ASK A DENTIST
I have a pretty significant overbite but it doesn’t hurt my teeth or jaw. Do I still need to worry about it?
My teeth start to hurt when the weather gets a little cooler – is there something I can do to prevent that from happening?
Sometimes when I’m working out (specifically sit-ups) my jaw gets tight and ‘clicks.’ Is there something you can do to help me? (TMD pain management)
Does adding honey to my morning tea affect my teeth or gums at all? Visit us in St. Vital and Garden City.
I saw a Facebook post that says too many summer patio drinks can lead to tooth decay, how does that work?
The gums on my upper mouth have been so painful to floss, but no bleeding. My mom says I could just be sick, is that true?
What’s the best way to brush my teeth? When I grew up we said “Up like the flowers, down like the rain, sideways like a choo-choo train!” when we were learning to brush our teeth. Is that still the right way to do it?
I was thinking of getting my tongue pierced but heard it can have a bad affect on my oral health, is this true?
Q: I wake up with bad breath every morning, even though I brushed the night before. Is there a way for me to fix this? I usually cover up the stench with my morning coffee.
Q: I heard that whitening toothpastes don’t do as good a job cleaning your teeth as regular toothpastes – is that true? (Ask a Dentist)
I seem to always have bad breath – is it something I’m eating or is there a problem with the way I brush and floss my teeth? Ask a Dentist.
Is there a way to whiten your teeth without a professional system? Are there natural ways to do it? Ask a dentist
Q: When I was camping this summer I didn’t always have a chance to brush and floss my teeth twice a day – is it ok to miss a day of brushing or flossing? Ask a dentist
Q: I’ve heard foods like apples and celery are good for your teeth, is that true? What makes them good for your teeth? Ask a dentist
Q: If someone has been a smoker for decades and has badly stained teeth, is there a way to whiten their smile?
Q: Three or four days before every cleaning appointment I start brushing and flossing more regularly to hide my bad habits. Does this little bit of extra effort help, or should I leave it so my dentist and hygienist can see what’s really going on?
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We want your experience at Dental Image Therapy Centres to be as comfortable as possible. With that, we’ve set up this section of the site to provide answers to your questions about oral health. This page will be updated regularly with useful information about dental procedures, cosmetic dentistry and keeping your mouth healthy.