Is Sun Exposure Good for Your Teeth?

Saturday, July 7th, 2018

Most of us know that we need to protect our skin from excessive sun exposure. But what about our teeth? Most of us have probably...

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Are Children Eligible for Dental Coverage in Nova Scotia?

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

We all know that dental and medical expenses are handled very different in Canada, but did you know that your children might be eligible to...

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Alliance Dental In Wolfville

Friday, April 20th, 2018

BIG NEWS.We’re really excited to announce that Friars Family Dentistry and Main Street Dental Centre in Wolfville have merged and partnered with Alliance Dental Inc. to become Alliance Dental Wolfville....

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Sweets and sugary foods

Have A Sweet-tooth? This Is the Most You Should Be Eating Every Day

Thursday, April 5th, 2018

We all know how delicious sugar can be. It's hard to say no to the sweetness when you're having a rough day or you're celebrating...

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electronic cigarette

So Does Vaping Cause Stained Teeth?

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

A study undertaken by British American Tobacco has shown that teeth exposed to cigarette smoke over a period of 2 weeks became very discoloured very...

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A New Tooth Sensor Can Track Your Diet and Chemical Intake

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

A new sensor has been developed that can track what you are eating — and no, it doesn’t involve surveillance, intelligence operatives or robots. The...

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Happy 12th Birthday To Us!

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Happy birthday to us! Today - March 20, 2018 - is our 12th birthday as a group of dental offices throughout Nova Scotia, including our...

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What Is Digital Dentistry?

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

Like many other global industries, dentistry has benefited from the computerization of many processes, and opened new doors to improved patient care. It is a...

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Alliance Dental Celebrates Dental Assistants Recognition Week 2018

Sunday, March 4th, 2018

Dental Assistants Recognition Week is scheduled for March 4-10, 2018. Dentists in the United States and Canada will celebrate by honouring their dental assistants for...

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What You Need To Know About Dental Tourism

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Every year, hundreds of thousands of people shun Canada’s icy winters for the sunny beaches of Mexico – and some of them put their vacation...

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5 Foods That Will Stain Your Teeth

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

You've heard the phrase "you are what you eat," but who would've though that means the colour of your food would rub off on you...

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February Is Children’s Dental Health Month

Thursday, February 1st, 2018

February is Children's Dental Health Month! This is the perfect opportunity to fine tune your efforts to ensure your child maintains proper oral hygiene. Brush...

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When Do I Need A Root Canal?

Monday, January 29th, 2018

A root canal is a treatment to repair and save a badly damaged or infected tooth. The procedure involves removing the damaged area of the...

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If You Have One New Year’s Resolution for 2018: Double Down On Preventative Oral Health Care

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

New Year's resolutions are tough to decide on, and even tougher to follow through on. If you have one New Year's resolution for 2018, it...

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Just Got An Electric Toothbrush? Here’s What You Need To Know

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

Did you just get an electric toothbrush for the first time? Going electric can do wonders for your oral health, and here are our top...

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Santa Can Have His Cookies AND Eat Them Too

Sunday, December 24th, 2017

We all know sugary treats are bad for our teeth, but drinking a glass of milk with sugary cereals or snacks can actually neutralize some...

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Keto & Low-Carb: Good For Your Teeth?

Friday, November 10th, 2017

Low carb diets have gained a lot of traction over the years - and for a good reason. They often work and some diets allow...

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What’s the difference between the bleaching I can do at home with a kit from the store and the bleaching that my dentist does?

Monday, October 30th, 2017

Dentists have been doing what's called "non-vital" bleaching for many years. Non-vital bleaching is done on a damaged, darkened tooth that has had root canal...

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4 Oral Health Myths Debunked

Monday, October 30th, 2017

Dental hygienists are primary healthcare providers who teach people how to maintain healthy teeth and gums on a daily basis. Here are some frequently discussed...

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Mouth-breathing vs Nasal-breathing

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

We've all heard the insult "mouth breather" (especially from Stranger Things), but is breathing through your nose instead of your mouth actually beneficial to your...

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Happy International Day of The Girl!

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Happy International Day of the Girl! Today we celebrate the potential of every young woman, and for us, the potential of young women who are...

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The Problem With The “Tissue Test”

Monday, September 18th, 2017

By now a lot of people have seen Crest's ad for Crest 3D White Whitestrips featuring women talking about passing the "tissue test." While thinking about...

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What Are Silver Fillings/Dental Amalgam Made Of?

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Dental amalgam is a common material used to fill cavities. Fillings made with amalgam also are known as 'silver fillings.' Over the years, concerns have...

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LOVE This Dentist’s Parody of Ed Sheeran’s ‘Shape Of You’

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

The real dentist Dr. Milad Shadrooh, or the ‘Singing Dentist’ as he's known as, sang another of his songs about dental care called ‘Save Your...

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Alcohol vs. Alcohol Free Mouthwash: What’s the Difference?

Friday, September 1st, 2017

Most mouthwashes you see in drug stores contain an alcohol (specifically ethanol) which cause that initial burning sensation, and also bring an unpleasant taste and dryness...

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Brushing Up On Your Child’s Back-to-school Dental Checklist

Sunday, August 20th, 2017

Diet The foods we consume directly affect our body, including our teeth. As parents, we should minimize the amount of added sugar in our kid’s...

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Refugees In Canada Need Medical & Dental Care

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Refugees are current crossing into Canada, some seeking asylum from Haiti and some are fleeing places like Syria. Many were actually established in American cities, but had...

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Toothbrushes: Good or Gimmick?

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Ever notice how the aisle of the drug store is lined with toothbrushes of all shapes, sizes, colours, and claims? How are we supposed to...

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How Safe is Whitening Your Teeth? 😁

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Over a decade of research has proven bleaching and other whitening methods to be both safe and effective. Several products on the market today have...

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Do Redheads Need More Local Anesthesia?

Monday, July 31st, 2017

It's one of the most easiest procedures for dental students to master, yet somehow anesthesia works different on most people. Why? Does the difference come from height?...

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