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Want to know more about your dental health? This is where we share tips, tricks, and information about good oral health. Welcome to the Ocean Dental Blog!

This is where we update our patients on what's new and exciting at our practice and in dentistry at large.

This blog will provide information on dental technology, oral home care health tips, news about our practice, and more! We hope you will read and respond to the array of engaging topics here, from health to technology and family.

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Overbite vs. Overjet: How Can You Tell the Difference - and Can Clear Aligners Help?

Overbite vs. Overjet: How Can You Tell the Difference - and Can Clear Aligners Help?

Posted in Clear Aligners

Did you know that while the terms overbite and overjet are often used interchangeably, they are actually distinct dental issues from one another? Here, our Burnaby dentists explain the differences between the two and how either may be corrected using clear aligners.

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TMJ: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

TMJ: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

Posted in General

The TMJ—also known as the temporomandibular joint—is one of your body's most complex joints. Here, our dental team in Burnaby explains three major types of disorders affecting the TMJ, their symptoms and your treatment options. 

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Little Things You Can & Can't Do with a Clear Aligner

Little Things You Can & Can't Do with a Clear Aligner

Posted in Clear Aligners

If you're considering clear aligners treatment, you may be wondering what you can or can't do with them in your day-to-day life during your treatment. Here, our Burnaby dental team shares some advice to keep in mind.

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How to Know if You are Having a Dental Emergency or Not

How to Know if You are Having a Dental Emergency or Not

Posted in General

Many people will experience a dental emergency at some point in time. Sometimes, this is as a result of underlying oral health conditions or injuries. Here, our Burnaby dentists provide you with advice about how to know if your dental issue is an emergency and what to do if you are experiencing one.

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“It's a smile, it's a kiss, it's a sip of wine ... it's summertime!” ― Kenny Chesney

“It's a smile, it's a kiss, it's a sip of wine ... it's summertime!” ― Kenny Chesney

“it's a smile, it's a kiss, it's a sip of wine ... it's summertime!” ― Kenny Chesney... How poetic, and more importantly that Kenny Chesney recognized it is the smile that comes first.

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“Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.” Laertius Diogenes

“Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.” Laertius Diogenes

“Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.” Laertius Diogenes... Here in our office time is ever present.

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There are so many different toothbrushes on the market today. How do I know which one is the right one for me?

There are so many different toothbrushes on the market today. How do I know which one is the right one for me?

Walk down the dental product isle in any drugstore, pharmacy or supermarket and the choices can be overwhelming.

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Why do my gums bleed when I brush and floss?

Why do my gums bleed when I brush and floss?

This unfortunately is an all too common problem and generally means that gum disease (gingivitis/periodontitis) is present.

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What does my dental plan cover?

What does my dental plan cover?

This is perhaps one of the most complex questions we are asked on a daily basis and unfortunately there is no simple answer.

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Why do I need to come every 6 months for exam and cleaning?

Why do I need to come every 6 months for exam and cleaning?

Dentists recommend regular exam and hygiene (cleaning) appointments so we can help you maintain a healthy mouth through a preventive program.

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