Coventry Dental Care Blog

Oral Health during Pregnancy

Your hormones change during pregnancy. This can affect your oral health and your risk of gum disease (gingivitis) and infection of the bone holding the teeth in place (periodontitis). Periodontitis has also been associated with poor pregnancy outcomes such as having a pre-term delivery or

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

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

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.

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

5 STEPS TO A HEALTHY MOUTH

Most of us realize that diet and exercise play an important part in keeping us healthy. But did you know that a healthy mouth is also an important part of a healthy body? Poor oral health can affect a person’s quality of life. Oral pain,

APRIL IS ORAL HEALTH MONTH

Although the mouth is part of the body, we often think of it as something separate. We often ignore bleeding or tender gums, while an irritation or pain elsewhere in the body would mean a trip to the doctor. Poor oral health can affect a

EASY MARCH BREAK IDEAS FOR KIDS AND GRANDKIDS

Oral health doesn’t just have to do with visiting a dentist twice a year to make sure your child’s teeth are in good shape. Oral health also has to do with taking a break and having some fun no matter what age you might be.