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Banishing Bad Breath

No one wants to be the friend or coworker with the bad breath. There are a range of reasons someone may struggle with bad breath, also known as halitosis. Consuming certain foods, taking some medications and smoking can all cause halitosis. What many people don’t...

What are Dental Sealants?

Dental sealants are one of the most common and effective techniques used by dentists to prevent decay, including our dentists at Cowichan Valley Dental Centre. But what are dental sealants, and how can they help you? Luckily, our team has put together this list to...

Root Canals Can Save Your Teeth

Have you ever had a root canal done? If you have, then it  must be one of the dental procedures that you won’t like to have ever again. Root canals are dreaded by a lot of dental patients because it is the tedious process of saving an infected tooth. Despite the...

5 Benefits of Dental Implants

Tooth loss can impact your ability to speak properly, chew your food, and hamper your self-confidence. It can also cause bone loss because the tooth is no longer stimulating the jaw. It is important to fill the gap immediately and not let your bones react to the loss...

Awesome Benefits of Invisalign!

If you have an underbite, overbite, or crooked teeth, Cowichan Valley Dental Health & Implant Centre can provide you with clear Invisalign braces to straighten out your smile! You might have noticed that Invisalign offers a discreet alternative to traditional...

I don’t like the look of my teeth. Can you fix this?

Yes we can. There are several options available to change the shape, size and color of your teeth. In addition we can close gaps between the teeth well as repair chipped teeth. The direct techniques we may utilize include Recontouring (odontoplasty) and composite...

Why Should I have Dental X-Rays?

Dental X-rays are a useful diagnostic tool to help your dentist identify hidden decay between your teeth or beneath old fillings.It is simply another diagnostic test to tell you “if you do or do not have a cavity” The necessity of having dental X-rays depend on many...

Why Should I go to the Dentist if I’m not in pain? Pt 2

To remove the pain two standard options exist, root canal therapy or extraction. A root canal is a procedure that “devitalizes” the tooth. Devitalizing a tooth removes the life from the tooth. This procedure replaces the pulp chamber and root canal with a filling...

Why Should I go to the Dentist if I’m not in pain? Pt 1

Many people have this misconception that they should only visit the dentist when they experience pain. However, waiting until one experiences pain is too late for a tooth to be easily corrected. In fact, prolong dental pain is realistically a death sentence for the...

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