April 2019 Newsletter
Oral cancer screening
Oral cancer screening is quick and easy, with no pain or discomfort involved. It’s critical for early diagnosis and prevention. It takes less than five minutes, and can be done by your dental hygienist or dentist at your regular check-up appointment. Read More
Approximately 3,200 new cases of oral cancer will be diagnosed in Canada this year, according to the British Columbia Cancer Research Centre. Read More
March 2019 Newsletter - Gum Disease Month. Read More
“SAY AAH” FILM ABOUT ORAL HEATH AND SYSTEMIC DISEASES
For those who are interested to find out about your oral health and its relationship with the rest of your body please watch this video. It is very informative! Most people do not realize the relationship between the mouth and the body. Oral disease is a systemic disease, it… Read More
NON SURGICAL MEDICATED TREATMENTS NOW AVAILABLE
Now new in our office! We invested in this technology of medicated non surgical gum therapy that we can use not only for our patients that suffer from periodontal (gum disease) but as well for all our maintenance patients. We are so excited to be able to offer this as… Read More
May 2018 Newsletter
Happy Sunny May Folks! Dr. Jonas here and finally the weather is getting better! Have you ever thought about having straight teeth? Now you can! Many of you have heard of Invisalign – clear braces. And I am happy to inform you that we are an Invisalign provider. That’s… Read More
April 2018 Newsletter
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February 2018 Newsletter
GENERAL SEDATION NOW AVAILABLE IN OUR OFFICE!
Our Office is now Equipped and Certified for General Sedation Procedures! Most patients suffer from “Dental Anxiety”. This is something we see and hear everyday. We listened to all of your concerns and fears and equipped and certified our office to offer Dentistry Asleep through General Sedation. We are so excited… Read More
April is National Oral Health Month
We all know that the mouth is part of the body, but we often think of it as something separate. We often ignore bleeding or tender gums, while an irritation or pain elsewhere in the body would mean a trip to the doctor. Poor dental health can affect a… Read More
Implant Retained Dentures. Dentures that stay in your mouth!
Technology has come a long way for all our denture wearing patients. If you are tired of using messy pastes and glues to keep your dentures in place or if you know of a loved one that is struggling with ill fitting dentures, digestion issues due to their… Read More
Dental Infections are Very Dangerous if left Untreated!
Please read this article. 26 year old man dies when tooth infection spreads to his lungs. Tooth Infections if left untreated can be very dangerous. Please visit the dentist regularly and have then check the health of your teeth and underlying structures. Please read this article!… Read More
Pulpotomy on baby tooth
The dentist said your child needs a pulpotomy! Many parents believe that baby teeth are not worth saving because the adult teeth will soon come in place. In my practice I try to explain to those parents that the role of the baby teeth is vital to the development of… Read More
Root Canal Treatment
Root canal therapy is a treatment used to repair and save a tooth which is decayed or infected. During the root canal treatment, the pulp and nerve are removed and the mouth is cleaned and sealed. The tissue which is surrounding the tooth will become infected if treatment is not… Read More
Best Oral Hygiene Practices for Children
Best Oral Hygiene Practices for Children Learning positive oral hygiene habits form the start is an important way to stay on track with healthy teeth all through life. The earlier on that children are able to become accustomed to good oral hygiene behaviors, the more likely they are to keep… Read More
INVISALIGN IS HERE!
WE ARE HAPPY TO ANNOUNCE THAT INVISALIGN IS AVAILABLE @ ALDERWOOD FAMILY DENTISTRY! THERE IS NO WIRES, NO UGLY METAL, NO ELASTICS INVISALIGN IS A SET OF ALIGNERS THAT YOU WEAR FOR 2 WEEKS (FOR EACH ALIGNER) AFTER THE 2 WEEKS YOU SIMPLY CHANGE ALIGNERS TREATMENT LENGTH IS FOR ONE… Read More