Welcome to the Parkway Dentistry blog where you’ll find a compilation of relevant articles and other important content related to dentistry, 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.
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 […]
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 […]