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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 December 27, 2022 / Blog, Patient Care
Clark Crawford, DDS

Soft Food Recipes – What to Eat After Dental Work

You did it! You got the consultation, booked the appointment, and you actually showed up on the big day. You saw the dentist and now all that has left you hungry! The question is: what can you eat after having dental work done? You need some soft food recipes!  For some of us, it’s nostalgic […]

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Posted December 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health
Clark Crawford, DDS

Do I Have Herpes? Cold Sores 101

Cold sore. Fever blister. Herpes Simplex Virus-1. These babies go by a lot of different names, but the experience is always the same: Telltale burning or itching near the lip A red bump appears a day or so later The bump becomes a cluster of blisters The blisters dry up and scab over The scab […]

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Posted November 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Clark Crawford, DDS

The Smoking Gun: Tobacco & Oral Health

They say not everything natural is good for you. Nature has many poisons that humans have experimented with and learned the hard way to avoid. Tobacco is a popular plant that we’ve learned can really do a number on your health. Using tobacco is a personal and communal practice that can be really hard to […]

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Posted November 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Clark Crawford, DDS

Teaching Your Kids to Brush & Floss

As a parent, you will have numerous opportunities to teach your children valuable skills and each one will yield priceless memories. Your child’s first step, your child’s first word, your child’s first bike ride, your child’s first unassisted brushing and flossing session…well, maybe that last one won’t be as memorable, but Calgary Dental House wants […]

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Posted October 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Services, Dental Technology
Clark Crawford, DDS

Do You Snore or Have Sleep Apnea? Get MAD!

We don’t mean the emotion, though you just might be feeling it if you or your loved ones have been losing sleep because of snoring or obstructive sleep apnea. MAD is the abbreviation for Mandibular Advancement Device, and it’s a type of oral appliance that could help you and your family experience restful sleep again. […]

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Posted October 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health, Dental Services
Clark Crawford, DDS

The Story of Caries Prevention

If we told you that your mouth is the site of a constant battle between teeth and bacteria, would you believe us? Alright, maybe it’s not that dramatic, but the fact that teeth are always at risk of developing dental caries is no exaggeration. In case you’ve never heard about caries, Calgary Dental House is […]

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Posted September 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health
Clark Crawford, DDS

Help Your Little Superhero Fight Bad Breath Bugs

Bad breath stinks, doesn’t it? Pardon the silly pun, but we think some icebreakers (get it, like the mint?) can make it easier to jump into what might be less than comfortable subjects. How do we know it isn’t a comfortable subject? Well, the fear of bad breath is so common, there’s even a name […]

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Posted September 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health
Clark Crawford, DDS

Do You Have an Abscessed Tooth?

No one wants to think about the words “abscessed tooth” applying to their own mouth, but to paraphrase Sun Tzu, it’s a good idea to know your enemy. Causes of an abscessed tooth include: Tooth decay Gum disease A cracked tooth When a tooth is compromised by one or more of these conditions, bacteria may […]

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Posted August 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Clark Crawford, DDS

A Guide to Cavity Prevention

Imagine this – you have come to see Calgary dentists Dr. Clark Crawford and Dr. Nikla Reddy for a cleaning and routine checkup. The cleaning goes well, but then Calgary Dental House tells you that you have a cavity. You’ve been dreading the possibility of this news and now you fear that something must be […]

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Posted August 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Technology, Patient Care
Clark Crawford, DDS

Does My Child Have to Have a Shot to Get Dental Work?

No one of any age gets shots in their mouth for fun, and fear of needles (trypanophobia) is a documented condition. Children may fear shots because they seem so unfamiliar, with a fear of potential pain. Does your child have to have a shot to get dental work? It will depend on the procedure being […]

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