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What is oral conscious sedation?

What is oral conscious sedation?

Posted in General

If you become extremely nervous or anxious at the idea of visiting the dentist, oral conscious sedation may be able to help you to receive the dental treatment you need and deserve.

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How The Invisalign Treatment Process Works

How The Invisalign Treatment Process Works

Posted in Orthodontics

If you're considering Invisalign for your orthodontic treatment, you may be wondering exactly what the Invisalign treatment process is. Here's how Invisalign can straighten your smile, without the hassle of metal braces.

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Is teeth whitening safe for teens and children?

Is teeth whitening safe for teens and children?

Posted in General

Parents are sometimes concerned that their child's teeth look yellow or discoloured, and wonder if teeth whitening would be helpful. Our Surrey dentists advise against teeth whitening for children and young teens. Here's why...

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What is dental sedation?

What is dental sedation?

Posted in General

Do you feel anxious at the idea of visiting the dentist? Dental sedation can help nervous or anxious patients relax so that they are able to receive the dental care they need, but might otherwise avoid.

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What are dentures made of?

What are dentures made of?

Dentures can help to restore both appearance and function to your smile if you have missing teeth. But what exactly are dentures made out of? Here's a little about dentures from our Surrey dentist at Hanin Dental.

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Home Whitening VS Professional Teeth Whitening

Home Whitening VS Professional Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening can be an effective way to improve the appearance of your smile, but not all whitening methods produce the same results. Here's a little about the differences between at-home teeth whitening and professional teeth whitening. 

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Why Less Is More When Whitening Your Teeth

Why Less Is More When Whitening Your Teeth

Teeth whitening can significantly improve the appearance of your smile for relatively little effort. That said, it's best to remember that less is more when it comes to whitening your teeth!

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What causes sleep apnea?

What causes sleep apnea?

Posted in General

People who suffer from sleep apnea experience frequent pauses in their breathing during sleep. Here, our Surrey dentist explains more about this common disorder.

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Why are my dentures loose?

Why are my dentures loose?

Posted in Restorative Dentistry, General

In order to be comfortable, your dentures should fit securely on your gums, but they can become loose and stop fitting as well as they did when you first got them. Here, our Surrey dentists explain why.

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How long will my dental implants take to heal?

How long will my dental implants take to heal?

Posted in Restorative Dentistry, Cosmetic & Reconstructive Dentistry, General

Typically the dental implant process happens in multiple stages, meaning that more than one healing stage may be required. A number of other factors affect healing times including: how many teeth are being replaced and the patient’s overall health.

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What happens if I don’t treat my sleep apnea?

What happens if I don’t treat my sleep apnea?

Posted in General

Sleep apnea is far more serious than just snoring. Those suffering from sleep apnea, experience frequent pauses in breathing while asleep; in fact, they’re having short bouts of suffocation! Sleep apnea can lead to a range of serious health problems if left untreated.

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How to Improve Your Flossing Technique

How to Improve Your Flossing Technique

Posted in General

Often people take little care when flossing, some even skip it completely thinking that brushing is sufficient. If that sounds like you and you'd like to do a better job flossing, here are few tips to help you.

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Implant-Supported Dentures

Implant-Supported Dentures

Posted in General

An implant-supported denture is a denture that is supported by and attached to a dental implant. Here's a little more from our Surrey dentist about implant-supported dentures.

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Effects of Sleep Apnea on Mental Health

Effects of Sleep Apnea on Mental Health

Posted in General

Sleep Apnea has a variety of physical effects on the body, but you may not know that sleep apnea can have a negative impact on mental health too. Here our Surrey dentist's tell you more about sleep apnea's negative impacts on mental health.

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Which electric toothbrush should I choose?

Which electric toothbrush should I choose?

Posted in Oral Health Care & Prevention, General

The fact is, which type of electric toothbrush you choose is primarily up to your personal preference. That said, here are just a few helpful features recommended by our dentists.

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How do dental implants feel?

How do dental implants feel?

