• Should You Be Concerned about Your Child’s Bad Breath?
    The short answer to this question? Yes. Because your child’s breath is a reflection of his or her oral health, you should talk to the doctor if you notice any Read more
  • Snowball Effect
    Winter and its snowball fights are behind us, true, but there might be another kind of snowball heading your way—the snowball effect you risk when small dental concerns are ignored Read more
  • The Importance of Baby Teeth
    the doctor and our team know it can be easy to underestimate the significance of baby teeth. At Garden Ridge Dental Centre, we sometimes meet parents who assume that since Read more
  • What to Do When Your Child Has a Loose Tooth
    When your child loses a tooth for the first time, you both have a lot to look forward to. Sharing in the “I’m a big kid!” excitement. Tales of the Read more
  • Go Green for St. Patrick's Day
    Millions of people, around Regina, and beyond, wear green on St. Patrick’s Day so they can show their spirit for the holiday and avoid getting pinched. While it may Read more
  • What is a crown?
    the doctor and our team at Garden Ridge Dental Centre hear this question all the time. Millions of people have dental crowns that artificially restore the chewing surface of a Read more
  • Heart Disease and Oral Health
    According to the Canadian Dental Association, more than 70 percent of Canadians will develop some degree of inflammation of the gums. Over the past decade, researchers have published studies that Read more
  • I’ve lost a filling; now what?
    Dental fillings usually protect our teeth, but sometimes they need to be protected, too. If you lose a filling, contact our Regina, office immediately and let us advise you Read more
  • The Transformation of Valentine's Day
    Did you know the actions leading to the beginnings of Valentine's Day were actually centered on the avoidance of war? A Catholic priest named Valentine defied the orders of the Read more
  • February is Heart Month
    Our friends at the Canadian Academy of Periodontology stress the importance of good oral health since gum disease may be linked to heart disease and stroke. Thus far, no cause-and-effect Read more
  • How many times a day should I floss?
    Flossing is one of the most important parts of your oral care routine. Many patients know they need to do it but find it difficult to fit into their busy Read more
  • Weighing the Facts about DIY Scaling
    The dental section of your local drugstore or favorite online site offers more dental tools for home care than ever before. Little angled mirrors. Tongue scrapers. Gum stimulators. Interproximal brushes. Read more
  • What happens during my hygiene appointment?
    Regular visits to the dentist are important for people of all ages. Seeing the doctor as recommended provides preventive care for oral diseases. If a disease is already present, early Read more
  • Are you a tooth grinder?
    Perhaps you had a particularly irritating commute home from work, and you realize at the end that your jaw was clenched tight the entire time. Or maybe you grind your Read more
  • Tooth Protection and Winter Sports
    Just because it’s cold out there doesn’t mean you’ll give up keeping fit and active! Winter is the season for some of our favorite team sporting activities, and when you’re Read more
  • Five (Easy-to-Keep!) Dental Resolutions for the New Year
    It’s a new year! A blank calendar! A traditional time to make a few changes that could change your life for the better. And while we applaud big goals like Read more