The Cloverdale Crossing Dental Health Library

Our Surrey dentists have compiled this Dental Health Library to provide our patients with a comprehensive online resource for  all things oral health.


Reduce Sleep Apnea Symptoms with Dental Appliances

Reduce Sleep Apnea Symptoms with Dental Appliances

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) can negatively impact many aspects of both your mental and physical wellbeing. If you suffer from OSA a dental appliance from our Surrey dentists may help reduce your sleep apnea symptoms and allow you to sleep better and wake alert. 

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Is CPAP the only treatment for sleep apnea?

Is CPAP the only treatment for sleep apnea?

The best treatment for severe sleep apnea is C.P.A.P. (continuous positive airway pressure). That said, if you have been diagnosed with mild sleep apnea, our Surrey dentists can suggest other approaches that may help you to lessen your sleep apnea symptoms

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How is professional teeth whitening done?

How is professional teeth whitening done?

Professional teeth whitening can remove stains, brighten your smile and boost your self-confidence. Today, our dentists explain how the professional teeth whitening process works here at Cloverdale Crossing Dental Group.

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Oral Conscious Sedation - Helping Anxious Patients Get The Treatment They Need

Oral Conscious Sedation - Helping Anxious Patients Get The Treatment They Need

Our dentists understand that for some people, visiting the dentist can cause extreme fear and anxiety. Our dentists offer oral conscious sedation to help patients suffering from dental anxiety to receive the treatment they need and deserve.

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Parts of a Dental Implant Explained

Parts of a Dental Implant Explained

Dental implants from our Surrey dentist are a natural looking way to replace your missing teeth and improve the function of your smile. Today our dentists explain the different parts of the complete dental implant.

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Bone Grafting in Preparation for Dental Implants

Bone Grafting in Preparation for Dental Implants

At Cloverdale Crossing Dental Group, our dentists often restore the appearance and function of patients' smiles with dental implants. That said, patients who lack healthy bone to support the implants, will require a bone graft before implants can be placed. 

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Oral Health As We Age

Oral Health As We Age

No matter our age, we all want a healthy and beautiful smile. Today our Surrey dentists share some oral health conditions to watch for as you age, and what you can do to help prevent or treat them.

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Can adults get Invisalign to straighten their teeth?

Can adults get Invisalign to straighten their teeth?

Orthodontic treatment isn't just for kids! Our Surrey dentists can use Invisalign clear aligns to straighten the smiles of adults and teens discretely, and with less hassle than with traditional braces. Anyone with healthy teeth and gums can have a straighter smile. 

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Will Invisalign treatment be painful?

Will Invisalign treatment be painful?

Our Surrey dentists use Invisalign to straighten patient's teeth without the hassle brackets and wires. Invisalign is the discrete way to straighten your smile, but does it hurt? 

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Who can get dental implants?

Who can get dental implants?

Dental implants are a natural looking way to replace missing teeth and restore the function of your smile, however they may not be the best tooth replacement option for everyone. Today our Surrey dentist explains who is a good candidate for dental implants.

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Common Mistakes to Avoid When Brushing Your Teeth

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Brushing Your Teeth

Are you ready to take your oral hygiene routine to the next level? Our Surrey dentist points out some common mistakes to avoid when brushing your teeth. 

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Is teeth whitening safe for teens and children?

Is teeth whitening safe for teens and children?

Children's teeth can sometimes look yellow or discoloured, causing concerned parents to wonder if teeth whitening would be helpful in addressing the issue. Here's why our Surrey dentists advise against teeth whitening for children and young teens.

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How to Clean Your Invisalign Aligners

How to Clean Your Invisalign Aligners

Throughout your Invisalign treatment you'll want to keep your aligners clean and clear. Here's how to keep your aligners in tip top condition.

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What are the symptoms of sleep apnea?

What are the symptoms of sleep apnea?

