Category Archive: Preventive Dentistry

Oral hygiene tips from Coast Dental Centre in Maple Ridge

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We’re all after that white, beautiful smile. But if we’re honest, most of us don’t have a perfect oral hygiene routine. We may forget to brush here and there, forget to floss, drink sugary beverages in between meals, or neglect to come in for that bi-yearly dental check up. Nobody’s perfect and we all make […]

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Prenatal Dental Care | Coast Dental Centre, Maple Ridge

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If you are expecting a baby, you probably are experiencing a mix of emotions including joy, excitement, anticipation and even anxiety. This is a busy time in your life, filled with prenatal appointments, ultrasounds, and preparing the nursery. Of course, you want the very best for your baby, and are probably stocked up on prenatal […]

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Don’t be a stranger! The importance of regular dental check-ups

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Most people are aware that in order to maintain oral health, brushing and flossing at least twice a day is must. But often times another important variable, regular dental visits, gets put on the back burner. We encourage all of our patients to schedule a cleaning and exam at least twice a year. The general […]

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What to look for when shopping for toothpaste

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There are literally hundreds of different brands available. Some people have a favourite brand that they have been using for as long as they can remember, while others just pick up whatever’s on sale. Read on to learn about the difference between various kinds of toothpaste. Difference between regular vs children’s toothpaste Children’s toothpaste usually […]

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Preventative Dentistry in Maple Ridge | What you can do to ensure your smile lasts you a lifetime!

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At Coast Dental Centre, we believe in having an open dialogue between patient, dentist, and the dental team to prevent the development of gum disease and other dental ailments which can compromise a patient’s chances of preserving their natural teeth. While a big part of preventing dental disease includes a good oral hygiene routine and […]

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Oral Cancer Screening; could you be at risk?

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As part of a routine dental examination at Coast Dental Centre, your dentist will carefully examine your gums, tongue, lips and cheeks for any abnormal bumps and lesions. There a number of risk factors that may make a person more susceptible to developing oral cancer. These factors are mostly based on lifestyle, and are controllable. […]

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