Dental Blogs

Downtown Victoria Dentist: Oral Health is Total Health

As dental professionals, our team at Urban Smiles Victoria can not emphasize enough just how important great oral health is for your teeth and your overall health and wellness. Excellent dental health includes cleaning as well as flossing yet is greater than simply that. First, you have to brush and floss correctly. Second, you have […]

Victoria Dentist Tips on Battling a Cold & Flu This Season

With cold winter months, it means that we are often cooped up and in close proximity to colleagues, members of your family, and complete strangers. While catching a cold or flu might be unpleasant, did you know that it can also be connected to your oral care? Here are Urban Smiles’s top tips for fighting […]

Caring for Your Smile This Holiday Season

Santa is on his way and we intend to make certain that you’re on the nice list. At Urban Smiles Victoria, our favorite gift is the gift of excellent dental health. We’ve made a list, and checking it twice, to ensure your smile remains healthy over the holiday season and into the new year.  Here are […]

The Dangers of Vaping and Your Teeth: What Your Victoria Dentist Says

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Most of us recognize cigarette smoking tobacco is bad for our teeth and mouths. Smoking is known to substantially boost your threat for oral cancer, create extra plaque, persistent foul-smelling breath, as well as an enhanced opportunity of periodontal condition. But what about vaping? Many of our patients that visit Urban Smiles Victoria ask us […]

Ask Your Victoria Dentist : How Do You Know if You Need a Root Canal?

What is a root canal? At Urban Smiles Victoria, we perform a root canal as a treatment used to repair or save a severely harmed or infected tooth. The treatment includes getting rid of the broken area of the tooth (the pulp), cleaning and disinfecting it before filling and sealing it. The typical reasons for […]

Urban Smiles Victoria: Tools for Battling Dental Anxiety

Scared of the dentist? You’re not alone. According to The Journal of the Canadian Dental Association, 11-22% of patients experience extreme dental anxiety. At our Urban Smiles Victoria dental clinic in Downtown Victoria, we have invested in making our office as spa-like as possible. Your dental health is important to us, and that means helping […]

Victoria Emergency Dentist: There When you Need us Most

What is a Dental Emergency? A dental emergency is generally a fracture, infection, or any case that requires immediate attention in order to reduce the risk of long term complications or pain.    What to do during a dental emergency?  Dental emergencies often happen at the most inconvenient of times, but if you are prepared […]