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Learn more about the Ivory Dental Centre team and dental hygiene practices by reading our blog! Here we give you more insight into our work and offer free tips about caring for your teeth! For patients in the Surrey area looking for professional general dentistry and cosmetic dentistry services, turn to Ivory Dental Centre. Contact us to schedule an appointment.

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    21/03/2017 0 Comments
    Foods You Should Avoid with Dentures and Permanent Dental Implants—Advice from Your Langley Dentist

    If you are new to dentures, you already know that it takes a bit of time and practice to adjust to the appliance. Though dentures replace your natural teeth, you can expect them to feel differently at first, particularly when you are eating. You may find that some foods just don’t taste the same or you are better able to handle hard and hot foods. However, keep in mind that eating these types of foods can put you at a higher risk for denture damage or breakage.

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    14/03/2017 0 Comments
    Four Facts You Should Know About Dental X-Rays - Advice from your Langley Dentist

    Dental x-rays provide exceptional diagnostic capabilities, allowing dentists to see beneath the enamel and gums to identify oral problems early. Naturally, many parents are concerned about the radiation associated with this procedure. But the truth is, a routine exam releases very low amounts of radiation, which is comparable to the amount you are exposed to on a daily basis; like a short airplane flight.

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    Prevent Dental Emergencies through Regular Check-Ups at Your Langley Dentist

    Visiting your dentist on a regular basis is the best way to identify and treat oral health conditions before they escalate into much bigger problems. Some patients might only schedule an appointment when they are experiencing tooth sensitivity or pain. Other patients may wait until they have a severe dental problem before seeking help. Nonetheless, bi-annual cleanings and check-ups can help your dentist recognize if your teeth are healthy and strong or if they appear to be at risk for damage. If so, there are a number of treatments available to help strengthen them.

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    09/01/2017 0 Comments
    Oral Hygiene Tips from Your Langley Dentist

    Visiting your dentist regularly is key to maintaining good dental health and being able to smile with confidence. However, there are also certain habits you should practice that will help keep your mouth and teeth free from gum disease and cavities. Particularly if you have experienced dental health issues, it’s a good idea to brush up on dental hygiene and care for a beautiful and functional smile.

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    04/01/2017 0 Comments
    Managing Kids’ Fear and Anxiety with Tips from Your Pediatric Dentist in Langley, BC

    As a parent, you know how difficult it can be to bring your child to their dental appointment. Dental anxiety is common among young children and can vary in terms of severity. If you have dental fear yourself, it can play a huge role in how your child feels about visiting the dentist. It’s natural for parents to pass their dental fear onto their children. One of the most important things you can do to help relieve your child’s fear is to try to control your own apprehensions.

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  • Preventing teeth stains in Langley British Columbia
    12/12/2016 0 Comments
    The Biggest Tooth Staining Culprits

    Sometimes it is what you eat. Other times it is what you drink. But, what you do not know could leave you with serious tooth discolouration. There are some tooth-staining culprits out there that you may not even be aware of; but you need to know if you want a pearly white smile!

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  • Protecting teeth while playing sports in Langley British Columbia
    05/12/2016 0 Comments
    Protecting Your Teeth While Playing Sports

    Sports injuries are common in adults and children. In fact, dentists estimate that 13 percent to 39 percent of dental injuries occur while playing sports. 


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  • A woman in Langley BC flossing and practicing good dental hygiene
    21/11/2016 0 Comments
    Does Your Daily Dental Hygiene Routine Fall Short?

    There’s nothing more important to your dental health than regular brushing and flossing. And yet, many people in Langley, Surrey and throughout B.C. still struggle to make a daily commitment to their oral hygiene. Keep reading to learn how to make your daily dental care a priority.

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    17/11/2016 0 Comments
    Exploring the Tooth Replacement Option Dental Implants

    If you are missing teeth, you may be exploring tooth replacement options. From dentures to dental implants, there are numerous choices available. While dentures are less of an investment upfront, the benefits of dental implants are extensive. It is important to speak with a Langley dentist first to see if you are a candidate for dental implants, and consider the advantages of this popular procedure.

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    09/11/2016 0 Comments
    Options for Improving the Appearance of Your Teeth

    It is not uncommon for individuals to be unhappy about the appearance of their teeth. Whether your teeth are stained yellow, crooked or you are missing teeth, there are options for improving the way your teeth look. It is possible to have the perfect smile you have always wanted.

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  • Let Ivory Dental Centre in Langley Help You Overcome Your Dental Anxiety Today!
    27/10/2016 0 Comments
    7 Simple Tips to Soothe Dental Anxiety for Langley Residents

    Seeing your dentist regularly is an important part of maintaining healthy teeth and gums. A trip to the dentist can also be a stressful experience for some people. If you find yourself avoiding your regular dental visits due to stress or dental anxiety your teeth and gums will suffer as a result. Keep reading for seven tips that can help you soothe your anxiety and let go of your fears. Your teeth will thank you for it!

