Invisalign vs. Braces: Which is Better For You?

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In the quest for a perfect smile, many people find themselves facing the decision between Invisalign and traditional braces. Both options have their merits and drawbacks, and the choice can greatly impact your orthodontic journey. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the key differences and considerations to help you decide which treatment is better […]

Change the Game with Mouth Guards

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Introduction When it comes to sports, safety should always be a top priority. One essential piece of protective equipment that often goes overlooked is the mouth guard. Whether you’re engaged in high-impact contact sports or even non-contact sports, wearing a mouth guard can change the game for you in terms of safety and performance. In […]

Emergency Dentist: Providing Timely Dental Care When You Need It

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Have you ever experienced a dental emergency that left you in excruciating pain or discomfort? Dental emergencies can occur unexpectedly and can be quite distressing. When faced with such situations, it is crucial to seek immediate dental care from a professional who specializes in handling emergencies. That’s where an emergency dentist comes to the rescue. […]

What should I expect during an emergency dental appointment?

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Emergencies can happen at any time, and when it comes to dental problems, they can be particularly distressing. If you find yourself in need of urgent dental care, it’s important to understand what to expect during an emergency dental appointment. In this article, we will walk you through the process step by step, ensuring you’re […]

How Often Should You Visit an Orthodontist While Wearing Braces?

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If you have braces, it’s important to understand that orthodontic treatment is a process that requires consistent care and attention. While your orthodontist will provide you with a personalized treatment plan, it’s essential to know how often you need to visit the orthodontist while wearing braces. This article will discuss the recommended frequency of orthodontic […]

Can an Emergency Dentist Extract My Tooth?

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When faced with a dental emergency, one of the most common questions people ask is whether an emergency dentist can extract their tooth. The thought of having a tooth extracted can be daunting, especially if you’ve never had it done before. However, in certain cases, extraction may be the best course of action to alleviate […]

Looking for an Expert Emergency Dentist in Edmonton?  

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If you think you need an emergency dentist in Edmonton, it’s likely that you’ve suffered from an injury to the mouth or that an infection is making itself known. But is every infection and every injury cause for an emergency appointment with your family dentist in Edmonton? Bonnie Doon Dental Associates offers its thoughts on […]

How Much Does Invisalign Treatment Cost in Edmonton?

How Much Does Invisalign Treatment Cost in Edmonton?

Do you know that you can straighten your teeth without needing to see an orthodontist? Do you know that you can improve the appearance of your smile without needing to see a cosmetic dentist? Although cosmetic dentistry could play a role in the finalization of your smile’s look, all it takes to get started with […]

What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

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Cosmetic dentistry is the branch of dentistry concerned with the appearance of the teeth. While traditional dentistry has focused primarily on treating dental disease and improving the function of the teeth and jaw, cosmetic dentistry aims to prioritize appearance over function. Some cosmetic services are strictly cosmetic in nature, while some services offered by your […]

What You Need to Know About Cosmetic Dentistry

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Ever heard of a smile makeover? This is the most important job that falls under the broad umbrella of cosmetic dentistry. From stained, discolored, chipped, misshapen, misaligned, broken, to everything in between, cosmetic dentistry is the one-size-fits solution to every dental problem. If you live in Edmonton and are looking for a flawless smile, you […]

Dentists and Orthodontists – Know the Difference

Dentists and Orthodontists

While everyone sees a dentist for their routine dental care, some also retain a relationship with an orthodontist if they are in the process of correcting an orthodontic-related concern. So, who needs and orthodontist and why? Here’s what you need to know about the difference between these two dental practices. All Orthodontists are Dentists, but […]

Wires or Aligners – Pros & Cons

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If anyone has ever disclosed to you that they’re wearing clear aligners to correct the alignment of their teeth, it might be hard to understand why anyone would choose any other method of straightening their teeth! The reality is, however, that there are many differences in the required lifestyle, maintenance and the capacity of each […]

Understanding Teeth Whitening

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Human beings are as diverse as fish in the sea, and so it goes that our self image and the degree to which we prioritize appearance varies widely across communities and cultures. While some may consider great skin to be of utmost concern, others may prioritize body shape, clothing or fashion style, or hairstyle. While […]

What to do for an Orthodontic Emergency?

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Orthodontic Emergencies – What to Do If you have committed to a course of orthodontic therapy to resolve problems with teeth and jaw alignment, your dental practitioner has walked you through the process, what to expect and how to care for your new braces. Since not every mouth is the same, you may have attachments […]

What is a Dental Emergency?

