Dry Socket

Dry Socket Having a tooth pulled is never an enjoyable experience. You undoubtedly expect to have some discomfort afterward. But if the pain becomes intense and perhaps even worsen after a few days, it may be a symptom of a condition called alveolar osteitis, or more commonly known as dry socket. Only a very small […]

Children’s Dentist in Langley BC

Children’s Dentist in Langley BC At Langley Village Dental, we pride ourselves in taking care of our littlest patients. Children can be a challenge for any kind of activity, whether it’s a haircut or bath, and dental care is no exception. In fact, it can be the most challenging thing for a child. To sit […]

Dental Amalgam in Your Teeth – What Should I Know?

Dental Amalgam in Your Teeth – What Should I Know? One of the most frequent questions we receive at our dental clinic is about dental amalgams and health issues they might cause. I have heard many different concerns ranging from the way they look to someone saying the fillings interfere with their radio while driving! […]

Dental Care and Pregnancy

Dental Care and Pregnancy It’s important for you to care for your teeth and gums while pregnant. Pregnancy causes hormonal changes that increase the risk of developing gum disease which can affect the health of your developing baby. Below are some tips to help you maintain good oral health before, during, and after pregnancy. Before […]

Teeth Sensitivity and How Your Dentist Can Help

Teeth Sensitivity and How Your Dentist Can Help Over half the population will suffer sensitivity in their teeth at some point in their lives. For some, it will be transient but for others, it can occur on a more chronic basis. In order to treat sensitive teeth, first, it is important to understand what causes […]

Are Dental X-Rays Taken by Your Dentist Safe?

Are Dental X-Rays Taken by Your Dentist Safe? Recent articles and studies have stated their concerns about dental x-rays and their effects on patients. Some have gone as far as stating a link between dental x-rays and certain tumours. But experts agree that these studies are deeply flawed in not only their conclusions but also […]

Dental Emergencies at Home

Dental Emergencies at Home Dental emergencies occur all the time and most of the time there isn’t a dentist around to help or it occurs outside your dental clinics working hours. Therefore, it is important to understand common dental emergencies and how to deal with them at home until you are able to see your […]

How Your Dentist Can Help with Bruxism

How Your Dentist Can Help with Bruxism Have you ever woken up in the morning with sore jaw muscles or a headache? Has someone sleeping next to you told you about the horrible grinding sound of your teeth at night? This condition is known as bruxism and this is an unconscious habit that many people […]

Fluorosis

Fluorosis Fluorosis is a common condition that not many people know about. It’s not a serious health or physical problem in most cases, but it can be quite the esthetic issue for many people. Fluorosis occurs when too much fluoride is consumed during the developmental stages of teeth. Teeth affected by fluorosis can show a […]

Temporomandibular Joint – TMJ

Temporomandibular Joint – TMJ The temporomandibular joint, otherwise known as TMJ, can often be a source of pain for patients and frequently is misunderstood for the disease – temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD). Simply put, the difference between the two is that the TMJ is the joint that connects the upper jaw (maxilla) to the lower […]