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Why is Oral Health Important? The majority of dentists in West Edmonton would agree that the most significant dental care outside of their office is performed during a patient’s oral hygiene routine. Although your dentist is extremely skilled when it comes to dental care, ultimately you have the most control over your oral health. If you are able to maintain a good oral hygiene routine every day, it is likely that your dental check-ups will be a lot smoother and problem-free....

Everyone notices a lovely smile when they see one. There are a lot of people who are blessed with beautiful, white teeth. However, there are those who have lost the shine in their smiles, which can result from several factors. Some of these factors include genetics, lifestyle, diet, and personal choices. As a responsible individual, you should know how to protect your teeth. The importance of taking care of your teeth goes beyond the aesthetic side of things. Taking care of...

It is important to understand how your teeth function and how your oral hygiene habits affect them. The good news is, taking care of your teeth is easier than ever before, as we now have an abundance of information about oral health and a variety of different oral care tools at our disposal. The following ten teeth related facts are essential to your oral health. Learning about them may even prevent you from having to seek emergency dental services in Edmonton...

Are you looking to improve the appearance of your smile with orthodontic treatment? While metal braces are still the most common type of orthodontic treatment, Invisalign has grown increasingly popular. This alternative treatment option straightens the teeth without the need for brackets and wires. What does this mean? Invisalign patients are able to achieve their smile goals without compromising their comfort. With Invisalign you can continue eating all your favourite foods, you can enjoy social events and you can participate in...

What Are The Pros and Cons of Dental Implants? Have you lost one or more teeth due to trauma, gum disease or decay? This is a common and inevitable issue patients encounter at one point or another. While dentures and fixed bridges are conventional treatment options, technological advances in the dental word have made dental implants increasingly popular. This treatment option replaces missing teeth and offers better aesthetics and improved chewing efficiency. Why Do I Need to Replace My Missing Teeth?...

Mouth guards are a useful device to protect your teeth and prevent injuries. Not all mouthguards are alike or are used for the same purpose. Types of Mouth GuardsStock mouth guards: This is an over-the-counter mouth guard and it is fairly inexpensive. They are used to cover your top teeth. These mouth guards come in different sizes but do not provide a very secure fit.Boil-and-bite mouth guards: This is also an over-the-counter mouth guard and is relatively inexpensive. They are made...

Wisdom teeth are also known as third molars. They are the last teeth to emerge from the gums and grow at the back of the mouth. Most people have four wisdom teeth; one that erupts in each corner of the mouth. Because there is less space at the back of the mouth, wisdom teeth can emerge from the gums odd angles or only partly emerge.These are referred to as impacted wisdom teeth. Impacted wisdom teeth can cause a variety of...

Gallery Dental will now open until 6pm in order to allow those with rigid work schedules to receive the dental care they need without having to book holiday time to cover their absence. Dentistry is an essential part of overall health and wellbeing, and can also help improve people’s self-esteem. As a combination of both art and science, it takes an immense amount of skill and training to provide excellent results with compassionate service. Gallery Dental (https://www.sekhondentistry.com/) specializes in mastering that...

Because mercury can be released during filling removal, Dr. Sekhon takes special steps to ensure isolation of mercury particles and vapors during the procedure. When we remove your metal filling, we place a white filling or crown in its place, giving you a restoration that is the same color as the rest of your smile. Many of our patients come to us with questions about mercury fillings. While you are here for your exam and treatment consultation, Dr. Sekhon will be...

Gallery Dental offers an alternative to silver fillings: white composite fillings. Composite fillings have many benefits that make them an excellent choice for our patients, like: Resembling the Natural Color of Your Tooth Requiring Less Tooth Preparation Providing Smaller Restorations Bonding Directly to the Tooth Enamel Being Completely Free of Mercury If you’re concerned about having silver fillings, then composite...