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Glenora Family Dental Blog

Welcome to our blog, where you'll find educational articles about dentistry, preventive care, cosmetic dentistry, restorative procedures, and more! Enjoy.

Start School Smiling

September 15, 2018

We are pleased to announce that we will be participating in a charity campaign sponsored by the Alberta Dental Association and College. The Start School Smiling allows Grade One students in Alberta to…

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Damaged Dental Crowns: How to Protect Your Investment

August 30, 2018

  If you have a large cavity, a fractured tooth, or an infected pulp, a dental crown can restore your function and your oral health. These custom-made restorations are durable…

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Bad Breath

Why is My Breath Bad?

July 31, 2018

We’ve all been there. After eating certain foods, it is not uncommon to notice that your breath is not as fresh as usual. Unfortunately, brushing, flossing, and rinsing will do…

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Porcelain Veneers

5 Benefits of Porcelain Veneers

July 15, 2018

Do you cover your mouth when you laugh? Do you smile with your lips closed? Patients who are self-conscious about the aesthetics of their teeth can improve their appearance with…

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oral cancer screening

The Importance of Routine Oral Cancer Screenings

June 21, 2018

According to the Canadian Cancer Society, approximately 4,700 Canadians were diagnosed with oral cancer in 2017. Out of those cases, 1,250 ended in fatality.[1] These statistics are undoubtedly scary. However,…

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Gum Disease

Exploring the Stages of Gum Disease

June 1, 2018

Did you know that healthy gums are just as important as healthy teeth? After all, your gums protect and support your smile. Periodontal disease – or gum disease – can…

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TMJ Bruxism

What is the Difference between Bruxism and TMJ Disorder?

May 18, 2018

In the dental world, the terms “bruxism” and “TMJ disorder” or “TMJD” are used together quite frequently, and understandably so. After all, both of these issues exhibit similar symptoms. However,…

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Dental Bridges

Are there times when a dental bridge is more appropriate than a dental implant?

May 4, 2018

Dental bridges have been used successfully for decades in dentistry. Used to replace a single tooth or up to three teeth in a row, bridges can effectively restore aesthetics and…

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Wisdom Teeth Extraction

6 Things You Should Know About Wisdom Tooth Extraction

April 20, 2018

Let’s face it – no one is particularly ecstatic about the idea of having a tooth extracted, much less four of them! But when it comes to wisdom teeth, removing…

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Dental Root Canal Treatment

5 Tips for Root Canal Treatment Recovery

April 6, 2018

No one likes to hear that they need root canal treatment. However, despite common misconceptions, many patients experience minimal discomfort during the procedure. In fact, the nature of the treatment…

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Dr. John VandenBrink

Tel: 780.452.5700

10534 124 St. NW #112
Edmonton, Alberta
T5N 1S1