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A History of Dentistry

We've all heard the stories about strange medical practices in the past - dentistry is no different. Here's a short history of dentistry shown in illustrations and...

3 Tips for Healthier Teeth

Often times, the bad habits that you have can be the deciding factor in whether you achieve that shiny smile you’ve been dreaming of. Though regularly going to the dentist is the best way to keep your teeth healthy, everyone needs to do their due diligence between...

Daily Dental Care

Keeping your teeth clean is an everyday task, even when you're not at the dentist. This article describes several tips you can use to keep your teeth squeaky clean.

Are You Experiencing Any Of These Common Dental Symptoms?

Visiting your dentist is the best way to keep your teeth healthy, but sometimes it can be difficult to get into the dentist to get your teeth properly checked out. Our habits, unfortunately, can sometimes get our mouths into trouble, such as avoiding the dentist or...

Dealing With Chipped Teeth

Though your tooth's enamel is the strongest material in your body, that doesn't mean it's invincible. Here are some tips for you to deal with tooth that's been chipped.

The Surface of Your Teeth

When you’re visiting your dentist, they often can tell you how to take care of your teeth, but it is also important to know about the structure of your teeth. One of the most important parts of your teeth is the enamel, which is the outer surface of the tooth. At...

Three Additional Foods Bad For Your Teeth

Though it is a typical dentist habit to mention foods that are bad for your teeth, nevertheless watching what you eat is helpful for keeping your teeth in perfect condition and looking great. Having a great smile is good for many benefits. If you feel good about your...

Three Foods That Hurt Your Teeth

When we think about foods that are damaging to our teeth, most people think of the usual suspects: candy, chocolate, and pop. However, many of the foods that we consume regularly can also be very harmful to our teeth. By moderating your consumption of these three...

Mouthwash and Dental Hygiene

At Cowichan Valley Dental Centre, we’re always stressing the importance of a diligent home cleaning routine and regular checkups with your trusted dentist to promote long-term oral hygiene. However lately some of our patients have been asking about mouthwash. How...

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