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  • Halloween candy can damage kids teeth Langley British Columbia
    21/10/2016 0 Comments
    Sugar and Teeth: A Frightening Problem during Halloween

    We all know that one of the best parts of Halloween from a child’s perspective is the candy. Whether you are a five-year old trick-or-treating on the streets in Surrey BC or an adult, most people look forward to the sugary treats. However, what you may not realize is that all of the sugar your child is consuming could do permanent damage to their teeth and gums, especially if you do not take steps to protect them. So, before your child heads out this Halloween, make the candy and fun less of a nightmare by protecting their smile too.

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    15/06/2016 0 Comments
    Mexico Dental Mission, June 6-12, 2016

    The Ivory Dental Centre staff (including 4 dentists, 1 hygienist and 8 dental students) spent a week in San Quintin, Mexico from June 6th to the 12th.

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    21/12/2015 0 Comments
    Signs You May Need Dentures
    Dentures can provide you with a strong, straight and confident smile for years to come. With so many options for replacing teeth, it can be hard to know if dentures are the right option for you. Read on to learn more about this popular treatment for missing or decaying teeth.
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    21/12/2015 0 Comments
    Choosing the Right Dentist for Your Child
    The dentist’s office can often be a frightening place for children; with all the unfamiliar tools, sounds and the somewhat frightening experience of having someone work in your mouth. It is very important to find a dentist that understands the unique challenges of treating young patients. A good dentist will be able to ease your child’s concerns while providing comprehensive care and treatment, making the experience more enjoyable and relaxing for the patient and their parents.
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    15/12/2015 0 Comments
    Denture Care 101: Getting the Most Out of Your Investment
    Dentures can last five to 10 years when they are well-cared for – but doing so may require more maintenance than you realize. It is important to realize that denture care is not just about ensuring your false teeth are in top form and looking their best; proper care will also protect your gums and any remaining teeth you may have.
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    05/10/2015 0 Comments
    What to Do If You Are Experiencing Tooth Pain
    Tooth pain is a tricky symptom to have, as it can result from many different underlying causes. There are, however, different types of tooth pain that may be caused by different problems.
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    22/09/2015 0 Comments
    How to Care for Your Child's Teeth
    Taking your child to a pediatric dentist in Surrey or Langley, and looking after their oral health should be just as important as keeping up with pediatric doctor visits. It is also important to note that good dental hygiene and teeth development starts well before your child's first trip to the dentist. Here are some tips on how to take care of your child's teeth before and after their first appointment.
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    18/08/2015 0 Comments
    Understanding Your Braces Options for Fixing Crooked Teeth
    Aside from presenting a cosmetic concern, crooked teeth can also result in mild to serious dental health issues. Thankfully, modern dental technology provides many fantastic options for fixing crooked and misaligned teeth. Children in the Langley, Cloverdale, and Clayton Heights areas are often referred to an orthodontist to ensure that their teeth are aligning as they should, and more adults than ever are seeking solutions to straighter teeth.
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    18/08/2015 0 Comments
    Your Guide for What to Do If You Lose or Break a Tooth
    Our teeth are among the toughest and most durable parts of our bodies, but they aren't, by any means, impervious to damage. In fact, chipping or breaking a tooth is quite a common occurrence and will happen to many people over the course of their lives. The loss of a permanent adult tooth is much less likely, but can happen at any time from unexpected trauma to the mouth.
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    02/07/2015 0 Comments
    Comparing At-Home and In-Office Teeth Whitening Treatments
    Many people struggle with teeth staining as a result of consuming certain foods and drinks, or from using tobacco products. If you're looking for solutions to whiter teeth in Langley or the wider Surrey area, then it is a good idea to become acquainted with the different teeth whitening options available to you.
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    26/05/2015 0 Comments
    How to Take Proper Care of Your Braces
    Braces are a great way get straight teeth and to prevent dental problems such as crowding as teeth grow and develop. Modern braces are more inconspicuous than ever, and even adults are getting them to help achieve the smile they have always wanted. Braces do, however, require some special care and maintenance. Here are some important tips on how to care for your braces:
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    26/05/2015 0 Comments
    Dental Implants or Bridges: Which is Right for You?
    Dental implants and bridges are two very different but effective solutions for missing teeth. Deciding which one is right for you, however, can be tricky. Whether you choose a dental implant or a dental bridge is going to depend on a variety of different factors, and will require some understanding of how both of these solutions work.
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    21/05/2015 0 Comments
    10 Common Questions about Dental Sealant
    Maintaining your child’s teeth as he or she grows is an important part of ensuring his or her overall health. When your child’s adult teeth come in, his or her pediatric dentist will likely recommend applying sealant to the teeth’s surfaces.
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    21/05/2015 0 Comments
    Is Thumb Sucking Bad for Your Child's Teeth?
    Few things are more adorable than your infant sleeping, eyes gently closed and tiny thumb resting in his or her mouth.
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    05/11/2014 0 Comments
    5 Tips to Get Your Kids Excited for the Dentist
    Going to the dentist for the first time can intimidate kids. The dentist has new objects, smells and people. It is understandable for kids to get nervous. However, going to the dentist can be something they look forward to. Let your kids know this is a good experience. You can help them enjoy the dentist by doing some extra things during their visit.
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