Entries by Whistler Dental

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The ABC’s of Pediatric Dentistry

It’s almost back to school and we’re going to kick off learning-mode with a session on the ABC’s of pediatric dentistry. Pediatric dentistry is the branch of dentistry which oversees the oral health of a child from birth through to their adolescence. Commencing a regular check-up routine and proper oral healthcare from a young age […]

Essential Vitamins For Healthy Teeth And Gums

Eating healthy is important for every aspect of your life and your body, including your teeth. While avoiding foods such as sugar and caffeine can help improve oral health, there are also specific essential vitamins for healthy teeth and gums. All of these vitamins can be found in food, however, for some people, it may […]

5 Tips To Follow After Root Canal Treatment

Root canal therapy, also called endodontics, is used to save teeth that are fractured or have very deep decay. During the procedure, the nerve and pulp are removed and the inside of the tooth is cleaned and sealed.  The specialists at Whistler Dental are highly skilled to treat and repair natural teeth, preventing the possible […]

What a Specialist Does

You will get referred to a Specialist by your dentist when a more complex level of care is needed. Here at Whistler Dental, our certified specialists include an Oral Surgeon, Endodontist, Implant Specialist, Clinical Sleep Therapy and Botox treatments. You can sleep easy knowing you can get treated by an experienced professional without having to […]

How to get your Best Graduation Smile

With this year’s cohort of graduates collecting their degrees to proud onlookers, we couldn’t feel a bigger sense of pride. But how can you get your best graduation smile? Here is how to make sure your smile is the brightest – both on and before the day. Before the Day… Modern Braces You may remember […]

20 Things To Smile About This Spring

With the sun shining and summer on the horizon, we can’t help but have a constant grin on our face! Here are 20 things to smile about this spring! Warmer Weather– We love winter but it’s hard not to be excited about t-shirt weather! Multi-Sports – One of the best things about Whistler is that […]

Why you Have your Mom’s Smile: The Genetics of Smiling

Mother’s Day is this Sunday and you may have noticed your smile is just like your Mom’s. But what other teeth related things can you get from your Mother? Here are the genetics behind smiling and what you may have inherited from your Mom! Crooked Teeth You can’t quite just blame your Mom for the […]

5 Ways To Keep Your Mouth Healthy

As you may be aware, April is Oral Health month. This is a time to reflect on your dental hygiene habits and assess where you can make changes. At Whistler Dental, we can help you with this. Here are the top 5 steps to keeping your mouth healthy. Keep Your Mouth Clean If you think […]

From The War Fields To Whistler: The Prevalence Of Trench Mouth

You would never expect it looking up at the beautiful peaks hovering above town, that a disease so common during WWI, and so rare to most dentists, is a weekly occurrence in Whistler. ANUG Acute Necrotising Ulcerative Gingivitis (ANUG) or more commonly known as Trench Mouth, is an aggressive infection of the gums that millions […]

How Often Should You See Your Dentist?

We all know that going to the dentist is important. But how often should you actually go? The basic rule of thumb says you should visit the dentist every six months. Studies have shown that people without any problems are ok to go once a year while those with dental issues should get checked out […]