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Prevention the key in dental injuries

April 21, 2015

With the change in weather comes the beginning of the summer sports season – an appropriate time to think about prevention of dental injuries associated with participation in sports. The statistics on sports-related dental injuries are actually quite alarming, with almost 40 per cent of children in organized sports sustaining dental injuries over the course […]

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Action important when pets are poisoned

My clinic, for whatever reason, has had a bit of a rash of cases involving known or suspected exposure to toxins recently, with three serious situations in the past few weeks. I thought it might be a good time to discuss two of the more common threats our pets face from toxins in their immediate […]

Top five easy-to-use superfoods

There are many types of superfoods in our grocery stores today, ranging from greens, such as kale, to berries and chia seeds. Naturally packed with numerous vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, they provide a multitude of medicinal benefits. While I regularly include many different varieties of these superfoods in my diet, I have some personal favourites. […]

A brief history of toothpaste

Although daily brushing of teeth has become a cultural norm in North America, its history as part of a daily hygiene routine is surprisingly recent. In fact, it is only since the end of the Second World War that brushing on a daily basis has been adopted by the masses. In other cultures, however, the […]


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