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Afraid of Going to the Dentist? Discover The Cure for Dental Fears

Dentists generally have a bad reputation. Expressions such as “It’s like pulling teeth” and “I’d rather get a root canal” are proof that doing something painful and hard is often compared to going to the dentist. In fact, going to the dentist is shown as something to be endured, not enjoyed. However, it doesn’t have to be that way at all – and we at The Rise Dental Group, your downtown SkyTrain station dentist, [&hellip

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Dry Mouth? Here’s What You Can Do!

If you suffer from dry mouth – especially in the summer – your downtown Vancouver SkyTrain dentist at The Rise Dental Clinic has some valuable tips on what you can do to relieve your dry mouth symptoms and enjoy yourself, whatever the season! Offer Yourself a Mint or Two If you suffer from dry mouth, try a sugar-free mint, preferably one that has a strong and natural flavour such as [&hellip

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Why Should I Floss? Dental Floss FAQ & How To [VIDEO]

“Why should I floss?” is a frequent question asked by many patients at The Rise Dental Group in Vancouver. In fact, flossing is one of the most important habits in any good oral health routine. Dental floss helps remove any food particles trapped between the teeth and lowers your chances of plaque build-up. Despite the fact that most patients understand the answer to “Why Should I Floss”, there is still a [&hellip

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Want to Live a Longer, Happier Life? Smile more! [TEDx]

If you’re looking for a way to improve your health, your social relationships and your overall well-being, smiling is your best bet! The simple act of smiling comes with a lot of benefits. According to a recent TED Talk (below) given by Health Tap founder and CEO Ron Gutman, several studies support the theory that smiling improves your health and longevity. One study found that the width of a smile can be [&hellip

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Get Rid of Your Toothache, Fast!

If you’re suffering from a toothache, contact the Rise Dental Group in Vancouver as soon as possible – your tooth may be abscessed and require emergency dental care. Come in to The Rise Dental Group to avoid complications such as surgery or a tooth extraction if you experience any type of toothache. The good news is, there are some tried and true toothache pain relief methods and here they are, brought to you [&hellip

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Preventing Cavities: Super Snacks for Super Teeth

Preventing cavities is sometimes not an easy task. Do you find yourself prone to getting a lot of dental cavities even though you brush your teeth twice a day, floss daily and visit The Rise Dental Group in Vancouver every six months for a regular checkup? The problem may actually be linked to your diet. Here are a few super snacks that can help keep your teeth and gums at [&hellip

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Gum Disease: You Can Prevent It! [VIDEO]

Many dental patients in Vancouver believe they have perfect oral health. However, at The Rise Dental Group, we see many patients who are suffering from gingivitis and gum disease without even realizing it. Puffy, red gums that bleed could mean you have gingivitis. If you ignore these symptoms — and many patients do as the swelling, redness and bleeding aren’t typically painful — you may be on your way to [&hellip

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10 Great Things You Can Do With Toothpaste

At The Rise Dental Group in Vancouver, we recommend brushing your teeth with fluoride toothpaste for at least three minutes and at least twice a day as part of a healthy oral health care routine, but did you know you can also use toothpaste around the house? Read on for the 10 things you can do with toothpaste – aside from achieving excellent oral health care: Fix Insect Bites Standard non-gel [&hellip

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Oral
 Cancer : 
Get 
the 
Facts
 and
 a
 Free 
Screening
 on 
April 
26, 2012

April 
is 
Oral 
Health
 Month 
and
 to celebrate 
we
 are 
hosting 
a 
Free VELscope
 Oral 
Cancer 
Screening day
 on 
April 
26, 
2012. Did 
you 
know? Oral
 Cancer
 is 
the
 13th most common
 cancer
 reported in Canada? Men
 are 
more
 susceptible to 
Oral 
Cancer
 than women? A 
screening
 for 
Oral Cancer 
only 
takes
 2
– 3
 minutes? Are
 you
 at 
risk? Male 
smokers
 over
 the
 age 
of 
40
 are 
the
 most 
susceptible 
to 
Oral 
Cancer
 but everyone’s 
at 
risk
 – [&hellip

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Celebrate Oral Health Month with a FREE Oral Cancer Screening

April
 is 
Oral 
Health
 Month
 and
 to 
celebrate
 – and
 encourage
– great
 oral 
health 
care,
 members 
of 
the
 123Dentist.com Community 
Dentist
 Network across 
the 
Lower
 Mainland
 are 
offering
 a 
FREE
 VELscope
 Oral 
Cancer 
Screening 
on 
April 
26, 
2012. The
 VELscope
 system
 is 
a 
laser
 device
 that 
was
 invented
 by
 the 
BC 
Cancer
 Agency
 as 
a 
tool 
to 
fight
 Oral 
Cancer
 through
 early
 detection.
 Oral
 Cancer
 is
 a
 potentially
 deadly
 disease
 and
 early 
detection
 and
 early 
treatment are
 key [&hellip

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