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Read the Willowbrook Dental Clinic blog for information and tips about oral health, and news from our dentists and team about what's going on at our Langley practice.


Implant-Supported Dentures

Implant-Supported Dentures

Posted Oct 19th, 2018

As you may expect, implant-supported dentures are dentures that are supported by and attached to dental implants.

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How Sleep Apnea Affects Mental Health

How Sleep Apnea Affects Mental Health

Posted Oct 5th, 2018

Sleep Apnea has several physical side effects, but many people don’t realize that it can have a negative impact on their mental health as well.

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What type of electric toothbrush should I get?

What type of electric toothbrush should I get?

Posted Sep 21st, 2018

In many ways, the type of electric toothbrush you choose is up to your personal preference, but there are a couple of features most dentists recommend.

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How do dental implants feel?

How do dental implants feel?

Posted Sep 7th, 2018

During dental implants consultations, our patients often ask us if they will feel like natural teeth. Implants are a popular tooth replacement options they give wearers a very natural look and feel. But exactly how natural do they really feel?

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How Sleep Apnea Affects Your Relationships

How Sleep Apnea Affects Your Relationships

Posted Jul 20th, 2018

Sleep apnea can have a negative impact on your overall health, and on your personal relationships as well.

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How Many Dental Implants Can I Get?

How Many Dental Implants Can I Get?

Posted Jul 6th, 2018

With dental implants, you can replace a single tooth, multiple adjacent teeth, or in some cases, a full upper or lower jaw of teeth. You don't necessarily need a separate implant for each individual tooth, however. Here's how it works.

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Electric vs. Manual Toothbrushes

Electric vs. Manual Toothbrushes

Posted Jun 29th, 2018

Our dentists at Willowbrook Dental Clinic in Langley often recommend electric toothbrushes to help patients do a better job cleaning their teeth. Here's why electric toothbrushes have an edge over manual ones.

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After Your Extraction: Filling the Space

After Your Extraction: Filling the Space

Posted Jun 15th, 2018

If you have had a tooth extracted, getting the space filled as soon as possible is very important in maintaining your long-term oral health. There are several tooth replacement options you can choose from.

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Sleep Apnea & Weight Loss

Sleep Apnea & Weight Loss

Posted Jun 1st, 2018

There are many Sleep Apnea treatment options available out there, and in some cases, it can even be cured! For people who are overweight and suffering from sleep apnea, simply losing some weight may resolve the disorder.

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The Parts of a Dental Implant

The Parts of a Dental Implant

Posted May 18th, 2018

Dental implants have three components: The implant itself, the abutment, and the crown. Today, our Langley dentists provide a brief overview of each part.

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Can Children & Teens Get Their Teeth Whitened?

Can Children & Teens Get Their Teeth Whitened?

Posted May 4th, 2018

At Willowbrook Dental Clinic, our Langley dentists advise against teeth whitening for children for a few important reasons.

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When Are Tooth Extractions Necessary?

When Are Tooth Extractions Necessary?

Posted Apr 20th, 2018

A tooth extraction is only performed when less invasive procedures would be ineffective Here are some reasons a tooth extraction might be necessary.

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Straight Smile Centres Wins 2018 Vancouver Consumer Choice Award

Straight Smile Centres Wins 2018 Vancouver Consumer Choice Award

Posted Apr 11th, 2018

Straight Smile Centres is proud to announce that we’ve been selected as a winner of the 2018 Vancouver Consumer Choice Awards, in the Health & Wellness category!

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How Long Will Invisalign Treatment Take?

How Long Will Invisalign Treatment Take?

Posted Apr 6th, 2018

Invisalign is an inconspicuous orthodontic appliance that straightens your teeth, eliminating the need for traditional metal braces. Read on to find out how long the Invisalign process will take.

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Oral Sedation: How It Works

Oral Sedation: How It Works

Posted Mar 23rd, 2018

At Guildford Dental, our Langley dentists provide oral sedation to help our patients feel less nervous about about their dental treatment. Here’s how the process works.

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Professional vs. Over-the-Counter Teeth Whitening

Professional vs. Over-the-Counter Teeth Whitening

Posted Mar 9th, 2018

There are many over the counter teeth whitening products available. Here, our Langley dentist explain why professional whitening systems are more effective, as safer, too.

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What Do Healthy Gums Look Like?

What Do Healthy Gums Look Like?

Posted Feb 23rd, 2018

Our Langley dentists describe some of the ways that can tell the difference between healthy gums and unhealthy ones based on appearance.

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How to Clean Invialign Aligners

How to Clean Invialign Aligners

Posted Feb 9th, 2018

Invisalign aligners are removable, which making brushing and flossing your teeth during treatment easy. But you must remember to keep the aligners themselves clean, too! Here’s how.

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Teeth Whitening: How White is Too White?

Teeth Whitening: How White is Too White?

Posted Jan 26th, 2018

If you’re thinking about teeth whitening to brighten your smile, you may be wondering: how white is too white? Here are some tips for teeth whitening to help ensure you don’t go a step too far.

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Soft Diet Options with New Dentures

Soft Diet Options with New Dentures

Posted Jan 12th, 2018

When you first get new dentures, your mouth will need time to adjust to your new appliance. Here are a few soft food suggestions to help you avoid getting bored!

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Do I Have Sleep Apnea or Am I Just Snoring?

Do I Have Sleep Apnea or Am I Just Snoring?

Posted Dec 22nd, 2017

Though they have some similarities, there are some significant differences between sleep apnea and snoring. Here, our Surrey...

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Dental Sedation For Patients with Special Needs

Dental Sedation For Patients with Special Needs

Posted Dec 8th, 2017

It’s of paramount importance to us that each of our patients receives the care he or she needs, safely and comfortably, and for patients with special needs, that can sometimes mean sedation plays a role in their dental treatment plans.

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Teeth Whitening: What Are the Risks?

Teeth Whitening: What Are the Risks?

Posted Nov 24th, 2017

There are only minimal risks associated with teeth whitening, but there are still some important factors our Surrey dentists ask patients to consider when they are considering this cosmetic dental procedure.

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Components of a Good Oral Hygiene Routine

Components of a Good Oral Hygiene Routine

Posted Nov 10th, 2017

Good oral hygiene doesn’t stop at brushing and flossing every day. Here are all the ways you can make sure your teeth, gums, and your whole mouth stay healthy, clean and free of decay.

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Dealing with Dental Anxiety

Dealing with Dental Anxiety

Posted Oct 6th, 2017

Fear and anxiety about visiting the dentist are extremely common. Our Surrey dentists offer advice and tips to help you get over your dental anxiety.

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Contact Willowbrook Dental Clinic today, and get on the path to a brighter, healthier smile!