The Five Benefits of Good Oral Hygiene

Temps de lecture : 2 min

Oral hygiene is important to your overall health. Taking care of your teeth and gums will not only give you a pretty smile but can also impact your self-esteem and confidence. Furthermore, poor oral hygiene can have negative impacts on your health and well-being. Here are five benefits to maintaining good oral hygiene.

Mouth Cancer: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Temps de lecture : 2 min

Mouth cancer or oral cancer can be defined as the abnormal growth and spread of cells in the mouth. These “mutations” can cause damage to surrounding tissues. In 2009, Health Canada estimated that there would be 3,400 new cases of oral cancer in Canada. Read on to discover the causes, symptoms and treatment of oral cancer.

Dental Examination and Dental Cleaning: Why it’s Important to Do It at least Once a Year

Temps de lecture : 2 min

The yearly dentist visit, likely not an appointment you particularly look forward to, but one that is very important nonetheless. Undergoing a dental examination at least once a year, if not every six months, is key to ensuring your teeth and gums are healthy. Routine checkups and cleanings can prevent cavities, diseases and other oral health problems.

The effects of smoking on your teeth and your oral health

Temps de lecture : 2 min

Most of us now know that smoking is bad for our health. It can cause various health problems including life threatening diseases like lung cancer. However, the effects of smoking on your oral health can be just as severe. How does smoking impact the appearance and health of your mouth and gums? Read on to learn more about smoking and your oral health.

How to prevent tooth decay without depriving yourself of candies?

Temps de lecture : 2 min

Are your little ones excited about Halloween? We bet they can’t wait to put on their costume and get out there for a scary good time! Not to mention all the sweets and treats they are sure to collect! And while Halloween is a fun time of year, it can be a bit of a nightmare for teeth.

Sensitive Teeth: Causes and Remedies

Temps de lecture : 2 min

Are you suffering from sensitive teeth? If you have ever experienced tooth sensitivity, you know it is far from fun. In fact, having sensitive teeth can be downright painful. Hot or cold food and drinks, sugary snacks, or even just very cold air can cause a sharp pain in your teeth. But what exactly causes us to have sensitive teeth?

Dental Emergency? Fortin Poirier Takes Care of Your Oral Health!

Temps de lecture : 2 min

Whether it’s a toothache or a broken tooth, some dental issues require you to see a dentist as quickly as possible. Since many dental emergencies occur outside of regular business hours, some clinics like Fortin Poirier are open late and on weekends to serve you better. Here are the top five most common cases of dental emergency that require you to see your dentist as soon as possible.

Pregnancy and oral health

Temps de lecture : 3 min

Congratulations on your pregnancy! We are sure you are excited for the arrival of the newest member of your family. But as you eagerly wait for baby to arrive, your body will undergo many changes. Pregnancy will affect so many aspects of your life, including your oral health. Read on and learn more about pregnancy and oral health.