What a Dental Hygienist Does
As a dental hygienist in Ontario, I am licensed and registered with the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario. I am considered a primary healthcare professional and am entitled to work both as an Independent Dental Hygienist and as part […]Read More
Tooth sensitivity when breathing in cold air!
This time of year, when the air temperature gets colder, you may notice that your teeth are more sensitive. Just below the hard enamel surface of your teeth is a tissue layer called “dentin” which contains many tiny tubules filled […]Read More
Why I Became a Dental Hygienist
My inspiration to become a dental hygienist began at a young age. As a child I had very crooked teeth and my nick name was “Bucky Beaver”. My parents could not afford braces for me, so I got a job […]Read More
Oral Care for Seniors
Before you fly south, be sure to schedule a check up with your dental hygienist. As your mouth ages, it needs more TLC. Taking good care of your teeth and gums benefits your overall health – and you want to […]Read More
Plan Ahead For Thanksgiving – Avoid Acid Reflux!
Beware! Overeating this Thanksgiving may trigger an acid reflux episode. This occurs when stomach acids flow upward into the tube (esophagus) connecting the mouth and the stomach, sometimes reaching the mouth. These highly acidic digestive fluids irritate and burn the […]Read More