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Welcome to the Parkway Dentistry blog where you’ll find an interesting compilation of relevant articles related to dentistry in general and Parkway Dentistry in general. Read dental FAQs, general health tips, 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

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Understanding Tooth Sensitivity

For many people, sipping on a cold drink on a hot day can turn into a painful experience that’s hard to forget. This pain is usually due to tooth sensitivity and it’s likely that if your teeth hurt when you drink cold water, it’s because either the tooth root is exposed, you’ve lost enamel, a […]

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Top 10 Likely Reasons Your Jaw Is Misaligned

Your jaw plays a crucial role in your oral health and affects your ability to eat, speak, think well, and sometimes even sleep properly. Jaw misalignment issues can occur because of a variety of reasons, from dental issues such as missing teeth, to physical trauma and even poor posture. In this article we’ll explore some […]

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Why Am I Having Pain Chewing?

There could be several reasons why you are feeling pain or having problems chewing your food. In the following, we explain the reasons and how to solve them. Chewing is an essential bodily function that helps us break down food but when you’re having problems chewing properly or experiencing pain, it can put a damper […]

Headache from TMD

What Can Cause TMD and Can a Dentist Help Me?

Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) is a common problem that affects millions of people worldwide, and certain dentists can provide treatments for it. The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) connects your jawbone to your skull and allows you to open and close your mouth, chew, and speak. TMD can be quite painful and can significantly affect your quality […]

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The Reasons Dentures Become Loose

In this article we cover the reasons dentures can start to get loose and explore several dental solutions and self-help strategies to regain a secure fit and experience better comfort. Over Time Dentures Tend to Become Loose Many denture wearers experience the feeling of their dentures becoming loose. When this starts happening it can start […]

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The Surprising Connection Between Missing Teeth and Your Physical Health

Missing teeth can have a major impact on your life, affecting everything from your confidence and self-esteem to your overall health. In this article we cover the surprising connection with missing teeth and your overall health and explain how to easily create a positive impact on your physical wellbeing. Common Symptoms That Arise from Missing […]

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Why Am I Losing Bone In My Jaw? The Reasons and How to Stop It

If you are have loose teeth, pain when you bite, or your back gums are getting smaller, you probably have an oral health causing bone loss in the jaw. It’s not always easy to immediately know why this bone loss is happening but there are some common causes and ways to avoid it that we cover […]

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Can Missing Teeth Make My Face Uneven? The Causes of Facial Asymmetry

Does your face feel uneven or do you see a facial asymmetry? Here we cover how missing teeth can contribute to facial asymmetries, and which treatment options are available to restore the balance in both sides of your face. What is Facial Asymmetry? Facial asymmetry refers to the differences in the appearance of the two […]

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Understanding The Processes Related to Bone Resorption

You may have heard of bone resorption and are wondering what it is. Bone resorption is like our body’s recycling service for our bones. Special cells called osteoclasts, break down old bone and release important nutrients into our bloodstream. Understanding The Biological Process Your Bones Are Always Changing Our bones are a lot like a […]

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Gum Disease Increases Risk of Mental Health and Heart Conditions

According to a study that was done in 2021, mental health and heart disease conditions are increased in people with gum disease. The research was done at the University of Birmingham’s Institute of Applied Health Research. Background: The University of Birmingham study examined over 64,000 patients that had a history of periodontal disease. These records […]

Pain from tooth ache

Temporarily Relieve Severe Toothache Pain With These Easy Solutions

Whenever you have a painful toothache, you should see your dentist as soon as possible because the pain could be a symptom of something serious. By seeing your dentist, you’ll minimize the problem and you’ll stop suffering too. There is however those times when you may not be able to get to your dentist right […]

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What Happens When You Grind Your Teeth and How To Stop

Approximately 10 percent of adults unconsciously grind their teeth while they sleep and approximately one in three adults do when they’re awake. The medical term for this tendency: bruxism. Do you frequently grind your teeth during the day? If so, read on to find out why, and what you can to do to fix the […]

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Dental Crown Maintenance Tips

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 […]

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Will My Dental Implants Last Longer Than 25 Years?

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 […]

Vitamins for oral health

Keep Your Teeth Strong By Taking These Vitamins Daily

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 […]

Keep Your Dental Implants Healthy With These Easy Maintenance Tips

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 […]


How Cracked Teeth Happen And How You Can Fix Them

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 […]

TMJ Jaw Exercises, Management Tips, and Causes

TMJ Jaw Exercises You Can Do At Home

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, […]

The link between obesity and periodontal disease

Link Between Obesity And Periodontal Disease

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 […]

TMJ Symptoms Headaches

Can TMJ Symptoms & Headaches Go Away On Their Own?

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 […]

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The History of Amalgam Filings and Composite Resins

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 […]

Oral bacteria is contagious

A Healthy Mouth Equals A Healthier Heart

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 […]

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Halitosis – The Bad Breath Issue We Need To Talk About

Are you worried about bad breath? Do you have a persistent bad taste in your mouth? Does it feel like other people might be avoiding you when you speak? We all have bad breath every now and then, especially if we eat certain foods, but sometimes bad breath can be a problem that requires special […]

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