Do I Need Emergency Dental Care?

The Tell Tale Signs You’re Experiencing a Dental Emergency You take a bite out of a corn on the cob during your weekend barbecue. All of a sudden, you feel something small and hard in your mouth. You pluck it out only to find that it’s a chipped part of your tooth. Then, the pain…

Which one is better? Invisalign vs. Braces

Do you want to straighten your teeth? Are you researching the differences between metal braces and Invisalign? For patients with misaligned teeth, deciding between the two options can be quite a struggle. That’s because there are pros and cons for either of the options. In this article, the dentists at Smile Well Dental tell us…

Mini Dental Implants in North Vancouver

Globally, the Baby Boomer generation has been the fastest-growing demographic over the last decade. In the US, for example, the number of people over the age of 65 has more than tripled and will continue to grow exponentially in the coming years. Once these Boomers reach the age of 75, more than 26% of them…

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…

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Commonly Asked Questions About Dental Implants

As mentioned in a previous post, a dental implant is not a one-step process. There are multiple steps and a lot of waiting and watching to the procedure, and usually takes 6-8 months to complete. As a result, patients usually ask many questions before embarking upon this journey. Here are the most commonly asked questions…

What Causes a Chipped Tooth

4 Surprising Causes of Chipped Teeth

Wondering what are the causes of chipped teeth? First of all, a chipped tooth is exactly what it sounds like: a tooth with a part chipped off (or missing). While the outer covering of a tooth, the enamel, is meant to protect the tooth while you eat, it is not indestructible. Usually, when something hard…