first aid materials beforehand. From the Edmonton dentists of the Azarko Dental Group, here are the recommended first aid treatments for some common dental issues. 

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The Best Foods for Your Child's Teeth

 Azarko Marketing  Friday, February 23, 2018

What a child eats can have a significant impact on the health of their teeth and gums. Most parents know that they should limit their child's intake of sugary, starchy, sticky, hard, and acidic foods, but what about the types of food that are good for a child's teeth? The Edmonton dentists at Azarko Dental Group have put together a handy guide to help you provide your child with snacks and meals that are better for their oral health. Switch out the sugary snacks with foods such as: 

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Sensitive Teeth: Causes and Solutions

 Azarko Marketing  Friday, February 23, 2018

Tooth sensitivity can be a frustrating and painful dental health problem. If you have sensitive teeth, you likely experience mild to severe pain when exposing your teeth to hot or cold foods and drinks, sweet or acidic foods and drinks, or to cold temperatures outside. At Azarko Dental Group, our Edmonton dentists see many patients who experience sensitive teeth, especially around the wintertime. If you're curious about the possible causes and solutions for sensitive teeth, then keep reading below. 

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How Your Family Heritage Can Affect Your Oral Health

 Azarko Marketing  Friday, February 23, 2018

Everyone knows that oral health is greatly impacted by lifestyle choices such as oral hygiene habits and diet. But did you know that your family heritage can play a very important role in your oral health as well? As your Edmonton dentist will tell you, dental issues can, in fact, run in families. At Azarko Dental Group, we always take into account how your family history can contribute to your risk of certain oral health problems. This allows our dental clinics in Edmonton to provide the highest level of preventative dental care. 

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Understanding the Cost of Dental Implants

 Azarko Marketing  Thursday, January 04, 2018

A dental implant is an artificial replacement which looks, feels, and functions exactly like a natural tooth. Dental implants are one of the best solutions available to people with one or more missing teeth and are often preferred to dentures and bridges. There is no denying, however, that dental implants in Edmonton can also be very expensive. At the Azarko Dental Group, our Edmonton dentists feel that it's important for patients to understand why dental implants cost as much as they do. 

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5 Common Myths About Oral Health

 Azarko Marketing  Thursday, January 04, 2018

Good oral health is a very important part of maintaining good overall health. Unfortunately, there are a lot of myths and misconceptions out there about oral health that can end up causing a lot of harm. At Azarko Dental Group, our Edmonton dentists play an active role in educating patients about the proper way to take care of their teeth and gums. Here are some of the most common myths that we hear from patients who visit our dental clinics in Edmonton. 

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The Importance of a Professional Dental Cleaning

 Azarko Marketing  Thursday, January 04, 2018

Many people only visit their dentist when they feel pain or discomfort in their teeth and gums. However, visiting your dentist in Edmonton on a regular basis for a professional cleaning is important even if you don't have any dental health problems and you practice good oral hygiene at home. Good brushing and flossing habits are certainly important, but there are some benefits you only get from a trip to an Edmonton dental clinic. 

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What to Do If You Chip a Tooth

 Azarko Marketing  Thursday, January 04, 2018

Though teeth are usually remarkably strong, they can also become chipped after a physical impact or after simply biting down into an apple the wrong way. Teeth can be more susceptible to chipping if they are weakened by a cavity or if they have an old and poorly fitted amalgam filling. A chipped tooth, even if the chip seems minimal, requires emergency dental care at an Edmonton dental clinic. 

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Charcoal Toothpaste: Does It Actually Work?

 Azarko Marketing  Thursday, January 04, 2018

If you've spent any time on social media in recent years, then you've likely noticed the trend of celebrities and ordinary people using activated charcoal toothpaste to clean their teeth and achieve a whiter smile. There have been some bold claims made about the effectiveness and safety of charcoal toothpaste, so the Edmonton dentists at Azarko Dental Group are here to separate some of the myths from the facts. 

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