mother's day

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…
Smiling oral health month

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…
party scene causes trench mouth in Whistler

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…
young woman doing dental checkup. Dentist is using an angled mirror

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…
Thumb Sucking

The Thumb Sucking Habit

Thumb sucking is one of the most common children’s habits with almost half of all children under 4 years old doing so. But what effects does it have on their teeth and what can you do to prevent your child from sucking their thumb? What Is…
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Spring Cleaning- Why To Get Regular Dental Check Ups

Spring is the time of year to make sure you keep on top of all the little things that you’ve been missing. But spring cleaning isn’t just for your house. Here are the reasons why regular dental check-ups are important and why you should…