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Overcoming your Dental Anxiety

April 10th, 2017
Overcoming your Dental Anxiety - Bow Trail Dental - Dentists in Calgary

The dentist can be a scary place for newcomers and children. Most of the fear is due to pre-existing expectations instilled in us by some societal norms. Bow Trail Dental is here today to help break up those worries and show you why a visit to the dentist is quite the opposite of something to
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What Should the Easter Bunny be Bringing your Child this Year?

April 1st, 2017
What Should the Easter Bunny be Bringing your Child this Year? - Bow Trail Dental - Children Dentistry Calgary

It’s that time of year when kids everywhere will be looking forward to a visit from their favourite furry friend and his delivery of chocolatey goodness. It’s also the time of year when parents and dentists everywhere begin to worry about the effect all that “goodness” is having on those poor pearly whites. Here’s how
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Gum Recession, Cause, Cures, and Prevention

March 8th, 2017
Gum Recession, Cause, Cures, and Prevention - Bow Trail Dental - Dentists in Calgary

Teeth usually get all the glory when it comes to talking about oral hygiene. However, your gum line should never be neglected! Taking care of your gums is an essential part of keeping your teeth happy and clean. Gum Recession and Disease Gum disease, or periodontal disease, is any disease that caused by an infection
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Your Child’s First Dental Appointment

March 1st, 2017
Your Child’s First Dental Appointment - Bow Trail Dental - Children Dentistry Calgary

Oral hygiene starts early! Being proactive and taking your child in for a dental checkup early in life will go a long way to ensure their oral health. How Soon? Early dental checkups will help catch any problems with your child’s teeth right away and can help avoid long or expensive treatment later on. Furthermore,
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Helping Your Child Prevent Cavities

February 14th, 2017
Helping Your Child Prevent Cavities - Bow Trail Dental - Dentists in Calgary

Valentine’s Day is known for more than just dates and roses. Chocolate plays a large role in the annual tradition, and stores and shops take full advantage of this. However, not all chocolate goes into the hands of a date; children are the less commonly realized benefactors of Valentine’s Day. All that discounted chocolate can
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Date Ready Smile 101

February 1st, 2017
Date Ready Smile 101 - Bow Trail Dental - Dentists in Calgary

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, you might be turning your thoughts to that special someone in your life, or perhaps someone that you hope to one day have in your life. Valentine’s Day can be a mixed bag of beans, and not everyone is a fan. For those looking to woo a date,
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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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Hygiene Habits that Help Prevent Cavities

December 12th, 2016
Hygiene Habits that Help Prevent Cavities - Bow Trail Dental - Calgary Dentists

Cavity prevention is at the forefront of oral health. This is because cavities are among the most common ailments that befall children, especially in this day and age, when processed sweets are available around every corner. However, there’s a lot more that can go into preventing cavities. What is a Cavity? In dentistry and oral
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Hygiene Tips for Healthier Gums

December 5th, 2016
Hygiene Tips for Healthier Gums - Bow Trail Dental - Dentists in Calgary

Healthy gums are a major contributor to overall oral hygiene. Despite this, many Canadians underestimate the importance of taking proper care of their gums. Oral health is more than just having sparkly white teeth! Here’s what you can do to keep your gum line healthy and your smile steady! Proper Brushing Brushing your gum line
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