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Whether you have a specific dental question or just want to learn more about dentistry in general, check out the District Dental blog. If your question isn’t answered in our posts or you would like to book an appointment, please contact us. And remember to check back often for updates!

  • Sensitive teeth
    14/09/2017
    Dental Tips for Sensitive Teeth

    Sensitive teeth can make it difficult to consume your favourite foods and drinks, and even to smile while outside on a chilly day. Tooth sensitivity typically occurs when the tooth's protective outer layer of dentin becomes too thin, exposing sensitive nerve endings to temperature variants and to sweet or acidic foods and drinks.

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  • Gums
    13/09/2017
    What Do Bleeding Gums Mean?

    Proper dental care is about more than just your teeth. Sore and bleeding gums are also a common problem that many people see their North Shore dentist about.

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  • Mouth guard
    13/09/2017
    Protecting Teeth during Sports

    The Canadian Dental Association says preventing dental injuries is as important to good oral health as regular visits to your dentist and personal dental care such as brushing and flossing. One of the key ways to protect your teeth, especially if you play sports or engaging in aggressive activities, is by using a mouthguard.

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  • Mouthwash benefits
    08/05/2017
    Benefits of Using Mouthwash

    At District Dental, Dr. King and his team’s goal is to help you brighten your smile while maintaining or improving your oral health in our welcoming and comfortable dental clinic in North Vancouver.

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  • Holiday Candy
    27/01/2017
    Worst and Best Holiday Candy for Your Kids’ Teeth

    If you’re like many parents in North Vancouver, you likely have a kind of love-hate relationship with the holidays. On one hand, it’s fun getting caught up in all the excitement of celebrating with family and opening presents, especially when children are younger.

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  • Woman flossing teeth
    26/01/2017
    To Floss or Not to Floss?

    At District Dental, we’re often asked if flossing is really that important.

    Let’s look at it this way, take a random group of 100 adults with healthy diets (meaning they don’t consume a lot of sugar) and healthy brushing habits. Say, 50 of those people floss and 50 don’t. The 50 that don’t floss are far more likely to have cavities or gum disease than those that do.

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  • Woman at dentist visit
    25/01/2017
    Why Do You Need to Visit the Dentist Regularly?

    You probably know that visiting your dentist in North Vancouver on a regular basis is essential in maintaining healthy teeth and gums. But did you know that many other issues are related to your dental health too?

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