Receding Gums 101: What Are Receding Gums?

Receding Gums 101: What Are Receding Gums?

One of the most common questions asked to dental professionals is: “what are receding gums?”. In simple terms, receding gums are a result of gum disease — causing your gums to have a “receding” appearance. What causes receding gums?...
Prevent Cavities by Using Dental Sealants

Prevent Cavities by Using Dental Sealants

Simply brushing your teeth is not an effective solution for preventing tooth decay and erosion. The general dentistry team at Coquitlam General and Sedation Dentistry recommends dental sealants, which give teeth solid protection against the bacteria that infiltrates...
Tooth Decay: Living in a Sugar Culture

Tooth Decay: Living in a Sugar Culture

We all know that sugary junk food isn’t going to do us any favors for our waistlines, but eating lots of sugar will also rot your teeth and lead to tooth decay. At Coquitlam General and Sedation Dentistry, we will ensure your teeth feel healthy and can give you...
X-rays: A Necessity For Your Oral Health [VIDEO]

X-rays: A Necessity For Your Oral Health [VIDEO]

X-rays are essential to a person’s oral health, and at Coquitlam General and Sedation Dentistry in Coquitlam, we want to ensure that people are getting regular X-rays for their teeth. So what is the big deal about getting X-rays? X-ray exams reveal the state of...
Oral Health Care: Is Nail Biting Really Bad for Your Teeth?

Oral Health Care: Is Nail Biting Really Bad for Your Teeth?

We all know that nail biting is a bad habit, but do you know why? The dental team at Coquitlam General and Sedation Dentistry in Coquitlam want to clarify why this habit is so detrimental to your overall oral health. Nail biting is a common habit within certain age...