Why Do the Gums Swell and Bleed?

Swollen Gums: Why Do Gums Swell and Bleed? Is brushing your teeth painful? Do you find yourself spitting out blood into the sink along with your toothpaste? You’re not alone. Studies suggest that almost half of all Canadians experience the same thing (to some extent and at some point during their lives). If you have swollen gums that…


What are Dental Veneers? Uses, Procedure, and Durability

Dental veneers (also known as porcelain veneers or dental porcelain laminates) are thin, custom-made shells designed to cover the surface of your teeth. The shell is specially formulated with teeth-colored laminate. This drastically improves your teeth’s appearance—changing their color, size, and shape. What Materials are Dental Veneers Made of? Dental veneers are made of Porcelain or resin composite materials. It…

Causes of TMD

Why Does My Jaw Hurt?

  If you’ve ever asked yourself this question, you might suffer from one of the most common causes of joint pain, temporomandibular joint disorder or TMD. Between 5% and 12% of people around the world suffer from some form of jaw pain. TMD has a wide variety of causes and symptoms. The good news is…