Posted in Restorative Dentistry, Cosmetic & Reconstructive Dentistry, General

Our patients often ask us if their dental implants will feel like natural teeth. Implants are a popular tooth replacement option that look very natural. So how natural do they actually feel?

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Celebrities Who Have Worn Invisalign

Celebrities Who Have Worn Invisalign

Posted in Orthodontics, General

The primary benefit of Invisalign orthodontic aligners is that they're invisible when worn! This makes Invisalign the perfect orthodontic treatment for celebrities, who are constantly in the spotlight.

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Should I be using mouthwash?

Should I be using mouthwash?

Posted in Oral Health Care & Prevention, General

Mouthwash is helpful for rinsing away food debris and bacteria after brushing, but it's certainly not an essential part of a good oral hygiene routine. 

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How long do dental implants last?

How long do dental implants last?

Dental implants look, feel and act just like natural teeth, and can last for decades with proper care.

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Your Invisalign Treatment is Finished: What’s Next?

Your Invisalign Treatment is Finished: What’s Next?

Posted in Restorative Dentistry, Cosmetic & Reconstructive Dentistry, Orthodontics, General

If you have almost finished your Invisalign treatment you’ve likely been giving a little thought to what happens next. Here’s what to expect once your treatment is complete!

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How to Keep Your Gums Healthy

How to Keep Your Gums Healthy

Posted in Oral Health Care & Prevention, General

It probably won't surprise you to learn that keeping your gums healthy requires many of the same steps as keeping your teeth healthy.

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How to Prepare for Your Dental Sedation Appointment

How to Prepare for Your Dental Sedation Appointment

Posted in General

Here is how you should prepare for your upcoming dental sedation procedure in order to have a safe and successful appointment.

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Invisalign® Teen: Compliance Indicators

Invisalign® Teen: Compliance Indicators

Posted in Orthodontics, General

Invisalign® aligners are removable, that means patients can take them out to eat, drink, and care for their teeth. However this can make it tempting to remove them more often than prescribed… and that’s where Invisalign® Teen compliance indicators come in.

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How to Keep Your Smile White After Whitening

How to Keep Your Smile White After Whitening

Posted in Cosmetic & Reconstructive Dentistry, General

Once you've had professional teeth whitening done on your smile, you’ll want to keep it looking bright! Here are a few tips on how to keep your smile white after teeth whitening treatment.

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Can I get sedation for dental checkups & cleanings?

Can I get sedation for dental checkups & cleanings?

Posted in General

Although dental sedation is not usually offered for regular dental cleanings or checkups, we may be able to offer it for patients who suffer from extreme anxiety.

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Speaking with Invisalign Aligners In

Speaking with Invisalign Aligners In

Posted in Orthodontics

If you're considering Invisalign for your orthodontic treatment, you might wonder what impact the aligners could have on your ability to speak. Here, our Surrey dentists offer their top tips for adjusting to speaking with your Invisalign aligners in your mouth.

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Why Less Is More When Whitening Your Teeth

Why Less Is More When Whitening Your Teeth

You can significantly improve the appearance of your smile by whitening your teeth. Whitening makes a big difference for relatively little effort. However, when you whiten your teeth, remember that less is more!

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Is Dental Sedation Safe for Children

Is Dental Sedation Safe for Children

Posted in General

Dental sedation is perfectly safe for children. Here’s how it works, and a few details about safety precautions parents can take to make the process go more smoothly.

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Adjusting to Wearing Dentures

Adjusting to Wearing Dentures

Posted in Cosmetic & Reconstructive Dentistry, General

For those of us with missing teeth, dentures can restore both our confidence and our smiles, as well as helping with everyday tasks such as speaking and eating. That said, getting used to wearing dentures can take some time. Here are a few tips to help you along!

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Do white strips really work?

Do white strips really work?

Posted in Cosmetic & Reconstructive Dentistry, General

White strips do work, but they’re not the most effective way to whiten teeth. Here’s how they work, how to use them safely, and what you should be know before trying them.

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