General dental topics

  1. Fun Alternatives to Going Trick-or-Treating This Halloween

    Our local Stratford family dentists, Dr Kolanska and Dr Codreanu have young children of their own.  For them, this year Halloween (like everything else in 2020) may be a little bit different.  While many families may not feel comfortable going door to door for trick-or-treating, that does not mean…Read More

  2. “Boo” Your Neighbours to Spread Fall Cheer!

    A "Halloween Boo" is a little gift or treat left on your porch anonymously by a neighbour.  The idea is to surprise someone with a little bit of fall cheer.  It does not need to be expensive or fancy but it does need to be a secret since guessing who it's from is half the fun!  The gift receiver …Read More

  3. A Science Eggs-periment for Healthy Teeth

    Background Egg shells and teeth have something in common; both can be weakened by acid. When you put an egg in vinegar (a weak acid similar to what causes cavities), it attacks the shell, making it soft and weak. When teeth are exposed to acids in your mouth, your teeth become vulnerable to cavities…Read More

  4. Tips for Packing a Tooth-Healthy School Lunch

    The food your child eats for lunch and snacks should provide the energy and nutrients to help them get through the school day, as well as aid in their growth and development. "Teeth and gums need a wide range of essential vitamins and minerals to grow and be healthy, just like your child’s body," …Read More

  5. Medical Conditions That Affect Your Oral Health

    Many people are unaware that oral health is affected by a number of different factors, including various health conditions. In today’s post from Coventry Dental Care, we’re going to discuss a few of the main health conditions that can affect your oral health. If you need to see a Stratford denti…Read More

  6. Oral Health for Seniors

    Health is always a priority, no matter your age. It’s particularly important for seniors, as recovering from illnesses and conditions can be harder as we age. Oral health is no exception, and in today’s post, we’re going to look at a few of the most common oral health concerns seniors face and…Read More

  7. Dental Tips for Healthy Teeth This Summer

    Summer is almost here, and your family's schedule is topsy-turvy. That means getting your kids to eat right and maintain good oral hygiene can be a struggle. Well, more than it already is. And with all this extra activity, there may even be a dental emergency or two. We know that you have more fun t…Read More

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    Sports Safety – Avoiding Dental Emergencies

    A few years ago, a dental newsletter published what seemed like an unusual story. A boy snagged his teeth on a basketball net while doing a slam-dunk. A freakish accident? Not quite. After the article appeared, nearly 40 dentists wrote in with their own stories. They all told of would-be Michael Jor…Read More

  9. First Tooth = First Dental Visit

    Making oral health a priority is key to lifelong health, no matter how old you are. In fact, oral health begins before birth! Children should see a dentist as soon as their first tooth erupts or by the time they’re 12 months old. They should start seeing a dentist regularly after that, just like r…Read More

  10. Healthy Trick or Treating Tips

    Halloween is such a familiar part of North American culture, it’s easy to overlook the health impacts of indulging in this annual celebration. Did you know that tooth decay can take hold in as little as 20 minutes? Here are some tips to avoid scary tooth decay this Halloween season: 1. Hold it at …Read More