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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 […]

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 […]

Your Neuromuscular Dentistry Dentist In Victoria: The Basics

What is Neuromuscular Dentistry? According to the TMJ (temporomandibular joint) Association, Neuromuscular Dentistry is a treatment philosophy used by dentists to correct a “malalignment” of the jaw at the temporomandibular joint and create a balanced bite. Using multiple computerized instruments, your dentist will measure your jaw movements and jaw muscle activity to determine the degree […]

What’s in your Toothpaste?

Have you ever wondered what are the ingredients of your toothpaste? You likely check your food ingredients, but not your toothpaste. We seem to rely on brands rather than the ingredients. Fortunately, you’re in luck!  Today we’ll be covering the main ingredients found in toothpastes and their respective purposes. Toothpastes are composed of several ingredients […]

Dental Care Must-Haves for Holiday Travel

When packing for a trip, we often forget the simplest things we need to keep our travel enjoyable and hassle-free. Typical travel checklists often forget to include what you need to keep your teeth clean and happy. Here are six items you should always have on your trip to ensure you’re on track with your […]

Ways to Replace an Extracted Tooth

If your dentist has told you that he or she will need to pull out one tooth or more… don’t fret because there are several ways on how the dentist can replace it. The following are the options to replace a missing or extracted tooth: Removable partial denture If you are missing one or more […]