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Halloween 2016!

Halloween 2016!

We hope all of you had a fantastic Halloween this year, because we sure did.   Fun fact: Cynthia made all of the ears you see in this pic!

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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

Brianne and Cynthia from our office were Bat Girl administrators this Halloween. Check out their picture above! Happy Halloween everyone!

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Don’t Fear the Dentist! We’re on Your Team!

Here at Max Dental, we understand that our Yaletown dental patients may suffer from dental anxiety and therefore can be extremely reluctant to contact us and book an appointment. Research has identified the Top 3 anxiety-causing reasons about dental visits - and...

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Get Rid of Your Toothache, Fast!

If you're suffering from a toothache, contact Max Dental, your Yaletown dentist, as soon as possible - your tooth may be abscessed and require emergency dental care. Come in to our Yaletown dental clinic to avoid complications such as surgery or a tooth extraction if...

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Dental Secrets Straight from Your Dentist!

Dental Secrets Straight from Your Dentist!

Your oral health is important and at your Yaletown dentist, Max Dental, our team of oral health care experts want to share with you the most important oral health secrets that will give you a healthy smile you'll be proud to show off everywhere. If your gums are...

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Want to Live a Longer, Happier Life? Smile more! [TEDx]

If you're looking for a way to improve your health, your social relationships and your overall well-being, smiling is your best bet! The simple act of smiling comes with a lot of benefits. According to a recent TED Talk given by Health Tap founder and CEO Ron Gutman,...

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Why Should I Floss? Dental Floss FAQ & How To [VIDEO]

"Why should I floss?" is a frequent question asked by many patients at Max Dental, your Yaletown Dentist. In fact, flossing is one of the most important habits in any good oral health routine. Dental floss helps remove any food particles trapped between the teeth and...

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Receding Gums 101: What Are Receding Gums?

One of the most common questions asked to dental professionals is: "what are receding gums?". In simple terms, receding gums are a result of gum disease -- causing your gums to have a "receding" appearance. What causes receding gums? Typically, gum disease plays the...

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Preventing Cavities: Super Snacks for Super Teeth

Preventing cavities is sometimes not an easy task. Do you find yourself prone to getting a lot of dental cavities even though you brush your teeth twice a day, floss daily and visit Max Dental @ Yaletown every six months for a regular checkup? The problem may actually...

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What to Do after a Tooth Extraction

After a tooth extraction (removal) has been completed by one of our dental health professionals at Max Dental @ Yaletown, it's important to take proper care of the site to prevent infection, control bleeding and allow the gum tissue to heal well enough that it can...

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Why Dental Extractions are Necessary

Dental extractions (removing teeth) may be a necessary procedure to prevent tooth misalignment in the case of wisdom teeth or to maintain the health of your other teeth and gums. Extractions nowadays are relatively quick and painless, so if you suspect you have a...

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Sedation Dentistry: Conquering Dental Phobia [VIDEO]

Dental phobia is something various people experience, but it shouldn't keep you from getting the oral care you need. The sedation dentistry experts at Max Dental @ Yaletown can help you conquer your fears by making a visit to the dentist a relaxing place to be. Why...

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Have Bad Breath? Conquer It With These Tips [VIDEO]

If you constantly have bad breath and think there's nothing you can do about it, think again. These helpful tips can assist in keeping bad breath at bay. Halitosis, or bad breath, can be seriously humiliating. You don't have to live with it forever! Simply by brushing...

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Have a Sweet Easter from Max Dental @ Yaletown!

Did you know the first edible Easter bunnies were made in Germany in the early 1800s out of pastry and sugar? Nowadays, Easter treats can include Peeps, Cadbury eggs, donuts, marshmallows, Mars bars, cake, ice cream - all things that might cause cavities and tooth...

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Kids and Cavities: What Parents Need To Know

Due to an increase of sugar in their diet through fast food, soda pop and candy, children are now much more susceptible to bacteria which causes cavities or tooth decay and harm their teeth. In fact, the U.S. Center for Disease Control cites a study that says there...

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Prevent Cavities by Using Dental Sealants

Simply brushing your teeth is not an effective solution for preventing tooth decay and erosion. The general dentistry team at Max Dental at Yaletown in Vancouver recommends dental sealants, which give teeth solid protection against the bacteria that infiltrates your...

