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Dental Health for Everyone

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If it seems that the idea of proper and regular dental maintenance is something we stress heavily, you are indeed correct! At the risk of sounding redundant, our mission is to ensure that everyone knows the value of regular brushing, flossing, rinsing and how practicing the proper techniques when doing so. Making sure to regularly visit your Aylmer dentist for check ups and cleanings is also very important and to the benefit of the individual. Creating awareness is where we start, but actions help make things happen. Unfortunately there are particular groups that are sometimes at a disadvantage when it comes to receiving the best dental care. Fortunately however, there are programs in place that are taking action to make those problems a thing of the past. “The … Continue Reading

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Dentistry in Schools

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The importance of dental hygiene is something that has been stressed by dental professionals for years. There have been many initiatives to get people more involved with taking an active stance with their own dental health and the importance this has on their overall health as well. As the world is constantly moving and growing so to must the approach of reaching people. An Iowa high school has decided to take things to a new level and make the concept of dental health and integral part of everything they do. “A new dental clinic inside Scavo High School gives students the opportunity to visit the dentist within the walls of their school. The clinic, which is the first of its kind in Iowa, provides cleaning, filling and teeth … Continue Reading

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Maintaining Dental Health during Illness

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Serious bodily illnesses are not something anyone ever wants to think about or deal with but they are sometimes a reality that we have to face. Whether an individual or a loved one is touched by an illness, the effects go beyond just that person or their immediate family. Being able to take care of some regular daily activities can become more difficult when facing an illness and they become that much more important to do as well due to the fact that the body is in a more vulnerable state. Dental health especially is something that is important to maintain and during an illness such as cancer. Here are some important things to consider: “• Medication: There are specific medications that can ease discomfort and prevent sores … Continue Reading

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What the Tongue says About Your Health

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The tongue is one of the the most important parts of the body as it is an integral part of making proper speech possible. Maintaining the health of your tongue (through the regular cleaning of it when you brush your teeth) is very important. The appearance of the tongue is also a great indicator of overall health. A normal healthy tongue usually has a light pink hue to it. Here are some tongue indicators and what they can mean for your health. “White Tongue – A yeast infection in your mouth could be due to antibiotics. When you take this type of medication, it messes with the balance of healthy bacteria in your body. When this happens, you can wind up with a white tongue. Diabetes and autoimmune … Continue Reading

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Importance of Gum Health

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Health is wealth. The healthier you are as a whole means the more likely you’ll be able to successful at whatever it is that you’re doing and for a longer time. The gums (essentially the foundation for all of the teeth in your mouth) requires a lot of special attention. When it doesn’t get that special attention, the whole mouth is left vulnerable. Here are some issues that can arise when your gums aren’t properly cleaned and maintained. “Pregnancy Complications New studies have shown that certain bacteria typically found in the mouth may lead to prenatal issues, like damage to the placenta and impairing the growth of the fetus. Sure, you might be light-years away from your first kid, but why wait to get into the habit? Inflammation … Continue Reading

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Mouths of Millennials

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It’s always stated the the future lies within the youth, however it appears as if many of them seem to be making decisions that aren’t in the best interest of their health (dental health in particular). “A study by the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey shows that only 50 percent of 20-34 year olds have been to the dentist within the past year. This is compared to more than 62 percent of adults aged 35 to 64.That’s not all. According to the survey, of adults between the ages of 20 and 64, it’s Millennials who have the highest percentage of untreated tooth decay in permanent teeth. Millennials are also more likely to believe that, because there is no pain there is no problem with their teeth. But, … Continue Reading

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Dental Education at Algonquin College

Dr. McCullough enjoys taking part of educating the students at Algonquin College. Here is a photo of Dr. McCullough and the 2016 hygiene class after a great day of learning CAD/CAM technology and implantology!  

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Oral Health Month

Dr. Mark McCullough and Dr. Melvin Lee were on CTV News to promote Brush-a-mania here in Ottawa. Brush-a-mania is a program that is presented to elementary school children across Canada every April which is proclaimed Oral Health Month. Dentists and Rotarians visit schools to promote good oral and overall health. Check out Dr. McCullough in the video below!  

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Benefits of Regular Dental Care

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Good health practices will always yield good results. When you eat a healthy balanced diet and get the proper amount of exercise daily, you will be on the road to living a longer and healthier life. When you think about it, anytime you give something necessary care and attention chances are it will yield the results you are seeking. Dental health is no different. Dentists have stressed the importance of maintaining your oral care through regular brushing, flossing, rinsing and visits to their office. Here are some of the actual benefits of listening to that advice. Better Smile–If an individual is a coffee or tea drinker or a smoker, more frequent dental care might be deemed necessary. This is because substances such as wine, tea, coffee, and/or tobacco … Continue Reading

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Protecting Your Teeth

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All things that we hold dear, we protect. Our loved ones, our homes, and our personal belongings are the items that usually are on the top of the list, but what about our bodies? It’s a new year and many people begin January with a new membership to a gym and promise themselves they are going to become the best version of themselves. This is a great and something everyone should do, but just saying it isn’t enough. You have to follow through with the goal and maintain it. The body is made up of many parts and each one deserves attention and should be properly maintained and protected. We put our teeth through a lot on a daily basis, so it’s normal that they experience wear and … Continue Reading

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