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Emergency Dentistry Every good hockey-loving Canadian knows that knocked-out teeth often come with the territory of the sport. Despite the use of sports guards and face cages, dental emergencies can sneak up on us in ways that we hadn’t imagined. But what is a dental emergency, really? And when do we need to see a […]

Oral Health & Hygiene Tips

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Dentist Approved Oral Health and Hygiene Tips A walk through the supermarket toothbrush aisle indicates how much Edmontonians care about their teeth! The variety of toothpaste alone can be a dizzying sight! Toothpaste for whitening, toothpaste for extra tartar protection, and toothpaste with and without fluoride – with so many companies vying for your consumer […]

All About Cosmetic Dentistry

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Cosmetic Procedures We often think of our mouths as being fairly similar from person to person with the prime differentiator being how well we care for the teeth we have. This oversimplification is justified since most of us don’t spend our day staring into the mouths of dental patients and tending to their concerns. To […]

Braces – Not Just For Kids!

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Dental Braces – Not Just for Children! The use of metal braces as orthodontic interventions has become common in modern times, with new technologies and evolving practices assisting us in achieving a straighter and more functional bite. Metal braces have become commonplace, but did you know that humans have been attempting to align teeth since […]

Preventative Oral Maintenance Tips

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Solutions to Your Common Dental Problems When you’ve got a tooth infection, a cavity or a dental emergency, it shouldn’t be difficult to decide whether your symptoms warrant an immediate trip to the dentist. Your body will tell you with a toothache that you can’t dismiss or show you evidence that it needs care by […]

Looking For a Family Focused Dentist?

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Why Your Family Needs a Family Dentist If you have a family of your own, there is a good chance that you have sought out a family practitioner for your family’s medical needs. Of course, there are other options to address these needs such as seeing a general practitioner or opting to see a doctor […]

A Guide for Finding & Choosing a New Dentist in Edmonton

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When you’re looking for a new dentist in Edmonton, you’re searching for more than someone to just clean your teeth. Having a go-to dentist gives you peace of mind knowing you’re going to a safe, trusted place for all dental procedures. Here is the best way to find a new dentist in Edmonton. The Basics […]

How to Prevent Cavities When Wearing Invisalign

How to Prevent Cavities with Invisalign

Invisalign is a great alternative to traditional braces, the best part about it? You get to clean your teeth without any metal wires getting in the way. While traditional braces cannot be removed, Invisalign can be taken off while the patient eats or drinks, which allows for easy cleaning. This, along with being virtually invisible, […]

Tips for Maintaining Cosmetic Dentistry Enhancements

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So you just had a cosmetic dental enhancement and you want the results to last, what can you do? There are loads of ways you can maintain your cosmetic enhancements, we’re going to talk about a few of them right now. Although not every person is blessed with naturally perfect teeth, there are cosmetic alternatives. […]

Tips For Choosing The Right Cosmetic Dentist in Edmonton

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Your oral health is important, not just mentally but physically as well. A nice, white smile will build up confidence while creating stronger first impressions. That’s why finding a cosmetic dentist you can count on is so important. How do you go about finding the right cosmetic dentist? Regardless of your specific needs, whether its […]

Considering a Career in Dentistry?


Career in Dentistry For as long as people have had teeth, they have also experienced tooth-related problems. While early methods to manage dental problems were limited and often quite painful, the evolution of dentistry has been exponential. Advances made in the understanding of teeth and medicine, combined with the discovery of anesthetics and sedatives, have […]

Oral Care Tips For Senior Family Members

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Oral Care Tips For Senior Family Members If you are responsible for caring for an aging family member, it’s important to help them maintain a regular oral healthcare routine.  For many seniors, declining oral health can not only lead to lower self-esteem, poor diet, and mouth pain, but also serious health issues, such as heart […]

5 Simple Steps To Combat Chronic Bad Breath

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How To Combat Chronic Bad Breath Who would you rather be: The friend telling a friend they have bad breath? OR The friend being told they have bad breath? NEITHER!!!  Not only is chronic bad breath embarrassing, it can be indicative of a health issue. Nobody needs to suffer with bad breath, not you or […]

Learn All About Dental Hygienists

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Your Friendly Dental Hygienist in Edmonton When you come to our Edmonton dental clinic for routine dental care, one of the many friendly faces you will see at Bonnie Doon Dental Associates is your dental hygienist.  Dental hygienists in Alberta are licensed professionals registered with a governing body. The role of our dental hygienists involves […]

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