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Tongue Rings Can Be Fatal: Preventing Infections

No matter how cool and trendy you think tongue rings are, these piercings are dangerous and potentially fatal. Piercing your tongue can result in chipped teeth, recessed gums and nerve damage. What some people don't know is that getting a piercing in the mouth can...

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Tooth Sensitivity: Causes and Solutions [VIDEO]

Tooth sensitivity is a nerve irritation that occurs after your enamel has worn down or if your gums are receding, exposing the surfaces of your teeth. Pain normally stems from consuming hot or cold foods and beverages that touch your teeth, bringing them in contact...

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Tooth Decay: Living in a Sugar Culture

We all know that sugary junk food isn't going to do us any favors for our waistlines, but eating lots of sugar will also rot your teeth and lead to tooth decay. At Max Dental at Yaletown in Vancouver, we will ensure your teeth feel healthy and can give you strategies...

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X-rays: A Necessity For Your Oral Health [VIDEO]

X-rays are essential to a person's oral health, and at Max Dental at Yaletown, we want to ensure that people are getting regular X-rays for their teeth. So what is the big deal about getting X-rays? X-ray exams reveal the state of your teeth, and the composition of...

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Gum Disease: You Can Prevent It! [VIDEO]

Many dental patients in Yaletown believe they have perfect oral health. However, at Max Dental, we see many patients who are suffering from gingivitis and gum disease without even realizing it. Puffy, red gums that bleed could mean you have gingivitis. If you ignore...

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Oral Health Care: Is Nail Biting Really Bad for Your Teeth?

We all know that nail biting is a bad habit, but do you know why? The dental team at Max Dental at Yaletown in Vancouver want to clarify why this habit is so detrimental to your overall oral health. Nail biting is a common habit within certain age groups, including...

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How To Prevent Gum Disease In Your Pregnancy

If you're pregnant and wondering what effect your oral health might have on your unborn baby, the dental health experts at our Yaletown dental practice want patients to know the facts about how oral health can impact pregnancy. There has been evidence that shows a...

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Is Thumb Sucking Dangerous To Your Child’s Oral Health?

It is common for parents to wonder whether it is bad for kids to be sucking their thumbs or fingers. Lots of households have at least one "thumb-sucker" and we at Max Dental at Yaletown are here to set the record straight about the problems that arise from thumb...

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Have Bad Breath? Freshen Up With These Tips

Bad breath can scare away a variety of people, whether it be your boss, family, or a potential new love interest. The team at Max Dental at Yaletown in Vancouver are always available to share the latest tips and tricks on how to freshen bad breath. At Max Dental, we...

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Are You Exercising Enough? Find Out Now

Along with maintaining proper oral health, fitness is essential for people to improve their lifestyle. We here at Max Dental in Yaletown want our patients to get active by exercising or playing sports. However, when participating in contact sports, it is incredibly...

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Proper Oral Care: Children’s Dental

If your child is 1 years-old or their first teeth have come in, be sure to take them to their first dentist appointment. Giving your child the proper oral care is essential to their well-being. We all know that maintaining oral health is important, especially when it...

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Dental Tips To Help You Enjoy the Holidays

The winter holidays are swiftly approaching and we at Max Dental want to help you look and feel your best this season! We want to offer you the following tips to keep your holidays happy and healthy this year: 1. Do you want to make a statement about how happy and...

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Executive Esthetic Dentistry: Finding Your Perfect Smile

These days, CEOs aren't fretting over their fine lines, but are more interested in the state of their smile. Executive Esthetic Dentistry is cosmetic dentistry for executives at a high-level, but differs from what a model or actor would pursue when it comes to their...

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Smiles for Life: Keeping Your Teeth Natural

It has come across our attention at Max Dental that many aging patients are concerned about losing teeth as they grow older. The truth of the matter is that there is no reason for senior citizens to lose their teeth other than because of oral disease. Your perfect...

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Fast Food Puts Teens on the Fast Track to Cavities

With teenagers eating an increased amount of fast food and carbonated beverages to keep up with their busy lifestyle, family dental clinics are witnessing a generation inflicting serious damage to their oral and overall health. "One of the leading causes of cavities...

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Ready to Climb the Ladder? Come See Us First!

The Academy of General Dentistry has confirmed that historically, on average men are less likely to visit the dentist than women. Studies further revealed that men have been either afraid to go and embarrassed about it, or they just don’t have the time for it....

