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Why medical histories are important in a dental setting

Why do I need to disclose my medical history for dental treatment? You may wonder why there are so many questions on the medical history form at the dentist and why the dental staff at [...]

November 15th, 2017|

Dental tips and tricks for your Halloween treats

Did you know it is actually better to eat your daily allowance of Halloween treats in one sitting rather than snacking throughout the day? It's even better to eat them right after a meal. This [...]

November 1st, 2017|

Dry Mouth

Are you always thirsty? Do you have a dry mouth? Dry mouth or xerostomia is a term given for reduced or no saliva. Saliva is a watery substance that is secreted by glands in the [...]

October 25th, 2017|

Is Teeth Whitening Right for You?

Looking for a whiter, brighter smile? 525 Dental can help you!   Why are my teeth discolouring? Age, genetics, diet, smoking and certain types of foods or beverages can discolour teeth. Over time enamel takes [...]

October 3rd, 2017|

The Truth about Fluoride

The truth about fluoride! Fluoride is a mineral found naturally in soil and water therefore found in most foods. Commercially, fluoride is found in toothpaste,mouth rinses and professionally applied gels and varnishes. So why add [...]

September 20th, 2017|

What is a Dental Emergency?

A dental emergency is any of the following dental problems: Ongoing bleeding in the mouth Severe tooth pain Damage or loss of a tooth due to an impact or injury Dental emergencies often include mishaps [...]

May 4th, 2017|

How to manage Dental Anxiety & Fear

Going to the dentist can be very stressful for some people, but healthy teeth are important for proper nutrition and overall good health. Read on for four tips to help you walk into your next [...]

March 13th, 2017|

Preparing Your Child for Their First Visit to the Dentist

Many children may be frightened of going to the dentist for the first time. This fear can often come from hesitancy or negative comments that they hear from the adults around them. It's important to [...]

March 10th, 2017|