Welcome to the Parkway Dentistry blog where you’ll find an interesting compilation of relevant articles related to dentistry. Read articles related to the dental industry, dental FAQs, your overall general health, and local events Parkway Dentistry is involved in. We’ll be updating our blog frequently so make sure to visit occasionally to stay updated with our posts.
Maintaining your oral health substantially contributes to the health of the rest of your body, so we hope this section of our website becomes a valuable resource to you and helps keep you updated with very important health and oral health issues that are affecting all of us today.
How To Properly Care For Dental Crowns Dental crowns help give anyone an award-winning smile, but like your natural teeth, it’s important to maintain them with regular oral care. The material used in the creation of dental crowns for your teeth, makes them strong and resilient enough to last for years. However, in order to […]
Patients with missing teeth or have teeth that need to be removed because of an infection always ask us how long their dental implants will last. This article clarifies the different types of dental implants, and how long they should last if they are taken care of properly. In the dental industry, the consensus is […]
There are certain vitamins and minerals that you can take that will help keep your teeth, gums, jawbone and oral hygiene as healthy as possible. Your oral hygiene substantially affects the health of the rest of your body, so it’s in your best interest to do your best to keep your teeth and gums as […]
Maintaining the health of your dental implants is easy if you follow these simple and time saving maintenance tips. Its widely known that dental implants have changed the lives of many by replacing lost teeth in a manner that is permanent, durable and nearly identical to natural teeth. With implants, you are able to regain […]
This article covers the dangers of not treating cracked teeth, how they get cracked and when you should considering seeing the dentist. It’s a familiar story for a lot of people that visit the dentist: their teeth hurt when they bite into something, or they can see that they have a tiny crack in one of […]
Facial pain around the jawbone joints is unfortunately common but can be managed with the help of a TMJ specialist and some simple exercises. If you have TMJ symptoms you should see your dentist, but you can use the techniques in this article to help alleviate some of the pain and discomfort. The jawbone joint, […]
In Canada and the U.S., instances of gum disease are still climbing, and the causes of gum disease are still being studied. Now, that ongoing research has found that there’s a strong link between gum disease and obesity. Can it get any worse? Research shows that 75% of the population suffers from some form of […]
Oftentimes our dental patients that are suffering from TMJ joint disorders, ask us if the symptoms and headaches will go away on their own. This is a question that frequently comes up at our practice from patients that have been referred to us to have their headaches and TMJ symptoms assessed. The short answer is […]
Did you know that dental amalgams were used for tooth restorations as early as the year 659 during the Tang Dynasty in China and in Germany as early as the 1500s? Amalgams (also known as dental fillings) are an alloy mixed with liquid mercury, tin, copper and/or silver and various amounts of other metals. In […]
In February of every year we’re reminded that our heart deserves our special attention, and now, with heart disease being the leading cause of death in Canada there’s no better time to talk about the health of your mouth and it’s connection to the health of your heart. This highly preventable disease is not only […]