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The Facts About Wisdom Teeth

Many of our patients have many questions about wisdom teeth and wisdom teeth removal so for your convenience Max Dental has put together a blog post that covers the facts about wisdom teeth. Wisdom teeth are the last to erupt in your mouth and usually this occurs...

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The Proven Ways to Prevent Cavities

In our continuous series of the best “ways to prevent cavities”, Dr. Michael Drance in Yaletown explains why vending machines are causing more and more cavities in children and adults. "Instead of this cavity-causing, sugar-filled, junk food, consider the following...

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Toxic Teeth: Smoking and Oral Health Issues

It is a commonly known fact that smoking leads to health problems such as lung cancer, but did you know that smoking and oral health problems often go hand in hand? In fact, smoking is the leading cause for almost 75% of gum disease in adults. This percentage includes...

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Get The Rest You Need: Put A Stop To Teeth Grinding Today!

Has anyone ever told you that you grind your teeth in your sleep? Perhaps a parent or partner may even try to wake you up while you’re grinding. Unfortunately, most people who grind their teeth in their sleep, don’t even know they’re doing it. Teeth grinding is one of...

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A Brighter Smile Leads to Career Success

Studies reveal that a better smile can be a contributing factor to success in your career. Interacting with colleagues and clients on a day-to-day basis, your appearance greatly influences the way people around you perceive and interact with you. Say for instance, you...

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Learn About Wisdom Teeth Removal: Procedure and Recovery

Wisdom teeth removal is a common dental procedure in Vancouver, but most patients are not even aware of why wisdom teeth removal is necessary. The extraction experts at Max Dental have written this handy guide on wisdom teeth to answer any questions you may have.

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Dental Veneers: Whitening Teeth for a Winning Smile

In existence for over 30 years, dental veneers are still not commonly understood or utilized by many dental patients in Yaletown Vancouver.

While most people have heard of whitening teeth with bleach treatments, they are not aware that they are being exposed to the bleaching alternative almost daily. In fact, dental veneers are worn by actors, models and professionals and play a huge roll in the cosmetic dentistry industry.

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Smile Correction 101: Fixing a “Gummy Smile”

Cosmetic Dentistry has become increasingly more accepted for patients thanks to popular reality shows that focus on dramatic smile makeovers. Dental patients in Yaletown Vancouver are beginning to understand how easy it is to create their ideal smile with the available cosmetic dentistry solutions.

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Brighten Your Smile with Veneers!

Do you think your smile could be better? Do you notice stains or chips on your front teeth? Veneers might be the answer you have been searching for! Veneers are made up of thin shells of composite resin material or porcelain. They can be applied to the front teeth with or without anesthesia within our office…

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Diabetes and Gum Disease: The Connection Between the Two

Is there a connection between the two diseases? Yes. Recent studies conducted by the American Diabetes Association have proven that diabetes and gum disease are linked. Diabetics not only have the problem of everyday blood glucose monitoring and maintaining; they are more prone to gum disease and oral health complications…

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Ready to Tie the Knot? Teeth Whitening Can Make You Shine on Your Big Day

If you want to look your best on your wedding day, why not whiten your smile? Teeth whitening is a popular dental practice among top celebrities and anyone who loves a bright smile. It is a simple, quick and your friends and family will notice! Nothing beats a bright and shiny smile these days and the days of allowing coffee or wine to stain your teeth are over…

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We Are Now Members of the 123Dentist.com Quality Dental Network!

We are pleased to announce that Max Dental has been chosen for membership in 123Dentist.com’s Quality Dental Network (QDN)!

Finding the right dentist used to be hit or miss. 123Dentist.com changes that. The 123Dentist.com website is a fast and convenient service that helps consumers find an expert dentist in their neighborhood who stands for superior quality and who is committed to putting patients first.

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We’ll Get Your Smile Sparkling For Summer!

The time has come to hit the beach, relax on outdoor patios, host backyard BBQ’s and get away on vacation to enjoy family fun in the sun. This is also a special time to celebrate love with picnics, strolls in the park and the romance of warm summer moonlit nights. Summer is here and so is the opportunity to get outdoors and experience the lifestyle we wait all year long for!

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Let’s Communicate: Find Us on Facebook!

We all know how Facebook is a great social media tool for getting the word out, so we decided to create our official Max Dental page to keep our patients updated on all are news! Facebook creates numerous opportunities for networking and connecting with patients, colleagues, as well as friends and family. At Max Dental we want to broaden our horizons with regards to how we communicate with our patients.

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