An Important Message From Your Vancouver Dentist’s Hygiene Team!

Woman rinses with mouthwash at her Vancouver dentist's office

At Gentle Dental Vancouver – your dentist in Vancouver – we practice what we preach. Proof positive of our commitment to optimal preventive oral health care are our wonderful registered dental hygienists. Their goal is to help you to achieve and maintain the optimal oral health that supports a beautiful smile, through diagnostic assessment, prevention, and education. Here’s how your …

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Ask Your Dentist In Vancouver How To Put A Stop To Bad Breath

Couple get close after undergoing bad breath treatment

Does bad breath (halitosis) get in your way of living life to the fullest? Do you find yourself constantly wondering what others think of you when you open your mouth or speak near them? As a dentist in Vancouver, we know just how detrimental this condition can be. But you’re not alone. Studies reveal that 50% of adults develop bad …

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Reasons Wisdom Teeth Can Impact Your Smile Health

Two teens who have had wisdom teeth removal smile while sharing a milkshake

If you’re like most people, you’ll have your “wisdom” teeth removed at some point in your life. And wisdom teeth removal is available at many dental practices, including ours – Gentle Dental Vancouver! Perhaps you’ve already undergone this procedure and now your son or daughter is experiencing mouth discomfort due to these large third molars. Is the pain affecting their …

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Emergency Dentist in Vancouver – Here When You Need Us

Man holds mouth due to throbbing pain from accident and has to see his dentist in Vancouver

No one ever wants to need an emergency dentist in Vancouver, and it’s for that reason precisely you should plan how to react should you experience a dental emergency. The first thing to know is that if you have a dental emergency, our team at Gentle Dental Vancouver is ready to help. We will always welcome your call. Secondly, there …

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Dental Veneers Can Enhance An Imperfect Smile

A healthy shiny smile goes a long way. But many of us aren’t completely satisfied with how we look when we flash our pearly whites … when they become stained, dull, or damaged. Time and age can take their toll on our smiles. After all, our teeth get plenty of wear every day. With today’s dentistry techniques and technology, our team …

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Restoring Your Smile After A Tooth Extraction

Last month, we blogged about the reasons you may need a tooth extraction. As your dentist in Vancouver, at Gentle Dental Vancouver, we also have ways to restore your teeth if your tooth extraction left you with a gap in your smile that changes how well you chew, speak, and feel around other people. Another consideration is that spaces left …

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A Tooth Extraction Primer – First In A 2-Part Series!

As a dentist in Vancouver, at Gentle Dental Vancouver, a tooth extraction is one of the most common procedures we do besides regular dental hygiene care and thorough oral health checkups. And while we’ll always do our best to treat your tooth to save it, there are many reasons why pulling one or more teeth may be necessary, depending on …

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Dentures – Your Total Smile Solution

We provide dentures in Vancouver and can restore your natural appearance and your ability to eat and speak. For many people – in consultation with my team at Gentle Dental Vancouver – dentures remain the treatment of choice. Dentures are removable, custom-fitted replacement teeth that are crafted from strong, durable materials like acrylic resin which can be reinforced with porcelain …

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A Dental Crown Can Protect And Reignite Your Smile

At Gentle Dental Vancouver, many of our patients have had dental crowns (or crown & bridge treatment) to restore their beautiful smiles. But many haven’t, and we often get questions about dental crowns and why we would place one. We’re glad to take a moment today to give you a general overview and let you know why this technique is …

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Dispelling Root Canal Treatment’s Bad Rap

Before you read any further, let’s get something out of the way. Root canal treatment – an amazing dental technique that repairs and saves teeth – gets a bad rap. Despite its proven success, amazing outcome, and modern-day technique, I still hear patients ask me when treatment is completed, “Wow, is that it?!” This is because the pain associated with …

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