Posts by Silverwood Dental
Why Should I Consider Getting Porcelain Veneers?
Despite having healthy teeth and gums, some patients may wish to enhance the appearance of their smile through cosmetic dentistry. At Silverwood Dental, we offer a range of procedures to beautify your smile, including porcelain veneers. These restorations are bonded to the front surfaces of the teeth to improve the symmetry, balance, and overall appearance…+ Read More
Why is My Breath Bad?
Everyone wants fresh breath. After all, why else would the oral healthcare aisle be stocked with an overabundance of mouthwashes, mints, breath strips, and gum? These products may do the trick if you’re trying to mask the scent of garlic or onions. Unfortunately, they do little to address chronic bad breath – or halitosis –…+ Read More
The Versatility of Dental Implants
In the past, there were only a handful of options for replacing missing teeth. Since the advent of dental implants, a whole new world of possibilities has opened up. In fact, dental implants are so versatile, they can support crowns, bridges, and dentures. Today, our team at Silverwood Dental will explore the many uses of…+ Read More
What to Expect at Your Teeth Cleaning
You’ve had professional teeth cleanings twice a year for as long as you can remember – but you still may not know everything that your hygienist does during these visits. Today, our team at Silverwood Dental will explain some of the most common treatments performed during a routine visit as well as what to expect…+ Read More
5 Symptoms of Gum Disease
When it comes to oral health, most patients focus on their teeth. However, gum health plays a significant role, as well. Periodontal disease is a serious condition that can compromise not only your oral health, but your overall health too. Fortunately, our doctors at Silverwood Dental offer gum disease treatments to combat the condition and…+ Read More
Benefits of Treating TMJ with a Custom Oral Appliance
Do you experience jaw pain, chronic headaches, or facial pain? You could be suffering from temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJD). This condition affects the jaw joints on either side of the face, causing inflammation and discomfort. When working properly, the TMJs facilitate smooth movements for chewing and speaking. However, if the jaw joints are mispositioned, it…+ Read More
How to Care for Your Dental Bridge
Do you currently have a dental bridge? Perhaps you’re thinking about replacing your missing tooth with one. These custom restorations are resilient, but they are not impervious to decay and gum disease. Therefore, properly caring for and maintaining your bridge is important for long-term oral health. Our team at Silverwood Dental located on Lenore Dr.…+ Read More
7 Tips for a Successful Wisdom Tooth Extraction
Has your dentist recommended wisdom tooth extraction? Most patients aren’t exactly thrilled to hear they must undergo this oral surgery. However, knowing what to expect and properly preparing for your treatment can help you have an enjoyable experience. Did you know wisdom teeth extraction is one of the most common procedures in dentistry? By following…+ Read More
When is Root Canal Treatment Preferable over a Dental Extraction?
Do you have a badly damaged or decayed tooth? When bacteria and infection reach the pulp chamber of a tooth, patients generally have only two choices: root canal treatment or an extraction. But how do you know which option is right for you? At Silverwood Dental Clinic in Saskatoon, SK, we prefer to save natural…+ Read More
Metal vs Cosmetic Dental Fillings
If you have a small cavity or mild tooth damage, a dental filling can reinforce the tooth structure and help protect your teeth from further decay. In years past, dentists used metal amalgam fillings for this purpose. However, in recent years, many dental professionals have switched to tooth-coloured composite dental fillings. Today, our team at…+ Read More