• What is Gingival Contouring?

    Also known as gum or tissue reshaping and sculpting, gingival contouring is a periodontal procedure that helps people whose gums are too low or too high by sculpting the gums. Reasons for High and Low Gums There are many reasons why a person’s gums appear too high or low. A common cause of gums be ...Read More

  • Your Smile and Your Overall Health

    Maintaining good oral hygiene is important if you want a healthy mouth, but did you know that it could help prevent other health problems? Studies have shown that certain dental problems are linked to various diseases and conditions.Cardiovascular Disease – In simple terms, this means heart dise ...Read More

  • Dental Care Tips for Kids

    Good dental care starts at a young age. The ADA (American Dental Association) recommends that children start visiting the pediatric dentist as early as before their first birthday and return every six months for a dental cleaning, but many parents don’t truly understand the importance of their chi ...Read More

  • How Much Do You Really Know About Your Teeth?

    Until our dental health is compromised, most of us don’t give our teeth a second thought. Teeth play an important role in our daily lives; we need them to chew properly, digest food, and to speak clearly. When you keep your mouth healthy, you are protecting your overall well-being. A useful way to ...Read More

  • Why is Your Tooth Hurting?

    No matter how good an oral health care routine you have, no one is exempt from occasional tooth pain. If you experience any pain to your teeth, here are some possible causes.Tooth Sensitivity – If you’re experiencing discomfort when eating or drinking hot or cold foods, you may have sensitiv ...Read More

  • When is it Time for a Tooth Extraction?

    Even though our permanent teeth are meant to last our entire life, occasionally situations arise where a tooth extraction may be the safest, best dental treatment option. At Toothworks Calgary, we try our hardest to avoid extractions of teeth, opting for less invasive dental treatment options when p ...Read More

  • Bring Your Child to the Dentist Before School Starts Again!

    If you have an active family life, summer can be a very hectic time filled with cookouts, camping trips, beach excursions, and all sorts of fun in the sun. Before you know it, it is time to send the kids back to school. When you are in vacation mode, it can be difficult to start thinking about schoo ...Read More

  • The Best Treatments for TMJ

    Sometimes, symptoms of TMJ disorders subside without specific treatment for TMJ. But if your pain or discomfort persists, your dentist or doctor may suggest several TMJ treatment options. Often, more than one measure may be needed at the same time. TMJ Disorders Treatment Medications may work well a ...Read More

  • The History of Dentistry

    Did you know that dentistry is one of the oldest medical professions on Earth? The earliest evidence of dentistry in ancient times dates back to 7000 B.C, teeth were found in a Neolithic graveyard located in Pakistan. The teeth have evidence of holes made from primitive dental drills. The first reco ...Read More

  • Chew on This: Healthy Foods for Your Teeth

    Everyone knows how important at home dental care such as brushing and flossing can be for your teeth and gums, but what role can your diet play? Your diet can be extremely important in the prevention, treatment and outcome of your oral health. Foods and beverages high in sugar have always been known ...Read More