What are wisdom teeth?

Wisdom teeth are usually four most terminal molars (also known as third molars) that grow into your mouth around the age between 18 and 22. These are last set of teeth that will come into your mouth. I am sure you have heard some horror stories about wisdom tooth...

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Why get a check-up every 6 months

Why your dentists at West Market Dental recommend a check-up every 6 months and what gets done?At West Market Dental your dentists like to come in at your 6 month cleaning to say hi and do your dental check-up. In our office all three of our Calgary dentists believe...

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Laser Tongue Tie Revision

The laser tongue tie procedure was performed on a 10 year old boy in order to help improve his speech. In the case where there is a severe tongue tie, the laser revision may help improve an individual's speech. Please contact us for more information on the procedure...

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Velscope Oral Cancer Screening Device

Many people may not be aware of the fact that oral cancer is the 6th most common form of cancer and that it is actually more prevalent than cervical cancer. In addition to a visual exam with the naked eye, the dentists and hygienists at West Market Dental also utilize...

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Thumb Sucking Treatments

Many people may not be aware that thumb or finger sucking, as well as prolonged pacifier use, can eventually lead to dental problems. Some sources claim that it is safe for children to suck their thumb or use a pacifier up to age 3 or 4 without causing any permanent...

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Laser Treatment for Ankyloglossia (Tongue Tied)

We saw a two year old boy yesterday for a laser frenectomy (treatment for kids who are tongue tied). The actual procedure took about 2 minutes to complete. In this particular situation, laser treatment was a good choice over scalpel surgery. There was no bleeding and...

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