How acid erosion damages your teeth and what to do about it

How acid erosion damages your teeth and what to do about it

Acid-induced erosion of the teeth is an oral health issue that has been largely unrecognized and misdiagnosed. It is caused by a number of factors and results in damage to the dental health of millions of North Americans. read more

The Plight of Cavities

The Plight of Cavities

Last time, we talked about the corrosive properties of soda that can lead to tooth decay. In our sugar-loving culture, some tooth decay is inevitable. Today, Dr. Brian Saby at Smiles by Saby is blogging from Red Deer, AB to discuss hidden cavities and how to avoid them. read more

How Grinding Your Teeth Affects Your Dental Implants

How Grinding Your Teeth Affects Your Dental Implants

From biting fingernails to smoking cigarettes, people turn to all sorts of bad habits to deal with different stressors in their life. One of these bad habits that can be detrimental to your oral health and success of your dental implants is bruxism. Bruxism or teeth grinding can often be the very reason people deal with missing or chipped teeth and unfortunately, it can be also be the reason your dental implants fail. Dental implant failure isn’t always inevitable for those dealing with bruxism and can be dependent on several factors of a patient. Today, Dr. Brian Saby is blogging from Red Deer, AB to explain bruxism and the effect it can have on the dental implant process. read more

Invisalign – an alternative to traditional metal braces

Invisalign – an alternative to traditional metal braces


Traditionally, if you wanted to move your teeth into better alignment, you had to wear metal braces.
This is a predictable proven method to make corrections in tooth position, but if you suggest braces to many adults, you often get a somewhat negative response. read more