Re-thinking Fluoride

January 12th, 2017
Re-thinking Fluoride - Bow Trail Dental - Dental Experts in Calgary

Once upon a time, there was a city named Calgary where fluoride was free to roam the water supply. However, 5 years ago, fluoride disappeared from the system. What happened? The Story so Far Fluoride’s inclusion in the city’s water supply was to help strengthen tooth enamel and prevent cavities. However, more recent research prompted
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Are Gum Bacteria Eating Your Brain?

January 2nd, 2017
Are Gum Bacteria Eating Your Brain? - Bow Trail Dental - Dentists in Calgary

There is much more than meets the eye when it comes to gum disease. Recent studies have shown a possible correlation between the bacteria that commonly cause gum disease with an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s or dementia. Risk Factors Let’s not get carried away. An illness like Alzheimer’s or dementia is highly complex, and
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