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We love educating our community about oral health, so we share informative and interesting blog articles twice each month. Please feel free to follow along, comment, share, and join the conversation!

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Posted July 13, 2021 / Blog, Patient Care
Clark Crawford, DDS

Breastfeeding & Dental Work

If you’re a new mom or about to be one, you’re likely already used to putting your needs second to the needs of this beautiful new little person in your life – but maintaining good oral hygiene is still important for keeping you and your baby in tiptop shape.  If something happens and you need […]

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Posted June 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
Clark Crawford, DDS

Bacteria: The Good, the Bad & the Neutral

Living in a land of antibacterial gels, soaps, plastics, and even fabrics, it might surprise you to hear that tons of bacteria live in your mouth every day, and they aren’t all bad! In fact, some play an important role in keeping up your overall health.  Some oral bacteria, however, can cause serious problems and […]

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Posted June 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
Clark Crawford, DDS

Can Bleeding Gums Cause a Heart Attack?

What is the Oral-Systemic Link? You’ve always heard that it’s important to take care of your teeth. Brush and floss every day, and see the dentist for good oral health. But did you know that your oral health could directly affect your overall health? And the road goes both ways—problems with your overall health show […]

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Posted May 27, 2021 / Blog, Patient Care
Clark Crawford, DDS

Dental Insurance Trends

Above any other medical need, people are more likely to skip seeing the dentist because they can’t afford it. Many people choose not to buy dental insurance because it’s an added cost without a lot of perceived value. For some reason, people simply feel more comfortable taking this risk because they don’t fully understand the […]

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Posted May 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
Clark Crawford, DDS

This Film Can Wreak Havoc on Your Child’s Smile

We’re not talking about a movie, but a hardened substance on your child’s teeth called tartar or calculus—another slightly confusing term, right? No math equations here, except maybe Plaque + Time = Tartar.   That’s right, tartar begins as plaque, which is the accumulation of tiny food particles and bacteria. Our mouths are home to upwards […]

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Posted April 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
Clark Crawford, DDS

To Be or Not to Be Sugar-Free: The Facts About Artificial Sweeteners

Originally created for people unable to consume regular sugars, alternative and artificial sweeteners have become extremely popular in all kinds of different products. From chewing gum to diet soda, Dr. Clark Crawford and Dr. Nikla Reddy wants you to know which of these options are best for your dental and general health – so here […]

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Posted April 13, 2021 / Blog, Patient Care
Clark Crawford, DDS

Baby Bottles & Water: It’s Complicated

Dr. Clark Crawford and Dr. Nikla Reddy wants to tackle the issue of babies and water intake in today’s blog. Of course, water is the healthiest beverage available for kids and adults, particularly when it comes to oral hygiene, but in babies less than six months of age, water is a no-no.   Until babies are […]

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Posted March 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Services
Clark Crawford, DDS

An Orthodontics Overview

The root word “ortho” means “straight or upright.” Orthodontics— you guessed it – help make your teeth straight. But oh, how it can do so much more!  A lovely smile with straight teeth and an even bite is equal parts functional and beautiful – and thanks to scientific progress, all that can be yours. Orthodontics […]

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Posted March 13, 2021 / Blog, Patient Care
Clark Crawford, DDS

How Do I Answer My Child’s Dental Questions?

Kids aren’t afraid to ask questions about everything under the sun, and teeth are just one of the many mysteries they will ponder. At Calgary Dental House, our pediatric patients come up with some of the most interesting questions we hear—and we hear questions all day!  Most of the time, kids’ questions about teeth are […]

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Posted February 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
Clark Crawford, DDS

Why Do We Have Baby Teeth?

Baby teeth, also called deciduous, primary, milk, or lacteal teeth, have many different purposes. Dr. Clark Crawford and Dr. Nikla Reddy at Calgary Dental House is asked the purpose of baby teeth often. So what’s the answer? Tiny Teeth for Tiny Mouths Child-sized mouths are not large enough to accommodate a full set of adult […]

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