• 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

  • Pregnancy and Dental Health

    Are you expecting a new addition to your family and are wondering how it may affect your dental health? Due to the hormone surge women experience when pregnant, certain dental health issues can be more common. There are ways however to prevent oral health issues during your pregnancy. Continue r ...Read More

  • Ways to Make Your Smile Stand Out

    Being self-conscious of your smile is a thing of the past with constant advancements in both general and cosmetic dentistry. Over the years, your teeth take some wear-and-tear, whether it be chips and cracks or discoloration. Luckily it is not something you have to live with forever. If you find you ...Read More

  • Benefits of Chewing Gum

    Recent research has shown that chewing gum can be good for your oral health and overall well-being. Improvement in memory, focus, alertness, concentration, stress management, weight management, oral health, and more can be achieved by simply chewing sugar-free gum. However, the surprising results h ...Read More

  • Gum Disease: Symptoms and Treatments

    If you have been diagnosed with some level of gum disease you are not alone. Most adults will develop gingivitis or some form of periodontal disease. Problems range from simple inflammation to severe damage to the teeth, supporting bone, and soft tissue. The worst cases of periodontal disease result ...Read More

  • 3 Reasons Why Brushing Your Tongue is Important

    You brush your teeth at least two times every day and remember to floss once per day, so you are quite confident your whole mouth is clean, right? Not completely if you haven’t been regularly brushing your tongue. Why Should You Brush Your Tongue? You may wonder why it is necessary to brush your t ...Read More