Coventry Dental Care Blog

Ways that Smoking Affects your Oral Health

Losing your teeth may be one of many adverse health effects of smoking cigarettes and other tobacco products, oral health experts report. Smokers develop more tartar on their teeth than nonsmokers, which can lead to periodontal (gum) disease.  Here are four ways smoking affects your

Oral Health is Part of a Healthy Lifestyle

Oral health is one factor that contributes to a healthy lifestyle. Here are some tips to help you look after your oral health: Schedule regular visits to your dentist  by calling 519-305-9100 or contacting us to book with Coventry Dental Care. Brush at least twice

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FUN DENTISTRY-INSPIRED GIFTS FOR KIDS

There are so many amazing imagination and role playing toys out there.  These dentistry-inspired toys and games may help your child become more comfortable with different dental tools and excited about going to see the dentist!  We love it when kids tell us how much they

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

“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 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

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

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

BREAST CANCER IS LINKED TO ORAL HEALTH

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. But for 1 in 8 women in the U.S., breast cancer is a year-round battle. With those odds, most of us know someone who has or will be diagnosed with breast cancer sometime in their lives. We have mothers,

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