Sleep apnea interrupts breathing during sleep and can lead to a number of physical and mental health issues. But how do you know if you have sleep apnea? Here are a few of the signs and symptoms of this common disorder.

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What are the signs and symptoms of dental cavities?

What are the signs and symptoms of dental cavities?

Only your dentist can tell you for sure if you have a cavity or tooth decay. That said, here are a few of the common signs and symptoms of dental cavities that you may to notice. 

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Why should I bother to floss?

Why should I bother to floss?

Some people believe that if they brush their teeth thoroughly they don't need to floss. While brushing twice daily is essential for good oral hygiene, brushing alone may not protect you from gum disease. Here's more about why flossing is important to your oral health.

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Why should I get dental implants?

Why should I get dental implants?

Dental implants are natural looking dental prosthetics that can replace one or a number of missing teeth, but why get dental implants? Here, our Surrey dentist explains more.

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After Invisalign: What’s Next?

After Invisalign: What’s Next?

As you near the end of your Invisalign treatment you're probably wondering what happens next. Here’s our Surrey dentist explains a little about what you can expect once your treatment is complete.

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Tips for Keeping Your Gums Healthy

Tips for Keeping Your Gums Healthy

Many of the steps required for keeping your teeth healthy are also key to keeping your gums healthy. Here, our Surrey dentists offer a few tips on how to improve your gum health.

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How to Prepare for Your Dental Sedation Appointment

How to Prepare for Your Dental Sedation Appointment

Here’s a little from our Surrey dentist on how you should prepare for a safe and successful appointment when you're scheduled for dental treatment under sedation.

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How to Keep Your Teeth White After Whitening

How to Keep Your Teeth White After Whitening

After you've had professional teeth whitening done you’ll want to keep your smile looking bright. Here are a few tips from our Surrey dentists on how to keep your smile white after teeth whitening treatment.

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Can I get sedation for dental checkups and cleanings?

Can I get sedation for dental checkups and cleanings?

Dental sedation is not generally offered for regular dental cleanings or checkups, however, for patients with extreme anxiety we may be able to offer it.

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Speaking While Wearing Invisalign Clear Aligners

Speaking While Wearing Invisalign Clear Aligners

When considering Invisalign for your orthodontic treatment, you may wonder if the aligners will impact your ability to speak clearly. Here, our Surrey dentists offer their top tips for getting used to speaking while wearing your Invisalign clear aligners.

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Remember that  'Less Is More' When Whitening Your Teeth

Remember that 'Less Is More' When Whitening Your Teeth

A great way to improve the appearance of your smile with relatively little effort, is by whitening your teeth. However, it's important to remember that when it comes to teeth whitening 'less is more'!

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Is dental sedation safe for children?

Is dental sedation safe for children?

Here is a little about how dental sedation for children works, and some details about safety precautions parents can take to make the process go more smoothly.

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Do whitening strips really work?

Do whitening strips really work?

White strips actually do work, however they’re not the most effective way to whiten your teeth. Here’s a bit about how they work, how to use them safely, and what you should be know before you try them out.

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What is the cycle of obstructive sleep apnea?

What is the cycle of obstructive sleep apnea?

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) causes disruptions in breathing while the suffer is sleeping. Here’s a little about how the obstructive sleep apnea cycle works.

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Tips for Talking While Wearing Dentures

Tips for Talking While Wearing Dentures

When you first get your dentures you may find that talking isn’t as easy as it was before, but it just takes practice. Here are a few tips for our Surrey dentists on how to get better at talking while wearing your dentures.

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Should I consider teeth whitening?

Should I consider teeth whitening?

If you’re wondering if you should consider teeth whitening, here are some tips from our Surrey dentists on how to tell if it would be right for you.

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What are the differences between the three types of sleep apnea?

What are the differences between the three types of sleep apnea?

What are the three types of sleep apnea and what exactly is the condition? Here, our Surrey dentists give brief explanation of the three types of sleep apnea (OSA, CSA and Mixed Sleep Apnea).

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