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A brief history of toothpaste

February 10, 2015

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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Pets can have allergies too

One of the most frustrating and increasingly common conditions we see in pets is allergies. Many people are surprised to learn that their pets can suffer from allergies. The truth is, not only do we see a significant amount of allergic disease in our patients, they can suffer in ways that are often more significant […]

Chia good for more than pets

If hearing the word chia brings back images of fuzzy green pets of the 80s and 90s you are not alone. Fortunately this small but mighty seed has come a long way since those days. In recent years the chia seed has been recognized as a super food rather than a super pet, due to […]

Dentistry and sleep disorders

Sleep is a behavioural state that is a natural part of every person’s life. In fact, we spend about a third of our lives asleep. Although sleep and its roles are still poorly understood by the medical community, we do know that it is an essential activity that is required for normal daily functioning. We […]


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